GEORGETOWN EMERGENCY RESPONSE MEDICAL SERVICE

Services

GERMS should be called when a person in the Georgetown community may be suffering from a medical emergency or needs assistance traveling to Medstar Georgetown University Hospital.

Training

GERMS offers an EMT certification course level in the fall, spring, and summer. This class is accredited and regulated through the District of Columbia Department of Health, EMS division.

Membership

GERMS is a volunteer, student-run emergency medical service. We are made up of around 80-100 Georgetown University undergraduates who are nationally certified EMTs. Our emergency services are free to all of our patients.

GERMS IS CURRENTLY OUT-OF-SERVICE FOR THE SPRING 2021 SEMESTER. 

Apply to GERMS!

New Member Applications are now open! Undergraduates in the classes of 2023 and 2024 holding NREMT and AHA BLS certifications are eligible to apply. Applications are due 5/26/2021 at 11:59 pm EST. All applicants will be offered an interview, held on Sunday May 30th via Zoom. Please direct any questions to Dana Schaar, Shuait Nair, and Henry Wiebe, the Directors of Probationary Members. Click the link below to apply!

New Member Application

Office hours will be held over Zoom on Sunday, May 23rd from 11-12 am EST and Monday, May 24th from 6-7 EST to answer any questions. Use the Zoom links below to attend.

Sunday Zoom link: https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/95387213700

Monday Zoom linkhttps://georgetown.zoom.us/j/93550987230

 

Summer EMT Scholarships 2021

 GERMS is offering scholarships to Georgetown students who would like to take an EMT training course in their home state this summer to earn their NREMT certification. Applicants must be from the classes of 2022, 2023, or 2024. Applications are due 5/24/2021 at 5 pm EST. Please direct any questions to Megan Huynh, the VP of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Click the link below to apply!

Summer Scholarship Application

Office hours will be held over Zoom on Sunday, May 16th from 6-7 pm EST and Wednesday, May 19th, from 1-2 pm EST to answer any questions. Use the Zoom link below to attend.

Zoom link: https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/98647719933