Nov 6

Community Paramedicine and Geriatric EDs

Monday, November 6th
3:00 - 4:00 PM EST

Moderated By

Don Melady


Dr. Don Melady is an emergency physician at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada and a founding member of the Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative. He is the author of the website – a CME accredited program for geriatric emergency medicine education – and the chair of the Geriatric EM committee of the International Federation of Emergency Medicine.


  1. To introduce and explore the concept of community paramedicine.
  2. To consider how community paramedicine can be integrated with older person care in EDs.
  3. To hear stories from front-line practitioners about the benefits and challenges of community paramedicine in providing care for older adults post-ED discharge.

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