Leslie Witten-Rood

Program Manager
California EMS Authority
Leslie Witten-Rood, MA, currently serves as the California Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) Statewide HIE/EMS Program Manager. She oversaw the successful delivery of the PULSE +EMS project, a complex innovative statewide health information exchange project that integrates Emergency Medical Services as a critical component of the health care system. Leslie provides technical assistance to 10 subcontractors and a 26-member Advisory Committee where she facilitates and encourages the participation, commitment, and collaboration in an effort to meet the milestones and deliverables for the cooperative agreement between the State of California and the Federal Government. She serves as the program expert and fiduciary lead for HIE in EMS Projects.