Gary Ludwig

GARY LUDWIG, MS, EMT-P, a Firehouse® contributing editor, is the fire chief of the Champaign, IL, Fire Department. He has a total of 37 years of fire, rescue and EMS experience, including St. Louis, MO, and Memphis, TN. Ludwig is a licensed paramedic and has a master’s degree in business and management. He is a well-known author, lecturer and consultant who has successfully managed two large award-winning metropolitan fire-based EMS systems in St. Louis and Memphis. Ludwig has a total of 37 years of fire, rescue and EMS experience and has been a paramedic for over 35 years. He is past chair of the EMS Section for the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and has a master's degree in management and business.

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It’s a New World For Fire and EMS

Ferguson Riots And Lessons Learned

Ferguson Riots And Lessons Learned

Don’t Listen To Chicken Little

EMS: Ebola Comes To the United States

EMS: Ebola Comes To the United States

Red River's Success Story

Red River's Success Story

Those Pesky Civilian Helpers

Those Pesky Civilian Helpers

EMS: You Won't Find These Tips In Any Textbook!

EMS: You Won't Find These Tips In Any Textbook!

Advice to Young Firefighter/Paramedics

Advice to Young Firefighter/Paramedics

The ETOH Patient: Follow Medical Protocols

The "ETOH Patient": Follow Medical Protocols

The New Look of EMS: Tulsa FD Gets It!

The New Look of EMS: Tulsa FD Gets It!

Heroin Use On the Rise

Heroin Use On the Rise

EMS: What Is a Community Paramedic?

EMS: What Is a "Community Paramedic"?

EMS: Do We Kill Our Patients?

EMS: Israelis Back U.S. Trend To Enter Shooting Warm Zones

EMS: Israelis Back U.S. Trend To Enter Shooting "Warm Zones"

EMS: Pronounced Dead – But Not Quite!

EMS: Pronounced Dead – But Not Quite!

EMS: The Active Shooter: Coming To a Community Near You?

EMS: The Active Shooter: Coming To a Community Near You?

Rebrand Your Fire Department's Name to Include EMS

Rebrand Your Fire Department's Name to Include EMS

EMS: Don't Leave Money On the Table

EMS: Don't Leave Money On the Table

EMS: Rapid Response Times Versus Quality Care

EMS: Rapid Response Times Versus Quality Care

Talking People Out Of Going to the Hospital

Talking People Out Of Going to the Hospital

So That's What It Means

So That's What It Means

EMS: Medical Calls Are Dangerous Too

Highways - What Kills Us!

Highways - What Kills Us!

EMS: What Could Happen If We Look the Other Way

EMS:The Educated Patient: A Drain on EMS Resources

 

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