Thursday, April 24, 2014

Welcome to the George E Moerkirk Emergency Medicine Institute

Celebrate EMS Week 2014 May 18 - 25

Come celebrate EMS Week 2014 with us. The schedule has been finalized and a full brochure can be downloaded below.

Events include:
05/19 Boston Marathon Bombing Lessons Learned with Dr. Leon Sanchez, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard medical School

05/20 Philly Soft Pretzel Day

05/21 Revolutions Entertainment & Bowling. Featuring the fourth annual EMS bowling tournament!

05/22 BBQ LVH-17

05/23 BBQ LVH-CC, Survivor Case Presentation and Dove release for fallen EMS heros

As always seating is limited for some events and registration is required. You may electronically register by clicking on the link below:

EMS Week 2014 Registration

Please indicate which event(s) you will be attending. If you have any questions you may call EMI at (610) 969-0290.

icon EMS Week 2014 Schedule of Events

To submit names of EMS providers to be remembered at dove release, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (610) 969-0258

EMS Week 2014 is sponsored by Lehigh Valley Health Network

EMS Provider Memorial Dove Release

To commemorate the end of EMS Week 2014, once again the Division of EMS will be holding a Memorial Dove Release at the end of the barbeque at LVH-CC on Friday, May 23rd.  If you know of an EMS Provider who you would like to have remembered at the dove release (homing pigeons, please email the following information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

- Name of deceased provider
- Service affiliation
- Certification
- Year of death if known

9th Annual Sprit of Courage Awards

We invite you to participate in the 9th Annual Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage Award Celebration on October 14, 2014. This inspiring evening attracts over 700 people from Eastern PA to benefit the burn survivor and community education programs of the Burn Prevention Network. Please take time now to nominate a worthy award recipient. You may download a nomination form on the EMI Website.  You may Visit our website ghto view photos of our 2013 event.

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