Monday Feb 20, 2023

Ep 2 NAEMT Radio Advocacy

In this episode of NAEMT Radio, NAEMT President Elect, Chris Way and Region II Director, Juan Cardona join Rob Lawrence to discuss Advocacy.  The guests identify why advocacy is important to the future of EMS at the local, state and federal levels. 

In the second half of the podcast, the discussion turns to the upcoming EMS on the Hill (EMSOTH) Day event, taking place on Thursday, March 30, 2023 (briefing: evening on March 29) at  the Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA and up on Capitol Hill. Chris and Juan tell us about preparing to attend EMSOTH, what to expect, who will you meet, how long will it last, how to deliver 'The Ask' and how to follow up with your elected officials. 

Preliminary Schedule:

March 29: 5:30pm – 8:30pm – Pre-Hill Briefing and Networking Reception

March 30: 8:00am – 5pm – EMS On The Hill Day Congressional Hill Visits

March 30: 5:30pm – 7:30pm – Post Hill Reception

Resources / Links:

EMS On The Hill Day:

EMSOTH Welcome Guide:


Mid Show Break

During the Mid Show break, Macara Trusty talks about the Mental Health Resilience Officer (MHRO) course presented with support from FirstNet®, Built with AT&T, has developed a course to assist EMS agencies in building and supporting the mental health resilience of their personnel. For more information visit

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