Richard Huff, NREMT, MS, is an award-winning multi-media storyteller who likes to help sick people. He is a nationally recognized educator and leader in the area of empathy and EMS. He was honored as one of JEMS EMS 10 Innovators in 2019. He was named Outstanding EMS Educator in NJ in 2018. He has extensive national, regional and local teaching experience in the area of EMS empathy, patient care, social media, public relations, crisis communications and bedside manners. Huff is a former three-time chief of the Atlantic Highlands First Aid & Safety Squad. He is also a member of the New Jersey EMS Task Force, where he serves as the public information office. He has written on a variety of topics for EMS publications.