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"Behind the Scenes: A Look at Our Exceptional Medic One Emergency Medical System"

Weekly Program

July 26 @ 7:15 am - 8:30 am

Kim Duncan Martin - Executive Director

Media One Foundation After 54 years, Seattle and King County are still the best places in the world to have a heart attack. Medic One Foundation staff will provide a behind-the-scenes look at how our emergency medical system works, the critical elements for its lifesaving success, how citizens are an important link in the chain of survival, and the role the Medic One Foundation plays in supporting Medic One’s success. The Medic One Foundation is a local nonprofit dedicated to saving lives by improving pre-hospital emergency care. By funding Medic One paramedic training, targeted research, equipment for fire departments, and CPR/AED and First Aid training for civilians, the Foundation is a major reason why our region's paramedics and firefighters achieve a survival rate for sudden cardiac arrest that is two times greater than the national average.

About the Speaker

Kim Duncan Martin, Executive Director of the Medic One Foundation, is a seasoned leader dedicated to improving emergency care. With over two decades of experience in healthcare and nonprofits, including roles at Providence and Evergreen Health Foundations, Kim's expertise is unparalleled. Kim’s involvement with the Medic One Foundation began in 2000 as the Director of Finance and Philanthropy, where she played a pivotal role in steering the organization's financial and fundraising endeavors. Her strategic guidance encompassed vital areas such as accounting, budgeting, human resources, donor acquisition, events and program management. Since assuming the role of Executive Director in February 2021, Kim has led the Medic One Foundation to new heights. Under her leadership, the foundation has expanded its program services to include CPR/AED training and EMT scholarships, and led the Foundation to significant increases in contributions, surpassing previous levels of support. Kim's strategic vision and commitment to excellence drive her efforts to help build healthier communities through enhanced emergency care.


July 26
7:15 am - 8:30 am
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The Salvation Army Eastside Corps
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Bellevue, WA 98008 United States
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