Medical Directors are key for delivering Aeromed’s consistent high-quality critical care medical services. Their responsibilities include: medical control, medical training, chart reviews through QA, updating standing order protocols, approving new-hire medical personnel, active QM Committee member, and helping to ensure compliance with state, federal and accrediting agencies. Aeromed has two Medical Directors/Control:
Dr. Israel Ayala has been our Medical Director for more than 6 of his 37 year career. He completed an specialty in Emergency Medicine from the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Science Campus in 1983. His resume includes Instructor for the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and Disaster Management Emergency Preparedness Course.
Dr. Victor Medina has been a physician for nearly 30 years and a Medical Control with AEROMED since inauguration day over 20 years ago. He completed a Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration from the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Science Campus in 2005. In 2010, he received AEROMED’s Lifetime Achievement Award from his peers at the program. His resume includes Instructor for the Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Critical Care Transport (CCTP) and Disaster Management Emergency Preparedness.