Theodore R. Delbridge, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAEMS, Appointed Head of MIEMSS
Maryland’s State Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Board today announced the appointment of Dr. Theodore R. Delbridge as Executive Director of the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS). Dr. Delbridge is a board-certified Emergency Physician with a 27-year clinical background in the practice of emergency medicine. Dr. Delbridge is experienced in all aspects of EMS including EMS medical and aero-medical direction, education, quality improvement, and research.
MIEMSS is the state agency responsible for the coordination of Maryland’s state-wide EMS system. This includes planning, operations, evaluation, and research. In addition, MIEMSS provides leadership and medical direction, conducts and supports EMS educational programs, operates and maintains a statewide communications system, designates trauma and specialty centers, licenses and regulates commercial ambulance services, and participates in EMS-related public education and prevention programs.
Dr. Delbridge will assume the Executive Director position on February 13, 2019.