The Denver Health Paramedic Division is the sole provider of emergency medical services for the City and County of Denver, Colorado. Our mission is to provide professional, compassionate and clinically excellent care to every patient, with every encounter, through a culture of integrity and continuous improvement.

A division of Denver Health and Hospital Authority, we provide 911 services to residents of Denver, as well as the cities of Glendale, Sheridan and Englewood and the Skyline Fire Protection District. The Denver Health Paramedic Division employs 215 paramedics, 20 emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and has a command staff of 31. We responded to 106,715 calls in 2015.

Through the Rita Bass Trauma and EMS Education Institute, Denver Health Paramedics provides training for EMTs and paramedics, as well as continuing education and community training. In 2015, 32 new paramedics and 82 new EMTs graduated from our prestigious program.




Featured Employee


Emmie Brewer


Hometown: Leadville, Colorado

What you do for a living: VST (Vehicle Service Technician)

Favorite food: Coffee and Indian Food

If you were a baseball player, what would your  “walkup song” be: Dark Nights by Dorothy

Favorite vacation destination: It's between New Orleans or Washington State

What do you enjoy about your job? My Co-Workers

Tell us something people may not know about you:  I’ve been to 49 states, and 4 countries, all in South America. I’m hoping to backpack parts of Europe and Nepal in the next three years and am always looking for advice .