RAPToR Faculty

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Zaf Qasim

Course Director

Dr. Qasim is an Emergency/Critical Care physician with additional experience in operational EMS.  His interests lie in advanced trauma resuscitation, human factors, and prehospital care.



Andrew D Fisher

Assistant Course Director

Major Fisher has held various roles including paramedic, PA, and now resident in General Surgery in New Mexico.  He has a wealth of experience in developing the military use of whole blood, training in REBOA, and adherence to TCCC principles.



Ted Redman


Dr Redman is board certified in EM and EMS, with prior experience as the Regiment Surgeon at the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment



RAPToR Faculty


John Holcomb


Dr Holcomb is a professor of trauma surgery. He has extensive experience in both military and civilian trauma management, hemorrhagic shock, and translation of military principles to civilian casualty care.


Scott Youngquist MD


Dr Youngquist is certified in Emergency Medicine and EMS, serving as medical director for the Salt Lake City Fire Department. His primary focus is in prehospital cardiac arrest management.