Functional Groups serve to elevate the standard of emergency medical service (EMS) for the Central Region of Arizona. They provide the opportunity for EMS professionals and interested others to work together to develop programs and/or resolve problems in the areas of Prevention, Planning, Patient Management, Trauma, and EMS Systems.

Functional Group meetings are open to interested EMS professionals as well as the general public. Meetings are held the third Wednesday of every odd month commencing at 10:00 am. Functional Group membership is voluntary and includes voting members and guests. The current Meeting Schedule is listed below.

2020 Meeting Schedule

May 20

July 15

September 16

November 18

Meeting Time:

10:00am - 1:00pm


Due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, we will not be meeting in person. The Functional Group Meeting on November 18 will be meeting via Zoom.

To receive access to our Functional Group Zoom Meetings, you MUST register.


NOTE: In addition to the meeting link, which you will recieve after your register, Zoom is now requiring a passcode access. The passcode for this meeting is: aemsfg

Upon registering for the Functional Group meeting, you will receive the access link information directly from Zoom to join our meeting.

NOTE: Due to cirumstances beyond our control, location changes may be necessary and at short notice. This page will be updated with all changes. Please check day of meeting to ensure the correct location. Thank you.