Mike McEvoy, PhD, NRP, RN, CCRN is the EMS Chief for Saratoga County, New York and the immediate past chair of the IAFC EMS Section Board of Directors. He is a nurse clinician in the cardiac surgical ICU at Albany Medical Center where he also chairs the hospital resuscitation committee and teaches critical care medicine. Mike is the chief medical officer for West Crescent Fire Dept., a paramedic supervisor for the Clifton Park & Halfmoon Ambulance, and the Chair Elect of the National Registry of EMTs Board of Directors. He is the lead editor for "Critical Care Transport," the Informed series (Jones & Bartlett Publishers), the Pediatric Emergencies for Prehospital Providers (PEPP) and a popular speaker at fire, EMS and medical conferences. In his free time, Mike is an avid hiker and winter mountain climber.