Michael Frakes

Boston Med Flight

Michael Frakes is the Chief Quality Officer and the Director of Clinical Care for Boston Med Flight. A Nebraska native, he began his career in EMS with an AAS in Emergency Medical Services from the Johnson County (KS) Community College and has a BS in Nursing from the Johns Hopkins University and an MS in Nursing from the University of Connecticut. Michael's transport and medical experience includes positions as a Firefighter, EMT, Paramedic, Flight Communications Specialist, ED and ICU nurse, and transport nurse. His non-clinical education includes a BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of Kansas, Certificates in Health Care Quality from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and in Patient Safety from Johns Hopkins Medicine, and a Six Sigma Black Belt from the American Society for Quality. He is a Fellow of the College of Critical Care Medicine, the Academy of Emergency Nursing, and the American College of Healthcare Executives.