Division Of EMS
The Division of EMS, established in 1996, consists of four faculty members who focus on aeromedical and ground EMS operations, EMS education, Hazmat, mass gathering and disaster medicine. Division faculty are active regionally, statewide, and nationally in EMS professional organizations and in clinical research in EMS. They are actively engaged as EMS medical directors for a wide variety of EMS agencies.
The Division is responsible for medical direction of the Paramedic training program at the local community college, Critical Care Paramedic training and continuing education, Pegasus air and ground operations, intra-mural hospital emergency response programs, the emergency communications center, and provision of initial certification training and continuing education to EMS providers throughout central Virginia.