Welcome to Down East Emergency Medicine Institute (DEEMI). Thanks to our dozens of volunteers, we offer our services at no cost. Our goal is to improve Medevac techniques and Search and Rescue in the State of Maine and the New England region.


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Search & Rescue via Drone

LATEST NEWS:  April’s edition of Maine Seniors magazine features a well-done article titled Meet “Doc” Bowie, He and his team find lost people!

Click HERE for article

We have a number of resources available to us through our section units. Read more about them via pull-down menus above, or these links:  HMMWV (high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles ‘humvee’);  Fixed Wing (aircraft), Rotary Wing (helicopter), UAV (drones) and IT/R&D.

For information regarding current, recent and past searches, see DEEMI’s Search and Rescue page HERE and for other Searches in ME, NH and VT being conducted by other dedicated agencies and organizations see HERE .

–> Watch our featured video, professionally produced by DJI  to learn much more about DEEMI’s mission and the people we serve. -video link-



Watch the FEATURED VIDEO below by DJI  to learn more about

DEEMI’s mission and the people we serve.