Save the Date – 14th Annual EMS RESEARCH DAY October 13th, 2022
Virtually Presented Via Zoom
Jennie Helmer ACP, MEd
Dr. Edward J Cain Distinguished Scholar Keynote Speaker
Jennie has over 29 years of experience working in emergency health services in British Columbia. She began her career with BCEHS as a Primary Care Paramedic (PCP)/Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP), and since then has held various positions including Unit Chief, Paramedic Specialist, Paramedic Practice Leader and Research Lead, and is now a Director of Operations. Jennie has a Master’s in Education, and is currently working on her PhD at the School of Population and Public Health at UBC.
Jennie is also a Sessional Instructor with the Justice Institute of BC (JIBC) Department of Paramedicine, and is a journal reviewer with the Australasian Journal of Paramedicine and the Dalhousie Evidence Based Practice program. With areas of interest in disruptive approaches to paramedic models of care that connect patients to appropriate care, evidence-based practice and public health research in EMS, Jennie has over 15 peer reviewed academic publications.
When she’s not working on the family organic potato farm, Jennie is contemplating disruptive innovations in paramedicine and the leadership required to take action in the face of uncertainty.
Jennie is a Senior Fellow of the McNally Project for Paramedicine Research.