Meet The MedEdNow Team

Paramedics

Administration

Dr. Jacob Weinstein  DNP ACNP

CCRN CFRN NREMT-P

Chief Learning Officer

Jake Weinstein is a board-certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from Georgetown University with a Master of Science in Nursing and completed his Doctorate in nursing from the University of South Alabama, with a cardiovascular subspecialty. Jake started in healthcare 20 years ago and continued in various roles; flight paramedic, emergency nurse, cardiac ICU nurse, and Hospitalist NP. He is the Chief Learning Officer of MedEdNow and Owner of Mobile Care, both located in Denver Colorado. In his free time, Jake is found skiing, hiking, at CrossFit, or riding his Harley around Denver. Read our mission statement to learn more.

Medical Director

Dr. Kailyn Kahre-Sights

Medical Director 

Dr. Kahre is a board-certified emergency medicine physician from southern Indiana. She completed medical school and residency at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Kahre has had a special interest in EMS since a young girl, growing up around the fire service with a father who was a Paramedic and Fire Chief.  After high school, she obtained her EMT certification and worked in a local ER and ambulance during college.

 

 In residency, Dr Kahre participated in the EMS track at IU gaining more focused training on being an EMS medical director. Since graduating residency in 2015, Dr. Kahre has worked in the ED of a level 2 trauma center while serving as the EMS medical director as the Supervising Hospital. She currently is the medical director for a hospital-operated county 911 service, an event medicine EMS service, a local paramedic program, and MedEdNow. When not busy with work, Dr Kahre enjoys spending time and traveling with her paramedic husband and their two active little girls.

Mike Salva

Michael Salva

Sales & Support Manager

Michael is from Milwaukee, WI, and has been working in the restaurant and hospitability industry for over 20 years. He has served as a restaurant district manager with a focus on human resources and compliance for a restaurant group headquartered in Houston, TX. Just before joining MedEdNow he was Director of Operations for a consulting company that helped bars and restaurants meet legal requirements and raise their bottom lines. After Covid hit he brought his vast human resources and customer service management experience to our team. Michael is a foster dad for dogs, he drives to shelters in Oklahoma every month to bring back dogs so they can be adopted. We are lucky to have him on the team, and so are the dogs!

VILT Instructors

VILT Instructor

Ben Johnson NREMP-P

VILT Instructor

Benjamin Johnson is a full-time Firefighter/Paramedic for The City of Kent Fire Department in Ohio. He has been working at Kent for 4 years and has been working in the EMS field for 9 years. Ben has been an instructor for MedEdNow since February of 2020. When he isn’t on duty or instructing, Ben enjoys taking hikes with his family and dog, riding his mountain bike, working out or enjoying a dinner out at one of Kent’s many local eateries.

Beth H Paramedic

Beth Hubinette NREMT-P 

VILT Instructor 

Beth Hubinette is a paramedic of 18 years. She obtained her initial training through the military as a Basic then became a paramedic through South Central Tech in North Mankato, MN. She obtained her Bachelors of Secondary Education at Ashford University in San Diageo, CA. Beth has had many positions in her career as a paramedic including working at oil refineries and leading medical teams at FEMA and during hurricane rescue in South Texas. She obtained her Critical Care certification through the IBSC and enjoys the fast-paced life of critical care. Currently she holds a dual role of working in the Emergency Room as well as running the county EMS system as lead night medic. When she’s not at work she can be found competing in triathlons or hiking the trails at state parks with her dog King.

Kenneth NREMT-P

Kenneth Dixon B.S  NREMP-P FP-C

VILT Instructor

Kenneth Dixon is a Critical Care Paramedic on a critical care team for a major hospital in Raleigh, NC. He got his start in emergency services at the age of 16 and has advanced his career to being a critical care paramedic with over 33 years of experience. He has been a professional firefighter, medical responder, EMT basic, paramedic, and is currently a critical care paramedic. Kenneth has also worked in various areas while being a paramedic which are urgent care, construction site, critical care, busy 911 system and emergency room. While being a paramedic Kenneth has also earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science with a minor in chemistry from Methodist University and a master’s degree in biomedical science with a cognate in Molecular Medicine from Liberty University. He is a VILT instructor with MedEDNow. When he is not saving lives, he enjoys playing ice hockey, working out, playing golf, watching sporting events, going to the beach, and cheering for the Carolina Hurricanes!!!!