Lori Burns, RN, MSN, is the current VP of GMR Learning and serves as Vice-Chair of the CoAEMSP. She is one of the American Ambulance Association representatives and has served on the Board for five years.
Lori has extensive experience in healthcare education, possesses an impressive level of experience in post-secondary and EMS education. Following several years as an emergency department nurse Lori entered the EMS field as a Special Care Transport Nurse at Medevac, Inc. She held several leadership positions at Medevac before shifting her emphasis to education as a Paramedic Program Director in California and Colorado followed by the position of Dean and CTE Director. In her current role at Global Medical Response she is responsible for six accredited paramedic programs.
Lori has been involved in all administrative aspects of accredited Paramedic, PA, RN, MD, and allied health education programs. This includes the coordination of and evaluation of principal instructors, adjunct faculty, field and hospital preceptors, clinical and internship assignments, and curriculum development.
Lori has demonstrated expertise in developing evaluation systems for faculty, administrative and instructional staff to include goal setting, administrative observations, and classroom effectiveness. She has proven leadership working with external groups and accrediting bodies.