Paper: Is Austin’s EMS System Broken?

in Around Town, In The News, Medic Care Systems

Is Austin’s EMS System Broken? That was the question that resulted in a feature article for the September issue of the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) authored by me (DMWAustin ’s own David M. Williams, Ph.D.). JEMS requested the paper after EMS industry leaders noted numerous critical stories in the local Austin press about […]

2013 Leadership Austin Essentials Class

in Around Town, Leadership

Friday, September 14th, 2012, Leadership Austin launched the 2013 Essentials Class with an opening retreat at the T Bar M Resort in New Braunfels, TX. This opening 2-day retreat was the start of a nine month program. Leadership Austin describes the program as… Each year, 60 people representing the diversity of Central Texas are selected to participate […]

2012 TEDxAustin Reflections

in Around Town, Conference, Reflections

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of being part of the 2012 TEDxAustin – Beyond Measure. This was the second year in a row that I was lucky enough to be invited to be part of this exciting community. You can read my summary from last year here. This year’s event, much like last year’s, did […]

Leadership Austin at the UT Club

in Around Town, Leadership

Last night, I had the pleasure of attending an event for Leadership Austin hosted at The University of Texas Club. Since 1979, Leadership Austin has been instrumental in helping Central Texans, from diverse backgrounds, discover and foster community leadership. Programs include topic focused monthly breakfast meetings, immersion experiences for people new to Austin, and extended cohorts focused on emerging leaders and […]