Daniel Gerard

Career Journey I fell into EMS accidentally by joining a volunteer first aid squad down the street from my house. I worked in North NJ, one of the busiest EMS systems per capita in the US, which lead to me becoming a professor at Gorge Washington University.  From there, I worked on international projects, such […]


This year at the IAEMSC Leadership Summit we will be reviewing successes and lessons from year of work on reducing preventable deaths in Trauma. Examples of systems, implementations, and the lessons learned will be presented, and dissected for best practices that can be implemented around the world. Your attendance at this years summit will give […]

Topics of the 2018 Summit

The IAEMSC mission is to support, promote and advance the leadership of EMS response entities and to advocate for the EMS profession. IAEMSC membership is made up of leaders from both career and volunteer EMS organizations and proudly represents and embraces the diversity of EMS agencies throughout the world. This year we will be reviewing […]

Integrating Provider Resilience into EMS System and Community Resilience

A Rural EMS System’s Experience By Ezekiel Peters, NRP, Esq. As originally published in JEMS Magazine 02/15/2017 Since 2013, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response (OEPR) and Clear Creek EMS have been developing a useful first-responder resiliency program. This article describes the development of the OEPR program […]

Chief Podsiadlo recognized by local media

Click to see the original Boston Globe Article Twenty-three years later, an EMT is reunited with a boy he saved By Dylan McGuinness Globe Correspondent October 28, 2016 It was the scariest day of Jim and Maria Brady’s life. It was 1993 and the couple’s two young sons were helping Jim with an oil change […]

Congratulations Chief Robinson

Congratulations to Chief Robinson for his role in the Naval Postgraduate School, Center for Homeland Defense recent report on trauma care. Chief Robinson was part of an interdisciplinary committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine that is urging improvement to the nation’s trauma care continuum Please click here more information

Congratulations Chief Cormier

Congratulations to Chief Scott Cormier for his recent election to the board of the Association of Safe Patient Handling Professionals For more information Click Here

Congratulations Chief Brothers

Congratulations to IAEMS Chief Jimmy Brothers and the Howard County Maryland Fire and Rescue (HCDFRS) for receiving the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.