Emergency Medical Services | EMS

The IAFC Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Section addresses fire-based EMS issues, and provides guidance and direction to the IAFC board and membership, as well as the federal government and other interest groups.

Each spring, the EMS Section sponsors Fire-Rescue Med, a conference addressing a wide variety of EMS issues. The conference is recognized throughout the industry as the premier gathering of fire service EMS leadership. Sessions are specifically targeted toward upper management, EMS officer and mid-level supervisors.

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With over 2,400 members, the EMS Section is one of the IAFC's largest and offers a wealth of resources to members and the EMS community. Benefits of EMS Section Membership (pdf)

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Join the EMS Section Board

The nomination period is now open for anyone interested in seeking election to the EMS Section Board.This year, the chair and at-large member positions are up for election. For more information on these positions and to declare your candidacy, please see the EMS Section Candidate Manual. All interested nominees must contact the EMS Section by March 8 at 5pm ET.


David Becker, Chief (Ret.)

Dr. Michael McEvoy, Chief of EMS
Saratoga County, NY

Staff Liaison
Evan Davis