The first of two new series, “Save My Life: Boston Trauma” Premiers Tonight

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The producers of the critically-acclaimed “Hopkins, “Boston Med,” and “NY Med,” are premiering “Save My Life: Boston Trauma” tonight. The six-week series follows trauma cases from the actual scene to the trauma center.

BUSY DAY for “BERNIE”

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“Bernie”, my Bernese Mountain Dog, had a busy day on Friday. He joined me at work in the JEMS Offices in La Jolla, CA where we met with Dr. Ron Stewart. We then traveled to the San Diego Veterans Hospital for an afternoon tour of duty with his Therapy Dog squad, a team of six […]

Norman McSwain, MD in Critical Condition in New Orleans

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The EMS Community is saddened to learn that trauma pioneer Norman McSwain, MD, FACS, is in critical condition in the Neuro ICU at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans after suffering a cerebral bleed on Friday. Best known as the pioneering trauma surgeon who assisted the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma in the […]

Dr. Ronald. D. Stewart Visits JEMS

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The JEMS team enjoyed a wonderful visit with Dr. Ronald Stewart today when he traveled down to San Diego during an extended visit in Los Angeles. He was conducting Grand Rounds and working on other EMS projects.   He got a chance to see my EMS artifacts and toy collection and also spend quality time […]

Where in the World of EMS is A.J.?

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           I flew through the “Polar Vortex” storm Thursday night to go to the Maryland Fire Rescue Institute (MFRI) EMS Leadership Conference in beautiful, but cold, College Park, MD at the MFRI Campus on Friday, presenting lectures on: Front Line EMS Supervision, Why EMS Systems Fail and EMS Management Lessons from M*A*S*H*.  I have […]

EMS COOKIES FUEL OUR JEMS PLANNING MEETING

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Yesterday was  so my wife Betsy baked Star of Life, ambulance and EMS helicopter cookies for the staff of JEMS during a day-long editorial and EMS TODAY planning meeting at the San Diego office. I thought you’d enjoy seeing these delicious dessert cookies that helped fuel great thoughts and planning for future issue of JEMS […]

Reflections on 9/11

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It’s hard to believe 13 years have passed since that awful day. There are many emotional scars that remain, with crews still suffering from severe respiratory ailments, cancer and Post Traumatic Stress from all they were forced to see, feel and breathe that day – and for many days and weeks thereafter. Despite claims by […]

Where in the World of EMS is A.J.?

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Doing the ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE! Challenged by Scott Cravens of EMS WORLD, New Castle County (DE) EMS, Jeremy Mothershed/Havre de Grace (MD) EMS and several other EMS “friends”, JEMS Editor-in-Chief, A.J. Heightman, participated in the ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE in a BIG way with special assistance from our friend and colleagues at the Carlsbad, CA […]

Important Documentary for all emergency personnel to watch tonight on CNN

Good for all emergency personnel to watch   A Must-See Documentary Tonight on CNN I would like you to get the word out for emergency personnel  to watch an important documentary that will air tonight at 9 p.m.on CNN entitled “The War Comes Home“. I am actively involved in efforts to make emergency service providers […]

What Sibling Love is all About

Want a feel good moment.  Watch this clip. http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/07/31/erin-pkg-moos-girl-finds-out-brother-will-get-bigger.cnn.html

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