JEMS (the Journal of Emergency Medical Services) has named R. Gene Moffitt, founder and chairman of Gold Cross Ambulance, as the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Service in Emergency Medical Services. Moffitt received the award at the EMS Today Conference in Salt Lake City. Gene Moffitt started Gold Cross Ambulance in 1968 and was instrumental in creating the first certification program in Utah for ambulance personnel, in conjunction with the Utah State Heath Department. His involvement led him to become a leading expert on EMS protocols around the country. Moffitt has served as president of the American Ambulance Association, chair of Utah Emergency Medical Services Committee and president of the Utah State Ambulance Association. Gold Cross Ambulance provides basic life support, paramedic, critical care, neonatal, bariatric and 911 services in Salt Lake City and St. George and in Utah, Juab, Uintah and Iron counties.
Gold Cross Ambulance
Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Service in Emergency Medical Services