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The 2023 EMS Question Bank is now reopened.


This program was designed to prepare candidates for the ABEM EMS Certifying Exam. It has not been designed or validated to prepare candidates for the AOBEM EMS Certifying Exam.


The University at Buffalo, along with EMS physicians from throughout the country, have developed a peer reviewed online question bank as a study tool for the EMS Board Certification exam. The program contains practice questions with explanations based on the Core Content of EMS Medicine and the EMS Exam Blueprint.

Terms Of Use

This program was designed for candidates who have registered for and are preparing for the EMS Board Certification Exam, but all are welcome to participate.  No part of this content may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without prior written permission of UB|MD Emergency Medicine.  All rights reserved.  The 2023 content has not been validated to predict success on the EMS Board Certification exam.  Although we have made every effort to ensure that the information is correct, the sponsors, editors and contributors do not assume and hereby disclaim any liability to any party for any loss, damage, or disruption caused by errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause. This content is an educational/study reference, and does not replace/supersede the clinical judgment of the treating physician with respect to appropriate and necessary care.

This program is not endorsed by or affiliated with the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM), the Nation Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP), the American College of Emergency Medicine (ACEP) or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM).

CME Information

CME credit has not yet been approved for this activity.

Editors and Contributors

Brian Clemency DO
University at Buffalo


Associate Editors
Johanna Innes MD
University at Buffalo
Michael O’Brien MD
University at Buffalo
Renoj Varughese MD
University at Buffalo


Peter Antevy MD

Jenny Atas MD
Detroit Medical Center

Krystal Baciak MD
University of Chicago

Joshua Bucher MD
Morristown Medical Center

Jennifer Gibson Chambers DO
University at Buffalo

Matthew Chovaz MD
East Carolina University

Mario Colella MD
Medical College of Wisconsin

Craig Cooley MD
University of Texas at San Antonio

Derek Cooney MD
SUNY Upstate

Ryan Coughlin

Jeremiah Escajeda MD
University of Pittsburgh

Glenn Ekblad MD
Western Michigan University

William Fales, MD
Western Michigan University

Jason Fischel MD
Norwalk Hospital

Marshall Frank DO

Samuel Galvagno DO
University of Maryland

Christopher E. Gainey, MD
Palmetto Health

Kenneth Hanson MD
Central Michigan University

Jeff Jarvis MD
Texas A&M

Daniel Joseph MD

Christian Knutsen MD
SUNY Upstate

Julio Lairet MD
Emory University

Jeffrey Lubin MD
Penn State

Kevin Mackey MD
Kaiser Permanente, South Sacramento

Christian Martin-Gill MD
University of Pittsburgh

Christopher Mitchell MD

Julian Mapp MD
University of Texas at San Antonio

Juan March MD
East Carolina University

Darrell Nelson MD
Wake Forest University

Dan O’Donnell MD
Indiana University

Dipesh Patel MD
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Alex Petrosian MD
University at Buffalo

Roberto Portela MD
East Carolina University

Nick Rathert MD
Albany Medical Center

Shira Schlesinger MD
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Kevin Schultz MD
University of Texas – Houston

Salvatore Silvestri MD
University of Central Florida

Kathy Staats MD
University of California, San Diego

Doug Swanson MD
Carolinas Medical Center

Kaori Tanaka DO
University of Texas at San Antonio

Christine Van Dillen MD
University of Florida

Stefanie Wise MD
Wayne State University

Jeff Young MD
University of Virginia