Dr. Joe Holley

Chief Medical Officer

With more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Joe Holley is the Medical Director for Priority Ambulance’s operations in Tennessee, as well as serves as the national medical director for Priority OnDemand.

Additionally, Dr. Holley is the State EMS Medical Director for Tennessee, as well as the Medical Director for Memphis and Shelby County Fire Departments and Tennessee Task Force One: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team. He has been deployed over 25 times to such events as 9/11 at the Pentagon, Hurricanes Katrina, Harvey, and Irma, among many others. Due to this extensive experience, he now is the Medical Unit Leader for FEMA’s Incident Support Team.

Dr. Holley is Subspecialty Board Certified has extensive experience in EMS, including specialty areas such as Confined Space, Motorsports, and Event services. He currently serves multiple private EMS systems in West Tennessee, making him the most active EMS Medical Director in Tennessee.

In addition, he is a member of the Eagles Consortium, comprised of the EMS Medical Directors of the nation’s largest municipalities. Dr. Joe Holley also provides educational presentations, up-to-date protocols and emergency medical hot topics via EmergencyMedicalResources.com. Dr. Joe Holley was voted a Memphis Top Doc by Memphis Flyer.