2024 Fire Department Safety Officers Association Annual Conference
The 2024 Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) Annual Health & Safety Conference in Phoenix, AZ brought together safety officers from Fire Departments across the U.S. and Canada. The event provided a week of valuable education, awareness, and networking opportunities. Notable highlights included a presentation on treating PTSD, Chronic Pain, Brain Injury, and Substance Abuse among Fire Responders by Battalion Chief David Picone from San Diego Fire Rescue, along with Dr. Tomer Anbar, CEO of Institutes Of Health, and Michael Branch, Director of the First Responder Clinic at Institutes of Health. Special thanks to FDSOA for their hospitality and to San Diego Fire-Rescue for the invitation to collaborate on this insightful presentation!