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Drivers Are More Likely to be Distracted Around Emergency Vehicles: New Survey from NSC and ERSI

During Distracted Driving Awareness Month, National Safety Council and Emergency Responder Safety Institute find far too many drivers post to social media and take photos or videos when emergency personnel are responding to an incident MIAMI – According to a survey released today by the National Safety Council and the Emergency Responder Safety Institute, 71 […]

Get Involved at 2019 Conference: Research Forum, Trauma Competition Accepting Applications

The 2019 International Trauma Conference is November 13-16, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, and ITLS is looking for individuals to get involved! The Trauma Competition is now accepting teams and the Research Forum is seeking submissions. More details about the conference will be released later this spring, and registration will open online next month! […]

New ITLS Course for Community Responders to Debut in UK

Introducing ITLS Duty to Respond: A practical trauma management course for first responders ITLS will debut its new Duty to Respond (DTR) program at Trauma Care UK on March 3. The 1-day hands-on practical trauma management course is designed for first responders who have a duty to respond to emergencies. The course focuses on initial […]

Congratulations to Newly Elected Board of Directors Members

Congratulations to the four individuals who were elected to the ITLS Board of Directors at the International Congress Business Session at the conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Elected to three-year terms were: Richard N. Bradley, MD, FACEP, EMT-P – Texas Audrey Elizabeth Cloughessy, AM, Mast Health Mgt, RN, FAEN (USA), MRCNA (AUS) – Australia & […]

Dr. John Campbell Recognized as a 2018 NAEMSE Fallen Hero

ITLS founder and president John E. Campbell, MD, FACEP, who passed away at the end of August, was honored with a Fallen Heroes Award from the National Association of EMS Educators at the organization’s 23rd annual symposium and tradeshow on September 4. The Fallen Heroes award was created to honor individuals in EMS Education who, […]

ITLS Mourns the Loss of Founder and President Dr. John Campbell

It is with tremendous sadness that International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) announces the passing of our founder and president, John Emory Campbell, MD, FACEP, of Alabama. Dr. Campbell passed away in his home on August 29, 2018 after a long illness. He was 75 years old. Known worldwide for his groundbreaking work in developing prehospital […]

ITLS Committee Cycle 2018-2019 Application Now Open

Are you interested in getting more involved with ITLS? Apply to serve on a committee! Committee applications are due August 15, 2018. You will receive notification of committee appointments in mid-September. You will be asked to rank your top 3 committee choices. Placement is at the discretion of the ITLS Board of Directors and Committee […]

ITLS Seeks Nominations for Annual Awards

ITLS will honor members who have made exemplary contributions to the organization, its chapters and trauma education. Each year, ITLS acknowledges its finest medical directors, coordinators, and instructors based on nominations from its chapters and training centres. Help us recognize deserving individuals! We invite your nominations for the following: ITLS Ambassador John Campbell Medical Director […]

Call for Nominations for ITLS Board of Directors, Speaker, Vice Speaker

Three members will be elected to the ITLS Board of Directors by the ITLS delegates during the 2018 Business Session at the annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri. If you would like to contribute to the success of ITLS, or know of a colleague who would make an excellent Board member, now is the time […]

ITLS Mourns the Loss of Dr. Marty Friedberg

With sadness, ITLS announces the death of longtime ITLS Ontario Medical Director Dr. Martin Friedberg. Marty was a dear friend of ITLS, who served on the Board of Directors for many years, and was a mentor to many in the EMS community in Toronto and beyond. Services for Dr. Friedberg are being held on January […]

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