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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.  


Virtual GEMSA Conference Re-Launch

Do you need CE hours to help you re-certify by March 31?

GEMSA has partnered with the Georgia Trauma Commission to provide sessions from the 2020 Virtual GEMSA Providers & Educators Conference online once again in a virtual format. Thanks to this partnership, this virtual event is being provided FREE of charge, but you must register to attend.  

Our Virtual GEMSA Conference Re-Launch event will allow you to watch virtual sessions from the 2020 GEMSA Conference and earn CE credit between Feb. 1-March 15. EMS and nursing CE hours are available. 
If you previously attended these sessions, you can’t get CE credit for attending the same sessions again, so please don’t register for this event.

Registration is limited to EMS providers and nurses licensed in Georgia only. There is also a limited number of spots available, so register early!

You must register by January 27 in order to participate in this virtual event. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Learn more and register online here.

2021 GEMSA Leadership Program - Applications Due January 31, 2021

The GEMSA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that we have secured funding from the Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission to conduct the 10th EMS Leadership Education and Training Course again in 2021.  The class will be conducted during four (4) up to one week sessions at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro and other locations across the State.   This funding will allow us to pay for all expenses, except for travel to and from the course, for participants selected for the program.  We will accept 25 students into the course.  

Learn more and find the application here.

2021 GEMSA Directors & Leadership Conference - Dates Changed

Due to the constantly changing COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions on events, and for the safety of everyone involved, the GEMSA Board of Directors has made the decision to postpone the 2021 GEMSA Directors & Leadership Conference from March to May 3-5, 2021. Our goal is to provide you with a safe and high quality in-person event with a possible virtual component.  Stay tuned for details in early 2021!  Thanks for your understanding.

Learn more.

GEMSA Journal - Fall 2020

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:

  • 2020 GEMSA Providers & Educators Conference
  • Taking Care of Those Who Help Others: Coping with Loss While Working as a First Responder
  • The Greater Good

  • How to Develop a Community Paramedicine Program

  • Five Strategies for Enhancing Medication Safety
  • and much more!

Georgia Retirement Plan

The Georgia EMS Association has partnered with financial service partners and PointeNorth Insurance Group to assist in the development of a Georgia EMS Retirement Fund.  This has been in the works for some time and significant progress has been made.

The biggest obstacle that we face right now for creating a Georgia EMS Retirement Plan is the low number of EMS association members in relation to the total number of EMS professionals in Georgia. Actuaries are structuring the plan so that only members of the Georgia EMS Association will be eligible for the Pension. In order for the actuaries to begin creating the framework for the financing of the pension fund, the membership level needs to be at a minimum of 10,000. Increasing membership in the association is the first step in achieving the goal of creating an EMS Pension for Georgia. This is a goal that can only be achieved with the cooperation of the entire EMS Community of Georgia.  View more information here.
Learn more about group memberships here.  Join the association here.

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COVID-19 Resource Page on GEMSA Website

In an effort to be a key resource for information and assistance during the pandemic, we have developed a COVID-19 Resource page on our GEMSA website - georgiaemsassociation/covid-19

We will continue to gather information and all available resources to share on the Resource page as items are available.  Stay well.

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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