WESTON — A central Wisconsin emergency medicine physician has achieved fellow status from the Academy of Emergency Medical Services, or AEMS.

Michael Clark

Michael Clark, emergency medicine physician at Ascension St. Clare’s Hospital, Weston, Ascension St. Michael’s Hospital, Stevens Point, and Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital, Merrill, is among the class of 53 members who recently received the honor from the National Association of EMS Physicians, or NAEMSP, according to an Ascension news release.

Clark is the first physician from an Ascension Wisconsin facility to earn fellow status from AEMS and is joined by 14 other emergency medicine physicians in Wisconsin as fellows. Fewer than 300 physicians across the country have been awarded the designation, according to the release.

NAEMSP is an organization of physicians and other professionals partnering to provide leadership and foster excellence in EMS.