David Page is the director of the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA, a field paramedic with Allina EMS in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, and an adjunct Senior Lecturer at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He has over 35 years of continuous EMS street experience. Mr. Page serves as the current and founding chair of the International Paramedic Registry assessment and credentialing board. He has worked throughout his career to improve the profession, working closely with national and international associations to establish new standards for evaluation and competency. Recently he was involved in the design of the new portfolio and out of hospital scenario evaluation with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).
Mr. Page is known for creating collaborative professional communities that perform groundbreaking work. A native of Mexico with native fluency in French and Spanish, he continues to be involved in the development of EMS internationally and has worked to improve Emergency Medical Services in 25 countries. Mr. Page serves as an international affiliate faculty, member of the education committee, and liaison to the Latin American Regional Committee for the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT). He has been awarded the prestigious 2019 Scott B. Frame Service Award, 2018 NAEMT Presidential Award, 2016 Pinnacle National Leadership Award, 2012 EMS 10 Innovators award in creating the St. Paul Fire Department’s EMS academy and Freedom House BLS unit, and 2011 “Educator of the Year” award from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.