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Fire-Rescue Med 2023

About This Webinar

Fire-Rescue Med is the ONLY fire-based EMS conference addressing the issues impacting today’s leaders. Attendees turn to FRM for the education and training they need to stay ahead of today’s tough issues, including current events and changes in fire-based EMS. Nowhere else will you find experienced veterans and rising stars working together on concepts impacting the future of the industry. Year after year we incorporate new education sessions dealing with today's hot topics.

FRM is open to any EMS leader and, because of our sponsors, is once again offered at no cost to attendees. Bring the whole crew and join us at Virtual FRM 2023!

Agenda is as of Feb 20, 2023 and subject to change. All times are U.S. Eastern Standard.

  • 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM - Opening General Session - Introduction, James O. Page Award, HeartSafe Community Awards - Mike McEvoy
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Leadership Fundamentals - Jim Lydon
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Translating Research Into Practice - David Page
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM - BREAK
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM - Financial Impact Involving Supplemental Payment Programs, Public Health Emergency, and No Surprise Billing Act - Zach Anta, Teresa Breckner, Sara DiCicco, Jill Seime
  • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM - LMR to LTE with FirstNet Interoperability: Innovating Solutions to Benefit First Responders - Tommy Smith & Stephen Devine
  • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM - From Consumer to Collaborator: How to Get What You Need from Your Paramedic Education Program - Heather Davis
  • 4:30 PM – 4:40 PM - Wrap Up
Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
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Chief of EMS, Saratoga County (NY)
Chair, IAFC EMS Section

Mike McEvoy is the Chief of EMS for Saratoga County, New York, the Chief Medical Officer for the West Crescent Fire Department and a nurse clinician in the cardiac surgical ICU at Albany Medical Center where he also teaches critical care medicine. He was appointed to a vacancy on the EMS Section Executive Committee in 2013, elected secretary of the section in 2014, elected chair of the Section in 2016 and again in 2019. He has been a member of IAFC since 2007.
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Business Analyst - Public Consulting Group
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Account Specialist - Public Consulting Group
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Director of Student Assessment, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Heather Davis is the Director of Student Assessment at the David Geffen School of Medicine. She is responsible for managing a valid, reliable, and equitable assessment program used to enhance learning and verify the competency of undergraduate medical students at UCLA. She previously spent more than 20 years at the UCLA Center for Prehospital Care, in both the Associate Director and Program Director roles. As the Education Director for LA County Fire, she managed education programs for over 3000 firefighter EMTs and Paramedics. She holds a Doctorate in Educational Psychology from the University of Southern California, teaches as an Adjunct Professor in the Rossier School of Education, and is the Immediate Past Chair for the National Registry of EMTs. Dr. Davis is a published author and national speaker. Her scholarly interests lie in learning and motivation, transfer of learning, and how issues of equity and inclusion impact learning and performance.
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Director of Strategy and Policy, FirstNet Built with AT&T
Responsible for public safety support and advocacy for the implementation of FirstNet.
Joined AT&T in May 2017 after a lifelong career in public safety communications in positions where he addressed a variety of topics, including public safety technologies, operations, spectrum use and regulatory issues.

Involved in Land Mobile Radio (LMR) technologies and built P25 radio systems over the last 20 years as today’s LMR and LTE PTT systems become more prevalent.
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Senior Consultant - Public Consulting Group
Sarah DiCicco is a healthcare Senior Consultant in Public Consulting Groups’ Austin, Texas office. In this role, she provides reimbursement and claim solutions services to state and local governments as well as ambulance service providers. Ms. DiCicco serves as a subject matter expert and drives the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection awareness effort for public and private providers.

Ms. DiCicco joined PCG in early 2020 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco and an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas.
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Director, Leadership Development, All American Leadership
A fire service professional having served over 40-years in positions from entry level to Fire Chief. Additionally served in the capacity of Assistant City Manager and Acting City Manager. Formal education includes a MA in Organizational Leadership. Currently committed to helping others grow as leaders through coaching and developmental programs.
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Director, Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA
David Page, MS, NRP, is the director of the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA and field paramedic with Allina EMS in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. He serves as the chair of the International Paramedic Registry. He has over 37 years of EMS street experience and still loves working his ambulance shifts the best.
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Senior Technical Advisor - Public Consulting Group
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Lead Strategist - Fire and EMS, FirstNet Built with AT&T
Tommy Smith is a Lead Market Strategist within the FirstNet Market Strategy & Development team supporting FirstNet initiatives and development. In his current role, Tommy curates market strategies, influences specific market segments, and helps shape the overall market development strategy.
Prior to joining AT&T, Tommy spent nearly three decades working in public safety in the Colorado Springs Fire Department, Redmond Fire Department, and Dorchester County, SC., where he served as Deputy Chief, Fire Chief and Deputy Administrator of Public Safety, respectively.
Hosted By
International Association of Fire Chiefs webinar platform hosts Fire-Rescue Med 2023
The International Association of Fire Chiefs represents the leadership of over 1.2 million firefighters and emergency responders. IAFC members are the world's leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety legislation. Since 1873, the IAFC has provided a forum for its members to exchange ideas and uncover the latest products and services available to first responders.
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