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​NAEMSP® member, Scott Goldstein, DO, FACEP, brought to our attention a Smart phone application that may be of use to some of our members.  There are a variety of EMS-related applications available.

Click here​ for more information.​


W​e are seeking articles for the next issue of NAEMSP® News.  Please e-mail Joe DeLucia, editor, with articles by Friday, October 25.

Any submission would be appreciated, preferably about 400 words. Anything related to EMS:  book reviews, interesting cases, updates and news.



Joe DeLucia, DO, FACEP
NAEMSP Newsletter Editor​

NAEMSP and ACEP are excited to announce the opening of registration for the two fall EMS Subspecialty Certification Review Courses.


Las Vegas - Online registration is now closed (September 6-8; registration deadline August 30)
Atlanta - This course is now full. 
Click here​ for more information and a registration form
Click here for registration information for the third class this fall in Seattle, in conjunction with ACEP's annual meeting.  The course is October 11 - 13.  ACEP's annual meeting is October 14-17.​

Reference Materials 

For those studying for the certification exam for the EMS subspecialty, our best information is that the content for this test will be drawn from published texts that the praciticing EMS physician would use to help guide decisions in EMS medicine. NAEMSP's four-volume text should be a very important source.
The following are some of the texts likely to meet these guidelines.  
  • NAEMSP 4-Volume Text EMS Medical Direction – Primary Resource Text
  • Clinical Aspects of Prehospital Medicine
  • Medical Oversight of EMS
  • Evaluation and Improving Quality in EMS
  • Special Operations Medical Support
  • ACEP Principles of EMS Systems – Krohmer and Brennan
  • Disaster Medicine: Comprehensive Principles and Practices – Koenig and Schultz
  • Tactical Medicine Essentials – Campbell, Heiskell, Smith, and Wipfler
  • Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine
  • Rosen's Emergency Medicine
  • Roberts and Hedges' Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine









We are pleased to announce a fellowship opportunity as NAEMSP®​ partners with Physio-Control.  Click here​ for more information.​​​​


This is a reminder of the availability of the four-volume set of NAEMSP textbooks that will help physicians prepare for EMS subspecialty certification testing.

Click here​ to order your set today.​​


Award nominations are now open for the Ronald D. Stewart, Keith Neely Outstanding Contribution to EMS and Friends of EMS awards as well as for the Fellowship Recognition awards.  The deadline for nominations is October 1, 2013.  Nomination forms can be found on the Awards page of the website.


NAEMSP and Physio-Control are pleased to open up the application process for a Fellowship.  Please click here for the full instructions, noting that only online applications will be accepted.​


Click here to view the newly announced Innovations in EMS Fellow Education Abstracts to be presented at the 2014 NAEMSP Annual Meeting. 

Application deadline is Noon CST, Nov. 1.


We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of NAEMSP News is now available.  See your email or log in to the members only area of the website ​to read the Dec. 2013 issue.


We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2014 NAEMSP Annual Conference.  Please visit the Annual Meeting page of the website to register online or download and print the registration form.


We are pleased to announce the scheduling of another Subspecialty Certification Review Course (CRC) Sunday and Monday, Jan. 19-20, 2014, at the J.W. Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa in Tucson, Ariz., following the NAEMSP® Annual Meeting, which will be held Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 16-18.

Due to the popularity of the three course offerings in the fall of 2013 and ABEM scheduling another exam date in March, we are pleased to provide this additional opportunity.  

Click here to register online.

Click here to downlowd and print the registration form.

We hope to see you there!


Please submit articles to Editor Joe DeLucia at by the following dates:

February 2014 Issue - 1/24
May 2014 Issue - 4/17
August 2014 Issue - 7/25
December 2014 Issue - 10/24