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Recognize a Deserving EMS Professional with an EMS Advocate of the Year Award!

Feb 15, 2016

Do you know an EMS professional whose advocacy efforts went above and beyond in 2015?

If yes, then nominate them for an NAEMT EMS Advocate of the Year Award. In addition to our recognition and gratitude, award recipients will receive an all-expense-paid trip to EMS On The Hill Day 2016, April 19-20, in Washington, D.C., and will be honored at the event's closing reception.

Nominations for this award will be evaluated on the extent to which the nominee effectively advocates for the passage of EMS legislation by:
  • Educating elected government leaders at the local, state or federal levels on the components of the legislation and how it supports the ability of EMS to provide quality patient care.
  • Building strong relationships with the elected officials and their staff who have influence over the passage of EMS legislation.
  • Educating fellow EMS professionals about EMS legislation; how the legislation would impact the ability of EMS to provide quality patient care, the importance of advocating for the legislation, and how to effectively advocate.
  • Engaging members of the EMS profession in advocacy activities in support of the legislation.
Nominations will be accepted from now through February 29. Don't delay... submit your nomination here.
 
Nominate a colleague today for an EMS Advocate of the Year Award!