LifeCare Ambulance Paramedic Receives Star of Life Award in Washington, D.C.
Pam Gohn, a paramedic with LifeCare Ambulance for more than 13 years, was the 2018 recipient of the Star of Life Award from the American Ambulance Association (AAA). The Star of Life award honors the contributions of Emergency Medical Service (EMS) professionals throughout the nation who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.Gohn was nominated for this prestigious award by her supervisors and fellow paramedics. Gohn’s co-workers state, “Pam is compassionate, understanding, knowledgeable and trustworthy in everything she does.” According to Steve Frisbie, LifeCare Regional Vice President, “It is [because of] Pam’s dedication to her patients, community, and LifeCare family that she was honored with this award.”
In June, Gohn, and Frisbie attended the National Stars of Life Conference in Washington D.C., which honors EMS providers from all 50 states. In addition to recognizing the work of EMS providers, the conference serves to provide an opportunity for members of Congress to hear directly from paramedics and EMTs regarding the impact EMS services make on local communities and patient lives.
Gohn began working with LifeCare in 2005 and in that time has served faithfully in many locations and capacities. It was a life changing car accident in in 2003 that led Gohn to the decision of becoming a paramedic. Gohn continued to advance her paramedic training by earning her critical care transport paramedic certification and she currently serves today as the Critical Care Team leader with LifeCare’s Cassopolis operation.