EMSC Pulse

A digest of EMSC Program News and Activities

Issue #83 | May 31, 2023

Featured resource:

The EMSC Data Center (EDC) has launched a new website! Explore emscDataCenter.org for EMSC data resources, research, pediatric readiness materials, professional development, and more! State Partnership Programs: Want to learn more? Attend the EDC’s upcoming TechTalk: Navigating the New EDC Website, Part I, on June 8.

Resources round-up:

Policy statements:

Condition-specific resources:

  • PEAK: Agitation - new podcast series episodes available!

Disaster resources:

Prehospital resources:

EMSC grantee resources:

Other resources:

Upcoming events, conferences, deadlines:

Funding opportunities:

Other opportunities:

Honors & awards:

  • Nancy McGrath, MN, MSN, RN, CPNP, a subject matter expert with the EMSC Innovation & Improvement Center and pioneer in pediatric readiness work, was announced as the recipient of the Emergency Nursing Association’s Pediatric Readiness Improvement Award.
  • Manish Shah, MD, MS, co-principal investigator of PECARN’s CHaMP node, received the Dr. Marianne Gausche-Hill Educational Mentorship Award from the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine.
  • E. Brooke Lerner, PhD, FAEMS, co-principal investigator of PECARN’s CHaMP node, received the Nate Kuppermann PEM Mentorship in Research Award from the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine.

Research highlights:

Headline highlights:

  1. Youth mental health crisis may be improving, early ER data suggests - CBS News, May 11
  2. COVID Public Health Emergency Ends, But For E.R.'s There's Still No "New Normal" - NPR, May 15
  3. State renews approval of Franciscan Health ER for pediatrics - Illinois Patch, May 2 & MUSC Health certified ‘Pediatric Ready’ - Lancaster News, May 16 (Facility recognition programs in Illinois and South Carolina EMSC)
  4. Celebrate Emergency Medical Services for Children Day - EMS1, May 24 (EMSC Day coverage; similar articles appeared in JEMs & Firehouse)
  5. EMS Week 2023: EMS for Children - JEMS, May 24

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