Approximately 30 current members of Tufts Emergency Medical Services (TEMS) and 10 to 15 TEMS alumni celebrated the program's 30th anniversary on Sunday afternoon at the Breed Memorial Hall. The event, which celebrated the program's history and accomplishments since its start in the 1980s, commemorated the roots of the program with photos and memories.
Jeffrey Cukor (A ’90) opened the event by speaking about his experience as one of the first four original members of TEMS. A number of other alumni then spoke about their previous experiences on TEMS, followed by Cukor sharing photos of the program's alumni.
TEMS Medical Director Dr. Stacey Sperling then reminisced about the progress of the group and praised its success. She explained that some prospective students have said to her that the state of the TEMS program has been a determining factor in their college decision processes.TEMS officer Rosie Quinn, in conjunction with TEMS’ advisor Geoffrey Bartlett and Gina Regonini, the Shared Interest Group coordinator from the Office of Alumni Relations, Quinn, a junior, said. Quinn told TEMS traces back to the all of 1984 founder David Levitt LA '88 Spring 2016 edition of The Pulse, TEMS' semesterly newsletter and fellow EMT Craig Vinch