Governor's EMS and Trauma Advisory Council

In 1999, Sunset legislation authorized the establishment of the Governor’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Trauma Advisory Council (GETAC) to advise and make recommendations on developing and implementing Texas Emergency Healthcare System rules. The Governor appoints the council members. 

Vision

A unified, comprehensive, and effective Emergency Healthcare System.

Mission

To promote, develop, and advance an accountable, patient-centered Trauma and Emergency Healthcare System.

GETAC Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for The Texas Emergency Healthcare System (March 2024)

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Education Opportunity

Texas Pediatric Readiness Education Series

The Texas Pediatric Readiness Improvement Project is a collaborative effort endorsed by the Governor’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Trauma Advisory Council (GETAC) to improve pediatric outcomes and support rural trauma centers in meeting the proposed Texas trauma rules slated to become effective in September 2024.

Beginning in January 2024, 1-hour virtual sessions will highlight evidence-based practices and resources for adoption in the emergency department, review standardized simulation cases, and integrate opportunities to engage in pediatric quality improvement efforts. The education series is available at no cost.

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Public Meeting Dates

Quarter

Date

Hotel Information

2nd Quarter

June 12-14, 2024

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin
Code: GTJ   
Rate: $170 or prevailing per diem 
Cut off: 05/20/24

3rd Quarter

August 21-23, 2024

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin
Code: GTA   
Rate: $170 or prevailing per diem 
Cut off: 07/29/24

4th Quarter 

November 23-25, 2024

Held in conjunction with the Texas EMS Conference.


Next Public Meeting

No meetings are scheduled at this time.


Past Meetings

All recorded webcasts

Date

Agenda

Minutes

Recordings

Reports

March 20, 2024

Agenda

 

Webcast Recording

Report

March 8, 2024

Agenda

 

Webcast Recording

Report

February 1-2, 2024 Retreat

Agenda

 

 

Report

November 20, 2023

Agenda

Approved Minutes

Webcast Recording

Report

August 18, 2023

Agenda

Approved Minutes

Webcast Recording

Report

June 9, 2023

Agenda

Approved Minutes

Webcast Recording

Report

March 9, 2023

Agenda

Approved Minutes

Webcast Recording

Report

March 6, 2023 Retreat

Agenda

 

 

Report

November 24, 2022

Agenda

Approved Minutes

Webcast Recording

Report

August 19, 2022

Agenda

Approved Minutes

Webcast Recording

Report

May 26, 2022

Agenda

Approved Minutes

Webcast Recording

Report

March 11, 2022

Agenda

Approved Minutes

Webcast Recording

Report


Learn More About the Council and Activities


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