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Welcome to Indianapolis EMS


Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is the largest provider of emergency pre-hospital medical care in Indianapolis, responding to nearly 100,000 911 calls each year. A division of the Indianapolis Department of Public Safety, Indianapolis EMS is a partnership between the City of Indianapolis, Indiana University School of Medicine and Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County, with Eskenazi Health as the supervising health system. Indianapolis EMS strives to provide the best pre-hospital medical services to the community through the endless pursuit of excellence in patient-centered care, education, efficiency, efficacy, safety and quality of service. Indianapolis EMS serves the community not only through emergency care, but also through unique outreach programs and educational opportunities.


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Our Mission: 


Right care. Every patient. Every time.


Our Vision:


To be a health care leader in:


1. The efficient delivery of high-quality patient care and science.
2. The professional development and engagement of our providers.


Our Values:


Compassion – Showing empathy towards those who are suffering by displaying understanding and offering comfort.


Excellence – Striving for the best pre-hospital health care with constant evaluation and improvement of our model and day to day operations.


Integrity – Upholding the highest demonstrations of character towards patients and fellow service members.


Unity – Fostering a positive relationship within our EMS family, supporting one another and holding fast to our common goal of serving our community.



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The Latest


Indianapolis EMS To Graduate Recruit Academy XI


Newest members of IEMS to be honored as they complete their probationary period.



23 July 2015 — The recruits of Indianapolis EMS Recruit Academy XI will be joined by their friends, family, peers, and community members to celebrate the completion of the IEMS Academy and on-boarding process. The graduation ceremony will take place on Friday 24 July 2015. It occurs following successful completion of the six week IEMS Recruit Academy, an FTO (Field Training Officer) phase lasting several weeks, field practice as a member of the Operations Division, and finally, completion of the six month probationary period.


Of the 10 recruits in Academy Class XI, nine will move to the rank of Private and join the Operations Division as front line, 911 responders. One member of the cohort will move into the Training and Education Division as an Educator.