The Ohio EMS Conference presented by OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, May 19, 2014

Registration is now open for

The Ohio EMS Conference
presented by OhioHealth Grant Medical Center

May 19, 2014
at the Greater Columbus Convention Center

Free. Fun. Educational.

Join over 500 EMS professionals, exhibitors and supporters for a day of continuing education and networking.


Keynote presentations
Out of Hospital Intubation, Where Are We?
Henry E. Wang, MD, MS

Pride and Ownership: The Love for the Job
Chief Rick Laskey

Event Medicine: An Evolving Subspecialty of Emergency Medical Services Practice
Paul E. Pepe, MD, MPH


Other Presentations
Level, Triage, Category, and Cribari: the Trauma Patient and the Trauma Center
M. Shay O’Mara, MD, MBA, FACS
Soaring with the EAGLES: Best of the EAGLE 2014 Conference
David P. Keseg MD, FACEP

A Family’s Story
Paul W. Gabriel, MD, FACEP

TEMS, Where Are We Now?
Lt. Chuck Brooks, PM

Real Cases from the Streets: You Can’t Make This $&@#% Up!
Robert A. Lowe, MD, FACEP

STEMI Care: Past, Present and Future
Abraham C. Parail, MD, FACC

You also don’t want to miss the opening ceremony with pipes, drums and honor guard. Following the opening ceremony and welcome will our EMS award presentation.


The John P. Moore Memorial EMS Award for Excellence
This award is presented annually to an Emergency Medical Responder, (EMR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) or Paramedic (PM) working in central, southern or southeastern Ohio. The honored individual’s character, as demonstrated through their actions as an EMS advocate, educator, leader, mentor or provider, has affected the lives of others by creating a positive and long-lasting impact in the provision of emergency medical services.


The Franklin County Firefighters/OhioHealth Grant Medical Center EMS Education Alumni Breakfast
Graduates, Students, Faculty and Staff of the Franklin County Firefighters/OhioHealth Grant Medical Center EMS Education EMT and Paramedic Schools are invited to attend a private breakfast from 7:30-8:30 a.m. during The Ohio EMS Conference on May 19, 2014 at the Great Columbus Convention Center.  The alumni breakfast celebrates the successes of our program and its people. The tie between our students — those past, present and future — forms a solid foundation that contributes to an environment of professionalism, camaraderie, and lifelong learning among EMS professionals throughout the region. Come network with others, enjoy a great breakfast and help celebrate this year’s Excellence in EMS Education Award recipient.


The Ohio EMS Leadership Forum
Chiefs, EMS Coordinators, EMS Officers, Training Officers, Preceptors, Medical Directors, and others with an interest in EMS leadership and management are invited to join us from 10:20 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. for The Ohio EMS Leadership Forum. The forum participants will be able to join other attendees at The Ohio EMS Conference opening keynote presentation immediately before the forum and the closing keynote presentation that follows. Participants will have multiple opportunities throughout the day for learning, sharing, open discussion and networking. The forum includes a variety of presentations by the day’s main conference keynote presenters and others.

Among the presentations are:
EMS: Average Leaders Put Up with it; Great Leaders have a Passion for it! Chief Rick Laskey (ret.)

EMS QA Without a Staff
Robert A. Lowe, MD, FACEP

EMS Research: Why Should I Care?
Henry Wang, MD, MS

Ten Golden Rules for Public Speaking and Dealing With the News Media
Paul E. Pepe, MD, MPH

To encourage interaction, we ask that each participant identify one or two clinical, educational  or operational issues for potential discussion.


The conference registration form is attached and the final conference brochure is coming soon.
registration form 2014-03-10


We hope to see you there. Please tell your friends!