Deputy Assistant Chief - Chief of EMS Special Operations
Fire Department of New York
Staten Island, New York
Ian Swords NRP is a Deputy Assistant Chief for the Fire Department of New York (FDNY). He currently oversees EMS Special Operations and is the Commander of EMS for the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx. Ian helped oversee the development of the FDNY Rescue Paramedic program and directly oversaw its expansion throughout NYC and its integration into multi-agency and multi-hazard response. He has deployed to multiple large scale incidents in the NYC region and beyond such as the attack on the World Trade Center, the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and Superstorm Sandy. Ian attended the Paramedic Program at the former Booth Memorial Hospital in Flushing, NY, and is a graduate of the Columbia University Fire Officer Management Institute and Thomas Edison State University.
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Thursday, September 21, 2023
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM CT