Emergency Medical Practice Advisory Council (EMPAC)


Current membership including term expirations


EMPAC operates under the direction of our executive director and advises us about the appropriate scope of practice for EMS providers, including waivers to scope of practice and criteria for physicians to serve as EMS medical directors. Meetings are held quarterly.
EMS regional medical directors (RMD) meeting
EMS Regional Medical Direction meetings are held quarterly in conjunction with the EMPAC meeting. The public is welcome at the RMD meetings.
RMD meetings intend to:
  • Facilitate peer communication and cooperation.
  • Provide resources to EMS agency medical directors so they can do their jobs better.
  • Facilitate regional EMS continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  • Promote regional standardization of protocols for levels of service, and education/training of EMS providers.
  • Facilitate communications between agency medical directors and the state.
  • Facilitate communications between agency medical directors and the health care community.
Upcoming meeting dates
  • May 14, 2018
  • Aug. 13, 2018
  • Nov. 8, 2018
Michael Bateman
Education and practice coordinator