Gerad Troutman, MD, MBA, FACEP, FAEMS is the National Medical Director for Innovative Practices at Global Medical Response.  He is an assistant professor of Emergency Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX and serves as a mentor to the Texas Tech Innovations Hub.  He is a past president of the Texas College of Emergency Physicians and currently serves on the Governor's EMS & Trauma Advisory Council of Texas.