National Association of EMS Physicians.®

​​​ James Menegazzi, PhD - Editor-in-Chief

This peer-reviewed Journal, published bimonthly by Taylor and Francis​, is the official Journal of:

  • National Association of EMS Physicians®, 
  • National Association of State EMS Officials​ (NASEMSO),
  • National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE),
  • National EMS ​Management Association (NEMSMA),​
  • National Association of EMTs (NAEMT), and
  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).
​In July 1998, Prehospital Emergency Care was accepted for indexing in Index Medicus, by the National Library of Medicine. The indexing is retroactive to the first issue, January, 1997. The Journal is also listed in the computerized/online version of the index, MEDLINE. This means that all work published in Prehospital Emergency Care will now be retrievable worldwide by anyone searching these databases. 

In addition to the membership in the above associations, Prehospital Emergency Care also has over 500 non-member subscribers. 

This current and informative Journal provides a scientific venue for all NAEMSP® members and is included with your membership fee. The mission of the Journal is to foster and disseminate EMS literature of the highest quality. The Editorial Board is comprised of nationally renowned EMS physicians and professionals. The Journal features original research, NAEMSP® Position Papers, Case Conferences, Collective Reviews and Editorials. 

Click here to submit your manuscript for publication in an upcoming issue. 


Members of NAEMSP® affiliate groups may purchase a discounted subscription to the journal, now with online access.

Click here for the NAEMT member order form.
Click here for the NAEMSE member order form.
Click here for the NEMSMA member order form.​
Click here for the NASEMSO member order form.
Click here for the NREMT member order form.






NAEMSP is excited present our PEC Podcast Series! ​
Our podcast issues include:
  • Episode IV: Dr. Daniel Patterson, Dr. Kevin Munjal, and Deputy Director/Chief of Clinical Affairs Michael Bachman who were all highlighted at the NAEMSP 2015 Conference in New Orleans. 
  • Episode III:  ​Dr. John Holcomb's article, "Prehospital Transfusion of Plasma and Red Blood Cells in Trauma Patients "
  • Episode II: Dr. Brent Myers discusses an article the Wake County EMS System published titled, " Retrospective Validation of a Protocol to Limit Unneceessary Transport of Assisted-living Residents Who Fall."​ 
  • Episode I:  Blair Bigham,MSc, ACPf,  Dr. Susan Collins and Dr. Craig Newgard are interviewed about their respective articles in PEC.
Click one of the links below to see what's available and to download the podcast:
By using the second link, the podcast can be downloaded directly to iTunes.
To subscribe on iTunes:
  1. Open iTunes
  2. From the File menu, choose Subscribe to Podcast
  3. Enter your podcast feed URL in the text box and click OK -  
You will now be subscribed to Prehospital Emergency Care Podcast.
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Many thanks to our friends at Philips for underwriting our podcast.

PEC Online

NAEMSP members must click the Member Log In/Out button on the top right and sign in to your account to access the online Journal.  If you are not a current NAEMSP® member, this option is not available unless you rejoin or subscribe to the journal.  

For more information about the Journal, please visit the publisher website.


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