GETAC- EMS Medical Directors Committee


Statement of purpose

To promote a robust, responsive, flexible emergency healthcare system that is based on evidence, quality, and safety by board certified EMS physicians with appropriate authority, compensation, and oversight of all actions of the emergency healthcare system. 



Past Meetings


Current members

The Council appoints committees it considers necessary to perform its duties. Committees meet in conjunction with the quarterly GETAC meetings or as necessary to conduct committee business.

Council Liaisons: Sharon Ann Malone, MD, Taylor Ratcliff, MD, Gerad Troutman, MD

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Name Affiliation Location Term Expires
Heidi Abraham, MD
Committee Chair
Austin/Travis County EMS 
Texas Department of
Public Safety 
New Braunfels Fire 
San Antonio AirLIFE 
Blanco County EMS
EMS Medical Director
New Braunfels, TX 
78132
12/2023
Christopher Winckler, MD
Committee Vice-Chair
The University of Texas Health
Science Center at San Antonio
UT Health
Assistant Clinical Professor
EMS Medical Director
San Antonio, TX 
78232
12/2023
Richard Bradley, MD
R&C Bradley, LLC
Pearland, TX 
77584
12/2022
Javier Cortinas, MD
Renaissance Emergency
Physicians
EMS Medical Director
Edinburg, TX 
78539
12/2022
Yagnesh Desai, MD
UT Health, East Texas
EMS Medical Director
Tyler, TX 
75702
12/2022
Robert Hancock, MD
True Partners Emergency
Medicine
EMS Medical Director
Trophy Club, TX 
76262
12/2022
Jeffrey Jarvis, MD
Williamson County EMS
Marble Falls Area EMS
Baylor Scott & White
EMS Medical Director
Georgetown, TX 
78627
12/2023
Renee Johnson, MD
The University of Texas Health
Science Center at Houston
Asst. Professor of
Emergency Medicine
Houston, TX 
77030
12/2022
David Persse, MD
Houston Fire Department EMS
Physician Director
Houston, TX 
77002
12/2024



Past Meetings

May 25, 2022
Agenda Report
February 10, 2022
Committee did not meet

 


Texas Medical Board Rules

Link to view Emergency Medical Service §§197.1-197.6 rule related to providing medical director services


Committee resources


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Last updated October 11, 2022