AAA To Honor 100 EMS Professionals at 2018 Stars of Life

For Immediate Release

AAA TO HONOR 100 EMS PROFESSIONALS AT 2018 STARS OF LIFE

 

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Amanda Riordan
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ariordan@ambulance.org
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Washington, DC,  May 25, 2018– The American Ambulance Association (AAA) will celebrate the best and brightest of EMS professionals during its annual Stars of Life celebration June 11–13. At this year’s event, 100 individuals from across the United States, will be honored as the 2018 Stars of Life. The Stars of Life program pays tribute to the dedication of these heroes while shining light on the critical role EMS plays in our healthcare infrastructure.

This year’s distinguished recipients are:

AAA President Mark Postma notes, “EMS professionals work tirelessly to provide life-saving health care every day across our nation. We are proud of the positive impact this year’s Stars of Life recipients have made within their communities and for the profession.”

During their time in Washington, the Stars of Life recipients, accompanied by executive hosts, will meet with members of Congress and congressional aides to discuss legislative issues critical to emergency medical services. In addition to honoring the Stars, Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan will be recognized as Legislator of the Year for her distinguished service, and 34 United States Senators and Representatives will receive Legislative Recognition Awards for their support of ambulance services.

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About the American Ambulance Association

Founded in 1979, the AAA represents hundreds of ambulance services across the United States that participate in emergency and nonemergency care and medical transportation. The Association serves as a voice and clearinghouse for ambulance services, and views prehospital care not only as a public service, but also as an essential part of the total public health care system.

AAA Stars of Life 

The Stars of Life program celebrates the contributions of ambulance professionals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in service to their communities or the EMS profession. Stars of Life honors the dedication of these heroes while shining light on the critical role EMS plays in our healthcare infrastructure. This year, 100 EMS professionals will be honored as the 2018 Stars of Life. Meet the stars at www.stars.ambulance.org.

AAA Mission Statement

The mission of the American Ambulance Association is to promote health care policies that ensure excellence in the ambulance services industry and provide research, education, and communications programs to enable its members to effectively address the needs of the communities they serve.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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