Communication is a vital part of any EMS Medical Command System. Knowing whom to contact when you need medical command direction/issues is vitally important and can be aggravating at times. Listed below are the various Medical Command facilities as well as the Medical Directors and EMS Coordinators responsible for medical direction.

Please feel free to contact the appropriate EMS Coordinators if you have questions related to your scope or practice, protocols or any other operational issues.

EMS Continuing Education classes are scheduled and conducted at the respective Fire Departments listed under our Command as well as at Hillcrest Hospital.

All Pre-hospital personnel within this medical command are welcome, please call the respective department prior to coming, to make sure the class has not been changed. Any other questions can be directed to Karen Shelby RN, EMSI EMS Coordinator/Educator, at 440.312.4215


coned4Medical Command Departments: 

Bainbridge Fire Department            Gates Mills Fire Department                  Lyndhurst Fire Department

Mayfield Hts Fire Department          Mayfield Village Department                 Pepper Pike Fire Department

Russell Fire Department                  South Euclid Fire Department

caduceusHillcrest Medical Command Staff


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James W. Sauto, Jr., MD, FACEP
Emergency Services Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Procedure Lab Co-Director
EMS Medical Director
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine CWRU
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216.870.0395 CCF iPhone





Karen Shelby, RN,  EMS-I
EMS Coordinator
EMS Educator
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 Class Locations: Auditoriums A, B, & C

Refreshments will be provided.
Classes are tentatively scheduled and can be viewed via the training calendar, but are subject to change.

Continuing education will be awarded through the Hillcrest EMS Office EMS Con Ed accreditation #2140.
For questions, please contact the EMS Offices at Hillcrest Hospital, at 440.312.4215.

Ongoing Courses:

Cardiac Cath Lab Observation in Hillcrest Cardiac Cath Lab
Best days to observe: Tuesday and Friday
Call 440.312.3219 to schedule

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