Director of EMS Research
EMS Fellowship Program Director
Dr. Neal Richmond received his M.D. from Mayo Medical School and completed his residency training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He is a board-certified Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Academy of Emergency Medical Services. Dr. Richmond began his career in New York City, where he served as Deputy Medical Director for the New York City Fire Department (FDNY), Senior Research Fellow at the New York Academy of Medicine, and Assistant Program Director for the Emergency Medicine residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He has since served as Chief Executive Officer for 911 Emergency Medical Services in Louisville, Kentucky, and as Medical Director for the MedStar Mobile Healthcare system in Fort Worth, Texas. His research interests are focused on the management of time-critical emergencies, the social determinants of health, and the development of evidence-based quality measures for prehospital emergency medical service systems. Dr. Richmond's other interests have included developing EMS systems and Emergency Medicine programs in Asia and Central America, as well as efforts in Public Health and Emergency and Disaster Preparedness. He initiated the first on-site Emergency Medicine training and certification program in India, and he has worked as a high-altitude specialist and Senior Rescue Physician for the Himalayan Rescue Association in Nepal. He has served as Medical Team Manager for FEMA's Urban Search and Rescue NY-Task Force-1 during the response to Hurricane Georges in the Dominican Republic, and in the FDNY World Trade Center response to the events of September 11, 2001. He has also served on several boards and committees, including with the American Heart Association, the Rand Corporation, the Department of Homeland Security, and the New York City and State Health Departments.
Neal J. Richmond, M.D.
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine