Breaking News Bar
posted: 5/19/2014 2:25 PM

Advocate Sherman salutes paramedics, EMTs

hello
Success - Article sent! close
  • Dr. Matthew Stilson, Sherman EMS Medical Director, joins with a few of the many EMS partners being honored by Advocate Sherman Hospital for National EMS Week: from left, Deputy Chief Deb Twenhafel, Lt. Dana Costa Rica, Lt. Timothy McCoy, Lt. Christopher Reedy, Pat Crawford, president, Elgin Medi-Transport, David Conro, Elgin Medi-Transport.

      Dr. Matthew Stilson, Sherman EMS Medical Director, joins with a few of the many EMS partners being honored by Advocate Sherman Hospital for National EMS Week: from left, Deputy Chief Deb Twenhafel, Lt. Dana Costa Rica, Lt. Timothy McCoy, Lt. Christopher Reedy, Pat Crawford, president, Elgin Medi-Transport, David Conro, Elgin Medi-Transport.
    Courtesy of Advocate Sherman

 
Submitted by Advocate Sherman

In celebration of National Emergency Medical Services Week, May 18-24, Advocate Sherman Hospital is recognizing local paramedics and emergency medical technicians with more than 20 years of service.

National EMS Week gives Sherman the opportunity to bring together local communities and medical personnel to honor the dedication of those who serve on medicine's "front line" and provide day-to-day life saving services.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

"Sherman sees an average of about 900 to 1,000 ambulance patients a month," said Dr. Steve Zahn, medical director of the emergency department at Advocate Sherman Hospital. "This showcases the vital role that our EMS partners play in helping to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care before they come through the hospital doors. While they may not wear Sherman on their chest, our EMS teams are truly an extension of Sherman in the field and introduce our patients to the high quality care that we deliver."

The following paramedics and EMTs are being recognized for theirs 20 or more years of service:

• Pat Crawford, president/owner, Elgin Medi Transport: 40 years, paramedic

• Lt. Timothy McCoy, Streamwood Fire Department: 35 years, paramedic

• Lt. Dana Costa Rica, Bartlett Fire Protection District: 35 years, paramedic

• David Conro, Elgin-Medi Transport: 30 years, paramedic

• Lt. Christopher Way, Streamwood Fire Department: 25 years, paramedic

• Assistant Chief Timothy Maroder, Elgin Fire Department: 25 years, EMT-Basic

• Lt. Craig Pleva, Elgin Fire Department: 25 years, paramedic

• Capt. Randall Covert, Elgin Fire Department: 25 years, EMT-Basic

• Assistant Chief John Skillman, Carpentersville Fire Department: 25 years, paramedic

• Deputy Chief Deb Twenhafel, Burlington Community Fire Protection District: 20 years, paramedic

• Lt. Tim Ryan, Elgin Fire Department: 20 years, paramedic

• Lt. Paul Hurley, Elgin Fire Department: 20 years, paramedic

• Lt. Tom Koebel, Streamwood Fire Department: 20 years, paramedic

• Lt. Randy Schultz, West Dundee Fire Department: 20 years, paramedic

• Mark Guth Jr., West Dundee Fire Department: 20 years, paramedic

• Lt. Christopher Reedy, Rutland Dundee Fire Protection District: 20 years, paramedic

Share this page
    help here