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The Georgia EMS Association is dedicated to helping EMTs and Paramedics who work in the State of Georgia.  GEMSA is an association you can be proud to be a member of. 

With member discounts, educational conferences, representation on a host of organizations, the GEMSA Journal, legislative representation, other discounts, and much more, you can't afford not to be a member.  

Current Grant Opportunities - Applications Due Jan. 15

EMR/EMT Grants

The Georgia EMS Association currently has EMR - First Responder/EMT grant dollars available to fund First Responder/EMT courses across the State.  The First Responder/EMT grants are made possible by funding provided through the Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission.  

While all 911 zoned EMS Services and 911 Licensed Medical First Responders are eligible to apply for the grant, priority will be given to those services willing to quickly complete the course approval requirements and conduct the program within the contract period allowed.  Learn more here.

Trauma Course Grants

The Georgia EMS Association has partnered with the Georgia Trauma Commission to facilitate the distribution of funds earmarked for coordination and delivery of approved Trauma Courses for Emergency Services personnel.

Funds are approved to cover course expenses for 20 Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support, International Trauma Life Support, Geriatric Education for EMS, Advanced Medical Life Support and Emergency Pediatric Care programs.  Learn more here.

CE Certificates for Past Conferences

If you have attended a past conference or event hosted by the Georgia EMS Association, you were provided a continuing education transcript with a list of your continuing education hours either at the event or electronically after the events.  (Note: 2018 Providers and Educators Conference certificates were provided through

If you need a replacement continuing education transcript, there is a $5 charge for this service.  All you have to do is fill out the form on this page and complete the payment information.  Within 3-5 business days of receiving your request and payment, we'll e-mail you a new copy of your transcript.

Starting with the 2019 Providers & Educators Conference and moving forward, all sessions were uploaded for you into the state system, so you will no longer need a certificate to do that.

GEMSA Providers & Educators Conference - Call for presentations

GEMSA invites those interested in contributing to EMS in Georgia to submit proposals for presentation for the 2020 GEMSA Providers & Educators Conference scheduled for Oct. 10-13, 2020 in Savannah, GA.

Submission Deadline: December 31, 2019

Get more information on our call for presentations page here.

GEMSA Journal - Fall 2019

The Fall issue of the GEMSA Journal is available in a digital format here. You can view it on your computer, tablet, phone, etc.  Features of this issue:

Features of this issue:

  • Pension Plan Update
  • Membership Benefits
  • 2019 Providers & Educators
    Conference Wrap-up
  • Industry News: Medicare Data Collection
  • Air-Medical Services: Then & Now
  • The OIG Studies The Ambulance Industry: What You Should Know
  • and much more!

2020 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Sponsor and exhibitor registration is open for 2020 including corporate sponsorships and sponsorship/exhibits for the Directors & Leadership Conference in March 2020. 

Now is a great time to mark your calendars and get us in your budget for next year. 

View complete details here.

GEMSA Apparel - New Online Store

Do you want a shirt or jacket with the new GEMSA logo?  In partnership with Apparel Authority, we now have an online store, were you can select the type of shirt or jacket you want in one of our approved GEMSA colors, add the logo and get it shipped directly to your door.  There is a flat shipping fee, so order 1, 2 or 5.  Learn more here and go shopping today!

Learn about the Georgia EMS Association

GEMSA Chairman Chad Black participated in an interview with EMS Underground. Check it out and learn more about the Georgia EMS Association and what we are working on.


GEMSA Trainings

See upcoming trainings using the Training tab on our website. 

Upcoming Courses:

~TECC Courses - Jan. 2020

~Download a training calendar here.

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The mission of the Georgia Emergency Medical Services Association is to advocate for the emergency medical provider, develop educational programs, liaison activities, provider benefit programs, and improvements to the Emergency Medical Service System in Georgia.

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