EMS Week

(credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Medical Residents Join Forces With Firefighters, EMS Crews

This week is Emergency Medical Services week and Wednesday is EMS day. Local medical residents got a firsthand look Wednesday at what firefighters and EMS personnel go through.


(Hillary Corburn, right, says she owes her life to emergency responders and to her husband Gene, left, who performed CPR until they arrived.  Credit: Ian Bush)

Philadelphians Help Celebrate EMS Week

This is National EMS Week, when emergency medical crews in Philadelphia and elsewhere are honored for their work.


(Medical evacuations via helicopter were just one of the topics covered for Drexel medical residents today at "EMS Day," at the Philadelphia Fire Academy.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Phila. Fire Department, Drexel U. Team Up For ‘EMS Day’ Training

Drexel medical residents spent the day at the Philadelphia Fire Academy learning about what EMS units do before patients are transported to the hospital.