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REGISTER FOR 2019 NORTHWEST GEORGIA EMS REGION 1 AWARDS BANQUET

Use this link to register   https://goo.gl/forms/jRNnhnhvOVKqjkdy2

 

NOMINATIONS PROCESS ENDS FOR 2019 REGION 1 EMS AWARDS

The nomination process for the 2019 awards for northwest Georgia Region 1 EMS began at midnight on December 31, 2018 and ended at midnight on January 31, 2019. All nominations will again be made only by the internet.

The Region 1 EMS Awards Nomination Website is not active now.

The link to the nomination site is https://www.nwgaems-region1awards.website 

The awards will be:

EMT of the Year

Danny Hall Medic of the Year

Stanley Payne EMS Leadership Award

Dr. James H. Creel Jr. EMS Pioneer Award

Mike Miller EMS Educator of the Year

Dr. Virginia Hamilton Special Achievement Award

David Loftin Pediatric Call of the Year

Dr. A. Richard Gray Trauma Call of the Year

Tommy Gaylor Medical Call of the Year

EMS Service of the Year

Dr. Paul "Nasty" Nassour Lifetime Achievement Award

The awards will be presented at the 2019 Awards Banquet on March 14, 2019 at the West Georgia Technical College, Murphy Campus in Waco Georgia at 6:00 p.m. Registration to attend the awards banquet will begin the first week of February and the link will be posted on the Face Book page and this website.

 

ORIGINAL REGION 1 EMS COUNCIL

Established August 15, 1979

 

Next year is the 40th anniversary of the formation of the EMS Council. Can you locate any of these people for the celebration at the 2019 EMS Awards Banquet?

 

County:                Member 1                                                           Member2___________

 

Bartow                 Richard A. Griffin III, M.D.***                     Mrs. Cola Mae Vaughan

 

Catoosa                John O. Wiggins, Attorney                            Roger Bowman

 

Chattooga           Mike Carmon                                                     Herman E. Spivey, M.D.

 

Cherokee            John D. Whitmire                                             Steven Pettit

 

Dade                     Mrs. Patti Connell, RN*                                 Johnny Crabtree

 

Fannin                  Richard Stanley                                                 Robert Graham

 

Floyd                     James M. Kelley, M.D.*                                 Stanley Payne

 

Gordon                John R. McGauley, M.D. *                             W.S. (Buddy) Autry

 

Gilmer                  J.T. Dale                                                               Vacant

 

Haralson              Herman A. Cantrell*                                       Mike Ellis

 

Murray                 Bruce A. Satterfield                                         Larry Ballew

 

Paulding               James H. Benson*                                           Ms. Hallie Few

 

Pickens                 Victor E. Vandegriff                                         Herbert T. White

 

Polk                       Clinton Lester Jr. *                                           Miss Mamie Hammock, RN

 

Walker                  James H. Creel Jr. M.D.* *                             Robert S. Gammon

 

Whitfield             Leonard Whaley                                               Conrad H. Easley, M.D.

 

*** Chairman

** Regional Medical Director

* Executive Committee

 

Health District 1.1 Health Director            Virginia Hamilton M.D.

Regional EMS coordinator                            Frank Tidwell

EMS Project Director                                      David Loftin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                     

NEW WEBPAGE FOR COURSE AVAILABILITY

A new webpage has been created to give information on EMS course availability. Please click here to access the page

 

 NEW BYLAWS CHANGE THE EMS COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP AT THE ANNUAL MEETING

The new by-laws passed in 2018 caused some changes in the composition of the Northwest Georgia Region 1 EMS Council. Two things that didn't change were the three at-large council positions and the two council positions for each county appointed by each county commission. However, if each zoned EMS Service was not represented in the at-large or county positions then one council position will be created for each of these unrepresented zoned EMS Services. Another addition is a council position for the chair of RTAC and EMS-C. Also new for the 2019 Council is the appointment of a Regional Medical Director -Dr. Ron Buchheit and an Assistant Regional Medical Director - Dr. Lynn Patrick. To see all the new council members click on Information Icon above then the Council Icon.

GEORGIA EMS DISASTER ASSISTANCE RESPONSE TASKFORCE (DART) GUIDELINES V 2016

William Channell is the new Strike Team #2 Strike Team Leader (Floyd, Gordon, Murray & Whitfield Counties) for NW GA EMS DART. He joins Dewayne Wilson (STL 1) Danny West (STL 3) and Carlton Firestone (STL 4) as the DART STL’s…If you are in his Strike team area, please make sure that y’all have each other’s director/supervisor/24 hr contact info in case an activation is needed.

                 REDMOND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

presents

2019 NWGA CARDIOVASCULAR SYMPOSIUM

Thursday, February 28, 2019 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Berry College, Krannert Center Ballroom A/B

2277 Martha Berry Highway

Rome, GA 30149

Watch for registration information and speaker list soon

 

ERLANGER HOSPITAL

presents

12th ANNUAL TRAUMA SYMPOSIUM

JUNE 6-7, 2019

DAY 1 - TRAUMA AND CRITICAL CARE CONFERENCE

DAY 2- CADAVER AND SKILLS LAB

Registration begins February 1, 2019

for more details visit

erlanger.org/traumasym

 


 

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