Overview

Overview

Welcome to Cleveland Clinic EMS Education

The NEW Cleveland Clinic EMS Education website provides a single resource for education and support to area Fire/EMS departments with information on all aspects of EMS pre-hospital care. Whether improving your skills or looking for specific EMS education topics for re-certification, the Cleveland Clinic EMS Education web site is a "one-stop shop" for educational needs and event information. We are dedicated to providing our medical direction EMS providers with quality Continuing Education in a variety of clinical settings as well as online educational opportunities. There are several options for the EMS provider to choose from.


Online courses are open to Cleveland Clinic Medical Command Fire Department Personnel ONLY and are COMPLIMENTARY (FREE)

  • Online EMS Refresher Courses
    • 30 hour EMT refresher and 48 Hour Paramedic Refresher 
  • Medical Direction Facility Monthly EMS Continuing Education Sessions
  • Individual Online EMS Continuing Education Course Topics
    • (in development)
  • Cadaver Procedure Lab - Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
    • Registration required

View all upcoming events and course dates


Questions? Contact Us

Please take a minute to browse the website and if you don't find what you are looking for, please feel free to contact us to request any additional information or to provide ideas for additional continuing education that you would like us to incorporate into the program.

We are here to support you as an EMS provider and as a member of the Cleveland Clinic EMS / Fire Community. Thank you for your dedication to the communities you serve. Stay safe!

Leadership

Leadership

Regional EMS Administration - EMS Director

Bill Sillasen, RN, BSN, NREMT-P, EMS-I
Bill Sillasen, RN, BSN, NREMT-P, EMS-I
Regional EMS Administration - EMS Director
Emergency Services Institute
216.986.4213
wisill@ccf.org

Bill Sillasen serves as the Cleveland Clinic’s EMS Director, a position he has held since 2003. Prior to the Cleveland Clinic, he was the Director of EMS and Safety for 13 years at St. John’s Medical Center in Westlake. Bill retired from the Bay Village Fire Department in 2005 after 26 years of service where he held the rank of Lieutenant and was the department’s EMS Coordinator. Bill has been a certified EMS Instructor since 1995 and a registered nurse since 1984 and holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Prior to moving into EMS management, he worked as a part-time nurse in several emergency rooms on the Westside.

Cleveland Clinic EMS Medical Directors

Amy B. Raubenolt, MD
Amy Raubenolt, MD
EMS Medical Director

Akron General Medical Command

  • Akron Fire Department

Roy Seitz, MD
Roy Seitz, MD
EMS Medical Director

Avon Hospital Medical Command

James Sauto, Jr., MD
James Sauto, Jr., MD
EMS Medical Director

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

  • Procedure Lab Co-Director and EMS Instructor

Hillcrest Hospital Medical Command

  • Lyndhurst
  • Russell Township
  • Mayfield Heights
  • South Euclid
  • Mayfield Village
  • Gates Mills
  • Pepper Pike

Marymount Hospital Medical Command

  • Garfield Heights
  • Maple Heights
  • Valley View
  • Independence
  • Cuyahoga Heights

Jason Watson, MD
Jason Watson, MD
EMS Medical Director

Euclid Hospital Medical Command

  • Euclid

Joseph Lally, MD
Joseph Lally, MD
EMS Medical Director

Fairview Hospital Medical Command

  • Fairview Park
  • Rocky River
  • Lakewood

Christopher Myers, MD
Christopher Myers, MD
EMS Medical Director

Medina Hospital Medical Command

  • Erhart-York Township
  • Medina City
  • Grafton Township
  • Spencer
  • Valley City/Liverpool Township
  • Chatham
  • Lafayette Township
  • Seville-Guilford
  • Medina Life Support
  • Litchfield Township

Jonathan Klein, MD
Jonathan Klein, MD
EMS Medical Director

South Pointe Hospital Medical Command

  • Beachwood
  • Warrensville Heights
  • Bainbridge

Christopher Randolph, DO
Christopher Randolph, DO
EMS Medical Director

Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center Medical Command

  • Bainbridge via Hillcrest Hospital
  • Cleveland Clinic Critical Care Transport Teams serving Cleveland Clinic Main Campus and Twinsburg Family Health Center

Kevin J. Miller, MD
Kevin J. Miller, MD
EMS Medical Director

Union Hospital Medical Command

  • Arrowhead Joint Fire District
  • Baltic VFD
  • Bolivar VFD
  • Buckeye Career Center
  • Dellroy VFD
  • Dennison VFD
  • Dover Fire Department
  • Fairfield Township VFD
  • Leesville VFD
  • Midvale VFD
  • Mineral-Sandy EMS
  • New Philadelphia Fire Department
  • Sherrodsville EMS
  • Sherrodsville VFD
  • Smith Ambulance
  • Stone Creek VFD
  • Strasburg VFD
  • SugarCreek VFD
  • Tri-County Ambulance
  • Tuscarawas County Sherrif's Office
  • Uhrichsville VFD
  • Wayne Township VFD
  • York Township VFD
Hospital Capabilities for Cleveland Clinic Locations

Hospital Capabilities for Cleveland Clinic Locations

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus – 216.445.4512

  • Adult Medical
  • ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)*
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • OB Unit - High Risk Only (Must be already enrolled in high risk OB program at Main Campus)
  • Pediatric Medical
  • Combative Patient Security

* Northeast Ohio's only in-house interventional team open 24/7/365 including holidays

Akron General – 330.384.6611

  • Adult Medical
  • Level I Adult Trauma Center
  • ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • OB Unit
  • Combative Patient Security

Ashtabula County Medical Center – 440.997.2262

  • Adult Medical
  • ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • OB Unit
  • Pediatric Medical
  • Combative Patient Security

Avon Hospital at Robert E. Jacobs Health Campus – 440.937.0655

  • Adult Medical
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Pediatric Medical
  • Combative Patient Security

Brunswick Family Health Center – 330.225.8886

  • Adult Medical
  • Free Standing ED
  • Pediatric Medical
  • Combative Patient Security

Euclid Hospital – 216.531.7799

  • Adult Medical
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Pediatric Medical
  • Combative Patient Security

Fairview Hospital – 216.476.4306

  • Adult Medical
  • Level II Adult Trauma Center
  • ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • OB Unit
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) - Adult/Pediatric
  • Pediatric Medical
  • Combative Patient Security

Hillcrest Hospital – 440.473.4552

  • Adult Medical
  • Level II Adult Trauma Center
  • ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • OB Unit
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) - Adult/Pediatric
  • Pediatric Medical
  • Combative Patient Security

Lakewood Family Health Center – 216.529.7208

  • Adult Medical
  • Free Standing ED
  • Pediatric Medical
  • Combative Patient Security

Lutheran Hospital – 216.623.6160

  • Adult Medical
  • Combative Patient Security

Marymount Hospital – 216.587.8266

  • Adult Medical
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Pediatric Medical
  • Combative Patient Security

Medina Hospital – 330.723.3118

  • Adult Medical
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • OB Unit
  • Pediatric Medical
  • Combative Patient Security

South Pointe Hospital – 216.491.6445

  • Adult Medical
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Pediatric Medical
  • Combative Patient Security

Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center – 330.487.1232

  • Adult Medical
  • Free Standing ED
  • Pediatric Medical
  • Combative Patient Security

Union Hospital – 330.343.3311

  • Adult Medical
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Combative Patient Security