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Jim Upchurch, MD, EMTP

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Jim Upchurch, MD, FACEP, FAAFP, EMTP, is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the University of Pittsburgh Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology in the Emergency Medicine program. He is a Montana licensed paramedic and physician. He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice. He has a masters degree in Educational Technology from George Washington University. Since 1986, he has been the medical director for Big Horn County Montana, which currently provides Advanced Life Support 911 response and critical care interfacility transports for a large geographic area. From 2005 to 2016, he was the medical director for the USDA Forest Service Incident Medical Specialist, Region 1 and the Missoula Smoke Jumpers.

Dr. Upchurch has served as American Heart Association ACLS Regional and National faculty for Montana and represented Montana on the Council of State EMS Medical Directors of the National Association of State EMS Officials.

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