Emergency Medical Services Medal
The Emergency Medical Services Commendation Medal is presented to an individual for accomplishments and/or outstanding contribution in an area of emergency medical services. The award is intended for paramedics and certified Emergency Medical Technicians and others in the emergency medical field who have performed an act or service beyond that normally expected. The medal may be presented posthumously.
Publication: The names of all recipients are published annually. Each awarding chapter and state society forwards a short written description of the background and accomplishments of the recipients, together with dates, places and names.