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Garrett M Chism

Health Professions

Personal Biography Statement

I have been in Health Care for over 20 years. I began in Emergency Medical Services as an EMT. I spent the majority of my time as a Paramedic, both in Los Angeles and here in Denver. I am currently the Trauma Data Administrator for Denver Health. I have worked in both private and public organizations. I speak on Performance Improvement in EMS/Trauma both regionally and nationally. I have a bachelorís degree in Health Care Management, and a Masterís in Business Administration from Regis University. I am married and have two daughters. I spend almost all of my free time with my family and friends. I enjoy reading, traveling, hiking, skiing, and biking.

Educational Biography

Regis University
Master of Business Administration

Metropolitan State College of Denver
Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Management

Conference Participation

Presenter- International Fire Chiefs Association- Fire Rescue Med, May 2009
Topic: Performance Improvement in EMS

Presenter- State of Colorado EMS Data Conference, May 2008
Topic: Performance Improvement in EMS

Presenter- HealthONE Leadership Summit, April 2008
Topic: Performance Improvement in EMS

Research Areas/Interests

Performance Improvement in Emergency Medical Services/ Trauma
Disaster Preparedness
Health Care quality

Teaching Philosophy

I believe in harnessing the collective education, experience and knowledge from everyone in the class. I enjoy guiding students through difficult discussions and analyzing problems in a academic setting. I enjoy guiding students education and preparing them for the future.

Courses Taught


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