Pierre Carli is Professor and Chairman of the EMS of Paris (SAMU de Paris) since 1998. He is a national and international expert in the area of the prehospital care, cardiac arrest, emergency and disaster medicine. He is President of French Resuscitation Council (CFRC), vice-president of SAMU - Urgences de France (the French EMS organization), President of the National Board of Hospital Emergencies (CNUH) and past - chairman of the Medical Board of Necker University Hospital (2004-2019).
Pierre Carli has been personally involved in the management of the terrorist attacks in Paris, in 1995 -1996, the major heat wave in Paris in summer 2003, the H1N1 outbreak in 2009, and in the terrorist attacks in Paris in January and November 2015. During the Covid-19 pandemic, he has coordinated the SAMU System of the Paris Region and SAMU involvement in long distance mass transports (by train and airliner) of critical care patients. He is also the SAMU representative for the organization of Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
At Paris Descartes University, he is in charge of Emergency Medicine, and Disaster Medicine programs for the EMS (SAMU) physicians and nurses. Pierre Carli is a member of several editorial boards and the author of many articles. In June 2019, he has published for the Ministry of Health a national report to improve Medical Emergencies management.
Pierre Carli is member of the French Medical Academy and Commander in the National Order of the Legion of Honor.