Skip Kirkwood, MS, JD, EMT-P, EFO, CMO

Skip Kirkwood, MS, JD, EMT-P, EFO, CMO

Skip Kirkwood, MS, JD, EMT-P, EFO, CEMSO, is drector of Durham County (NC) EMS, past president of the National EMS Management Association and an editorial advisory board member for EMS World. He previously served as Chief, Emergency Medical Services Division, Wake County, NC.

Is your agency's policy manual living and breathing, or dead and gathering dust?
A balance needs to be restored between volunteer and career EMS practitioners
Background checks and the role of the state EMS office
NEMSMA launches initiative to address the growing problem of attacks on EMS providers
How can departments protect their people?
Opportunities have never been better for EMS to recast its role, ensure its future and help more people.
Foodborne illness fells children, yields lessons for EMS
Why EMS providers must be making traditions for the next generation