2018 CONFERENCE FACULTY

TRAINING SYMPOSIUM FACULTY

DR. STEPHEN RUSH, MD (US AIR FORCE PARARESCUE-MEDICAL DIRECTOR)

DR. AMADO ALEJANDRO BAEZ, MD, MPH (CHIEF OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE-KINGS COUNTY HOSPITAL; CHAIRMAN OF TACTICAL MEDICINE-AMERICAN COLLEGE OF EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS)

DR. BEN ABO, DO,  EMT-P (EMS PHYSICIAN-UNIV. OF FLORIDA EMERGENCY MEDICINE, USAR FLTF-1, MIAMI-DADE VENOM-1)

DR. MARK SILVERBERG, MD, FACEP (SUNY DOWNSTATE/KINGS COUNTY HOSPITAL EMERGENCY MEDICINE)

DR. JOHN SLISH, MD, EMT-T (UNIV. OF FLORIDA- EMERGENCY MEDICINE, TACTICAL PHYSICIAN/OPERATOR GAINESVILLE POLICE SWAT/ALACHUA CO. SHERIFF, ASSOC MED DIR. GAINESVILLE FIRE-RESCUE)

DR. MATTHEW GOLDMAN, MD, FACEP (ASSOC. E.R. DIRECTOR-KINGS COUNTY HOSPITAL CENTER (FMR); NORTHWELL HEALTH)

DR. DOMINIC J. MARINO, DVM (VETERINARY SURGEON- DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY, BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND FIREARMS, PORT AUTHORITY POLICE OF NY AND NJ, SUFFOLK CO. POLICE, NASSAU CO. POLICE, NYPD, USAF PARARESCUE)

DR.SCOTT COYNE, MD (CHIEF SURGEON SUFFOLK COUNTY POLICE; MEDICAL DIRECTOR SCPD MED-CAT TEAM)

DET. WALLACE ZEINS (COMMANDING OFFICER- NYPD HOSTAGE NEGOTIATION TEAM (RET.) 

SALVATORE VASI (LEAD INTELLIGENCE ANALYST-F.B.I. NEW YORK FIELD OFFICE)

CHIEF JOSEPH MARINO (AVIATION DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF- LAGUARDIA AIRPORT CRASH FIRE-RESCUE- PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

THOMAS LAFEMINA, EMT-P (USN -SR. CHIEF CORPSMAN (HMCS), (EXW/FMF), SUFFOLK CO. POLICE (TACTICAL MEDIC-MEDCAT TEAM) 

BATTALION CHIEF JUAN ATAN, EMT-P (ORANGE CO. (FL) FIRE-RESCUE, LEAD TACTICAL MEDIC- FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SRT)

KELLEN GUMM, PA-C, (PRIOR) USN HM2 (FMF) CORPSMAN-FLEET MARINE FORCE

CAPT. GARRETT PINGOL (FT. LAUDERDALE FIRE-RESCUE-SPECIAL OPERATIONS)

CAPT. KEELEY WILLIAMS, NREMT-P (NEW ORLEANS EMS/NOPD SWAT MEDIC)

DET. BILL PAPPAS (ORANGE CO. SHERIFFS OFFICE-TACTICAL MEDIC)

LT. GREGG BRADY, EMT-P (FDNY SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND)

INVESTIGATOR SCOTT THOMPSON, EMT-B (NYC DEPT OF CORRECTION- GANG INTELLIGENCE)

LT. JARED BEITEL, EMT-P (FDNY RESCUE MEDICS)

SGT. ARTHUR KAKIS, EMT-P (NEW YORK STATE POLICE (S.O.R.T.) ASST. TEAM LEADER/ TACTICAL MEDIC; USAF PARARESCUE (FMR)

SGT. JOHN MCAULEY, EMT-P (SUFFOLK COUNTY POLICE -TACTICAL MEDIC -MEDCAT TEAM) 

BRYAN KELLY, FF/EMT-P (FDNY-SQUAD 1, LEAD INSTRUCTOR S.O.C. RESCUE MEDICS)

DENNY CHAN, EMT-P (BOSTON EMS-SPECIAL OPERATIONS)

CARLOS TAVAREZ, FF/EMT-P, FP-C (ORLANDO FIRE DEPT/ORLANDO HEALTH-AIR CARE TEAM)

JOHN MIKULA, FF/EMT-P -TACTICAL MEDICAL TEAM LEADER (POLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SWAT)

TONY EMANUELE, EMT-B (US PARK POLICE, US COAST GUARD-MSST (FMR) 

PATRICK MAHONEY, EMT-B (BRADENTON (FL) POLICE, US ARMY (FMR)

JOSH GRANADA, FF/EMT-P (ORLANDO FIRE DEPT.)

OFFICER JOSEPH VAN DYKE, F.T.O. (LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE-STRIKE TEAM)

MIKE TALLENT, EMT-P (HIGHLANDS COUNTY (FL) EMS)

RICHARD GUZMAN, EMT-P (FDNY RESCUE MEDICS)

KYLE HANSEN, EMT-P (JAMAICA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER, MTA POLICE)

BRENDAN MONE, EMT-P (BRENTWOOD EMS)

AND MANY MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED…

-ABOUT THE MEDICAL DIRECTOR-

We are proud to announce Dr. Benjamin Abo, DO, EMT-P, EMT-T, FAWM as conference Medical Director for the 2018 NY Tactical EMS Training Symposium. Dr. Abo currently serves as an EM/EMS Physician in the Dept of Emergency Medicine-Division of EMS at University of Florida; Asst. Professor of Emergency Medicine-University of Florida College of Medicine;

Asst Medical Director-Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue; Associate Medical Director-Technical Rescue, Gainesville Fire Rescue;

Medical Team Manager-Task Force 1 Urban Search & Rescue, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue;

Medical Director -Venom 1 Response Unit as well as VENOM-2 in Lake County, FL. Dr. Abo has served many years as a Paramedic as well and we are proud to have him on faculty.

 

*FACULTY LIST, COURSE OFFERING, CONTENT AND SCHEDULING SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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