Dr. Deborah Funk, MD is also an NREMT-Paramedic. She is an instructor for Emergency Medicine at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York where she has been an EMS educator for over 13 years. She is also the attending Physician in the Emergency Department at Albany Medical Center Hospital in Albany, New York. Dr. Funk is well known in the EMS circles for her work as an emergency medical physician. She is the national medical director for the Advanced Medical Life Support Program sponsored by the National Association of EMTs and the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMT/NAEMSP).
Richard Beebe, MS, BSN, NREMT-P is the program director for Bassett Health Care's Center for Rural Emergency Medical Services Education in Cooperstown, New York. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the State University of New York at Cobleskill, New York. Richard Beebe is also a practicing field Paramedic with the Guilderland Police Department, since 1988. Richard Beebe has a Masters degree in education, is a registered Nurse and a nationally registered Paramedic. Richard Beebe has been an EMS educator for over two decades and is a chapter member of the National Association of EMS Educators. Mr. Beebe is a state and national speaker, author or editor of several textbooks, and has been recently working in a leadership role on the committee for the National EMS Education Standards of the National Association of EMS Educators.