Development of a Comprehensive Emergency Medical Service: The Seattle Story - 7-11-2018

July 20, 2018

This lecture is part of a series that provides continuing medical education for physicians.

Course Objectives:
Upon Completion of this activity, attendees should be able to:

• Understand the coincident factors that led to our EMS system
• Develop insight into the value of cooperation in Seattle Medical Care
• Appreciate the contribution of the Seattle Fire Department, the UW and leaders foresight in meeting the needs of our unique environment and patient population.


Douglas Wood, MD, FACS, FRCS Ed
The Henry N. Harkins Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
University of Washington


Hugh M. Foy, MD
Professor, Department of Surgery
Director, Surgical Specialties Clinic
University of Washington
Harborview Medical Center