Speakers

We have assembled a roster of experts, acclaimed both regionally and nationally, who are willing to share their experiences and skills in the field of emergency medicine.

L.T. Arnold

BSN, RN, CCRN, CFRN, C-NPT, EMT

L.T. began his EMS career in Boulder, Colorado in 1992, and his passion for prehospital medicine and outstanding patient care quickly led him to Seattle where he has held various positions along the emergency continuum...


Jamie Becker

PhD, ABPP

Dr. Jamie Becker is a Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychologist with 17 years experience working with complex pediatric health conditions...


Jennifer Brown

MS, CTRS, BSN, RN, NPD-BC

Jennifer Brown is a Nurse Professional Development Specialist and Manager for Clinical Education covering the Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Units at Children's Health...


Russ Brown

Firefighter/EMT-P

Russ Brown is a paramedic and clinical educator for Southlake Fire Department in Southlake, TX...


Lori Cerami

Mom & Water Safety Advocate

Lori Cerami is the founder of the Swim4Elise Foundation, a nonprofit that raises awareness of water safety through community outreach education and competitive swimming scholarships...


Michael Frakes

APRN, FCCM, FAEN, FACHE

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...


Rajesh Gandhi

MD, PhD, FACS, FCCP, FCCM, CHCQM, FAIHQ

Born in Tanzania, Africa and immigrated to Washington, DC in 1969; Dr. Gandhi Joined JPS Surgery Department as the Medical Director of Trauma in 2007 and added the title of Vice Chair of Surgery in 2020...


Doug George

M.D.

Dr. Doug George is currently an Assistant Professor at The University of Vermont Lanier College of Medicine and a Prehospital and Emergency Attending Physician at The University of Vermont Health Network...


Michael Gooch

DNP, APRN, CCP, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, ENP-C, CEN, CFRN, CTRN, TCRN, NRP

Dr. Michael D. Gooch is board certified as an acute care, family, and emergency nurse practitioner. He is also board certified as an emergency, flight, transport and trauma nurse. He has over 25 years of emergency and transport medicine experience...


Danielle Goodrich

BA, FP-C

Danielle Goodrich is a bachelors prepared flight and critical care certified paramedic with experience in specialty care ground transport, rotor wing transport, national disaster deployments, and various 911 field operations...


Michael Grill

MS, NREMT-P

Mike Grill, MS, NREMT-P; is the former EMS Regional Program Director for Centura Health South Denver EMS Team in Denver, Colorado. Mike retired from the Sierra Vista Fire (AZ) Fire Department in 2007 after 23 years of service...


Chivas Guillote

DNP, APRN, ENP FNP, AGACNP, LP, CFRN, CCRN

Dr. Chivas Guillote is a Paramedic and Nurse Practitioner from Houston, Texas. He completed his Baccalaureate and Master's degrees in Nursing at The University of Texas at Houston, and his Doctor of Nursing Practice in Executive Leadership from Johns Hopkins University...


Brian Imdieke

BASc, FP-C, NRP

Brian Imdieke has been in the prehospital emergency service for 14 years. Brian comes from Minnesota where he actively holds rank as a certified flight paramedic for North Memorial Health Air Care since 2011...


Melissa Kendrick

APRN, FAEN, FCCM

Melissa is a 33 year paramedic and 23 year flight nurse. She has worked EMS in rural and suburban Texas. She was an ICU nurse and flight nurse at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, TX...


Scott Lail

EMT-P, FP-C, CFE, AAS

Scott began his EMS career in 1992. Shortly after his arrival into pre-hospital medicine, he became a Firefighter with the City of Cleburne, Texas. With his love for education, Scott became the EMS educator for his Fire Department and other local agencies in need...


Nanci Nagel

DHSc, RN, ACNP-BC

Nanci has been in healthcare for over 20 years. She initially earned a BS in Biology from TWU in 1996 and then her BSN from Texas Christian University in 2001. She still feels privileged to have started her RN career in the Parkland ED and Burn ICU...


Elizabeth Owen

BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, CCRN, TCRN, CFRN, EMT

Elizabeth Owen is a Flight Nurse with Vanderbilt LifeFlight in Nashville, TN. She entered the air medical industry with a ten-year background in adult and pediatric emergency medicine and interventional cardiology...


Stephen Rahm

NRP, FcEHS

Stephen J. Rahm is a paramedic, educator, and author whose career in EMS spans more than 35 years. Chief Rahm currently oversees the Office of Clinical Direction at the Centre for Emergency Health Sciences and manages...


Alan Taylor

MD, FACC, FACP

Dr. Alan Taylor is an Interventional Cardiologist with Cardiology Partners in Mansfield, TX. Dr. Taylor is the Medical Director for Methodist Mansfield Medical Center’s Chest Pain/STEMI Program...


Janet Taylor

CFRN, CEN, CCEMT-P

After graduating from nursing school in 1998, Janet worked in various departments through the hospital gaining knowledge and experience in ICU, Obstetrics and ER. Janet has been a flight nurse since 2004 and now works full time for Golden Valley EMS...


Adam Timm

The Healthy Dispatcher

Adam Timm began his 18-year career in public safety as a 9-1-1 dispatcher for Los Angeles Police Department Communications Division, where he spent over a decade under the headset. Adam learned course design and adult learning theory through the California POST Instructor Development Institute...


Christopher Way

EMT-P, BA

Christopher Way has been an emergency service professional for 30 years. Chief Way transitioned to Kootenai County Fire and Rescue as the Fire Chief in May of 2020 after serving as the Chief Officer for the Kootenai County EMS System for the previous seven years...


Stephen Wilcox

LP, FP-C, EMS-I, AAS

Stephen Wilcox has worked as a Licensed Paramedic for twelve years working most of his EMS career in the rural EMS setting. Stephen currently works in north Texas as a flight medic for CareFlite and as a paramedic for the city of The Colony...


Karen Yates

MSN, RN, CEN, RN-BC, EMT-P

Karen Yates is a Nursing Clinical Coordinator at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. In this role she serves as the Chest Pain Coordinator and EMS Liaison. She has led the hospital to successful accreditation from The Joint Commission as a Primary Heart Attack Center...



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