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Hilary Gates, MAEd, NRP

Hilary Gates, MAEd, NRP, is the senior editorial and program director for EMS World. She is a volunteer paramedic in Alexandria, Va., and teaches in the School of Education at American University in Washington, D.C. She began her career as a volunteer EMT with the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad in Montgomery County, Md. Gates has experience as a community paramedic, EMS educator, symposium presenter, and quality improvement trainer.

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When the leaders of Oklahoma’s Oologah-Talala EMS (OTEMS) decided to order four transit-style Type II ambulances in a complete redesign of their previous box truck-style units, they knew getting…
Does the average layperson understand the difference between an EMT and a paramedic? Does the term “Emergency Medical Services” describe sufficiently the changing nature of the profession? Does the…
Visit or live in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam, and you’ll find a densely crowded urban environment that lives and moves with the pace and frenzy of any other big city. What you won’t necessarily…
Watch the live video of the announcement in Washington, D.C., attended by EMS World. A historic announcement today from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS): EMS providers will finally be…
The handwritten, one-page letter arrived at Alexandria, Va.’s Firehouse 208 in November. It began, You all might not remember me at all, but in the morning of July 12, 2016, you saved my life.…
When a major storm is coming, hospitals try hard to stay open, have their staff shelter in place, and not evacuate their patients. That is why preplanning, extensive training, and review of past…
"Automóvil contra bicicleta". "Caída desde su altura, que no responde". "Víctima de disparos". "Choque de motocicleta". Estos son algunos de los mensajes que escuchamos, llamadas a las que…
Ever seen a particular response or EMS activity you haven’t experienced and had questions about it? For curious readers who strive to know as much as possible about their profession, EMS World brings…
Ever seen a particular response or EMS activity you haven’t experienced and had questions about it? For curious readers who strive to know as much as possible about their profession, EMS World brings…
Note: This interview originally appeared in Oct. 2018.  EMS World is republishing the article on the occasion of NHTSA's recent release of CPR LifeLinks. To download the CPR LifeLinks…
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