Cal-AAMS Hosts “United We Stand” Safety Summit 2017

Cal-AAMS Hosts “United We Stand” Safety Summit 2017

Press Release Aug 31, 2017

Sept 1, 2017, Santa Rosa, CA—The California Association of Air Medical Services (Cal-AAMS) is offering continued training and education for the Air Medical and Critical Care Transport communities.

Starting on November 13, 2017 at Morongo Casino Resort, and again on November 15, 2017, at The Aerospace Museum of California, this year's themed “UNITED WE STAND" Safety Summit is free to attend to all air medical and critical care transport providers.

All other EMS providers such as law enforcement, fire, search and rescue, and any other EMS ground responders are also encouraged to attend. This year's trainings will focus on team work and safety for patient, crew and ground personnel throughout the flight and mission.

There are two different dates and locations to choose from: 

Morongo Casino Resort

49500 Seminole Drive
Cabazon, CA 92230

11/15/ 2017

The Aerospace Museum of California
916. 643.3192

McClellan Air Force Base
Sacramento, CA 95652

“We look forward to providing vital training and education that will help to protect and save both our patients' and crews' safety while providing life-saving services," says Chris Giller, President for Cal-AAMS.

For more information on Cal-AAMS on this year's “United We Stand” Safety Summit, please call: Temple Fletcher @ 775. 691.2323 or email her directly at:

To register, visit us at:

Established in 1980, the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) is a non-profit 501C (6) trade association that represents and advocates on behalf of the HEMS community to enhance their ability to deliver quality, safe, and effective medical care and medical transportation for every patient in need. As a chapter, Cal-AAMS is a dedicated team, committed to representing and advocating for the Air Medical and the Critical Care Ground Transport Industry and supporting our members who proudly serve their communities.

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