UVAC Members Win LifeFlight Competition, Media Report

The Maine Edge and The Weekly published a University of Maine report about three student members of the University Volunteer Ambulance Corps (UVAC) winning the LifeFlight of Maine Human Patient Simulator Challenge at the annual Midcoast Atlantic Partners EMS Seminar in Rockport. Melissa Dufault, Alana Silverman and Ryan Buckley competed against several medical response teams with years of service and experience, including seven EMS instructors and paramedics. Joseph Kellner, UVAC chief of service, served as paramedic backup for the team. In winning the challenge, the team received two days of free simulator training for UVAC provided by LifeFlight of Maine.