Summer 2024

Registration is now OPEN for Summer 2024

Carolina Focused

All of ACERIP is Carolina Focused; we are on campus and are led by a great group of Tarheels. All of our classes exemplify and promote the Carolina Way.

Top Rated

The caliber and quality of our courses are unmatched. We are passionate about medical education and it shows in every class we teach.

Experienced Team

All of our instructors have many years of experience in EMS. Many of them also have specialties in Fire, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, etc.

Above and Beyond

Our relationships with community partners allows us to offer experiences you would not normally get in EMS courses; we want our students to have more than just a certificate.

Created For The Carolina Community

ACERIP is both a Student Organization recognized by UNC-Chapel Hill and an accredited teaching institution for the State Office of EMS. Each semester, ACERIP provides a EMT-Basic class, EMT Continuing Education, and CPR Classes for UNC students, faculty, and staff.

ACERIP is a student-run organization whose purpose is to make the UNC-CH campus and Chapel Hill communities a safer place to live, work, learn, and play.


Our Courses

Current courses we offer.


EMT Initial – Summer 2024

EMT Initial – Summer 2024 Current Course We are

EMT Initial – Spring 2024

EMT Initial – Spring 2024 Current Course We are

EMT Initial – Fall 2023

EMT Initial – Fall 2023 Current Course We are

EMT Initial – Summer 2023

EMT Initial – Summer 2023 Current Course We are

EMT Initial – Spring 2023

EMT Initial – Spring 2023 Current Course We are

EMT Basic – Fall 2021

As of 4.30 pm July 22, the Fall 21

EMT Basic – Summer 2021

As of 2.55 pm April 5, the Summer 21

Our Professional Team

Lynn Webster

Program Director/Lead Instructor

Paramedic, Educational Development Champion, EMS Advocate, Dog Lover.

Dr. Joseph Grover

Medical Director

Joseph Grover is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina Department of Emergency Medicine, Associate EMS Fellowship Director, and Medical Director of Orange County (NC) Emergency Services.

Chris Cunningham

Adjunct Instructor

EMT, Student Advocate, Honors Program Lead, Former ACERIP Student & President

Darshan Patel

Administrator & Lead Instructor

Public Safety/Homeland Security Professional, Technical Guru (Nerd), ACERIP Past President.