Dr. Bridgette B. Svancarek, MD, FAEMS is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Assistant Program Director for the EMS Fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis. She graduated from University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine in 2006 and completed her Emergency Medicine Residency at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago in 2009. Following residency, she completed the EMS Fellowship at Washington University. She is actively involved in EMS education at the local, state. and national levels, serving on the Education Subcommittee of the Missouri State Advisory Council on EMS and as a Board Member of the Committee on Accreditation of EMS Programs. She is also the medical director of IHM EMS Academy in St. Louis.