C. Crawford Mechem, M.D., a native of the Philadelphia area, received his Bachelor of Science (BS) and Master's of Science (MS) degrees from Stanford University. He attended medical school at Jefferson Medical College followed by an emergency medicine residency in central California.
He served as the EMS Medical Director for Madera and Kings counties in California from 1993-1994. He joined the emergency medicine faculty at the University of Pennsylvania in 1994 and is now an associate professor of emergency medicine. His academic interests include EMS, tactical EMS, and interpersonal violence. He was appointed EMS Medical Director for Philadelphia Fire Department in 1998 and continues in that position today.
Dr. Mechem is also the Philadelphia Regional EMS Medical Director.
C. Crawford Mechem MD