Jared L. Ross is an Emergency Physician with over 21 years of experience as a first responder, EMT, paramedic, firefighter, SWAT team member, and EMS educator. Jared is clinically active as a physician and continues to work as a Paramedic. Dr. Ross is the President of EMSEC, LLC which provides medical education and consulting. Dr. Ross has served as the assistant medical director for Detroit Fire Department EMS and as a tactical physician for St Ann Police department Special Response Team (SRT). He is known for his expertise in the use of Ketamine as well as the creator of the “Zero-th Responder” model to increase law enforcement and EMS integration. Dr. Ross is currently the medical director for two EMS education programs and presents regularly at national and international conferences. His research interests include behavioral emergencies, critical care, and substance abuse management.