International Disaster Response
Mar 06, 2019 12:15 PM
Dr Nicole Bosson
International Disaster Response

Dr. Nicole Bosson is the Assistant Medical Director at the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and adjunct faculty in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where she is the EMS Fellowship Director.  

Nicole began her medical career working in prehospital care, first as an EMT in Boston, Massachusetts and subsequently as a Fulbright scholar at the Service d’Aide Médicale Urgente (SAMU) in Paris. She came to Los Angeles after training in emergency medicine at NYU/Bellevue in NYC to complete a 2-year fellowship in EMS and Disaster Medicine at Harbor-UCLA and the Los Angeles County EMS Agency.  

Nicole is among the first to be board certified in EMS Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. She is actively involved in EMS research, education, and policy development. She regularly instructs at the J. Michael Criley Paramedic Training Institute. Since 2016, she has served on the California State Scope of Practice Committee for the Emergency Medical Directors of California and has worked on several state and national task forces related to EMS and quality initiatives. Dr. Bosson is a certified Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Medical Team Manager and member of California Task Force 2. She deployed with the team to the Nepal and Mexico City earthquakes.

In her spare time Nicole enjoys food tourism and running marathons to make up for it.