• dayton
  • brown
  • uvm
  • Syracuse
  • muhlenberg
  • Villanova
  • boston-college
  • emory
  • richmond
  • mit
  • northeastern
  • vems-desales
  • tulane2012
  • Rice University EMS Tahoe
  • rowan2
  • carnegie mellon
  • dartmouth
  • emerg
  • georgetown
  • rochester
  • tamu
  • University of Massachusetts - Lowell
  • Virginia Tech Rescue Squad
  • oswego
  • Franklin and Marshall EMS
  • RPI Ambulance
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • University of Dayton (Dayton, OH)
  • Brown University EMS (Providence, RI)
  • University of Vermont Rescue (Burlington, VT)
  • Syracuse University Ambulance (Syracuse, NY)
  • Muhlenberg College EMS (Allentown, PA)
  • Villanova University EMS (Villanova, PA)
  • Boston College Eagle EMS (Boston, MA)
  • Emory University EMS (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Richmond EMS (Richmond, VA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology EMS (Cambridge, MA)
  • Northeastern University EMS (Boston, MA)
  • DeSales University EMS (Center Valley, PA) and Villanova University EMS (Villanova, PA)
  • Drexel University EMS (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Loyola Marymount University EMS (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Tulane University EMS (New Orleans, LA)
  • Rice University EMS (Houston, TX)
  • Rowan University EMS (Glassboro, NJ)
  • Carnegie Mellon University EMS (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Dartmouth College EMS (Hanover, NH)
  • George Washington University EMeRG (Washington, DC)
  • Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service (Washington, DC)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology Ambulance (Rochester, NY)
  • Texas A&M University EMS (College Station, TX)
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell EMS (Lowell, MA)
  • Virginia Tech Rescue Squad (Blacksburg, VA)
  • SUNY Oswego SAVAC (Oswego, NY)
  • Franklin and Marshall EMS (Lancaster, PA)
  • RPI Ambulance (Troy, NY)
  • CWRU EMS (Cleveland, OH)

Founded in 1993, the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation (NCEMSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to scholarship, research and to creating a safer, healthier environment on college and university campuses through the support, promotion, and advocacy of campus-based emergency medical services. The Foundation is committed to the advancement of existing response groups and assisting in the development of new response groups. 

 NCEMSF serves as an umbrella organization supporting its over 250 constituent member colleges and universities in providing campus based emergency medical services. These, often student-run organizations, are comprised of highly trained students ready to respond in any medical emergency. Student volunteers respond within minutes and provide emergency care tailored specifically to their campus community. These groups range from quick-response services on foot or bike to advanced life support (ALS) transporting units.

In addition to providing for the acquisition of medical knowledge, campus based EMS allows student participants to develop certain life skills including leadership, communication, and decision-making. NCEMSF provides a forum for communication and creates an environment where ideas can be exchanged and problems can be solved.

It Takes a Village

A new campus EMS video is now available... From a thirty-year vantage point, a founder of a collegiate EMS describes the eight steps - and one secret ingredient - that resulted in an institutional transformation successful beyond any of the founders' imaginations. Given as the Major John P. Pryor, MD memorial lecture on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the 22nd Annual NCEMSF Conference in Boston, Massachusetts.



 pdf NCEMSF News - Vol 21, Issue 3 - Conference 2017 (969 KB)

Inside this issue:

  • President’s Message
  • Unique Opportunities
  • Alumni Corner
  • High Performance EMS
  • Communication
  • Project Homeless
  • EMS and Public Health
  • Urban Campus EMS
  • Continuing Education
  • Regional Roundup
  • Beyond Comfort Zone
  • You are a Sponge
  • NCEMSF Membership and Startup Information

Want to contribute? Submit articles, reviews, other scholarly works for publication by emailing info@ncemsf.org. Squad updates can be sent to your RC for inclusion in the Regional Roundup.

2017 Annual Conference

The pdf 2017 Program (1.63 MB) is now available.

Join nearly 1,100 representatives of campus-based EMS organizations from 95 colleges and universities during the 24th Annual National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation (NCEMSF) Conference February 24-26 at the Baltimore Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Over two and a half days, experience exceptional prehospital medical, trauma, disaster preparedness, emergency management, and leadership education, including over 110 lectures, roundtable discussions, expert panels, and hands-on skills labs. In addition, three six-hour pre-Conference courses will be offered.

Learn more at our 2017 Conference page!

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