Dr Jeffrey Linzer receives Dr. Zeb L. Burrell, Jr. Distinguished Service Award

Dr Jeffrey Linzer, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, honored with the Dr. Zeb L. Burrell, Jr. Distinguished Service Award for Emergency Medical Service. Dr Burrell is considered the father of EMS in Georgia. The award is presented to an individual or organization, “…for outstanding contribution to the development and/or enhancement of the delivery of pre-hospital emergency medical care. Named in honor of Dr. Zeb Burrell, Jr. of Elberton/Athens, the recipient should typify the high ideals, irreproachable character, and extreme unselfish dedication to EMS which is so typical of Dr. Burrell and which makes him one of Georgia’s most outstanding EMS pioneers and leaders.” Only 2 other physicians have won this award since it was first presented in 1992.