EMeRG- Emergency Medical Response Group

EMeRG- Emergency Medical Response Group Saving lives since 1994! Call (202) 994-6111 for GW, Foggy Bottom or Mount Vernon medical emergencies. www.GWEMS.com or www.GWEMeRG.blogspot.com for news and service updates.
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We're The George Washington University's emergency ambulance service, staffed and led by student volunteers. We provide FREE emergency medical care to the university community and greater Foggy Bottom neighborhood, provide coverage for special events and VIP visits, and also offer CPR and first aid certification courses. To take a training course, hire us for your event, or just to learn more, feel free to email us at [email protected] or call our administrative office at (202) 994-0249.

Operating as usual

Check out our Instagram story @gwemerg to follow along with our crew for a day!
09/15/2020

Check out our Instagram story @gwemerg to follow along with our crew for a day!

02/26/2020

Mark your calendars! Our applications for the Fall 2020 Probationary Class open this Sunday, March 1st!

02/19/2020

Only one week until the Panera fundraiser! 2/26 from 4-8 pm!

11/20/2019

Ever wondered what EMeRG does on shift? What is behind our lovely blue door? Come find out tomorrow from 3-6 PM! We will be having an open office in honor of National Collegiate EMS Week so feel free to come see what we do on shift when we aren't answering calls!

Get the facts straight! Don't believe in myths you hear about EMeRG on campus.
11/06/2019

Get the facts straight! Don't believe in myths you hear about EMeRG on campus.

Today EMeRG staffed three bike EMT teams for the 10 Mile Cherry Blossom Run! This race includes Olympians, handicapped r...
04/07/2019

Today EMeRG staffed three bike EMT teams for the 10 Mile Cherry Blossom Run! This race includes Olympians, handicapped racers, and runners of all ages. We provided immediate emergency care throughout the ten mile route for the duration of the run. It was a great morning to provide medical assistance amongst the cherry blossoms!

We celebrated the amazing women of EMeRG with our second annual chick shift last Saturday! We fully staffed our two crew...
04/01/2019

We celebrated the amazing women of EMeRG with our second annual chick shift last Saturday! We fully staffed our two crews, as well as our supervisor, with the great female providers in our squad. Check out our Instagram for our story on how chick shift went!

If you haven't heard, as our last Collegiate EMS Week event we are hosting a free hands only CPR session and giving out ...
11/19/2018

If you haven't heard, as our last Collegiate EMS Week event we are hosting a free hands only CPR session and giving out pizza! Stop by District B114 to get a free lunch and learn how to save a life!

Come on down to District B114 for a free hands only CPR lesson AND free pizza! We'll be here until 1:30!
11/19/2018

Come on down to District B114 for a free hands only CPR lesson AND free pizza! We'll be here until 1:30!

The final member we will be highlighting for Collegiate EMS Week is Sonal  Dalapati, a Senior at the Columbian College o...
11/18/2018

The final member we will be highlighting for Collegiate EMS Week is Sonal Dalapati, a Senior at the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. She is an attendant, and holds the position of Assistant Supervisor of Training. What makes Sony stand out? According to the EMeRG membership "She stepped up to be probie mom, she puts in a lot of work and hours, she has been doing so many e-drives, and she is a constant source of support and encouragement within EMeRG!" Sony said that she joined EMeRG because she wanted to "give back to the GW community in the best way I thought I could."

Our third member highlight is Lydia Deaton, a junior at the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. She is a Crew Chief ...
11/18/2018

Our third member highlight is Lydia Deaton, a junior at the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. She is a Crew Chief and the President of EMeRG. Here's what the membership has to say about Lydia: "She's worked so hard to make EMeRG a great organization, both in her role on e-board and in her clinical work!" When asked why she joined EMeRG Lydia's response was this: "I joined EMeRG to be able to practice skills in a field that I love, while being able to directly serve the GW and greater DC community."

Our next member highlight is Nancy Najjar, a sophomore at the Milken School of Public Health. She is an attendant and as...
11/16/2018

Our next member highlight is Nancy Najjar, a sophomore at the Milken School of Public Health. She is an attendant and assistant supervisor of vehicle maintenance. What is the membership saying about Nancy? "She has so much constant enthusiasm and is always pushing to advance in her role!" When asked why she joined EMeRG Nancy had this to say: "During CI on org day, the EMeRG table caught my eye. Everyone was so friendly, and the passion they showed while talking about the organization got me excited. After that, I automatically added the EMT class to my schedule!"

For Collegiate EMS week we will be highlighting a few of our members on social media! This is Timothy Macchi, a senior a...
11/15/2018

For Collegiate EMS week we will be highlighting a few of our members on social media! This is Timothy Macchi, a senior at the Milken School of Public Health. He is a Field Supervisor and Supervisor of Operations. What is the membership saying about Tim? "Tim has given enormous amounts of both time and effort into making EMeRG the best that it can be!" When asked why he joined EMeRG Tim had this to say: "I joined EMeRG because I was interested in emergency medicine and disaster management, but most importantly I wanted to help my community. I wanted to be the person that helped someone in a time of need."

Our members were thrilled to learn this new triage technique with DC Fire And EMS and Georgetown EMS! Interagency coordi...
11/10/2018

Our members were thrilled to learn this new triage technique with DC Fire And EMS and Georgetown EMS! Interagency coordinated use of the SALT triage will help us provide the best possible response to any mass casualty incidents in the District.

To ensure fire and emergency medical services agency interoperability for mass casualty incidents (MCI), #DCsBravest welcomed EMeRG- Emergency Medical Response Group and Georgetown EMS (GERMS) to a training module beginning the Washington region's transition from the START (Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment) triage method to the SALT (Sort, Assess, Lifesaving Interventions and Treatment/Transport) triage method.

The benefit of this transition...

*It is evidence based

*Focuses on Life Saving Interventions

*Same process for adults and pediatrics

*Simple and rapid

*Allows for the application of medical judgement

This will help further prepare our first responders to do the most good for the most amount of people during incidents where there are a significant number of patients needing medical assistance.

In honor of National Stop the Bleed Day we held our first Stop the Bleed training session. Such a great opportunity to s...
03/31/2018

In honor of National Stop the Bleed Day we held our first Stop the Bleed training session. Such a great opportunity to spread lifesaving knowledge!

We are very happy to announce our new leadership for 2018! Left to right:VPAR: Zahra MousaviVPCE: Daniel McIrneyPresiden...
03/27/2018

We are very happy to announce our new leadership for 2018!
Left to right:
VPAR: Zahra Mousavi
VPCE: Daniel McIrney
President: Bond Bordelon
Secretary: Sophie Jeong
VPHR: Chloe Becker
VPPR: Ben Sherman
Not Shown:
Supervisor for Operations: Kathryn Marcon
Supervisor for Training: Claire Hartwell
Supervisor for Quality Assurance: Olivia SaoBento
Supervisor for Special Operations: Jacob Blumen

Between ringing in the new and welcoming back the old, we're back in business
02/10/2018

Between ringing in the new and welcoming back the old, we're back in business

Our crews are busy studying for finals and making sure that the members of our community are safe!
12/12/2017

Our crews are busy studying for finals and making sure that the members of our community are safe!

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