Public Safety Training Facility

Monroe Community College
Rochester, New York

MCC Paramedic Program Alumni
Capt. Richard Russotti, EMT-P

Rick teaching 40 Resident Physicians in our high tech Paramedic classroom Rick Russotti has been involved in the fire service and emergency medical service since the early 1980's. After graduation from the MCC Paramedic Program in 1991, he has gone on to lead several career and volunteer advanced life support departments in the Monroe County area. Now serving a fourth term in office, Rick was the first paramedic to be seated as Vice-chairman of the Monroe-Livingston REMAC. Rick is currently a Captain with the Ridge Road Fire District, assigned to special operations as EMS Officer. Captain Russotti has become known for improving patient care by enhancing fire service first-response EMS, and promoting strong working relationships among fire departments and EMS agencies. Rick frequently lectures to firefighters and emergency medical technicians as a Certified Instructor Coordinator and NYS Fire Instructor. Rick is one of the most respected Paramedics in our region. His efforts have helped our system to become a leader in Emergency Medical Care. The MCC Paramedic Program is proud that Rick is an Alumnus.

MCC Paramedic students become leaders.

Capt. Russotti demonstrating Bioterrorism decontamination techniques to Resident Physicians from the U of R



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