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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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Happening soon

12th Annual Trauma Symposium

We made it through another year. we are excited to announce that we will be offering an in person symposium this year. we will also be providing it virtual as well, for those who are unable to attend. More to come.

September 26, 2022 from 7:00-3:30pm