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- Annual OSHA Safety Summit at UMass - June 19
- Campus EMTs receive EMS Ready Campus Recognition from the National Collegiate EMS Foundation
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
UMass Amherst Lincoln Campus Center (Lower Level) 1 Campus Center Way Amherst, MA 01003
Register Now and Save!! No Refunds. No Walk-ins. Early Registration until May 1, 2019 - $45 per person Registration after May 1, 2018 - $65 per person (Includes parking, continental breakfast and lunch)
UMass Medical School Chancellor Michael Collins and members of UMass Emergency Medical Services recently met in the Old Chapel for an informative evening about both the Amherst and the Worcester Campuses. Chancellor Collins presented a program on the Medical School and also provided his views on what makes the best candidate as a Medical School applicant. As a physicain, Chancllor Collins also highlighted the need for new Physicians in the future and what a great calling it is for healthcare professionals, like those that serve in UMEMS.
Directors for UMEMS also gave a presentation on the history and operation of the campus EMS program to Chancellor Collins and UMass Amherst Vice-Chancellors Andy Mangels and Michael Malone.
Over 100 UMass Amherst students serve in the unit as certified EMTs, providing first response care at events on campus, routinely treating hundreds of patients each year at over 400 staffed events. The unit also provides outreach education to... read more
During the 2019 National Collegiate EMS Foundation (NCEMSF) annual convention held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Feb. 22-24, members of UMass Emergency Medical Services (UMEMS) were presented with the Foundation’s EMS Ready Campus recognition.
The NCEMSF EMS Ready Campus program recognizes excellence in emergency management and disaster preparedness of collegiate EMS organizations. Additionally, the program provides a framework for the enhancement of emergency management education, overall campus preparedness and response capabilities for the applicant organization.
The recognition, shared with only 33 other colleges and universities nationwide, comes after UMass EMS worked through a combination of self-evaluation, dynamic interaction with NCEMSF staff and by completing a group of prescribed tasks. The recognition highlights organizations that have embraced the challenges of EMS operations outside of traditional patient-care activities.
Active on campus since... read more