news EMS Week Planning Kits now available January 2, 2020 EMS Week is presented annually in a partnership between the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and the National Association of EMTs (NAEMT). This year, EMS Week will be May 17 – 23 and the theme is EMS Strong: Ready Today, Preparing for Tomorrow ACEP began collecting and distributing ideas and information for EMS Week in the early 1980’s. Professionally printed and prepared EMS Week Planning kits were developed starting in the late 1980’s. Today 25,000 EMS Week Planning Guides are distributed free of charge to EMS services, fire departments, rescue squads, volunteer groups, and emergency departments across the country. The 48-page guide contains ideas for local EMS Week activities and highlights EMS Week programs held by EMS services during the previous year. To order one copy of the Planning Kit, click here. For bulk orders, please use this form. Additional information is available from ACEP and NAEMT.