Emory-led Emergency Services Receive AHA Mission:Lifeline Awards

The American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline program has recognized Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service, where Emory EM's Dr. Julio Lairet is Medical Director, with a 2016 Gold Medal. American Medical Response (DeKalb), whose Medical Director is Dr. Lekshmi Kumar of Emory EM, is the recipient of a Silver Medal. These agencies are recognized among others nationally in their communities for meeting or exceeding performance standards for the management of patients with ST segment elevation MI.