Washington University EMS Fellow
Bryan completed his Emergency Medicine residency at Maricopa County Medical Center in Phoenix AZ. He is from New York but has lived in Wyoming for the last few years. Prior to being a physician he was a paramedic in multiple states. He is particularly interested in critical care transport and search and rescue operations. His research interests include heat related illness and airway management. He will be Assistant Medical Director for Mehlville Fire Protection District.
Washington University EMS Fellow
Joe completed pediatrics residency and is the first ever combined Pediatric Emergency Medicine / EMS fellow in the country. He is from the St Louis area, and was an EMT with Lincoln County before medical school/residency. He is particularly interested in pediatric aspects of EMS and helping providers provide the best possible care to kids! His research project will be related to patient handoffs in the ED. He will be Assistant Medical Director for Christian EMS. (Until his anticipated graduation in December 2022)
Assistant Program Director of Education - EMS Fellowship, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
James Li, MD is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Assistant Program Director of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis. He completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at University of Cincinnati and served as Chief Resident and a flight physician. He then completed his EMS Fellowship at University of Cincinnati and earned a Certificate in Medical Education. Currently, he is the Medical Director for Saline Valley Fire Protection District and Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals EMS. He runs the EMS rotations for Washington University Emergency Medicine Residency and the EMS elective for Washington University School of Medicine. He is the Editor of the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) FOAMed blog and an active member of the NAEMSP Education Committee. He enjoys innovating in medical education, mentoring learners, and caring for patients both in the field and the emergency department.
Assistant EMS Fellowship Program Director; Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
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Program Director - EMS Fellowship, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Bridgette Svancarek, MD, FAEMS is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Program Director of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis. She graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia School of Medicine in 2006 and completed her Emergency Medicine Residency at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago in 2009. Following residency, she completed the EMS Fellowship at Washington University. She is actively involved in all aspects of EMS education at the local, state, and national levels serving on the Missouri State EMS Education Subcommittee and as a board member for the Committee on Accreditation of EMS Programs (CoAEMSP). Recently, she was appointed Commissioner for the Committee on Allied Health Professions (CAAHEP). In addition, she is actively engaged with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). She also serves as the Medical Director of IHM EMS academy and North/South Technical EMT program. She was awarded her current status of FAEMS (Fellow of the Academy of EMS) by the National Association of EMS Physician (NAEMSP) in its inaugural class in 2016. She holds her board certifications in Emergency Medicine and EMS. She enjoys furthering EMS education, innovations and research for all levels of EMS clinicians.
EMS Physician Assistant
David Wright, MS, PA-C, NRP. is an EMS Physician Assistant at Washington University in St Louis. He has an extensive EMS background, having initially worked as a firefighter/EMT, paramedic for a busy urban 911 response service, in-hospital paramedic, and flight paramedic. After graduating from PA school, he completed the EMS fellowship at Washington University in St Louis. He currently holds certifications as a Physician Assistant, Nationally Registered (and state licensed) Paramedic, Firefighter I & II, Fire and EMS Instructor, Clinical Simulation Instructor and Hazmat Operations, with additional training in Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) and Tactical Medicine. He is a well experienced instructor leading the Washington University EMS American Heart Association/National Association of EMT (AHA/NAEMT) training division, providing Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) instruction to local EMS providers, while also providing frequent initial EMS education at the Jefferson Community College Paramedic Program. He serves as the Assistant Medical Director for Des Peres Public Safety. David is an active member of the National Association of EMS Physicians, eligible for FAEMS this year, and is currently the Chair of the NAEMSP EMS PA/NP Task Force. By the end of the year, he also plans to graduate with his Doctoral Degree in Health Professional Education from Logan University in Chesterfield, MO. His passions include EMS education for all EMS clinicians, clinical simulation and advancing the EMS profession in the new age of multifaceted EMS response.