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First There First Care
& Gathering of Eagles Conference

Committee

Bruce Caruso District Fire Chief (Retired) Broward Sheriff’s Office Fire Rescue
Bruce Caruso (Retired) District Fire Chief Broward Sheriff’s Office Fire Rescue
Todd Draizin District Fire Chief Broward Sheriff's Office Fire Rescue
Todd Draizin       District Fire Chief Broward Sheriff’s Office Fire Rescue

Committee Chair Welcome Message

“Welcome to the 26th Annual First There First Care & Gathering of Eagles EMS Conference! We are looking forward to personally greet you and are thrilled to have you join us for this highly anticipated event at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, from June 12th through June 16th, 2023, bringing together some of the most brilliant minds in the field of emergency medicine.

Over the next five days, you will have the opportunity to attend presentations from leading experts in the field of emergency medicine, participate in interactive workshops, and network with your peers from around the country. This is your chance to learn about the latest developments and trends in emergency medical services and gain insights that will help you excel in your profession.

But it’s not just about learning, it’s also about connecting with others who share your passion for emergency medicine. This is your chance to meet and network with other professionals, share ideas, and build lasting professional relationships.

Our keynote speaker US Fire Administrator Dr. Lori Morell-Moore, and other speakers are some of the most renowned experts in the field and they will be sharing their knowledge and experience on a wide range of topics. From the latest advancements in emergency medicine to the most pressing challenges facing the profession today.

We have also prepared a series of interactive workshops that will give you the opportunity to put what you have learned into practice and gain hands-on experience in various areas of emergency medicine while earning CE’s, CME’s, and CEU’s.

This conference is not just about learning, it’s also about having fun. We have planned a number of social events that will give you the opportunity to relax and have a good time with your colleagues and friends.

On behalf of this year’s conference chairs, Todd Draizin & Bruce Caruso, we would like to extend our warmest welcome and extend our appreciation for your participation. We are confident that you will leave this conference with a renewed sense of purpose, a wealth of knowledge, and a renewed commitment to providing the highest quality of care to your patients.

So, gear up, get ready, and let’s make this conference unforgettable!

Standing Committee Members

  • Randi Alfonzo
  • Bruce Angier
  • Dr.  Peter Antevy
  • Michele Bachmann
  • Steven Carter
  • Bruce Caruso
  • James Cecil
  • Tony Chin
  • Johana Cinque
  • Vince Cinque
  • Javier Crespo
  • Theresa Curbelo
  • Julie Downey
  • Todd Draizin
  • Jessica Fischer
  • Dr. Antonio Gandia
  • Dr. William Gilmore
  • Jorge Gonzalez
  • Joel Gordon
  • Paola Goyeneche
  • Jaime Greene
  • Jaime Holmes
  • Marc Hubschman
  • Lori Justynski
  • Kelly Keyes
  • Jeff Levy
  • Bill McGrath
  • Jeff McMahon
  • Colleen McMahon
  • Dan Moran
  • Wayland Morrison
  • Tammy Nugent
  • Sergio Pellecer
  • John Penick
  • Dr. Paul Pepe
  • Candace Pineda
  • Vanessa Quiles
  • Cheryl Rashkin
  • Jami Rothenburg
  • Kristin Sands
  • Kristin Schmalz
  • Stephen Shaw
  • Rick Sluman
  • Rachel Solomon
  • Rodney Turpel
  • Ty Vassil
  • Marc Vermont
  • Luis Villar
  • Willie Williams
  • Charlie Wohlitka
  • Alison Zerbe