EMS Medical Director Submits His Resignation

Paramedics advised on geriatric patients


 
 

Elissa Silverman | | Thursday, August 21, 2008


JEMS.com Editor's Note: JEMS editorial board member and JEMS.com author James J. Augustine, MD, FACEP, will serve as interim medical director.

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- The medical director who ushered in important changes in D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services procedures submitted his resignation yesterday to Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) and Fire Chief Dennis L. Rubin.

"I think it was thought best that I resign," said Michael D. Williams, when reached by phone last night.

He declined further comment, referring questions to the chief and mayor. He will leave Aug. 29.

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