American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Committee

Committee Focus

  • Make recommendations to the board of directors concerning national EMS issues that affect Academy members such as ambulance diversion.
  • Monitor EMS legislation at the state and national level and collaborate with the government affairs committee on how to impact legislation.




Committee Membership - Who We Are

Committee Chair: Roger Stone, MD MS FAAEM
Board Liaison: Robert Frolichstein, MD FAAEM


The committee coordinates an EMS track at the annual AAEM Scientific Assembly. The committee drafted the board approved position statement: Due Process and Compensation for EMS Oversight.

Current Projects

  • Committee members are on the workgroup that is drafting NASEMSO Model EMS Clinical Guidelines.
  • Committee has a representative on the stakeholders workgroup that is drafting the National Scope of Practice Guidelines for EMS.
  • Committee has a representative on the DEA workgroup for EMS issues.

Join the Committee