Medic2Medic Podcast Hits 5000

Medic2Medic Podcast a few weeks backs hit the 5000th download of the podcast.  The podcast is gaining listeners and followers as there are over 2ooo people following the the podcast.

The podcast lately has had a Western Pennsylvania theme.  I talked to Jayme Burgman an EMS Entrepreneur.  We discuss his EMS career and how he went from Paramedic to entrepreneur. Jayme has a history in both entrepreneurial ventures and corporate executive management roles requiring high-level expertise in business development, operations and finance. We also talk about the on-going battle on who had the busiest ambulance in the City of Pittsburgh.

William Miller has experience in the provision of EMS, EMS Education,fire and rescue services that now spans more than 40 years. Bill’s start was in small town in Pennsylvania to a career with the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS to his current position as Physician Assistant.  Bill and I met when I was hired by the City of Pittsburgh and he was one of the Training Assistants who had to teach us everything from the culture of the City EMS to climbing up and down bridges. With me it was a challenge for Bill and his partner Roy Cox. I had no experience in rescue or climbing. Listen to Bill and I talk about those days as well as Bill’s first experience as volunteer firefighter and the impact it has had on his life.

If you want to hear about leadership then Skip Kirkwood would be a podcast for you. Skip currently serves as the Director of Emergency Medical Services and Chief Paramedic in Durham County North Carolina. He has been involved in EMS since 1973, as an EMT, paramedic, supervisor educator, manager, consultant, state EMS director and chief EMS officer. A frequent speaker at regional and national EMS conferences, Skip is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Research and Leadership at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. We talk about his Navy beginnings and how the Field Training Officer Program came about.

The 39th anniversary of the last episode of Emergency occurred last week.  I had the honor of having Randolph Mantooth as my 30th episode guest. Mr. Mantooth and I talk about his acting career, how he was selected to play Johnny Gage, the impact of the show, his relationship with Kevin Tighe and an inside look on of the production and set of the show.

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