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October 2016: Professor Phelps appointed to the Editorial Board of the Prehospital Emergency Care.

October 2016: The NYC Ambulance History page on Facebook now exceeds 1,000 documents related to the history of ambulance work in New York City and exceeds 1,300 members! 

 June 2016: My thoughts on the Social Media and Critical Care (SMACC) Conference in Dublin: Article in EMSWorld and Interview by Richmond Ambulance Authority CEO Rob Lawrence's Word on the Street Column: Sharing the Craic on SMACC 

June 2016: Professor Phelps is now a peer reviewer for the Irish Journal of Paramedicine

June 2016: Professor Phelps spoke at the World Conference on Disaster Management.

June 2016: Professor Phelps spoke at the FEMA Higher Education Conference.

May 2016: Professor Phelps' letter to the editor in response to this article: How a $2,000 ambulance ride reveals the Mafia-like nature of health care providers, insurance companies in the New York Daily News.

May 2016: Professor Phelps spoke on Public Relations & HIPAA at the Zoll Users Conference in Denver, Colorado.  Here is the handout, the powerpoint, and the audio file (scratchy on new shirt, but audible.)

March 2016: Professor Phelps is now a peer reviewer for the British Paramedic Journal.

March 14th, 2016: The NYC Ambulance History Project celebrates 43 years of paramedic care in New York City and is now an affiliate museum of the National EMS Museum.

March 2016: Professor Phelps speaks on Messaging Apps at the Disaster Recovery International Conference in Atlanta, GA. (The powerpoint & the audio)

February 2016: Professor Phelps is now a peer reviewer for the European Journal of Emergency Medicine.

December 2015: Professor Phelps, in partnership with the Hoch Center for Emergency Medicine, met with senior staff of Beijing Emergency Ambulance 120 staff to discuss the US EMS system as Beijing is in the process of updating their EMS system. 

The NYC Ambulance History page on Facebook now exceeds 800 documents related to the history of ambulance work in New York City and exceeds 1,000 members within the first year! 

September 2015: Professor Phelps meets with Hong Kong Fire EMS.

 The 2015 Ambulance Science Fellowship and Disaster Science Fellowship Programs are full!  

The next Ambulance Science Fellowship and Disaster Science Fellowship Programs begin in September 2016.

Loudon Fire Rescue EMS Captain Daniel Neal, MS, FAcEM, PhD talks about his experience as an Ambulance Science Fellow in the July 2015 EMSWorld: http://www.emsworld.com/article/12089453/becoming-an-ambulance-science-fello

Professor Phelps met with senior officials at Tokyo Fire Department EMS on January 9th, 2015

Professor Phelps met with senior officals at Ningbo EMS (China) on October 13th, 2014.

Ambulance Science Magazine and Disaster Science Magazine are now available on Flipboard.

Professor Phelps met with senior officals at Buenos Aires EMS on February 9th, 2013.

 


 

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Independent Post-Course Survey Comments from the 2013 Cohort:

"I am so very glad I went through with it. The program opened my eyes and was more challenging than I expected"

"The Disaster Science Program was both challenging and rewarding. I was able to add to my knowledge and share what I had already known with my colleagues. This was an excellent experience."

All Cohorts Receive an Independent Post-Course Survey.  100% Agreed/Strongly Agreed With the Following Statements:

“the Professor challenged me to think.”
“I learned a lot in this class”
“The class made me a better disaster manager”
“This class helped me maser the Emergency Management Body of Knowledge”
“The program was effective in advancing my learning”
“The Professor was an effective teacher”

“Overall, a terrific class, and a lot of thought, work, and effort has been put into the program.  I highly recommend the class to anyone looking the further their knowledge in the field”

“I really like the format, the way the course was handled, and the intensity.  I wouldn’t change a thing.
“Overall, the program was exceptional”
“I am truly honored to receive my FAcEM and proud of the work I’ve done”
“Amazing program, well worth my time”

“The experience was both a challenge and a privilege. Thank you."
“The best course of education I have experienced in 30 years of study at all levels”
“Most excellent program....The Fellowship encouraged me to change my outlook, my way of thinking, and managing incidents."

"I consider myself fortunate to study and learn under Professor Phelps....His passion for disaster science radiates in class."