Annals of Emergency Dispatch & Response (AEDR) is an official international peer-reviewed journal published by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch®. The journal provides a unique opportunity for researchers in the fields of emergency dispatch, emergency response, pre-arrival medicine, public safety, public health, and emergency nurse telephone triage to share their work worldwide. The AEDR journal avails a perfect platform to demonstrate the importance of research and development in emergency dispatch, the cornerstone of emergency care.

AEDR accepts and publishes research conducted within the domains of emergency medical dispatch, emergency fire dispatch, emergency police dispatch, emergency response, emergency nurse telephone triage and instructions, and public health and public safety telecommunications. The articles include original research, case reports, case studies, editorials, perspectives, concepts (e.g., systems analysis, public health and public safety telecommunications and configurations, methods, etc.), and/or reviews. The journal also accepts operational research conducted within the above domains.

The AEDR journal issues are currently published semiannually: March/April and Sep/Oct.

Editorial Team:


Isabel Gardett, PhD (USA)


Deputy Editor

Greg Scott, MBA, EMD-QI (USA)


Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Chris Olola, PhD (USA)


Editorial Assistant

Denise Jorgensen (USA)

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Priority Press

Associate Editors

Tracey Barron (UK)

Jeff Clawson, MD (USA)

Doug Eyolfson, MD (Canada)

Conrad Fivaz, MD (UK)

Andy Heward (UK)

Sarah Shaikh Abdul Karim, MD (Malaysia)

Chris Knight (USA)

Eric Parry (USA)

Brett Patterson (USA)

Comilla Sasson, MD (USA)

Paul Stiegler, MD (USA)

Mike Thompson (USA)


Samson Abura (Kenya)

Richard Alcorta, MD (USA)

Andrew Bacon, MD (Australia)

Lt. Peter Daigle (USA)

Jan de Nooij, MD (The Netherlands)

Chetan Dhoble, MD (USA)

Jay Dornseif (USA)

Matthew R Duval (USA)

Linda Edelman, PhD (USA)

Salvatore Esposito, MD (Italy)

Anthony Favreau (USA)

Jaci Fox (Canada)

Andrea Furgani, MD (Italy)

Almendra Galland (Canada)

James Gummett (UK)

Mic Gunderson (USA)

Peter Hamilton (Australia)

Andy Heward (UK)

Kristen Jeter (USA)

Thomas Judge (USA)

Sarah Karim (Malaysia)

Marie Leroux (Canada)

Kim McFarlane, MD (Australia)

Charles Newton, MD (Kenya)

Heinz Novosad (Austria)

April Patterson (USA)

Joe Pedulla (Canada)

Julia Royall (USA)

David Shade (USA)

Paul Stiegler, MD (USA)

Todd Stout (USA)

Tina Taviano (USA)

Louise Todd (UK)

Jonathon Washko (USA)

Drexell White (USA)

Malcolm Woollard (UK)

Sara Wright (USA)

Arthur Yancey, MD (USA)

Yaacob Yusoff (Malaysia)

Peer-Review Process

The Annals of Emergency Dispatch and Response (AEDR) provides a unique opportunity for emergency dispatch, public safety, pre-hospital, and public health research professionals to share their work worldwide. The AEDR journal accepts submissions of high quality original research articles, case study/ reports, editorials, perspectives, concepts, or other emergency dispatch-related research articles.

The AEDR Original Research Double Blind Peer Review Process

Original Research manuscripts are subject to double blind reviews, both peer reviewer and author identity is anonymized. Peer reviewers provide expert written feedback on content according to the AEDR Manuscript Review Worksheet.
AEDR Peer Reviewer Participation Requirements: A Peer Reviewer is a volunteer position and will take minimal time – estimated to be on a quarterly basis. Peer Reviewers are asked to complete the AEDR Associate Editor & Peer Reviewer Detail Form and provide a short biography, curriculum vitae, or resume. *AEDR Editorial staff will respect this information when selecting reviewers for new submissions.

What Peer Reviewers can expect from AEDR

Peer Reviewer may be asked to participate in telephone, email, and web conference discussions from time to time, when and where need