Ryan Hodnick, D.O. NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, FAWM, FACEP is an Emergency Medicine Residency Trained (University of Nevada) and EMS Fellowship Trained (University of New Mexico) Physician and Critical Care Paramedic as well as a Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine. He has extensive training in Airway Management and Austere/Wilderness Medicine. Ryan served as a Tactical Medicine instructor for Joint Tactics and Medicine at Nellis AFB/Nevada and trained with the special operations forces from all over the world and the US. He’s an instructor for the University of Nevada Critical Care Paramedicine program, the Difficult Airway Course (EMS), a field instructor for the University of Nevada Wilderness Medicine Course, and has taught EMS for the National Park Services at the Grand Canyon, Death Valley, Zion and Lake Mead NRA. He is the Medical director for Tri State Care Flight, New Mexico and Durango, Colorado as well as a Flight Physician/Paramedic. He has training in specialized toxicology from NYC Poison Control as well as Prehospital retrieval training with the Sydney HEMS of Australia. Ryan regularly publishes research and articles in Prehospital Emergency Care (PEC) and Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS). He serves as the Associate Medical Director/Emergency Physician and Paramedic for Burning Man/Black Rock, Nevada as well as a physician for Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ryan received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Des Moines University and his undergraduate degree in Anthropology form the University of New Mexico.