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Ensuring equitable treatment for all communities begins with understanding how unintentional racism can produce racist outcomes in EMS
Through a partnership with the Girl Scouts of America, Camp Fury is igniting a passion for public safety and emergency services among young girls
Dr. Candice McDonald shares her personal journey of overcoming adversity to inspire fire and EMS leaders at ImageTrend Connect
Chief Amera Gilchrist, the first Black and first female chief of Pittsburgh EMS, announced the launch of the academy
Creating a mindset to achieve diverse, equitable and inclusive hiring practices
LaDamonyon “DeeDee” Hall, 47, died in 2022 after police and EMS providers responding to a reported disturbance handcuffed and transported her
Board members rejected calls by female and minority crewmembers to look outside the agency for a more diverse candidate pool
Out of 15,250 total applications the city received, only about 4,971 applicants were invited to take the exam
Lexipol Editorial Director Greg Friese guest hosts this episode with cohost Kelly Grayson as they discuss diversity in EMS education
The leadership development workshop will include take-home strategies
The department must implement a plan to hire more women and non-white firefighters and upgrade stations to accommodate women’s privacy
Recent research focuses on how care delivery may differ based on a patient’s ethnicity and race.
A more diverse EMS workforce provides more equitable care
AMR’s award-winning earn-while-you-learn programs allow previously untrained candidates to became certified as EMTs in 12 weeks
Allentown EMS have been given iPads equipped with access to Lehigh Valley Health Network’s live video medical language interpreting service