EMS Educator’s Collaborative

A Longitudinal Professional Development Opportunity in EMS Education

Sponsored by NAEMSP and NAEMSE
Applications are closed as of January 31, 2023.

The EMS Educator’s Collaborative takes participants through a curriculum development process over the course of 9 months. Participants have access to mentors in EMS education as well as other course members to share wins, troubleshoot roadblocks, and assist you in bringing your educational content to the next level. Program highlights include:

  • Structured monthly discussions around aspects of curriculum development
  • Mentorship and networking with EMS educational leaders across the country
  • Collaboration in small groups on an educational capstone that will be presented at a national conference.
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Intended Audience

  • EMS Medical Directors
    • Those looking to increase the quality of education in their EMS system
    • EMS fellowship faculty/leadership
    • Medical directors of EMS training programs
    • Leaders in EMS education of residents/medical students
  • EMS Professional Members
    • Training program directors
    • Education coordinators
    • EMS instructors


  • The cohort will run from January 2023 – September 2023, culminating in the presentation of a capstone at the NAEMSE Conference.
  • While submission of work to the NAEMSE is a requirement, attendance at the conference participation is encouraged, but not required.

2022 Capstone Projects

Advanced Airway Education for 911 Fire/EMS Professionals
James Boomhower MS(c),B.S., FP-C, NR-P, C-NPT & David Levesque RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, FP-C, NRP I/C, CNPT
Boston MedFlight

Custom Continuing Education
Munn, R; Beskind, D; Gaither, J; Glenn, M; Hannan, P; Smith, J; Rice, A
Dept. of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson

Death Notification Curriculum
Jonathan Carey, District Chief
Office of EMS, Lake County, Florida

Death Notification Training for Paramedic Students
Kelsea Mauerhan, BSN & Dipesh Patel, MD, FAEMS
Los Angeles County EMS Agency – Paramedic Training Institute

Development of an Interdisciplinary Wilderness Medicine Education Curriculum
Eric Hawkins, MD, MPH

Emergency Medicine Residency EMS Education
Aaron Klassen, MD, MA
Mayo Clinic Division of Prehospital Medicine

How do we know what we know? Teaching evidence-based practice in paramedicine
Neil McDonald
Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service

Integrated EMS Curriculum for a Three-Year Medicine Residency Program – Year One
Kate D. Zimmerman, DO
Department of Emergency Medicine
Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Paramedic POC Ultrasound in Cardiac Arrest
University at Buffalo/ American Medical Response of Western New York

Pediatric Emergency Medical Services Education: A National Children-Focused EMS E-Learning Curriculum for Healthcare Professionals
Cheng T, Brumme K, Clukies L, Diggs D, Eisenberg J, Finney J, Guess K, Harris M, Kothari K, Runkle A, Spectorsky K, Tsao HS. Redesign: Dorsett M, Ashford S.
Mentors: Gausche-Hill M, Remick K, Shah M
NAEMSP Pediatrics and Education Committees, EIIC NPPRP Steering Committee
Previous version: Adelgais K, Browne L, Brownstein D, Dietrich A, Faris G, Foltin G, Garcia E, Hennes H, Mace S, Meckler G, Moore B, O’Donnell D, Rappaport L, Stevens A, Tunik M, Weinstein E, Wright J

Rio Verde Fire Skills and Simulation Based Training
Shari Brand, M.D., FAAEM, FAEMS

The Hybrid Critical Care Ventilator Management Course
Edder Peralta, MA, NR, NCEE
Stony Brook University

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