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About Tactical Emergency Medicine

The Tactical Emergency Medicine Section provides a forum for emergency physicians with an interest or expertise in tactical medical support to share information with the College and external organizations. Section members identify the unique challenges of how emergency physicians care for and participate with tactical teams in both training and potentially hostile environments.

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What is Tactical Medicine?

Tactical Medicine, or Tactical Emergency Medicine, is the medical specialty that involves the services and emergency medical support necessary to preserve the safety, physical and mental health, and overall well-being of military and law enforcement (SWAT) special operations (tactical) personnel and others at the scene of critical incident deployments and training.

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Section Officers & Staff

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Brian Springer, MD, FACEP

Chair

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Keegan D Bradley, MD, FAWM, FACEP

Chair-Elect

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E. John Wipfler, III, MD, FACEP

Immediate Past Chair

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Dominique Wong, MD

Secretary

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Ameen Jamali, MD, FACEP

Councillor

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David McArdle, MD

Alternative Councillor

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James R Waymack, MD, FACEP

2nd Alternative Councillor

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Jeremy D Ackerman, MD, FACEP

Newsletter Editor

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Jeffrey Goodloe, MD, FACEP

Board Liaison

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Rick Murray, EMT-P, FAEMS

Staff Liaison

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