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Will Chapleau

Name Will Chapleau
University American College of Surgeons
Country USA
Position Editorial board member


Will Chapleau has been a Paramedic for 41 years and trauma nurse specialist for 27 years.For the last five years he has served as the Director of Performance Improvement at the American College of Surgeons after spending 6 years managing Trauma training programs for the Committee on Trauma there. He also spent 20 years with theChicago Heights Fire Department, the last 6 years as Chief. He also spent 15 years asan educator in the Good Samaritan Hospital EMS System in Downers Grove, Ill., and at St. James Hospital and Prairie State College in Chicago Heights. Chapleau served as the Chair of the PHTLS Committee of NAEMT for nearly 20 years. He also served on the NAEMT Board of Directors, as well as on the boards for the NationalAssociation of EMS Educators and the Society of Trauma Nurses. He also chaired a task force for the National Association of EMS Physicians. He’s been a frequent contributor to theJournal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS), EMS World Magazineand Fire Apparatus Magazine. He has also been published in the Journal of Trauma and Critical Care and the Journal of Emergency Medicine. He is also on the editorial board of EMS World Magazine. Will has writtenand edited five pre-hospital care texts in four languages and has taught prehospital care and lectured in conferences in over 60 countries.