EMS and Disaster Preparedness
Practice Resources from the American College of Emergency Physicians

Marshall Gardner, EMT-P
EMS and Disaster Preparedness Manager
American College of Emergency Physiciansrsity

May 14, 2008

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Marshall Gardner currently serves as the Manager of the EMS and Disaster Preparedness Department for the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). He also coordinates the production of the EMS Week Planning Kit.

Mr. Gardner began his EMS career in September of 1986 as an Emergency Medical Technician, and finished paramedic training in 1990. He graduated from the University of North Texas in 2004 with a degree in Emergency Administration and Disaster Planning.

Previously, Mr. Gardner worked in Fort Worth, TX for MedStar Emergency Services as a paramedic preceptor, Field Training Officer, System Status Controller and Mass Casualty Incident team member. He also served as a part-time faculty member for the Weatherford College Paramedic Program. From 1996 to 2003, he was a flight paramedic and clinical base manager for CareFlite Air Ambulance. After leaving private EMS, he worked in local municipal government as an emergency manager. During this time, he worked on three presidentially declared disasters, including Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.