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Take a trip down memory lane and see Barbie’s multiple roles as a first responder
Obstetrics studies reveal best practices in newborn suctioning, umbilical cord clamping
Identify possible risk factors for pregnancy, and connect women and families to local resources
“The most useful books that I’ve read from the perspective of practicing medicine are non-medical books.”
Yuliia “Taira” Paievska was selected to receive an International Women of Courage Award, along with 10 other women from around the world
The founders of the Women in Emergency Services association discuss their mission
“She has broken multiple glass ceilings in her career,” Commissioner Laura Kavanagh said, praising Lillian Bonsignore for her leadership through hard times
The department must implement a plan to hire more women and non-white firefighters and upgrade stations to accommodate women’s privacy
Safety Director Karrie Howard: Nicole Carlton “has proven herself an effective leader during several major events within the city. Carlton is a dedicated public servant”
Tonya Boyd and Cheryl Middleton have been role models as deputy chiefs
“It’s about time females will get the recognition that they can do this job and do it well,” said EMS Lt. Allison Shaughnessy
Nationwide, only 8.4% of pilots are women; however, Megan Meier and Sarah Snell make up 25% of Aspirus MedEvac pilots in Wisconsin
“Breaking barriers is possible,” said Queen Anunay, who until recently led the EMS division
Janet Taylor’s medical career allowed her to follow her passions from working as a flight nurse to serving as a nurse in a paramedic role
Ambulance Victoria employees said trauma from workplace conditions was worse than what they experienced from the work itself
Clinical Specialist Micah Morgan joined the department in 2018 and immediately set a personal goal of joining the elite team
“I worked hard and the opportunity was there, I took it every chance I got,” said Seekonk Fire Chief Sandra Lowery
Paramedic-turned-Uber Eats-driver shares salary, childcare challenges
A Chicago Fire Department audit found more than half of female paramedics were sexually harassed on the job
Mayor Lori Lightfoot chose Acting Commissioner Annette Nance-Holt to be the first woman to head the Chicago Fire Department
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Firefighter-EMT Danielle Bove said she was inspired to see a female firefighter at the scene
Learn tips for overcoming imposter syndrome, leading with conviction and setting boundaries from three rising EMS leaders
The New Britain police, fire and EMS departments are hoping to recruit more women and people of color through a free hiring workshop
The specialized ambulance aims to quickly transport expectant mothers to Level III NICU and is staffed with a multidisciplinary medical team
Council members raised concerns over hiring practices after noting the low proportion of minority first responders in the minority-majority city
Issues plaguing EMS, from low wages to mental health and safety concerns, the plight of rural emergency medicine and the FDNY’s first female Chief of EMS brought EMS into the national spotlight
New York Fire Department EMS Chief Lillian Bonsignore credits the support and encouragement she received from the women in her life for her success in emergency medicine
The Brooklyn group says they want to fill a “significant void” in EMS for Orthodox Jewish women in two borough neighborhoods
“Today a glass ceiling has been broken,” Amera Gilchrist said after she was sworn in as deputy chief by Mayor Bill Peduto