Who We Are
The EMS Committee makes recommendations to the board of directors concerning national EMS issues that affect Academy members such as ambulance diversion. The committee also monitors EMS legislation at the state and national level and collaborates with the Government and National Affairs Committee on how to impact legislation.
Committee Chair: Roger Stone, MD MS FAAEM
Board Liaison: Robert Frolichstein, MD FAAEM
The committee has coordinated an EMS track at the annual AAEM Scientific Assembly. The committee drafted the board approved position statement: Due Process and Compensation for EMS Oversight.
The committee has representatives on the stakeholders workgroup that is drafting the National Scope of Practice Guidelines for EMS and the DEA workgroup for EMS issues. They are also on the workgroup that is drafting NASEMSO Model EMS Clinical Guidelines.