Instructor Bios

Paul Marcolini

Paul Marcolini

Location:

Maine

Certifications:

WEMT-P

Description:

Paul began working for Wilderness Medical Associates in 1981. He is one of the original instructors, and served as Executive Director for 5 years in the early 90’s. He is a paramedic and has worked for ground, rotor and fixed-wing EMS programs. He is the past chair of Maine EMS Education Committee. Paul has over 17 years of experience with Outward Bound, is a member of Mahoosuc Mountain Search and Rescue, a board member of Franklin County Search and Rescue, and for the past eight seasons has worked as a volunteer climbing ranger for the National Park Service on Denali. Paul is also the Co-coordinator for EMS in the mountaineering program for Denali National Park, their Quality Improvement Coordinator, and Medical Volunteer Coordinator. Paul also teaches NREMT courses for Denali, Rainier, and Acadia National Parks. He has also presented in International Emergency Medical Conferences in Bolivia, and Vietnam. In addition to working for WMA and guiding, he currently coordinates Quality Improvement for Tri-County EMS, Maine. Paul is an avid climber, and seasonal climbing guide in New England and Bolivia. Paul lives in Greenwood, Maine and New Haven, Connecticut.