Who We Are

About MedicAlert

MedicAlert Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. It all started in 1956 with a simple idea. A father’s desire to protect his daughter became a mission that is still changing the world, one life at a time.


To save and protect lives by sharing information in our members’ moment of need.

Our Story

Learn how MedicAlert got started, what we’ve accomplished and how we strive to live our mission each day.

MedicAlert Milestones

At-a-glance look at the important dates in MedicAlert’s history.

Leadership Team

Our dedicated leadership team fosters the growth of the foundation through their expertise and commitment to our mission.

Board of Directors

Our board consists of doctors, health care professionals, and diverse and respected business executives.

Global Affiliates

Recognized by first responders, doctors, nurses, health professionals and clinicians around the world with nine global affiliates.