Emergency Medical Services for Children

Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC)EMSC is the only federal grant program specifically focused on addressing the distinct needs of children in pre-hospital and hospital emergency medical systems.  The program works to ensure that seriously sick or injured children have access to the same high-quality pediatric emergency health care no matter where they live in the United States.

Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network
Conducting high priority, high quality research in pediatric emergency care

State Partnership Grants
First introduced in 1996 to help states improve, refine, and integrate pediatric care within the state EMS system.

Targeted Issues Innovation Grants
Targeted issues programs translate research into practice and improve pediatric health outcomes related to emergency care.

National EMSC Data Analysis Resource Center
A national resource center that provides technical assistance to EMS for Children grantees who are developing their data capabilities.

EMS for Children Innovation & Improvement Center (EIIC)
The EIIC accelerates improvements in the quality of care and outcomes for children in need of emergency care through the development of quality improvement (QI) initiatives across the continuum of pediatric care.