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Sarah Johnson serves as the clinical coordinator for the Emergency Medicine program at the University of Pittsburgh and the Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania. Johnson is also an instructor in the paramedic programs, as well as the teaching and coordinating other courses, including EVOC. Prior to becoming clinical coordinator, she spent time as the EMT coordinator, paramedic lab coordinator and AHA coordinator.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in Emergency Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012. She has been a Nationally Registered Paramedic for over 10 years. In that time, Johnson has gained experience as a street medic, EMS supervisor, patient care technician in an emergency department and a consultant for a start-up patient care documentation company. In addition to her responsibilities at the Center, she is also a state evaluator for both BLS and ALS certification practical exams and an active member of the Allegheny County EMS Council. This unique combination of experience has only added to her passion for EMS and, in particular, EMS education.


Department of Community Health Services and Rehabilitation Science


Emergency Medicine