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Submit Your Nominations for the Texas EMS Awards
The Department of State Health Services is currently accepting nominations for this year's Texas EMS Awards, to be presented during the Texas EMS Conference in November. Nominations will be accepted until September 28, 2018.
Award Categories 2018
EMS Educator Award honors a state-certified EMS instructor or course coordinator who advances EMS education in Texas through innovation, collaboration and a commitment to students.
EMS Medical Director Award honors a physician who has served as a medical director, on-line or off-line, for an EMS organization, and continually demonstrates a commitment to excellent patient care.
EMS Administrator Award honors an administrator, researcher or manager at the local, city, county, regional or state level who has made a positive contribution to EMS and is committed to building a strong team able to respond effectively.
Public Information/Injury Prevention Award honors an EMS group or individual for outstanding achievement in public education or injury prevention.
Citizen Award honors a private citizen for a heroic lifesaving act or unique advocacy of EMS.
Private/Public Provider Award honors a ground or air organization that demonstrated leadership in EMS in patient care, public access, medical control, disaster preparedness, public education or training.
Volunteer Provider Award honors an organization staffed by volunteers that demonstrated leadership in EMS in patient care, public access, medical control, disaster preparedness, public education or training.
First Responder Award honors a first responder organization that demonstrated leadership in EMS in patient care, public access, medical control, disaster preparedness, public education or training.
Air Medical Service Award honors a public or private air medical service in Texas that has demonstrated the highest standards in providing patient care, leading the way in innovation and commitment to patient care.
Outstanding EMS Person of the Year honors an EMS-certified person who has demonstrated uncommon leadership and courage in providing emergency medical service to the citizens of Texas.
Telecommunicator of the Year honors a person or team who handled a call or system event with a level of professionalism and efficiency that allowed the first responders on the scene to give the patients the best care possible. An individual or a team is eligible for the award.
Trauma Center Award honors a designated trauma facility in Texas that has demonstrated leadership and high standards in implementing injury prevention programs and providing trauma patient care to the citizens and visitors of Texas.
Regional Advisory Council Award honors a regional advisory council in Texas that has demonstrated leadership and high standards in improving emergency medical service and improving the Texas EMS/Trauma System.