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Rob Lawrence has been a leader in civilian and military EMS for over a quarter of a century. He is currently the director of strategic implementation for PRO EMS and its educational arm, Prodigy EMS, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and part-time executive director of the California Ambulance Association.

Rob is a member of the EMS1 Editorial Advisory Board and a frequent contributor. In his EMS One-Stop podcast, Rob breaks down takeaways from industry news and events, and tackles the challenges that face today’s EMS leadership. He is joined by a host of top names in EMS, who share their experience and insights into how to advance EMS.


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Legislative takeaways from AAA’s Shawn Baird, Randy Strozyk and Dr. Gerad Troutman; and as well as Senator Bill Cassidy
Legislative takeaways from AAA’s Shawn Baird, Randy Strozyk and Dr. Gerad Troutman; and as well as Senator Bill Cassidy
Alexia Jobson, Dr. Peter Antevy, Brian Maloney, Doug Wolfberg and more join the podcast to discuss takeaways from the show
“Just try to wrap your thoughts around having 3, 4, 5, 10 gunshot wound patients thrown at you – at one or two medics with one ambulance.”
“Instead of responding to the majority of 999 calls we receive every day, we want to flip that so we only go to those patients who really, really need a double staffed paramedic emergency ambulance quickly.”
Dr. Linda Dykes and Rom Duckworth discuss trans-Atlantic lessons in emergency management
Host Rob Lawrence addresses the elephants in the EMS room
Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell announces plans to rename the USFA to the U.S. Fire and EMS Administration
FAQs on owning, amending, retaining and sharing patient care report data
Reel Emergency’s Hilary Gates and Zach Dunlap discuss FOAMed and body-worn cameras
Maia Dorsett and Nikki Little share a journey to improving care through a multi-modal NAEMSP approach
999, London Ambulance Service Deputy Director Simon Harding talks emergency planning for the royal gathering
Dr. Ginny Renkiewicz shares research on vicarious trauma, post-traumatic stress, and the aftereffects of the COVID-19 pandemic
Preparing for the end of the PHE and the need to prepare a documentation time capsule
The National EMS Museum hopes to inspire a new generation to take up the call
Disaster medicine expert Dr. Alex Isakov weighs in on infectious diseases on the horizon
The role of the chaplaincy in emergency services
A holistic approach to physical, psychological and emotional wellness
Current challenges, issues and solutions common to both U.S. and Australia EMS, including hospital handovers and lights and siren responses
“Right here, right now, we are trying to be proactive so everyone can get a living wage”
“If we don’t do something soon with our Medi-Cal rates, then our EMS system is going to implode”
This EMS One-Stop international edition features Steinar Olsen, director for EMS and national preparedness in the Norwegian Directorate of Health
Matt Zavadsky shares how MedStar ceased red lights and sirens operations during recent weather event and discusses EMS on-demand
Generate learning and improvement opportunities for the organization, citizens and stakeholders
The Rwandan Ministry of Health’s Jean Marie Uwitonze and Dr. Sudha Jayaraman discuss the jewel in the crown of African Ambulance Services
The founders of the Women in Emergency Services association discuss their mission
The AAA and Newton 360 Industry Turnover Survey reveals increased turnover rates in full and part-time EMTs and paramedics
Doug Wolfberg raises concerns about New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ mental health directive
“EMS providers are effectively being required to intervene and transport persons merely because they are homeless and apparently mentally ill”
Check out the guests, the controversy and the takeaways that garnered these episodes of Inside EMS an EMS One-Stop the most listens of the year
Effective clues to great communication and patient history taking