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Aaron Yengo-Kahn, MD

Neurosurgery Resident

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Yengo-Kahn is a fifth year Neurosurgery resident at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He grew up in Massachusetts, and attended Boston University where he graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Human Physiology. He was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and Gold Humanism Honor Society while completing is Medical Degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 2016. Dr. Yengo- Kahn also has a natural talent in teaching and is a recipient of the Geoffrey David Chazen Award for contributions to Vanderbilt’s education program. His main research interests include sport-related concussion, specifically novel diagnostic methods, outcomes prediction and cost-benefit analyses. He has served as the Co-Director for Research at the Vanderbilt Sport Concussion Center since July 2019. He has additional research interests in pediatric neurosurgery, adult neuro-trauma and systems-of-care.

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Amy Mills, RN

Senior Manager of Strategic Programs with Clinical and Medical Affairs at Teleflex®.

Amy Mills has a clinical background in neonatal, pediatric and adult intensive care. She has been a Critical Care Nurse for more than 28 years, with experience in Air and Ground transport and as a clinical educator. Amy is the Senior Manager of Strategic Programs with Clinical and Medical Affairs at Teleflex®.

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Andrew Johnson, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Johnson is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He received his Medical Degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, and completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Johnson then went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at the University of Utah. Prior to joining Vanderbilt, he served in the United States Navy with a focus on hyperbaric/dive medicine, humanitarian/disaster relief missions; and in support of the United States Marines in Afghanistan.

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Andrew Pfeffer, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Pfeffer is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt University. He was born and raised in the great state of New Jersey. He received his undergraduate degree in American History from Brown University, and his Medical Degree from the University of Virginia. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt, and served as Chief-Resident from 2013-2014. Dr. Pfeffer is currently a mentor for Batson College in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. His academic interests include medical education and health policy/advocacy.

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Bob Matoba

MEd, EMT-P, Lead instructor for the St. Anthony Paramedic Academy, Lakewood, Colorado

Bob Matoba, MEd, EMT-P, serves as lead instructor for the St. Anthony Paramedic Academy in Lakewood, Colorado.  His career has spanned almost every aspect of the EMS profession, first as an EMT and paramedic for private ambulance companies, EMS coordinator for medical oversight, EMS system consultation in the private and public sector, all the way to the EMS chief for a metropolitan fire department. 
He has made it his mission to educate clinicians, rather than technicians.  He strives to provide education that has relevance and takes pride in the fact of continuing to be an actively practicing paramedic on an ambulance, speaker, in addition to chairing several talks.

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Catherine Burger, Md

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Catherine Burger, M.D. is an assistant professor with the Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Burger completed her undergraduate degree in biology and history at the University of Michigan followed by her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. After graduation from the Vanderbilt University Emergency Medicine Residency she then completed her Chief Residency at Vanderbilt as well. After five years serving as faculty at Vanderbilt she started a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine in 2019 with plans of completion in 2021. She enjoys international medicine, running, volleyball and cooking.

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Colin O'Shea MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. O'Shea is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt University. Originally from Maryland, Dr. O'Shea went to Emory University for medical school, where he was inducted into the AOA honors society. During medical school, he attended Rollins School of Public Health and completed his MPH, with a focus on Health Policy. During his residency and Chief Residency at Vanderbilt, he won several teaching awards, including the House Staff Clinical Teaching Award. His areas of interest include medical education, health policy, and advocacy.

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Dan McCollum, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Augusta Health Systems

Dr. McCollum is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Augusta University Health System in Augusta, Georgia. He received his Medical Degree from Medical College of Georgia in 2010, and completed his EM residency at AU Health System. Since joining faculty there, Dr. McCollum has earned MCG's Exemplary Teaching Award in 3 consecutive years, and most recently, he is the recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Educator Award 2020. He is also the director for GCEP.

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Jared McKinney, MD

Associate Program Director, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Associate Medical Director, Metro Nashville Fire Department Medical Director, LifeFlight Event Medicine/Critical Care Ground Transport

Jared J McKinney is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Program Director at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. McKinney graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He then completed a residency in Emergency Medicine and an EMS Fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Since completing fellowship, and becoming board certified in Emergency Medical Services, Jared has become an Associate EMS Medical Director for the Nashville Fire Department, Medical Director for LifeFlight Critical Care Ground Transport, and Medical Director for LifeFlight Event Medicine. Jared is Director of the EMS Division at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and continues to focus on EMS education, outreach, and quality improvement initiatives to improve their industry.

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Jean Hoffman, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Anesthesia 

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Hoffman is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Anesthesia at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is originally from Eugene, Oregon (a fifth generation Oregonian!). She received her Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Science, Master's degree in Health Education from Texas A&M University, and her Medical Degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Hoffman completed her Emergency Medicine Residency from Emory University/Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA. She was also the first EM fellow to graduate from Anesthesia Critical Care Program at Emory University. There, she was the Chief Fellow and part of the critical care and ECMO transport team. Since joining the faculty at Vanderbilt, Dr. Hoffman has clinical involvement in the ED, Burn ICU and CVICU. Her clinical interests are EM/Critical Care, education, & mechanical circulatory support.

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Jeremy Boyd, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

 Director of the Division of Emergency Ultrasound

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

He received his Medical Degree from Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and completed his Emergency Medicine residency training, including a Chief year, at University of Cincinnati. Dr. Boyd joined Vanderbilt in 2013 as the department's first Emergency Ultrasound fellow, after which he served as the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director. His interests include the teaching and use of point of care ultrasound in multiple settings (ED/ICU, international, and prehospital), graduate and undergraduate medical education, and wilderness medicine. speaker, in addition to chairing several talks.

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Jim DuCanto, MD

Anesthesiologist

Dr. DuCanto is a practicing Anesthesiologist for the past twenty three years in the state of Wisconsin. He received his Medical Degree from Rush Medical College. He has been heavily involved with residents and medical student training for the past 16 years. Expanding his vision for the education of prehospital health care workers, he assumed the role of Medical Director of the Mid-State Technical College EMS program in May 2020. Through the phenomenon of FOAMed (Free Open Access Medical Education), he has collaborated with Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Prehospital and Retrieval Medical educators worldwide. Through his collaborations with colleagues in these diverse specialties, he has produced innovations related to Prehospital, Emergency Medicine and Critical Care airway management with the invention of a specialized rigid suction catheter (the “SSCOR DuCanto Suction Catheter”) as well as techniques to manage the massively soiled airway (the “SALAD" Technique), and a simulator to demonstrate and practice the SALAD technique (the Nasco Life/form® S.A.L.A.D. Simulator).

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Keith Lurie, MD

MD -Founder, Chief Medical Officer

A prolific inventor, successful entrepreneur, electro-physiologist and world-renowned expert in the resuscitation of patients suffering sudden cardiac arrest.  Dr. Lurie founded Advanced Circulatory Systems, Inc. (ACSI) in 1997 to make perfusion on demand a standard of care.  ACSI was sold to ZOLL Medical in January 2015. He is also Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine and director of a NIH funded research laboratory at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis MN.

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Kent McCain, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, RCP

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Adult Critical Care Specialty and Neonatal/Pediatric Specialty Board Certifications.

Kent McCain is a Registered Respiratory Therapist holding NBRC’s Adult Critical Care Specialty and Neonatal/Pediatric Specialty Board Certifications. His career has taken him from working with the smallest of patients in the NICU as well as in Neonatal/Pediatric homecare, Adults in Cardio, Burn and Trauma ICU. Currently he works in the medical device industry as a Clinical Medical Affairs Manager for Anesthesia and Emergency Medicine specializing in Airway and Vascular Access. He is also serving as the current President for the Oklahoma Society for Respiratory Care.

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Kevin High, RN, MPH, MHPE

Senior Associate

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Kevin has an Associate's Degree in Nursing, a Bachelor's Degree of Science/Allied Health, and a Master's in Public Health and in Health Practitioner Education from the Vanderbilt School of Medicine. He began his healthcare career in 1985 as an emergency nurse and EMT working in rural southern Georgia. Four years later, he joined the Emergency Medicine team at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. For the Department of Emergency Medicine, Kevin oversees the intake and resuscitation for trauma patients and actively provides clinical guidance and teaching for the Emergency Department staff. He serves as a faculty member teaching on topics surrounding airway management, trauma care, EMS and air medical transport. Kevin was named the Association of Air Medical Service's Air Medical Crew Member of the Year at the Air Medical Transport Conference in Reno, NV in 2003. In 2009 he was awarded the Faculty Teaching Award by the Vanderbilt Department of Emergency Medicine for his efforts in teaching. Kevin is the Past President of the Air/Surface Transport Nurses Association (ASTNA) an international association representing flight/transport nurses. He was chosen to provide expert testimony at the 2009 National Transportation Safety Board Hearing on air medical safety on behalf of medical crew members.

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Larry Mellick, MD, MS

Vice Chair, Professor of Emergency Medicine

Division Chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

USA Health

Dr. Mellick is the Vice Chair and Professor of Emergency Medicine, and the Division Chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at USA Health, in Mobile, Al. Prior to joining faculty at USA Heath, Dr. Mellick served as the first chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Mellick attended the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo and accomplished his specialty training in the military. His first residency was in Pediatrics (Madigan Army Medical Center) and four years later he completed a residency in Emergency Medicine (Brooke Army Medical Center). He holds board certifications in Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He started the pediatric emergency medicine programs at Augusta University, and Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Mellick is the author of multiple publications, the creator and first editor of the clinical monograph, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports, and a contributor to well-known emergency medicine textbooks such as the Atlas of Emergency Medicine and Roberts and Hedges' Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine. In recent years, Dr. Mellick has developed an interest in clinical photography and the creation of training videos for emergency medicine. His popular YouTube channel has nearly 200 million views, more than 369,000 subscribers and over 650 videos. Furthermore, Dr. Mellick was also fully credentialed with the FBI for approximately ten years, and worked with the Hostage Rescue Team (HRT) and the FBI Training Academy.

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Larry Stack, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Stack is a Professor in Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He graduated from Oral Roberts University School of Medicine and completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at Darnall Army Community Hospital, Fort Hood, Texas, where he served as chief resident. His educational interests include head injury, emergency ophthalmology, and technology in medical education, patient education, diagnostic imaging, international medical education, and medical photography. He is a co-editor of The Atlas of Emergency Medicine, 5th Ed. and the Handbook of Medical Photography. His hobbies include tennis, clay sports, and woodworking, welding and concrete.

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Lee Laravia, DO

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Augusta University Health System

Dr. Laravia is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Augusta University Health System in Augusta, Georgia. He received his degree in Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2010, and completed his EM residency at AU Health System. Since joining faculty there, Dr. Laravia has been heavily involved in the Ultrasound training both within and outside of the AU Health System. He has earned many teaching awards. upcoming year.

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Mary Kate Jordan, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

 Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Jordan is an Assistant Professor and the Associate Director of Ultrasound Operations in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is originally from Birmingham, AL. After completing her undergraduate degree in Economics in Boston, she then worked in healthcare administration in the United Arab Emirates before obtaining her Medical Degree from the University Of Alabama School Of Medicine. After completing residency training at the University of South Carolina's Palmetto Health Emergency Medicine Residency, she joined Vanderbilt in 2017 where she completed a fellowship in Emergency Ultrasound. Her academic interests include health systems operations & finance, health care equity, education, global health and the application of point of care ultrasound in low resources areas internationally.

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Matt Delaney, MD

Associate Professor & the Associate Residency Program Director Department of Emergency Medicine

University Of Alabama Birmingham School Of Medicine

Dr. DeLaney is an Associate Professor and the Associate Residency Program Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University Of Alabama Birmingham School Of Medicine. He graduated with a degree in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia, and later attended medical school at the University of South Alabama. He completed residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine and practiced in the community before joining UAB. He is a regular contributor to several medical podcasts including EMRAP and ERCAST, is the co-host of Urgent Care RAP and the JACEP Open Podcast. He is on faculty for the Adult EM Bootcamp and Essentials of Emergency Medicine. He is also a regular lecturer at multiple national and international educational conferences and has a particular interest in risk management and improving outcomes for both patients and clinicians.

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Matt Lyon, MD

Professor

Emergency Medicine and Executive Director of the Center for Ultrasound Education

Medical College of Georgia

Augusta University Health System

Dr. Lyon is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Executive Director of the Center for Ultrasound Education for the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. He also serves as the Vice Chairman for Academic Programs and Research for the Department of Emergency Medicine and as the Medical Director for Telehealth at AU Health. Dr. Lyon received his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, and his Medical Degree from Medical College of Georgia. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Lyon has a national reputation as an educator on the clinical use of ultrasonography. He has pioneered several new applications for ultrasound, including the use of ultrasound for volume resuscitation in critically ill patients, for respiratory complaints, and for traumatic brain injury assessment. In 2018, with funding through a USDA telemedicine grant, Dr. Lyon began a telemedicine program between AU Health and 5 rural Georgia emergency departments. This program aids rural emergency physicians in decreasing transfers to larger cities for time sensitive treatments.

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Michael "Max" Bursey, DO

Emergency Medicine Physician
Ultrasound Fellow 
Critical Care Medicine Fellow
Augusta University Health System

Dr. Bursey graduated from VCOM, VA campus and completed an EM residency at Augusta University Health System in Augusta, GA. He spent the next four years serving the Army at Ft. Benning, in Columbus, GA. While there, he served as the Emergency Department Medical Director and the Medical Director for fire, EMS, and air ambulance services at Ft. Benning. He was also intimately involved in efforts to improve the prevention and management of severe exertional heat stroke and other heat related injuries. In 2019, Dr. Bursey returned to AU Health System, and became the first Emergency Medicine Critical Care and Ultrasound Fellow there.

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Neil Richmond, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Director of EMS Research

EMS Fellowship Program Director

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Neal Richmond received his M.D. from Mayo Medical School and completed his residency training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Long Island Jewish Medical Center. 


Dr. Richmond began his EMS career in New York City (NYC), where he served as Deputy Medical Director for the New York City Fire Department (FDNY), Senior Research Fellow at the New York Academy of Medicine, and Assistant Program Director for the Emergency Medicine residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He has since served as Chief Executive Officer for 911 Emergency Medical Services in Louisville, Kentucky, and as Medical Director for the MedStar Mobile Healthcare system in Fort Worth, Texas. His research interests have focused on the management of time-critical emergencies, the social determinants of health, and the development of evidence-based quality measures for prehospital emergency medical service systems. 


Dr. Richmond’s other interests have included developing EMS systems and Emergency Medicine programs in Asia and Central America, as well as efforts in Public Health and Emergency and Disaster Preparedness.  He initiated the first on-site Emergency Medicine training and certification program in India, and he has worked as a high-altitude specialist and Senior Rescue Physician for the Himalayan Rescue Association in Nepal.  He has served as Medical Team Manager for FEMA's Urban Search and Rescue NY-Task Force-1 during the response to Hurricane Georges in the Dominican Republic, and in the FDNY World Trade Center response to the events of September 11, 2001.  He has also served on several boards and committees, including with the American Heart Association, the Rand Corporation, the Department of Homeland Security, and the New York City and State Health Departments.  

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Peter Antevy, MD

Founder & CMO of the Handtevy Pediatric Resuscitation System

Dr. Antevy, the innovator of the Handtevy Pediatric Resuscitation System, is a nationally recognized lecturer and expert in the field of pre-hospital pediatrics. He is extremely passionate about improving both adult and pediatric pre-hospital care and evaluating and improving upon currently accepted medical practice. Dr. Antevy received his Medical Degree from the University Of Miami School Of Medicine, and then continued on to complete his pediatric training at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. He then achieved a subspecialty degree in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh before returning back to Florida where he has been a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital since 2005. Dr. Antevy also currently serves as the EMS Medical Director for Davie Fire-Rescue, Coral Springs Fire Department, Southwest Ranches Fire Rescue and American Ambulance, and is the Associate Medical Director for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, Miramar Fire Rescue and Seminole Tribe Fire Rescue. Peter currently serves as the President of the Greater Broward EMS Medical Directors’ Association, an organization whose providers serve the 1.5 million residents of Broward County, Florida. For his efforts, Dr. Antevy was awarded the prestigious Raymond H. Alexander EMS Medical Director of the Year Award in 2014. He also was honored as one of the 2015 Top Ten Innovators in EMS by JEMS. upcoming year.

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Phillip Coule, MD

Vice-President & Chief Medical Officer

 Augusta University Health System

Dr. Coule is the Vice-President and Chief Medical Officer of the Augusta University Health System. Dr. Coule earned his Medical Degree from the Medical College of Georgia, and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Tennessee. He is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and in pre-hospital EMS Subspecialty Board. Currently, Dr. Coule also serves as the Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs of the Medical College of Georgia. He is on the Board of Directors for the National Disaster Life Support Foundation and helped develop the NDLS training programs that have become the gold standard for health care disaster preparedness training. Dr. Coule serves on the Board of Directors for GRAChIE – the Georgia Regional Academic Community Health Information Exchange – an electronic platform that promotes care coordination and quality through an efficient, meaningful healthcare information network. Dr. Coule's fields of expertise are in Emergency Medicine, disaster preparedness and mass casualty triage.

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Richard Scwartz, MD

Professor & Chair

Department of Emergency Medicine

Medical College of Georgia

Augusta University Health System

Dr. Schwartz is a Professor and the Chair for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Medical College of Georgia. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine, completed his internship at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, and his Emergency Medicine Residency training at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington. He has extensive military operational experience. He served with the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He also served with the 1st Special Warfare Training Group (Airborne) and the Joint Special Operations Command (Airborne). Dr. Schwartz was the Chief of Emergency Medicine at Eisenhower Army Medical Center before joining the MCG faculty and received numerous awards during his Army service including the bronze star and two meritorious service medals. Dr. Schwartz has been instrumental in many curriculum developments. He was one of the original developers of the National Disaster Life Support Courses. These innovative courses such as Basic and Advanced Disaster Life Support (BDLS and ADLS) bridge the gap between numerous military and civilian groups that may need to work together during major disasters. The courses have been taught in forty-eight states leading to the training of over one hundred thousand providers. More recently he has worked on the development of standardized training for tactical emergency medical support. He is very active in research pertaining to improving the methods employed in austere and disaster medical situations. Dr. Schwartz has published three Disaster Medicine textbooks (editor), contributed several chapters in three additional texts. He published extensively in the field of Disaster Medicine with numerous abstracts and peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Schwartz was an active participant in the Terrorism Injuries, Information, Dissemination and Exchange (TIIDE) project with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). This project has helped lead effort for standardized disaster triage through the National Association for EMS Physicians (NAEMSP). He has led the development of a Georgia Tele-Emergency Medicine program, linking rural hospitals with state of the art emergency care. He is also a medical device innovator and has developed a unique video airway management system and hemorrhage control device. He holds fourteen patents.

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Robbie Murray

Director for Sussex County EMS, DE

A Nationally Registered Paramedic for more than 25 years, currently the Director for Sussex County EMS, DE.  Previously he held the position of Field Training Officer and served as the departments Training Coordinator, and both Deputy Director of Operations and of Administration.  He has extensive experience with capnography and its use in the pre-hospital environment.  He has lectured at numerous regional and national conferences throughout the U.S. and several international conferences. In addition to EMS he has been involved with the volunteer fire service for the last 30 years, is a past Chief, and currently holds the position of President.

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Ryan Walsh, MD

Assistant Professor and the Director of Procedural Simulation

Emergency Medicine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Walsh is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Procedural Simulation for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He joined the faculty in 2017 after completing eight years of active duty service in the United States Army Medical Corps. During that time, Dr. Walsh completed two Middle East deployments, one as a Battalion Surgeon and one on a Damage Control Surgical Team. Dr. Walsh completed his residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington. Dr. Walsh has received the Government Services chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians Rising Star award in 2016 and was awarded the Madigan Army Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine Active-Duty Faculty of the year award in 2017. As the Director of Procedural Simulation at Vanderbilt, he helped to develop the procedure curriculum for the Emergency Medicine residency. He has published and presented many of the task trainers he has created on the national and international level. Other areas of research interest are airway management, resident education, and virtual reality in simulation.

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Saralyn Williams, MD

Vice Chair of Education and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Williams is the Vice Chair of Education and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Vanderbilt
University Medical Center. She graduated from Duke University School of Medicine and completed an internship in Internal Medicine at UNC Chapel Hills Hospitals. She also completed an Emergency Medicine residency and Medical Toxicology fellowship at University of California, San Diego and remained on faculty at UCSD until 2006 when she joined the faculty at Vanderbilt University. She is a Senior Oral Board Examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine and previously served on the Sub-Board for Medical Toxicology. She is also currently appointed to the Emergency Medicine Residency Review Committee (RRC) for the ACGME. Dr. Williams has earned a number of teaching awards for renowned didactic and bedside teaching and also received one of the prestigious Vanderbilt CREDO awards. Her areas of focus are education, mentorship, and a persistent enthusiasm about anything Toxicology.