Maryland Stars of Life and Right Care When It Counts Awards


Maryland Stars of Life Awards

Each year, the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) celebrates EMS Week by honoring men and women across Maryland who have contributed to the EMS system. The eight categories for awards relate to specific incidents occurring from January 1 through December 31 each year. For further information, call 410-706-3994, email, or click below for the 2024 Stars of Life Awards Document detailing award criteria for the 2024 awards year.


Right Care When it Counts Awards

The Maryland EMS for Children program recognizes children and youth in Maryland who have demonstrated Steps to Take in an Emergency or Ways to be Better Prepared for an Emergency. Actions taking place January 1 through December 31 each year are eligible for nomination. We recognize children and youth who acted so that others would receive “The Right Care When It Counts.” Each nominee receives a patch and certificate and be eligible for a state award at a ceremony during EMS Week. For more information, please contact or click below for the 2024 Right Care Awards document detailing award criteria for the 2024 awards year.


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