discuss print share

Large Bio ImageBryan Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, FAAEM, EMT-P

CONNECT WITH Bryan Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, FAAEM, EMT-P

Facebook Large Icon

Bryan Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, FAAEM, EMT-P

Dr. Bryan Bledsoe is an emergency physician, researcher, and EMS author. Presently he is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the EMS Fellowship program at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and an Attending Emergency Physician at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas. He is board-certified in emergency medicine.

Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Bledsoe worked as an EMT, a paramedic, and a paramedic instructor. He completed EMT training in 1974 and paramedic training in 1976 and worked for 6 years as a field paramedic in Fort Worth, Texas. In 1979, he joined the faculty of the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center and served as coordinator of EMT and paramedic education programs at the university. Dr. Bledsoe is active in emergency medicine and EMS research. He is a popular speaker at state, national, and international seminars and writes regularly for numerous EMS journals. He is active in educational endeavors with the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. Dr. Bledsoe also serves as medical director for MedicWest ambulance in Las Vegas and the annual Burning Man event in northern Nevada.

Dr. Bledsoe is the author of numerous EMS textbooks and has in excess of 1 million books in print. Dr. Bledsoe was named a “Hero of Emergency Medicine” in 2008 by the American College of Emergency Physicians as a part of their 40th Anniversary celebration and was named a “Hero of Health and Fitness” by Men’s Health magazine as part of their 20th anniversary edition in November of 2008. He is frequently interviewed in the national media. Dr, Bledsoe is married and divides his time between his residences in Midlothian, TX and Las Vegas, NV.

content by Bryan Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, FAAEM, EMT-P

Also On Jems Thumb

The Plague that Kills Professionalism

If you've fallen victim to complaining, whining or sudden memory loss regarding your passion for the industry, read this column.


Also On Jems Thumb

Why You Need the EMS Run Report

The EMS run report provides critical information to emergency department physicians.


Also On Jems Thumb

EMS Apathy Is Pathetic

Criticizing the norm and being an advocate for change in EMS isn't an easy job.


Also On Jems Thumb

Intubation Threatened by New Devices and Lack of Paramedic Practice

How much longer will endotracheal intubation be performed in the field? With paramedics not getting enough practice and new alternative airway devices being introduced, its future is questionable.


Also On Jems Thumb

Take Time Outs to Avoid Mistakes

Practice this concept that may prevent you from making a medical mistake.


discuss print share

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS





 

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Simulation-Based Assessment Facilitates Learning & Enhances Clinical Judgment

Simulation is an educational tool that can be used to develop and refine clinical skills of the student in a controlled environment before they progress to becoming practicing clinicians.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Colorado Medics Ditch Pants for Kilts

“Real men do wear kilts.”
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

NYC September 11 Commemoration

Tolling of the bell begins the anniversary ceremony.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Wrong Fuel Cited in New Mexico Air Ambulance Crash

Plane received jet fuel instead of aviation fuel.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Wake County EMS PAT

Physical ability test demonstration.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

CO Leak at Illinois School

Girard incident sends over 130 to hospitals.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Hands On September 2014

Who gets thumbs up this month?
More >


Multimedia Thumb

NYC Sept. 11 Anniversary

View images from the ceremony at Ground Zero.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

VividTrac offered by Vivid Medical - EMS Today 2013

VividTrac, affordable high performance video intubation device.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Braun Ambulances' EZ Door Forward

Helps to create a safer ambulance module.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >