American Board of Emergency Medicine. (n.d.). EMS –Overview. (Accessed 10/18/2017.)
This subspecialty, with biannual opportunities for qualified Emergency Medical Services (EMS) physicians to take the certification exam, subsumes disaster management and mass gathering medicine, as well as daily clinical operations of EMS agencies, content from the national incident management system (NIMS), clinical EMS, concepts in pediatric, bariatric and geriatric prehospital care, and EMS administration. The final opportunity to take the exam without completing an accredited fellowship will be in 2019.