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EMS Committee

EMS Committee


The NOTS EMS Committee Advisory Board includes members from NOTS affiliated hospitals along with physicians, regional fire chiefs and regional EMS providers. The committee is co-chaired by Dr. Thomas Collins and Dr. James Sauto. The purpose of the committee is to establish education, guidelines and standards for the transfer of the trauma patient to an acute care facility. The information is available to any physician, EMS organization or EMS provider throughout the region. The goal of the committee is to improve outcomes in our trauma patients.

Co-Chairmen:

Thomas E. Collins, MD, FACEP

Thomas E. Collins, MD, FACEP
Director, Emergency Medical Services
MetroHealth System
Medical Director, City of Cleveland,
Department of Public Safety
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve
University School of Medicine

James W. Sauto, Jr., MD

James W. Sauto, Jr., MD
Procedure Lab Co-Director
EMS Instructor
EMS Medical Director
Emergency Services Institute
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Hillcrest Hospital

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10th Annual Trauma Symposium

2020 has brought a few changes for healthcare, one of these changes will be NOTS going virtual. This decision was made based on the results of a survey sent to our past attendees. We are currently in the process are re-developing our agenda. Please feel free to contact us with any ideas. We want this to be YOUR symposium.

We are also excited that we will be offering this for FREE. This is to honor all of our front line workers during this pandemic. 

Our NOTS mission is to provide the highest quality of care to patients across our region, and this symposium is great way to get your CME requirements while expanding your knowledge in trauma today. 

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Virtual (more information to come)

November 5th, 2020 from 7:30-2:30pm

FREE