EMS Columnists, Experts & Staff

EMS1 columnists cover a wide range of topics to fulfill our mission to provide those in EMS with the information and resources they need to provide better patient care and safely serve our communities.

Our expert columnists represent and write to the needs of paramedics, EMTs, EMS students, and paramedic chiefs and EMS administrators from agencies of all sizes and service types.

EMS1 columnists have a range of experience including health services researcher, terrorism preparedness coordinator, practicing defense attorney, clinical EMS preceptor, hazmat technician, critical care flight paramedic, state EMS director, ambulance service chief operating officer, chief EMS officer and fire captain, as well as EMT and paramedic for military, private and governmental EMS agencies.

They are MHA, PhD and MD-educated, and board-certified in Emergency Medicine and EMS Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

They serve in leadership positions on local, state and national EMS organizations, including the National Association of EMS Physicians;  NAEMT; the National EMS Education Standards Project; Fitch & Associates, Page, Wolfberg & Wirth; FirstWatch; The Code Green Campaign; the Center for Systems Improvement; the Priority Ambulance Leadership FoundationLimmer Education;  MEDIC Training Solutions; the American Heart Association; and Emergency Medical Solutions, LLC.

EMS1 columnists are frequent speakers at regional and national EMS conferences, including TEDx, and have contributed to the profession with published research and works including the “Emergency Care” textbook, “SUCCESS! for the Critical Care Paramedic,” “A Paramedic's Story: Life, Death, and Everything in Between,” and “Mobile Integrated Healthcare – Approach to Implementation.”

Publication on EMS1.com is the best way for EMS leaders, paramedic chiefs, educators and training officers, as well as field EMTs and paramedics to reach the largest audience of EMS providers in the United States.

Before sending an article idea or manuscript to EMS1, review these important author guidelines. Submissions will be vetted based on author experience and editorial need. Not all submissions are accepted. All articles are subject to review, with revisions returned for author approval.

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