Lung Health Links


www.asthmacentre.ualberta.ca/ | The Alberta Asthma Centre

The Alberta Asthma Centre focuses not only on developing understanding of asthma, but also creating educational programs for the region.

www.albertadoctors.org | Alberta Medical Association

The Alberta Medical Association (AMA) supports Alberta physicians by providing leadership and support for their role in the provision of quality health care.

www.chestnet.org | American College of Chest Physicians

The American College of Chest Physician (ACCP) is an association that strives to promote the prevention and treatment of diseases of the chest through leadership, education, research, and communication. Geared mainly toward healthcare professionals, there is a link under education for patients to discuss common respiratory diseases and approaches to care.

www.thoracic.org | American Thoracic Society

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) is an international, professional and scientific society for respiratory, critical care and sleep medicine.  Geared mainly toward healthcare professionals, there is a link under education for patients to discuss common respiratory diseases and approaches to care.

www.asthma.ca | The Asthma Society of Canada

An excellent patient resource site for asthma and COPD.

www.cysticfibrosis.ca | The Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

www.lung.ca | The Canadian Lung Association

The Canadian Lung Association works at the national, provincial and community levels to improve and promote lung health. This website provides links to several useful resources for patients and healthcare workers.

www.lung.ca/breathworks | The Canadian Lung Association

A great source for information on COPD.

www.cma.ca | Canadian Medical Association

A national, voluntary association of physicians that advocates on behalf of its members and the public for access to high quality health care. Geared toward healthcare professionals, it provides links to useful resources on a wide variety of health issues.

www.ersnet.org | European Respiratory Society

The European Respiratory Society (ERS) aims to alleviate suffering from respiratory disease and to promote lung health through research, knowledge sharing, medical and public education.

www.ishlt.org | The International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation

Geared towards health professionals, this website contains information on guidelines, related medical publications, and multiple links to transplant related websites.

www.uptodate.com | Uptodate

An outstanding resource, this site provides medical information for both physicians and patients.

www.med.ualberta.ca/departments/medicine/divisions/pulmonary-medicine | Pulmonary Division, University of Alberta

www.med.ualberta.ca/departments/medicine/ | Pulmonary Research Group, University of Alberta