The Vigilint Leadership

Eric W. Ossmann, MD, FACEP

Chief Medical Officer, Founder

Dr. Eric Ossmann is the founder and Chief Medical Officer for VIGILINT. He currently works with a wide range of corporate and family office clients, providing medical advisory services in addition to medical event and contingency planning. His primary goal since the founding of VIGILINT has been to connect companies and individuals with sophisticated medical resources in the time frame and location required.

Dr. Eric Ossmann is currently the Vice Chair of Operations and Clinical Affairs in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Prisma Health. Previously, he served as the Director of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, Vice-Chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine, and the Associate Chief Medical Officer for Preparedness and Response at Duke University Health System. In association with this role, he also served as the Medical Director for Durham County Emergency Medical Services, providing medical oversight for all aspects of the prehospital medical care system, and was the institutional project leader for a multidisciplinary team developing institutional and operational strategies to manage patient surge in the setting of mass casualty events.

Prior to his role at Duke University Health System, he was an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine, the Co-Director of the Division of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, and the EMS Medical Director of Grady Health System in Atlanta. In this role he served as the on-scene medical incident commander for multiple mass casualties and hazardous material events. Additional responsibilities included development, training, and oversight of the Grady Emergency Medical Services Special Operations and Bio-Safety transport team, under contract with the CDC to transport and manage contagious patients under high-level (BSL-4) bio-containment conditions.


"As a global media and communications company, complex medical challenges frequently confront our offices and business travelers. VIGILINT plays a valuable role in our crisis management process as a trusted medical advisor. Their team is incredibly knowledgeable and responsive. Global companies like ours are constantly affected by international health issues and VIGILINT has been a true partner when we needed an informed opinion to help set policy and guidance with respect to medical challenges affecting the health and safety of our employees and our ability to meet our client obligations. They are my first call whenever a medical crisis arises.”

-Director of Business Continuity & Crisis Management, Fortune 500 global advertising and marketing services company

"We have been using VIGILINT for the past two years and have been very satisfied with their services. The information and services have been provided in a very timely manner with extremely accurate information. They have been an intricate part in our planning of large corporate events."

-Manager of Risk Services, $10-billion-a-year consumer products company

“Simply put, VIGILINT is unmatched anywhere. They are compassionate, with high professional standards and an unwavering commitment to their client. For many years, VIGILINT has allowed our Family Office to travel with confidence, with complicated medical problems. This is the most complete, impressive, full-service program I have ever encountered. They are highly respected physicians who believe in personalized service.”

-West Coast family office (family-owned global event production company)