Harvard Scholarship

Harvard Gulfstream Outsourcing and Specialized Billing Scholarship Rick Fossier and Doug Shamon have long recognized the importance of the leadership in emergency medical services. They have been strong supporters of EMS and they were the first ones to sponsor the scholarship for the IAEMSC. In their new roles at Gulfstream Outsourcing and Specialized Billing (GoSB) they have […]

Vacancy Announcement: National Healthcare Preparedness Programs Director Position Open on USAJOBS

Dear Health Care Coalitions: The vacancy announcement for the National Healthcare Preparedness Programs (NHPP) Director position is now open on USAJOBS, closing June 6, 2021. This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, headquartered in Washington, D.C. Please see the supervisory physician vacancy announcement or […]

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 […]


To the brave and good EMT’s and paramedics forever in our heart, Happy EMS Week. We salute
your loyalty to your communities and the people who live there. Having had the opportunity to
travel the world and witness EMS first-hand in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Asia, Europe, Africa,
and South America no one does it better than us.


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 […]