Mike McEvoy, PhD, NRP, RN, CCRN is the EMS Chief for Saratoga County, New York and the 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 EMS Editor for Fire Engineering magazine. He is the lead editor for "Critical Care Transport" and the Informed series (Jones & Bartlett Publishers) and a popular speaker at fire, EMS and medical conferences. In his free time, Mike is an avid hiker and winter mountain climber.