David Page, MSMr. Page is the director of the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA and active field paramedic with Allina Health EMS in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota.
He serves as the current and founding chair of the International Paramedic Registry assessment and credentialing board. He has over 34 years of continuous EMS street experience.
Mr. Page holds a Master of Science degree in education from Minnesota State University. He is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer and PhD candidate at Monash University, in Melbourne, Australia. He helped create, coordinate, and teach the Inver Hills Community College’s paramedic degree program for 24 years. Mr. Page is international affiliate faculty and a member of education committee for the National Association of EMTs (NAEMT). He is a site visitor for the Committee on Accreditation of EMS Programs, and senior facilitator for the NAEMSE and CoAEMSP evaluation workshop, and NREMT Scenario Development workshop.
Mr. Page is an award winning national and international speaker. He was awarded the NAEMT President’s award in 2017, the prestigious Pinnacle National Leadership Award in 2016, and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities “Educator of the Year” award in 2011. He was also recognized as one of the 2012 EMS 10 Innovators for his role in creating the Saint Paul Fire Department’s EMS academy and Freedom House BLS unit, a project focused on helping low-income inner-city youth succeed.
A native of Mexico, Mr. Page continues to be involved in the development of EMS internationally. Current projects include work in 21 countries including Australia, Philippines, Ecuador, Mexico, Colombia, Guatemala, and others. He is co-creator of FISDAP, an international web-based EMS tracking, research and testing project. Mr. Page is the editor-in-chief of the Spanish edition of EMS World.