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The 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. AEDR 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. AEDR is currently published three times a year.


Greg Scott, MBA, EMD-QI (USA)

Deputy Editor

Heather Darata (USA)

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Christopher H.O. Olola, PhD (USA)

Isabel Gardett, PhD (USA)

AEDR Admin Assistant

Anna Shmynets

Annals of Emergency Dispatch & Response (AEDR)

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Salt Lake City, Utah 84111, USA


Priority Press

Becca Barrus (USA)

Audrey Fraizer (USA)

Kelley Anderson (USA)

David Beckerley (USA)

Meghan Broadbent (USA)

Christina Brown (USA)

Bruce Cox (Canada)

Chris Davis (USA)

Stacey Etheridge (New Zealand)

Dawn Faudere (USA)

Mark Conrad Fivaz (USA)

Andrea Furgani (Italy)

Juliet George (UK)

Chuck Gipson (USA)

Mic Gunderson (USA)

Peter Hamilton (Australia)

Andy Heward (UK)

Richard Jackson (USA)

Andre Jones (Qatar)

Timo Karbach (Germany)

Chris Knight (USA)

Nicholas Kovach (USA)

Justin Leibach (USA)

Richard Lindfors (USA)

Greer Marshall (USA)

Laura McConchie (New Zealand)

Cassie McManigal (USA)

Kathryn Muhlhan (Australia)

Stacey O’Sullivan (Canada)

Eric Parry (Canada)

Brett Patterson (USA)

Chad Pore (USA)

Marie-Mychèle Pratte (Canada)

Julia Royall (USA)

Megan Schager-Reyes (USA)

Steven C. Sharpe (USA)

Paul Stiegler (USA)

Sarah Tharp-Hernandez (USA)

Michael Thompson (USA)

Kate Wahlgren (USA)

Jonathan Washko (USA)

Sara Wright (USA)

The Annals of Emergency Dispatch & Response (AEDR) provides a unique opportunity for emergency dispatch, public safety, pre-hospital, and public health research professionals to share their work worldwide. AEDR 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 generally be asked to participate once or twice per year. 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 needed.

Peer Review Manual