November 2, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 4:15 pm

The 2018 UNC Health Care Heart & Brain Connection EMS Symposium will provide an opportunity for continuing education for EMS & critical care transport providers on emergency neurologic and cardiac care. This year’s theme will be the five life-threatening S’s: Stroke, STEMI, Sepsis, Shock and Seizure. Breakfast and lunch will be sponsored by Medtronic. Registration will begin at 7:30am and speakers will begin at 8:00am. We look forward to seeing you there!


Is group registration available?

Yes, one person can register and pay for for up to 30 tickets at a time. Just use the drop down box to select the appropriate number of tickets. If you are using this option, please email the list of attendees for group registration to This way, we will know that the attendees have been paid in full when they arrive to the conference.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Heart & Vascular Hospital is located on the main Rex UNC Campus. From the main entrance on Lake Boone Trail, make a left onto Rex Way. Go past the main hospital and Rex ED. Just past the ED will be the Heart & Vascular Hospital on your right. A parking deck is located just to the left of the hospital entrance. Parking is free of charge.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact a member of our planning committee with any questions.

  • UNC Medical Center: Nicole Burnett ( or Katy Strauss (
  • Rex: Ceira Sullivan ( or Shae Earles (
  • Nash: Sarah Heenan (, Tera Joyner ( or Mary K Baker (
  • Wayne: Angie Dunn (, Sara Ginn (, Jennifer Chaney (
  • Johnston: Brandon Godwin ( or Carolyn Ellis (