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American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Committee

Committee Focus

  • Make recommendations to the board of directors concerning national EMS issues that affect Academy members such as ambulance diversion.
     
  • Monitor EMS legislation at the state and national level and collaborate with the government affairs committee on how to impact legislation.

 



 

 


Committee Membership - Who We Are

Committee Chair: Roger Stone, MD MS FAAEM
Board Liaison: Robert Frolichstein, MD FAAEM


Accomplishments

The committee coordinates an EMS track at the annual AAEM Scientific Assembly. The committee drafted the board approved position statement: Due Process and Compensation for EMS Oversight.


Current Projects

  • Committee members are on the workgroup that is drafting NASEMSO Model EMS Clinical Guidelines.
  • Committee has a representative on the stakeholders workgroup that is drafting the National Scope of Practice Guidelines for EMS.
  • Committee has a representative on the DEA workgroup for EMS issues.

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