Tag Archives: JEMS Editor-in-Chief

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

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A.J. is in Omaha Nebraska lecturing at the Nebraska Emergency Medical Services Association conference. He will be delivering seven lectures over the next three days, including a keynote address on leadership lessons from the show MASH. He is joined by several other popular speakers including Steve Murphy, Dennis Edgerly and Jess Fulkerson. He is shown […]

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

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A.J. is at PennWell’s FDIC (Fire Department Instructors) Conference in Indianapolis the next few days. FDIC is one of the largest emergency service conferences in the world attracting more than 30,000 attendees to the show, which features over 800 exhibitors. Many of the attendees have EMS responsibilities, so the exhibit hall is packed with EMS […]

Where in the World is A.J.? FDIC Edition

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Savannah, a 1-year-old Health Disease Detection dog, visits with JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightmann at the JEMS/Penwell booth at the FDIC Conference. Savannah is at the conference exhibiting how Health Disease Detection dogs can detect multiple types of cancer. Savannah alerts her handler when a patient should seek medical treatment with high accuracy. The group is booth number 3172 […]

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

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Multiple lectures & a near-death experience in northwestern Kansas This week, I traveled to Topeka, Kansas, and joined Brad Matzke, RN, CFRN, a Flight Nurse/Marketing Director for Life Star of Kansas, on Monday and Tuesday, March 24 & 25, for a series of educational roadshows in western Kansas. The two educational forums were offered by Life […]

Where in the World is A.J.?

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University of Cincinnati EMS Midwest Conference On Friday and Saturday, JEMS Editor-in-Chief, A.J. Heightman joined a stellar faculty at the EMS Midwest 2014 Conference, sponsored by the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital at the beautiful Great Wolf Lodge in Mason Ohio. Cincinnati EMS Medical Director, Don Locasto, MD and staff from the University […]

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

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JEMS Editor-in Chief A.J. Heightman, fresh off the“Eagles” Major Metropolitan EMS Medical Director’s Conference in Dallas last week, is in Clermont, Ohio, presenting at the Clermont County Fire Chief’s EMS Conference today, and he’s enjoying the cold and icy weather. His presentation topic is Situational Awareness and he is discussing some very relevant topics including: 1) The […]

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

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JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P, attended and participated in the opening session at the AAA Conference in Las Vegas on Nov. 18, 2013, where ambulance service leaders and managers discussed multiple issues that are, or will be, impacting the ambulance/EMS Industry. In a lively panel discussion and open forum session, attendees and faculty reported that […]