OEMS - Committees & Work Groups

 
Click on the links below or browse this page for information about the Connecticut EMS Advisory Board (CEMSAB), the Connecticut EMS Medical Advisory Committee (CEMSMAC), and the various ad hoc committees and workgroups that advise the CEMSAB and CEMSMAC on specific subject matter and projects.
 

Connecticut EMS Advisory Board (CEMSAB)

Chair - Greg Allard

Held the 4th Wednesday of each month, the CEMSAB (established pursuant to C.G.S. Sec. 19a-178a) is charged to "assist in coordinating the efforts of all persons and agencies in the state concerned with the emergency medical service system, and shall render advice on the development of the emergency medical service system where needed".
 

2013-2014 CEMSAB ANNUAL REPORT

CEMSAB Statute

CEMSAB Membership (as of 11.17.2015)

CEMSAB By-Laws (rev. 2/25/2015) 

CEMSAB Committee Rules

Records Retention Schedules for State Records Management Program

 

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CEMSAB Steering Committee                                                                           

Chair - Greg Allard
This is a standing committee of the EMS Advisory Board.

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Connecticut  EMS Medical Advisory Committee (CEMSMAC)                          

Co-chairs:  Drs. Kyle McClaine and Richard A. Kamin

Held the 2nd Thursday of the month, the CEMSMAC is a standing committee of the CEMSAB established pursuant CGS 19a-178(c) and "shall provide the commissioner, the advisory board and other ad hoc committees with advice and comment regarding the medical aspects of their projects.  The standing committee may submit reports directly to the commissioner regarding medically-related concerns that have not, in the standing committee's opinion, been satisfactorily addressed by the advisory board."

Its membership is composed of the five Regional Medical Advisory Committee physician Chairpersons, one physician representative of the state EMS for Children Committee, and the State EMS Medical Director.  Additionally, the Clinical Coordinators Committee conducts their business during CEMSMAC meetings.  

CEMSMAC statute

Application Process for EMT and AEMT Expanded Scope of Practice

Expanded Scope of Practice Submission Template    

 

2017 Meeting Agendas & Minutes

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Clinical Coordinators' Committee                                                                         

Committee Chair: Joseph Larcheveque

This is a committee of the EMS Advisory Board comprised of the State's EMS sponsor hospital  clinical coordinators.  NOTE:  Prior to 2017, these meetings have been held in conjunction with CEMSMAC meetings.

 

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CMED Strategic Planning Committee                                                                   

Chair:  Joe Soto

2017 Meeting Schedule

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Education & Training Committee                                                                           

Chair: Michael Zacchera

This is a committee of the EMS Advisory Board that provides insight and opinion pertaining to training, education, and testing of EMS providers within the State of Connecticut.

2015 Training & Education Committee Annual Report


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Archived 2016 Education & Training Committee Agendas & Minutes

Archived 2015 Education & Training Committee Agendas & Minutes

Archived 2014 Education & Training Committee Agendas & Minutes

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Chair: Bill Ackley

This is a committee of the EMS Advisory Board that provides insight and opinion pertaining to EMS Emergency Planning and Public Health Preparedness.  The committee regularly meets on the first Thursday of each month.

 

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Archived 2016 Emergency Preparedness Committee Agendas & Minutes

Archived 2015 Emergency Preparedness Committee Agendas & Minutes

Archived 2014 Emergency Preparedness Committee Agendas & Minutes

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Committee Chair: Greg Allard

This is a committee of the EMS Advisory Board that provides insight and opinion pertaining to legislative proposals affecting EMS.

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Archived 2015 Legislative Committee Agendas & Minutes

Archived 2014 Legislative Committee Agendas & Minutes

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Mobile Integrated Healthcare Workgroup                                                            

Workgroup Chair: Joshua Beaulieu

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Archived 2016 MIH Workgroup Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Archived 2015 MIH Workgroup Meeting Agendas & Minutes

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Paramedic Committee                                                                                           

This is a committee of the EMS Advisory Board comprised of paramedic EMS agency representatives and providers, whose focus is providing information, opinion and insight on and about EMS issues as they pertain to and may impact paramedic EMS services.

 

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Archived 2016 Paramedic Committee Agendas & Minutes

Archived 2015 Paramedic Committee Agendas & Minutes

Archived 2014 Paramedic Committee Agendas & Minutes

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Public Information and Education Committee                                                    

Chair: Robert Ziegler

This is a committee of the EMS Advisory Board that works to inform and educate the general public regarding EMS. 

2015 Public Information & Education Annual Report

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Quality Improvement and Data Committee                                                        

Chair: Paul Yeno

Held the 2nd Tuesday of each month, this is a committee of the EMS Advisory Board that provides insight and opinion pertaining to EMS data collection and analysis.

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Archived 2016 QIDC Agendas & Minutes

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Trauma Committee                                                                                                 

Chair: Dr. Shea Gregg

Held the 3rd Thursday of every other month, this is a standing committee of the EMS Advisory Board that reviews statewide policy as related to trauma-specific patient care delivered by EMS providers. 

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Archived 2016 Trauma committee Agendas & Minutes

Archived 2015 Trauma Committee Agendas & Minutes

Archived 2014 Trauma Committee Agendas & Minutes

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Committee Chair: Jay Paretzky

Held the 1st Monday of every other month, this is a committee of the EMS Advisory Board comprised of volunteer EMS agency representatives and providers, whose focus is providing information, opinion and insight on and about EMS issues as they pertain to and may impact volunteer EMS services.

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 Archived 2016 Volunteer Committee Agendas & Minutes

Archived 2015 Volunteer Committee Agendas & Minutes

Archived 2014 Volunteer Committee Agendas & Minutes

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