Barnes-Jewish To Host Annual BBQ For EMS

May 23, 2012

The services our community fire personnel, paramedics, EMTs, police officers and other emergency medical service (EMS) professionals provide are invaluable. That’s why Washington University EMS, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital are inviting these important people to a BBQ lunch this Thursday, May 24th.

“We look forward to this celebration every year,” says Julie Nash, manager of trauma services. “We all depend on the expertise of these professionals, and it’s great to be able to say ‘thank you!’”

Stacey Woods, RN, nurse coordinator for Acute Care Surgery and Trauma Services and coordinator of the EMS Celebration BBQ, notes, “Prior to becoming a nurse at Barnes-Jewish, I worked for a rural EMS agency as a paramedic. I know firsthand how many sleepless nights, empty stomachs and endless shifts are in a year’s work. Thank you, EMS, for all you do!”

Learn more about our trauma program, which has earned the distinction of Level I verification from the American College of Surgeons, the highest national recognition possible.

If you’re a prehospital provider, please join us in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital ED ambulance bay for Bandana’s BBQ and a thank-you gift. No registration is needed, and attendance is free—but, if you take a minute now to let us know you’re coming, we’ll enter your name in a drawing to win an iPad 2!*

Here are the details. Hope to see you there!

EMS Celebration BBQ

Thursday, May 24, 2012

10:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital ED ambulance bay (next to the Queeny Tower parking garage)

Attendance and gift are free

Register to win an iPad 2*

* Contest is open to prehospital professionals only.

Again, thank you EMS!

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