EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS)
The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) section of the Department of Emergency Medicine serves the largest patient catchment area in the United States with broad EMS urban and rural coverage throughout Utah and the surrounding states.
Through our EMS Directorships, we strive to provide the highest level of care to our patients, even before they arrive at the hospital.
- Utah State EMS Medical Director
- Unified Fire Medical Director
- Salt Lake City Fire Medical Director
- West Valley City Medical Director
- Summit County EMS Medical Director
- Mountain West EMS Medical Director
University of Utah Emergency Medical Services Faculty:
Scott Youngquist, MD
Section Chief, Emergency Medical Services Program at University of Utah
Chief Medical Officer, Salt Lake City Fire Department, Salt Lake City 911 and VECC911
Associate Editor, Prehospital Emergency Care
Peter Taillac, MD
State EMS Medical Director, Office of EMS and Preparedness, Utah Department of Health and Human Services
Medical Director, West Valley City Fire and EMS
EMS Medical Director Representative, National EMS Advisory Council, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Eric R. Swanson, MD
Medical Director, University of Utah AirMed
Editor-in-Chief, Air Medical Journal
Chair, Utah Air Ambulance Committee
Scott McIntosh, MD
Medical Director, Summit County EMS
Associate Medical Director and Flight Physician, AirMed
Director, U of U Boeing and NASA Medical Landing Team
H. Hill Stoecklein, MD
EMS Fellowship Program Director
Medical Director, Mountain West Ambulance
Medical Director, Tooele County Dispatch Center
Associate Medical Officer, Salt Lake City Fire Department
Graham Brant-Zawadzki, MD
Medical Director, Unified Fire Authority
Medical Director, Golden Spike & Dinosaur National Monuments and Capitol Reef National Park
Board of Directors, Wilderness Medical Society
Assistant Director, Wilderness Medicine Fellowship
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES NEWS & INFORMATION:
National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) Meeting, Tampa, Florida; January 2023
Papers, Lectures, Abstracts & Posters by U of U EMS Faculty:
- RAPToR Course: Can REBOA be used in medical cardiac arrest?
- Advanced Topics in Medical Direction: Early Intramuscular Epinephrine for Cardiac Arrest
- Advanced Topics in Medical Direction: Best Practices in the Treatment of Patients with Behavioral Health Emergencies
"Prehospital Clinicians Perceive Benefit to the EMS System with Medical Director Scene Response"
Holbrook Hill Stoecklein, Christopher Ryba, Michael Stroud, Scott Youngquist
University of Utah, Salt Lake City Fire Department
"Appropriateness of Patient Transport beyond the Nearest Facility: A Descriptive Assessment of Resource Utilization in a Semi-Rural EMS System"
Holbrook Stoecklein, Christopher Ryba, Isabel Shimanski, Joe Carnell
University of Utah, Mountain West Ambulance Service
"Invest in Knowledge: a successful, education-based provider Vaccination Campaign"