EMS Candidates

May 9, 2021

Join Us in Celebrating Mother’s Day 2021

It’s that time of year again where we join those near and far to say thank you to all of the loving, hard working, brave and […]
May 3, 2021

Staten Island EMT Frank Dades Gives Back to His Home Borough

Meet Emergency Medical Technician Frank Dades from Station 23 in Staten Island. Dades joined the FDNY in 2018 and is approaching his third year with the […]
June 21, 2020

A Father’s Day Tribute to Division Chief Robert Hannafey

Happy Father’s Day! This year, a tip of the helmet goes to Division 8 Chief Robert Hannafey, who is a 41-year veteran in our EMS. Described […]
November 5, 2019

EMT Semper: ‘My Love and Passion for Teaching Motivates Me’

MS Academy Instructor EMT Jozette Semper has been a member of the FDNY for 22 years. She became an instructor in 2005 and since then has […]
October 21, 2019

Instructor Ramos is Helping to Change Lives One Class at a Time

MS Academy Instructor Gilbert Ramos has served as an EMT in the FDNY since 2003. He became inspired to join our Department after September 11th because […]
September 20, 2019

Paramedic Funaro Gives Back to His Former Programs

aramedic Bruce Funaro has been with the FDNY for 22 years. He served as an EMT for four years and was later promoted to his current […]
September 13, 2019

EMT Kira Betty Saves Lives, Teaches and Inspires

FDNY EMT Kira Betty has been serving in our Department since 1997 and she became an instructor at our Bureau of Training in 2008. We caught […]
July 24, 2019

Get Ready for EMS Training With These Academic Tips

raining at our EMS Academy at Fort Totten in Queens is challenging, but very rewarding and academics will be an integral part of your day as […]
March 31, 2019

Haz-Tac Captain Makes FDNY History

e couldn’t let Women’s History Month 2019 end without introducing you to another FDNY history maker. Meet Captain Natalia Polunin, the first woman to ascend to […]