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FYI: Emergency Medical Services for Children Day :

May 18, 2016

Standing Strong for Children is the theme of Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Day, May 18. The day falls during EMS Week, May 15-21.


EMSC Day serves to raise awareness about improving and expanding specialized care for children in the prehospital and acute care settings. Resources are available to help hospital personnel, EMS providers, EMSC grantees and parents/caregivers become more aware of the EMS needs of children.

Pediatricians can find information, links to AAP policies and other resources on the AAP Disaster Preparedness page: Access the EMSC Day website at and follow #EMSCDay on Twitter. For online courses on pediatric emergency medicine, visit

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