Administrator of the Year
Jeffrey M. Elder, MD, FAAEM FAEMS
Formally the Director and Medical Director for New Orleans EMS. He also served as the Medical Director for the New Orleans Fire Department and Chief Medical Director for the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness for 8 years. Immediately prior to this appointment, Dr. Elder served as the Deputy Medical Director for New Orleans EMS after finishing his 2009 EMS Fellowship with the City of New Orleans A graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine, he began his career in EMS while training as a resident in emergency medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center. He is currently an LSU Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Section of Emergency Medicine at University Medical Center–New Orleans. Dr. Elder is a Board-Certified Emergency Physician and was the first Board Certified Emergency Medical Services Physician in the State of Louisiana.