Consulting Projects Include
  • Expert witness for major New York City Law Firms
    • Duty to Act and Delayed Response
    • Death of a child due to dispatch error
  • Expert witness for major New Jersey Law Firm
    • EMS Standard of Care/Positional Asphyxia
    • EMS Standard Training and Operating Procedures for Patient Lifting and Moving
  • Expert witness for two high profile cases in Seattle, WA.
    • Emergency Vehicle Operations (accident)
    • Improper EMS operations
  • Policy Review and Creation
    • Large Private Ambulance Service, New York
    • Municipal EMS, Suburban New Jersey
What You'll Get


Dr. McDonald will provide expert witness opinions, litigation support, and consultation on emergency medical service, healthcare, fire, and 911 matters to plaintiff and defense attorneys, risk management professionals, private organizations, and the public.


·Preliminary review and evaluation 
· Written opinions and/or reports 
· Technical support 
· Availability and attendance for depositions and/or court proceedings

Consultant and Expert in:


  • ​Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

  • EMS/Paramedic Expert Witness

  • EMS Subject Matter Expert

  • EMS Systems Management

  • Healthcare/Hospital Organizations

  • Emergency Management

  • Emergency/Disaster Planning

  • Emergency Communications (911)

  • Fire Service Administration

  • Policy Creation and Review

  • Physical Security

  • Business Continuity

  • Risk Management

  • Logistics Management

  • Education and Training

  • Curriculum Development

Dr. McDonald is the principal consultant with over two decades of experience in all facets of EMS and public safety.  Dr. McDonald is currently the Principal Consultant advising on all topics in the fields of EMS and Emergency Management.  Dr. McDonald is a Senior Certified Instructor Coordinator in New York State, an American Heat Association BLS, ACLS, ACLSEP, and PALS instructor and an NAEMT instructor in all disciplines.  In Dr. McDonald's previous role he was an Assistant Professor of Emergency Management & Public Affairs and coordinated all Emergency Management & Fire Services classes for the college. Dr. McDonald has been program coordinator of a hospital based paramedic program, a hospital administrator for EMS and public safety, and emergency manager.  Dr. McDonald is heavily involved in EMS education and training and is a Nationally Certified EMS Educator.  Dr. McDonald is still a certified paramedic in New York, New Jersey, and by the National Registry of EMT's.  

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