STEP Council of the Genesee Region

STEP is a not-for-profit organization

STEP is comprised of Physicians, Nurses, Paramedics, EMTs, and others who have all come together to continue the spirit of EMS improvement started in the 1960′s, and to develop new programs as well. The members of STEP are all volunteers and STEP devotes 100% of its revenue to our mission.

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Emergency Services Directory

The STEP Board is no longer maintaining the old Emergency Service Directory website. However, many of the features of that website are...

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STEP Conference

The STEP Conference will be held March 22-23 with a preconference on March 21st at the Hilton Garden Inn at College...

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Support STEP

As STEP is a 501 (c)(3) organization, all donations are tax-deductible. We accept donations through PayPal and by mail...

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STEP News & Events

STEP Conference

The STEP Conference will be held March 22nd-23rd, 2024 with a preconference on March 21st at the Hilton Garden Inn at College Town, 30 Celebration Drive, Rochester, NY 14620.

STEP is partnering with Monroe County Fire Chiefs, NYS Fire Chiefs and Vigilant Fire Training to provide a dedicated fire-related track in addition to the educational offerings for EMS, first responders and others interested in public safety and health-related issues. They are sponsoring a Thursday evening presentation by Nationally recognized speaker, Michael Lombardo, Commissioner & Chief of Department of the Buffalo Fire Department from 2006 to 2010, who will also be doing presentations during Friday sessions. There will be no charge for the Thursday presentation but registration is required.

Other plenary speakers include EMS Medical Director Dr Jeremy Cushman, Toxicologist Michelle Caliva, ED Physician Dr Maia Dorsett, and Pediatricians Drs Art Cooper, Elizabeth Murray & Elise Vanderjagt.

For the full conference, including breakfast and buffet lunch both days, plus the usual breaks, and coffee all day both days, the fee for attendees is only $210 if registered by March 18th . Additional pricing for a single day or for the preconference can be found on the registration site. Parking in the garage is free in the hotel parking spaces in the garage.

For attendee registration or information CLICK HERE!

For information about conference-related questions, contact

Information on nominations for the Lloyd Leve or Joanna awards or the Chloe Alexson scholarship can be found by going to the STEP website page. The deadline for nomination letters is February 1st.

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ROC the Day

Thank you to all of those who contributed to STEP during ROC the Day!! Your contribution will be put to good use in funding STEP's projects including the annual conference,
and the history archives at the Rochester Academy of Medicine.