New Medical Director for Fairlawn Fire
The Fairlawn Fire Department Medical Director is Dr. Andrew Yocum. The medical director is responsible for the creation of protocols for pre-hospital medical treatment by Fairlawn's EMS providers and to provide leadership and training with the provision of medical oversight to deliver and EMS service that is professional with the highest standard of care. Dr. Yocum was appointed as Fairlawn's Medical Director May 4, 2017.
Dr. Yocum is board certified in Emergency Medicine and currently serves as the Assistant Program Director for the Emergency Medicine residency program at Cleveland Clinic Akron General. He graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical University in 2013 and went on to complete his emergency medicine residency at The Ohio State University in 2016 where he served as chief resident. In addition to working in the emergency department, Dr. Yocum is a flight physician with Metro Life Flight, SWAT physician with Akron Police Department, and serves as medical director for Copley and Fairlawn Fire Departments. Dr. Yocum is an excellent medical advisor and has become part of our Fairlawn Fire Department family.
Andrew Yocum, MD
APD - Cleveland Clinic Akron General - Dept of Emergency Medicine
Flight Physician - Metro Life Flight
Medical Director - Copley & Fairlawn Fire Departments
SWAT Physician - Akron Police