EMS Patient Safety Coordinator, Shelby Cox

The Center for Patient Safety is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Shelby Cox to the new EMS Patient Safety Coordinator position.  Shelby brings many years of EMS experience and a strong passion for improving patient care.  Please join us in welcoming Shelby to the CPS team.

 

As a Nationally Registered Paramedic with more than 20 years invested in emergency medical services, Shelby has served in varying capacities including  ground ambulance transport, air medical services, hospital liaison, EMS education and hospital outreach management. She has a passion for helping people and has always been drawn to making a difference.  Today she is inspired to help EMS colleagues reduce preventable harm.  She describes this new role as part of an amazing journey where she can use her experience on a larger scale.

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