The “First Eagle”
Dr. Ray Fowler is Professor and Chief, Division of EMS, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. The “First Eagle”, Dr. Fowler, was present at the original Gathering of Eagles and has been present and helped to host all of its international gatherings over the past quarter century. Dr. Fowler was a member of the working group that founded the National Association of EMS Physicians, having served as its second nationally elected President. He was also the original international program director for BTLS, now known as International Trauma Life Support. Dr. Fowler is a globally recognized leader in EMS and has helped to found numerous educational advances in the field, including the MAEMSP National EMS Med Dir practicum and workshop, as well as the Eagles innovative annual conferences.