Bringing Out the Best

EMS World and NAEMT Now Accepting Submissions for the National EMS Awards of Excellence

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EMS World and the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) announce the opening of nominations for the 2018 National EMS Awards of Excellence.

EMS World and NAEMT established the National EMS Awards of Excellence program to recognize outstanding achievement in the field. This esteemed program has become the gold standard of accomplishment in the EMS profession. Do you know an individual provider or agency worthy of this distinguished honor?

The 2018 awards will be presented in October at the NAEMT Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN, held in conjunction with EMS World Expo 2018, and during the EMS World Expo Opening Ceremony.

National EMS Awards of Excellence recipients receive a monetary award, a three-day core program registration to EMS World Expo, plus a stipend for travel and lodging to attend EMS World Expo and the NAEMT Annual Meeting.

You may enter as many nominees as you wish in one of six award categories:

  • The Dick Ferneau Career EMS Service of the Year recognizes outstanding performance by a paid EMS service
  • The ZOLL Volunteer EMS Service of the Year recognizes outstanding performance by a volunteer EMS service
  • The NAEMT/Nasco Paramedic of the Year recognizes a paramedic who demonstrates excellence in the performance of EMS
  • The NAEMT/Braun Industries EMT of the Year recognizes an EMT who demonstrates excellence in the performance of EMS
  • The NAEMT/Jones & Bartlett Learning EMS Educator of the Year is presented to an educator in recognition of their contributions to EMS
  • The NAEMT/North American Rescue Military Medic of the Year recognizes a military medic who demonstrates excellence in the performance of military emergency medicine
  • The NAEMT/Bound Tree EMS Medical Director of the Year recognizes a physician who demonstrates excellence in the support and delivery of EMS

Read about the 2017 award winners here.

How to Nominate

To submit a nominee for the NAEMT/Nasco Paramedic of the Year click here.

To submit a nominee for the NAEMT/Braun Industries EMT of the Year click here.

To submit a nominee for the NAEMT/Jones & Bartlett Learning EMS Educator of the Year click here.

To submit a nominee for the NAEMT/North American Rescue Military Medic of the Year click here.

To submit a nominee for the NAEMT/Bound Tree EMS Medical Director of the Year click here.

To submit an agency for either the Dick Ferneau Career EMS Service of the Year or the ZOLL Volunteer EMS Service of the Year please complete the fields at the bottom of this page.

Details and Judging

Deadline for submissions is June 30. An independent judging panel will convene to evaluate entries. Winners will be notified by July 31. Questions? e-mail editor@emsworld.com

We would like to thank the sponsors of this year's awards:

 

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