Since 1983, BEMCo has striven to keep the Brandeis community safe with passion, education, and precision!
The Brandeis University Medical Corps (BEMCo) is Brandeis’ student-run volunteer emergency medical service. BEMCo strives to provide timely and efficient emergency medical care to the Brandeis community. Today, under the guidance of the director of Public Safety and the director of the University Health Center, BEMCo continues to meet the emergency medical needs of the community.
Located in the Stoneman building, BEMCo operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during the academic year. Student volunteers are all Massachusetts-state certified emergency medical technicians (EMTs). BEMCo is equipped with two class V ambulances inspected and certified by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the latest in emergency medical equipment.
BEMCo adheres to all federal and state statutes regarding a patient's privacy as it relates to treatment. Each year, BEMCo provides first-aid instruction to the Brandeis community in areas such as CPR, AED usage, and basic first aid as well as recruiting new members to train as EMTs.
When to Call
BEMCo is a Basic Life Support (BLS) level ambulance service with Massachusetts certified EMTs on call 24 hours a day 7 days a week during the academic year.
Do not hesitate to call us if you need emergency medical attention. If you are unsure whether or not to call BEMCo, call 781-736-3333.
As of May 5th, 2020, BEMCo will be out of service until the fall. Please contact public safety, 781-736-3333, for medical emergencies on campus.