National EMS Awards

David Wampler, PhD, assistant professor in Emergency Health Sciences at the University of Texas Health Science Center, received the Best Research Award.
Paramedic Terry Bottjen of Faith, S.D. received the 2017 NAEMT/Nasco Paramedic of the Year Award.
U.S. Army Sergeant Jacob Ponczkowski was presented with the 2017 NAEMT/North American Rescue Military Medic of the Year Award.
Ginny Renkiewicz, a paramedic from Fayetteville, N.C., received the 2017 NAEMT/Jones & Bartlett Learning EMS Educator of the Year Award.
NAEMT President Dennis Rowe presented EMT Ryan Houser with the 2017 NAEMT/Braun Industries EMT of the Year Award.
Greenlawn Fire Department and EMS of Greenlawn, NY was the recipient of the 2017 Volunteer EMS Service of the Year Award.
Allina Health EMS of St. Paul, Minnesota is announced as the winner of the 2017 Dick Ferneau Career EMS Service of the Year award.
The winner and honorable mentions will present at the Urgent Matter Annual Meeting hosted by the American College of Emergency Physicians at the 2017 Scientific Assembly in Washington, D.C.
Julie Lahr, a community paramedic for Williamson County EMS of Tex., received the Dynarex First Responder Caring Award at EMS World Expo on Oct. 18.
Allina Health EMS was honored by NAEMT and EMS World with the Dick Ferneau Career EMS Service of the Year Award.
The Childress Institute funds continuing medical education to help save the lives of injured kids around the world
Recognizes a military medic who demonstrates excellence in the performance of military emergency medicine.
Presented to an educator from around the world in recognition of their contributions to the EMS community
Recognizes a paramedic who demonstrates excellence in the performance of emergency medical services.
Recognizes an emergency medical technician who demonstrates excellence in the performance of emergency medical services.