Career opportunities

The Diploma in Emergency Health Services Management was designed by EHS professionals, and is geared towards developing essential management skills to work in this field. Here are recent examples of career paths our alumni have successfully taken:

  • EHS
  • Emergency planning roles
  • Managerial roles in EHS, Disaster, or Management Agencies

Alumnus story

Wanting to be ‘part of the solution’

Coming from a family of health care professionals, Michael Adair (DEHSM‘11) always knew he wanted to work in health care. Starting as a paramedic, it was his goal to start on the front lines to develop an understanding of how the system worked, before moving on to managerial positions. Today, he is the Operations Manager for Medavie EMS in Chatam-Kent, Ontario, and he credits Dalhousie for helping him get to where he is now. Read Michael’s full story.