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Monday, January 27, 2020  

Brunko named CMO at Flight For Life ColoradoPublished 9/9/2008

Michael Brunko, MD, attending physician in the St. Anthony Central Hospital Emergency Department, has been named chief medical officer of Flight For Life Colorado.

Flight For Life Colorado has helicopter bases in Denver, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Summit County, Aurora and a fixed-wing aircraft based at Centennial Airport.

Brunko has been actively involved in critical care transport on a national level. He currently is president of the Air Medical Physicians’ Association and serves on the Board of Directors for the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS).

Having been at St. Anthony Central Hospital since 1991, he has been medical director for the Flight For Life program based at St. Anthony Central, and is only the fourth physician to serve in that capacity in the program’s 36-year history.

As chief medical officer, Brunko is responsible for the quality and direction of clinical care, research efforts, evaluation of patient care technologies, and he will interface with the medical communities served by Flight For Life.

Established in 1972, Flight For Life is the first civilian airborne emergency medical service in the nation and has been in continuous service since its inception.

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