Archive for April2016

Medic2Medic Podcast Update

It as been a very busy few weeks for the podcast. Episode 36 and 37 are now available at the links below.The podcast has over 4600 downloads and on Spreaker. com has over 1500 followers. National leaders in EMS like Mike Taigman and Jonathan Washko have been fantastic and entertaining as well as educational. Chief […]

Mike Taigman is on Medic2Medic Podcast

Mike Taigman joins me this week for Episode 34. Mike has over 40 years of EMS experience as a provider, educator, leader and administrator. Mike has taken his leadership and QI abilities all over the United States, Canada and the Middle East. He has written over 600 articles and some of these articles appeared in JEMS. We […]

Paramedic Meets Mickey

My friends and colleagues that know me, know that I am a Disney addict.  I have been at Disney World and Disneyland over 30 times. If you enter my office  At Cary Area EMS you will see Disney art on my walls: from a limited edition of the plans of Cinderella’s Castle to Mickey sitting […]

Medic2Medic Podcast Episode 32

Medic2Medic Podcast will publish new podcasts on Sunday night. Tonight’s episode is Gene Lambert. Gene Lambert retired after 31 years working for Wake County EMS. In those 31 years, Gene held different positions from Paramedic to Training Chief. Gene’s dedication to public service was spurred by the tragic death of his sister, a nurse, when […]

Cancer Invades Cary Area EMS

The question: How does Cancer affect your  EMS organization when it is one of your own?  If you are looking for the answer in this blog, you are not going to find it.  What I am going to let you know is how we at Cary Area EMS are handling the effects of one of […]

Episode 31 of Medic2Medic Podcast

There are buzz words in the EMS world that are used on a regular basis.  Response times, Mobile Integrated Healthcare & Community Paramedicine.  This week’s podcast is Dan Swayze.  Dan is widely considered one of the earliest pioneers of community paramedicine.  Dan is the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Center for Emergency Medicine […]

My Start in EMS

I just celebrated my 15th year anniversary as Chief at Cary Area EMS (caryems.org). We are a nonprofit 911 ambulance service, which is part of the Wake County EMS System. During the past week, I have been asked how I got started in EMS? The story goes like this. Picture this, I am a freshman […]