Louis Bellace, RN, BSN, MS, PHRN, CEN, CMTE, is a senior nursing leader on the Critical Care Transport Team of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He has been a critical care nurse for 25 years, and has extensive clinical and administrative experience in fire and EMS operations. He has consulting expertise in ambulance research and design, and remains active in this field. His areas of interest are equipment technology and prehospital care. He provides logistics expertise to the team in several clinical areas including ground and flight EMS operations. He is a reserve officer in the United States Air Force where he served in Iraq and Afghanistan as a flight nurse airlifting wounded soldiers.