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Greater Buffalo EMS Conference: Last chance to register!

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The 2019 Greater Buffalo EMS Conference will commence in 4 days!  There is still time to register.

$95 is an absolute bargain!  You will receive 7 hours of high-quality CME, 2 days of excellent food at an awesome venue, plus an opportunity to network with other EMS providers.

Please come out and support this annual event!

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2019 GBEMSC Presenters: Dr Jeffrey Thompson and Dr Kevin Majka

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What’s so great about the Greater Buffalo EMS Conference?  We offer very diverse topics from experts, both near and far.  Today’s featured presenters are experts who live right here in the City of Good Neighbors!

Dr. Jeffrey Thompson is an emergency physician who is very passionate about stroke education.  Dr. Thompson is a graduate of the UB Emergency Residency Program and continues to work at BGMC/GVI and ECMC.  He will be presenting: Before the Door: Prehospital Stroke and Neurology

We can guarantee our next presenter, Dr. Kevin Majka, will share information that you won’t find at any other EMS conference.  So does that mean it’s not relevant?  Au contraire!  How many times have we said (or heard) – “EMS is always the last to know about what is going on!”?  Let it be no more!  Kevin Majka, PhD is Senior Scientist for the Calspan-UB Research Center (CUBRC) and will present: Beyond EMS: Public Safety and Transportation Research  Come learn how research is reshaping public safety and the transportation industry!

Register today!

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Download Full Presenter Profiles for Dr Jeffrey Thompson and Dr Kevin Majka

2019 Greater Buffalo EMS Conference Presenter: CDR Pieter Van Horn, RPA-C

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We welcome CDR Pieter Van Horn as one of our exceptional presenters for the 2019 Greater Buffalo EMS Conference.  Pieter is a physician’s assistant with years of EMS experience.  Currently, Pieter serves as the Eastern Regional Health Services Administrator for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in downtown Buffalo.  In this role Pieter oversees all the ICE Hospitals on the Eastern coast of the United States and one facility in Texas.

Pieter is truly a very dynamic person who will keep you entertained while you learn!  We welcome Pieter to the 2019 Greater Buffalo EMS Conference.

Pieter’s TopicSafety Safety Safety…Widow Makers, minor Traumatic Brain Injuries (mTBI’s) and Bathrobes…Why They Matter Too You!

Register today!

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Download Pieter Van Horn Presenter Profile

EMS Awards Nominations

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The Wyoming-Erie Regional EMS Council is asking everyone to consider recognizing providers and services who go above-and-beyond!

Please consider nominating individuals and agencies that have made extraordinary contributions to our EMS system.

For more information regarding the EMS awards please visit:

When submitting nominations to Greg Gill, Awards Committee Chairman, please use the form below and submit to:

Download EMS Awards Application

Updated NYS EMS Inspections

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Ed Mager from the Bureau of EMS and Trauma Systems will be sharing information regarding the updated NYS EMS agency inspection process during the Wyoming-Erie Regional EMS Council meeting on Wednesday, March 6th.  The meeting will be held at the South Wales VFC at 6pm.

EMS agencies are invited and encouraged to attend this REMSCO meeting to learn more about the updated process.  An opportunity to ask related questions will be provided.