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Rommie Duckworth

Career Fire Captain and Paramedic EMS Coordinator
Ridgefield (CT) Fire Department
Rom Duckworth is a dedicated emergency responder, author, and educator with more than thirty years of experience working in career and volunteer fire departments, hospital healthcare systems, and private emergency medical services. Recipient of the American Red Cross Hero award for professional service, Sepsis Alliance Sepsis Hero award, and the EMS 10 Innovators award for sepsis education, Rom is currently a career fire Captain and paramedic EMS Coordinator for Ridgefield (CT) Fire Department and Founder of the New England Center for Rescue and Emergency Medicine. The keynote speaker at the 2020 EMS Today conference, Rom is an editorial board member of JEMS magazine as well as an advisory board member of the Sepsis Alliance. A contributing author to more than a dozen EMS, fire, and rescue textbooks as well as over 100 published articles in fire and EMS journals Rom is an international leader in emergency services education. Rom can be reached via or
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