July 2, 2013 –Trinity EMS is proud to announce that Dr. E. David Bailey, MD MPH has accepted the position of Medical Director! Dr. Bailey is well rooted in the Fire & EMS communities starting his own fire service career in 1984 as a firefighter and ambulance attendant with Aetna Hook Hose and Ladder Company. Seven years later he graduated from the University of Maryland, Summa Cum Laude with his BS in EMS Management. Continuing on he attended and graduated from University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1995 and started his residency in Emergency Medicine with Christiana Care all the while remaining active with Aetna riding crew every week!

He was awarded the SAEM Physio-Control Fellowship which he completed at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1999. He returned to work at Union Hospital until 2003 when he started as an attending with DFES at Christiana Care. During this time he represented the DVFA on DEMSOC, helping to formulate legislation to develop the current EMS system in Delaware.

In 2000 he became the State of Delaware EMS Medical Director for BLS, a position he held until 2007. During this time he earned his MPH from Medical College of Wisconsin. In 2006, Dave started as Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Temple University Hospital, a position he holds to this day. He resigned as EMS Medical Director in 2007, and was awarded the Lifetime EMS Achievement Award by the DVFA that same year. The following year he was inducted into the DVFA Fireman's Hall of Fame.

Dave currently works at Temple University Hospital as an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine. He also serves as the EMS Medical Director for Aetna Hose, Hook, and Ladder Co. and on the Board of Directors. During his time in EMS he has published original research and position papers with the National Association of EMS Physicians. In 2010 and 2012 he had the privilege of traveling to Vietnam with the Good Samaritans Organization to teach Emergency Medicine and EMS to the Physicians of Vietnam. He remains committed to serving his community and helping his fellow brothers and sisters in the fire service. He enjoys teaching the next generation of residents, EMS providers, and fire fighters as they continue the tradition of Service For Others.

Dr. Bailey will be a true asset to the Trinity Training Team, we at Trinity EMS are lucky to have him on board and look forward to our continued growth through his knowledge and skill!