Councils

Medical Directors

Overview

The NASEMSO Medical Directors Council is composed of state EMS medical directors and formulates recommendations to the NASEMSO Executive Committee on policies and positions in support of the mission of NASEMSO.

Vision

The highest quality patient care through EMS medical oversight

Mission

The NASEMSO Medical Directors Council brings together state EMS medical directors to provide medical expertise and leadership to NASEMSO.

Scope

The NASEMSO Medical Directors Council provides a forum for communications, interaction and networking among peers, other national organizations and federal agencies with similar missions. This forum allows for the sharing of best practices; developing and encouraging mentoring programs; the joint resolution of obstacles and challenges; and the nationwide promotion of evidence-based decision-making.

Meeting Schedule

2019 
January 9 (in conjunction with the NAEMSP Annual Meeting, Austin, TX)
March 4
May 13-14 (at the NASEMSO Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT)
July 1
September 9
November 4

2020 
January 8  (in conjunction with the NAEMSP Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA)

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Chair

George Lindbeck, MD
State EMS Medical Director
Office of EMS, VA Dept of Health

Chair Elect

Matthew Sholl, MD
Medical Director
Maine EMS

Secretary

Carol Cunningham, MD
State EMS Medical Director
Ohio Department of Public Safety

Immediate Past Chairperson

Ken Williams, MD
State Medical Director
Rhode Island Department of Health
Division of Emergency Medical Services

East Region

Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, US Virgin Islands, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, and West Virginia

Representative

Kate Zimmerman, DO
Associate State EMS Medical Director
Maine EMS

South Region

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas

Representative

Julia Martin, MD
State Medical Advisor
KY Board of EMS

Great Lakes Region

Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin

Representative

Carol Cunningham, MD
State EMS Medical Director
Ohio Department of Public Safety

Western Plains Region

Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming

Representative

Peter Taillac, MD
Utah EMS Medical Director

West Region

Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon, Washington

Representative

Curtis Sandy, MD
Chair, Idaho Emergency Medical Services Physician Commission
Bureau of EMS and Preparedness

For More Information

Mary Hedges, MPA
Program Manager
hedges@nasemso.org