EMS and Trauma Systems

Welcome to the home page of the DSHS  EMS and Trauma Systems Section. 

Notice of Public Hearing to Receive Comments on Proposed EMS-Trauma Rules

The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) will conduct a hybrid public hearing to receive public comment concerning the EMS-Trauma rules proposed by DSHS, Title 25, Texas Administrative Code Chapter 157, Emergency Medical Care. The hearing will occur on March 8, 2024, at 1:00 p.m., in the DSHS Robert Bernstein Building, First Floor, Room K-100, 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas 78756.

Public Comment: Members of the public who would like to provide public comment should see the public comment information. Online attendees must pre-register to provide oral comments virtually during the public hearing by completing a Public Comment Registration form no later than 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2024.

A notification will be published in the March 1, 2024, issue of the Texas Register.

EMS Careers and Opportunities

The EMS Careers and Scholarships website provides information and resources on exciting career opportunities in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) industry.

Here you will find:  

  • EMS Employment and Education Opportunities
  • Why Join Team Texas EMS?
  • EMS Education, Training and Certification
  • EMS Education and Training Scholarship
  • A Look at EMS in Texas


For information on our programs, please see the websites listed below: