Membership and Meetings
During the COVID-19 Pandemic, the MDPB is hosting informal meetings on Mondays at 0800. These meetings are virtual only. NOTE - The May 25 Memorial Day meeting is moved to Tuesday May 26 at 0800.
Join via Zoom
By computer/tablet: https://zoom.us/j/3450241513
By Phone: 1-646-558-8656 Meeting ID: 345 024 1513
The Medical Direction and Practices Board (MDPB) consists of the state EMS medical director, the associate state medical director, six regional medical directors, a pharmacist/toxicologist, a pediatric physician, a Maine licensed ALS provider, a Maine licensed BLS provider and a representative of the Maine Chapter of the American College of Emergency Medicine (ACEP). The MDPB meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9:30 AM.
All meetings are open to the public, with the exception of those portions that may be conducted in executive session in accordance with Maine Law 32 M.R.S.A. § 90-A(3) and 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(E) & (F)
All meetings are held at Maine EMS, 45 Commerce Drive, Suite 1, Augusta, ME 04333. Meetings are typically held in the Champlain conference room. Directions are located here.
A variety of resources related to Maine EMS Protocols, white papers and other documents can be found here.
Medical Direction & Practices Board Members.
The Chair of the MDPB is Dr. Matthew Sholl.
|J. Matthew Sholl, MD||State EMS Medical Director|
|Kate Zimmerman, DO||Associate State EMS Medical Director|
|Michael Bohanske, MD||Southern Maine Region 1 (Region 1)|
|Seth Ritter, MD||Tri-County Region (Region 2)|
|Tim Pieh, MD||Kennebec Valley Region (Region 3)|
|David Saquet, DO||Northeastern Maine Region (Region 4)|
|Beth Collamore, MD||Aroostook Region (Region 5)|
|Benjy Lowry, MD||Midcoast Region (Region 6)|
|Pete Tilney, DO||At-Large|
|Bethany Nash, PharmD||Pharmacist or Toxicologist|
|Vacant||ALS Provider (Paramedic)|
|Vacant||BLS Provider (EMR, EMT, or AEMT)|
|Kevin Kendall, MD||American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)|
|Christopher Azevedo||Maine EMS|