Day 7: Where in the World (of EMS) is A.J.?

A.J. returns to the states in time to celebrate EMS Week in Memphis, Tenn.

 

 
 
 

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P | | Saturday, May 25, 2013

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Day 7 in Pictures: Memphis Fire Department Academy

For EMS Week, JEMS Editor-in-Chief, A.J. Heightman, flew from Manchester England directly to Memphis. Tennessee and spent the day with crews from the Memphis Fire Department and the MERI Center, one of the most innovative cadaever labs, Live Tissue labs, simulation centers and product test centers in the world.
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For EMS Week, JEMS Editor-in-Chief, A.J. Heightman, flew from Manchester, England directly to Memphis, Tenn., and spent the day with crews from the Memphis Fire Department and the MERI Center, one of the most innovative cadaever labs, Live Tissue labs, simulation centers and product test centers in the world.

A.J. will be reporting on his whirlwind day in Memphis and at MERI next week after he recovers from two weeks in Europe and the vassociated jet-lag, but, for now, he wanted to share the great billboard the Memphis FD EMS Week Committee commissioned to be place throughout the Memphi service area. Featuring the crews of Memphis FD and their commitment to excellence, the billboard educates the public and recognizes our special week!
 



Day 7 in Pictures: Memphis Fire Department Academy

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At the Academy

A.J.is welcomed with "open arms" at the Memphis Fire and EMS Academy.


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At the Academy

A.J. at the Memphis FD Academy.


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Talking EMS

30-year veteran Memphis FD Lt. Marl Couple takes a moment to talk about EMS with A.J.


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Hopping Calls

A.J. hopping calls in Memphis with EMS Chief Gary Ludwig during EMS Week.


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Hopping Calls

A.J. hopping calls in Memphis with EMS Chief Gary Ludwig during EMS Week.


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At the Cadvaer Lab

A.J. performing procedures in the MERI Live Tissue and Cadaver Lab in Memphis.


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EMS Week Billboard

One of several EMS Week billboards commissioned by the Memphis Fire Department.


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EMS Week Billboard

EMS Week billboard commissioned by the Memphis Fire Department.


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Old Friends

Gary Ludwig, MFD EMS Chief, A.J., & EMS Training Battalion Chief Daniel Wakefield.


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Memphis Fire Department's Airport EMS

At night, Memphis Fire Department's Airport EMS crew bunks in at the World Headquarters of FedEx to serve this 5,000-person operation.



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A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P

JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P, has a background as an EMS director and EMS operations director. He specializes in MCI management.

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