Brian Froelke, M.D, FACEP, FAEMS

Dr. Brian Froelke, M.D, FACEP, FAEMS
Center for Patient Safety, EMS Medical Advisor

Dr. Froelke graduated from University of Cincinnati School of Medicine in 2002, graduated from his Emergency Medicine Residency at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital in 2006 as chief resident, and was the inaugural fellow in EMS at Washington University graduating in 2007.  Dr. Froelke is board certified in Emergency Medicine and holds a subspecialty certification in EMS.  He is the Medical Director for EMS as well as the Community Health Access Program at Christian Hospital.  He has served as the regional EMS Medical Director for the East Central Region since 2007, has served as the State EMS Medical Director for Missouri from 2013-1016, and is the President of the Interstate Disaster Medical Collaborative.  Dr. Froelke accepted his newest role as EMS Medical Advisor to the Center for Patient Safety in 2017.

To learn more about Dr. Froelke, or to arrange a speaking engagement, contact the Center for Patient Safety.

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