MJFD Announces Groundbreaking Partnership With Vanderbilt Medical Center

Dr. Jared McKinney (Photo by MJFD)

The Mt. Juliet Fire Department is proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership with the prestigious Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s EMS Center of Excellence by naming Dr. Jared McKinney as the Medical Director for the department. This collaboration signifies a significant step forward in enhancing emergency medical services and furthering the commitment to the health and well-being of the Mt. Juliet community.

The Mt. Juliet Fire Department has a long-standing tradition of excellence in providing emergency services to residents, and this new partnership with Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s EMS Center of Excellence solidifies their dedication to continuous improvement and cutting-edge healthcare practices.

The collaboration will involve joint training programs, knowledge sharing initiatives, and the integration of advanced medical protocols to ensure that the Mt. Juliet community receives the highest standard of pre-hospital care. Vanderbilt University Medical Center, renowned for its leadership in medical research and education, will bring its wealth of expertise to enhance the capabilities of Mt. Juliet’s emergency responders.

“We are thrilled to partner with Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s EMS Center of Excellence,” said Eric Newman, EMS Chief of the Mt. Juliet Fire Department. “This collaboration represents a significant milestone in our ongoing efforts to provide exceptional emergency medical services to our community. By joining forces with such a prestigious institution, we are confident that we can further elevate the level of care we deliver.”

The partnership will also facilitate collaborative research projects, allowing both organizations to contribute to the advancement of emergency medical services on a broader scale. The Mt. Juliet Fire Department and Vanderbilt University Medical Center share a common goal of pushing the boundaries of pre-hospital care and improving patient outcomes.

“We are excited about the opportunity to work closely with the Mt. Juliet Fire Department,” said Dr. Jared McKinney, Medical Director of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s EMS Center of Excellence. “This partnership allows us to leverage our expertise in emergency medical services to positively impact the health and safety of the Mt. Juliet community. Together, we can create a model for excellence in pre-hospital care.”

As part of this collaboration, joint initiatives will be rolled out in the coming months, including community outreach programs, educational events, and enhanced training for emergency responders.

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