Why Choose Us
Simply put, Grady operates one of the nation’s best EMS systems. So it goes without saying, we train the best too.
Whether you have experience as a military medic or are transitioning to a post-military career – Grady EMS Veterans Academy delivers the real-world training you need to earn your certification as an elite medical first responder at our Atlanta campus. Our Veterans Academy pairs state-of-the-art training technology and expert instructors with military experience. Our ask of you is clear: teamwork, accountability, and the critical importance of staying with a task until it is done right.
About The Home Depot Foundation
The Home Depot Foundation works to improve the homes and lives of U.S. veterans, train skilled tradespeople to fill the labor gap and support communities impacted by natural disasters. Since 2011, the Foundation has invested more than $315 million in veteran causes and improved more than 45,000 veteran homes and facilities in 4,200 cities. In 2018, the Foundation pledged an additional $250 million to veteran causes taking the total commitment to half of a billion dollars by 2025.
Grady Health System’s Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
|To Contact CAAHEP:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
9355 – 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
|To Contact CoAEMSP:
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
8301 Lakeview Parkway
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445 / FAX (214) 703-8992
Grady EMS course programs are approved by the Georgia Department of Public Health, Office of EMS and Trauma.
Faculty and Staff
Dean: Steven L. Moyers, EdD NRP
Program Director: Keith Blalock, MS, NRP, TRC
Medical Director: Ingrid Bloom, MD
Lead Instructors: Jason Powell, NRP, FP-C, TP-C (Paramedic Program)
Brett Anderson, MS, EdS, NRP (Advanced EMT Program)
Kayla Aenchbacher, NRP (EMT Program)
Keith Blalock, MS, NRP, TR-C (Veterans Program)