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AMP Leadership

The leadership team consists of professionals with expertise in austere and wilderness medicine, disaster medicine, wilderness EMS, search & rescue, wilderness mass gathering risk management, remote communications, international deployment, air operations, and field exercise development.

We believe that all members have the potential to be a leader.  As such, we provide opportunities for leadership skill development. 

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Michael Millin, MD

President & Medical Director

Sub-boarded in Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Dr. Millin is the medical director and co-founder for AMP. He is also the immediate past medical director for the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department, a member of the state EMS advisory committee (SEMSAC), and the primary author of the state’s Wilderness EMS Protocol. Nationally, Dr. Millin is a past chair of the wilderness EMS committee with the National Association of EMS Physicians, and the creator and co-director of the Wilderness EMS Medical Director’s Course. In addition to system development and field response work in wilderness EMS, Dr. Millin works as a disaster physician for the Federal Government. In his role as a medical officer with the New Jersey Disaster Medical Assistance Team (NJ -1 DMAT) Dr. Millin deployed to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria in 2017, and Florida after Hurricane Michael in 2018.  He was deployed throughout the US to support efforts related to COVID-19.

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Carl Solomon

Operations Chief

Carl, one of our co-founders and the first President of AMP, is an innovator and public safety entrepreneur with over 20 years experience in wilderness search & rescue and team leadership. He is a Wilderness First Responder and a lost person behavior instructor.  Carl served as a Search Manager and Field Team Leader with the Appalachian Search and Rescue Conference (ASRC). He is an expert in wilderness risk management and has used his approach to help many outdoor event organizers to create safer events. In 2017 he was co-creator of a large full-scale exercise to integrate Mid-Atlantic incident management teams with the volunteer search & rescue community. He is especially passionate about helping families under stress to understand the efforts used to help find and rescue their loved ones. Carl is a multi-year volunteer wish granter with Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic.

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Steven Mosley

Vice President

Steven brings over 38 years of law enforcement and emergency management work experience to AMP. In addition, Steven has worked for the federal government over the past 23 years in a Supervisory Law Enforcement/Training capacity. He currently serves as the Director of Training for The Prepared Lifestyle and The Combat Hard Training Group. He also serves as a volunteer NREMT-B in NJ, VA and MD as well as a recruit Fire Fighter for the Township of Greenwich, NJ.  Steven is a member of the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS), Search and Rescue Committee (SARCOM), the National Association of EMTs (NAEMT), and is actively pursuing a Fellowship in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine from WMS. He is a Wilderness Medicine Instructor with the Center of Wilderness Safety, an ASHI/HSI Level 3 Instructor Trainer and AHA BLS Instructor.

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Erik Pan

Secretary

For more than five years, Erik has been an active member of the emergency medical services community. Starting as an EMT in New Jersey, he gained valuable experience volunteering in his hometown. While in college, Erik joined the student-run Hopkins Emergency Response Organization (HERO) where he served as Training Officer and Captain, overseeing the education and licensure of 25 EMT students in accelerated courses. Erik's passion for EMS led him to become a licensed CPR instructor and obtain his EMT license in three states. Through his position as a whitewater kayaking instructor for the university, Erik became a wilderness EMT. Soon after, he was recruited to AMP by Dr. Millin. Since finishing his undergraduate studies, Erik has been working as an EMT for the Baltimore City Fire Department while applying to medical schools.

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Amy Millin

Treasurer, Development & Social Media

Amy's experience in non-profit governance, fundraising, and program development helps to ensure that the team remains fiscally sound in order to bring medicine to people in wilderness and austere environments. A background in social work and cultural sustainability, coupled with a lifelong love of the outdoors, Amy has a demonstrated commitment to people and their communities as well as the preservation of the outdoors. Amy is a Development Specialist at the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) and is an Adjunct Instructor in the MA in Cultural Sustainability program at Goucher College. In addition, Amy develops programming for events on topics related to social justice, diversity, and community activism in the greater Baltimore area. Donations always welcome!  Or contact us if you are interested in becoming a sponsor or partner.

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Greg King

Board Member-at-Large &

Quality Assurance Officer

An avid backpacker and lifelong wilderness enthusiast, Greg carried a copy of Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods during his first multi-day trip on the Appalachian Trail. He does not remember a time when he was not camping or hiking. Greg brings a variety of EMT and WEMT certificates and experiences to AMP, along with work experience in health policy. A graduate of the University of Florida, where he was the quality improvement officer for his undergraduate EMS program, Greg currently attends medical school at Johns Hopkins University where he is involved in wilderness medicine research. Greg's recent publication exploring the scientific criteria to determine if a wilderness first responder is at risk of a medical emergency, prior to leaving a base of operations and entering the woods, will have an important impact in protecting future wilderness first responders.

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Blake Duffy, MD, MPP

Deputy Operations Chief & Training Officer

Blake hails from the Pacific Northwest where he grew up hunting, fishing, rafting, kayaking, snowboarding, and helping out on his family’s ranch. He continued to expand his passion for the outdoors as an Air Force officer through wilderness survival training and conducting advanced communications and field operations. Now, as a resident physician in anesthesiology and a member of AMP, he hopes to meld these prior experiences with his growing knowledge and expertise in pharmacology, sedation, and resuscitation to provide the best care possible to patients with critical injuries in austere environments. He has additional training in dive and marine medicine and will serve as a flight surgeon in the Air Force Reserves after residency.

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Alexandra Vaughn, MD

Board Member-at-Large

 

Dr. Vaughn is a lifelong wilderness enthusiast, taking advantage of all the outdoor activities that growing up in the Pacific Northwest had to offer. She moved to Maryland in 2020 to begin her residency in emergency medicine where she is currently an emergency resident physician. Outside of the emergency department, she is focusing her professional development and training specifically on the many facets of prehospital care including EMS, disaster, wilderness, and tactical medicine. She is currently progressing towards multiple certifications in EMS and Search and Rescue. She has been a member of the Austere Medical Professionals since October 2021, including assisting with medical training for team members.

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Gene Harrison

 Communications Officer

An inaugural member of AMP, Gene has a lifetime of experience in Emergency Communications, Special Technical Rescue, and Field Medicine - especially in austere environments and hazardous conditions.  He has invented, designed, and implemented mission critical communications for, and served as a member of, military, government, volunteer, and non-government organizations, literally "From DC to Daylight!", in wilderness, urban, aerial, subsurface, and sub-terreanean domains. Gene is Co-Founder of multiple organizations, including the Appalachian Search and Rescue Conference (ASRC), the Shenandoah Mountain Rescue Group (SMRG), and the National Cave Rescue Commission (NCRC). He has served as president, coordinator, communications officer, training officer, and others for these organizations. Gene is a subject matter expert on a key DHS emergency communications working group and communications engineer for the Civil Air Patrol.

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