Heroes Honored at EMS Star of Life Awards
Congratulations to to all the amazing departments EMS personnel who received awards!
On May 18, in Columbus, Ohio ACEP teamed up with the Ohio Division of EMS and the State Board of Emergency Medical, Fire, and Transportation Services (EMFTS) to host the 16th Annual EMS Star of Life Awards ceremony. The ceremony was established to celebrate Ohio’s outstanding first responders, reunite EMS personnel with the patients they saved, and honor Ohio's EMS heroes.
Emergency physicians know how critical our nation’s EMS professionals are, and Ohio ACEP is proud to help recognize their life-saving work. Congratulations to all the departments and EMS personnel who received honors!
Akron Fire Department
Damascus Fire Department
North Olmsted Fire Department
Plymouth Fire Department
Ravenna City Fire Department
Troy Fire Department
Washington Township Fire Department
EMS Provider of the Year
Debra Willis, Paramedic, Jackson County EMS
EMS Medical Director of the Year
Robert Lowe, MD, FACEP, Ohio Health Doctor’s Hospital Systems
EMS Agency of the Year
University of Dayton Emergency Medical Services
Frank Giampetro Distinguished EMS Educator Award
Donald Zimmerman, Paramedic, Mentor Fire Department