EMS10: Recognizing Leading EMS Innovators

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This award is open to an individual who has contributed to EMS in an exceptional way in 2019. Nominations are accepted only for individuals who have made their contribution in the 2019 calendar year. Winners will be recognized at the EMS Today Conference in Tampa, FL, March 2-6, 2020 and will also be featured in an article online in JEMS.

In 2019, the nominee fulfilled the following criterion/criteria:

  • The nominee introduced or published a new clinical or operational program or concept that constitutes an extraordinary contribution to prehospital emergency medicine. 
  • The nominee revised a local protocol or standard operating procedure (SOP) that significantly enhanced the efficiency, safety or quality of EMS care or the work environment for EMS personnel.
  • The nominee implemented a unique educational model or recruitment and retention program that drastically increased or improved the local workforce. 
  • The nominee spearheaded the development of a new state or regional group or agreement in an effort to improve preparedness for major incident

Nomination Deadline: December 15, 2019