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The Value of Mentoring, and the Difference Between a Manager and a Leader

Originally Posted in the NAEMT News Winter 2022 on December 23rd, 2021. Author: Bruce Evans, MPA, NRP, CFO, SPO   As one of the early visionaries in our field, the late James O. Page, who some refer to as the father of modern EMS, once said: “As the next few


Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program- Non Affiliated EMS Organizations Are Eligible

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) applications are open. The goal of the grant program is to assist fire departments and non-affiliated emergency medical service organizations in meeting their needs to serve their communities. The grant assists these organizations in obtaining equipment, protective gear,


Equity study attempts to mitigate long-standing health disparities

Originally Posted on the Austin Monitor on Friday, November 19th. Author: Samuel Stark   A new report by a city-appointed firm found that local medical and emergency service providers could do more to help address sharp health disparities in East and West Austin. The equity study, which was completed this summer

Crash Responder Safety Week Begins November 8th

Let’s Make Things Safer for Emergency Responders The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Office of EMS encourages the EMS community to recognize Crash Responder Safety Week, observed this year November 8-14. Because emergency responders—police, fire, EMS, and towing—risk being killed or injured by passing vehicles when responding to a roadside