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EMS Week - Honoring Our Past, Forging Our Future

May 18, 2024

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National EMS Week 2024
This year, as we recognize the 50th anniversary of the first National EMS Week, we honor those who came before us, especially those who challenged the status quo and raised the bar for all of us. And at the same time, we look forward, building on their efforts and committing ourselves to forge a future for the next generation of EMS professionals to serve their communities.
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The Resource Center for National EMS Week
This website is a resource to help you plan, publicize and celebrate National EMS Week in your own city. You will find many resources that can help you create EMS Week content on your own website or posts on your social media accounts.
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History of EMS Week
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Since its inception in 1974, EMS Week has stood as an annual tribute to the tireless efforts and unwavering dedication of emergency medical services professionals.
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Calm and Collected
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An Ohio paramedic makes history with her city's department
Paramedic/firefighter Meryah Wilson serves on an all-female team with the Lancaster (Ohio) Division of Fire, a historic first in the department's 132-year history.
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Honoring Our Past. Forging Our Future.
Much has changed since 1974, yet there is still much we can learn from those trailblazing professionals who helped EMS evolve into the sophisticated branch of medicine it is today. Their dedication, commitment and sacrifice inspire us to take bold steps of our own, to continue to seek out ways to better serve our patients and our communities.
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EMS Week 2024
ACEP President Aisha Terry, MD, MPH, FACEP, commemorates the 50th anniversary of EMS Week
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Promote and celebrate EMS Week with fun gifts of appreciation. Visit the Official EMS Week Store for your 2024 gear!
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