Yael Kadman is a Paramedic, Deputy Director of Emergency Management Department and CBRNe Specialist at MDA Headquarters, Operation Division.
Kadman began her career in Magen David Adom, which provides Israel’s pre-hospital emergency medical needs including disaster, ambulance and blood services, as a youth volunteer in 1995.
She worked as a paramedic since 2007, and has been in her current position since 2016.
She returned to the IDF, as a Home Front Command (HFC) Officer, serving between the years 2009-2015 and took part in writing and implementing work processes and emergency preparedness for the HFC and municipal council, policy representation in unconventional events, leading and reclamation of live agents training, military headquarters training, development projects, and collaborations with government agencies and various emergency organizations in Israel and worldwide.
Her responsibilities include basic and advanced emergency preparedness and non-conventional training for MDA employees and volunteers, helping in development of training programs and continuing emergency preparedness and non-conventional education programs, representing MDA in national and international TTX and exercises, learning sessions and professional working groups.