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How Do We help Our Public Safety Family?

Over the past couple of weeks, our public safety family has lost more members of our profession to suicide. JEMS, EMS1 and other EMS outlets continue to report these unfortunate and preventable suicides. Why are we missing the signs? Why is this happening? A survey conducted of 4,000 first responders found that 6.6 percent had attempted […]

Medic2Medic Hits 100

Medic2Medic Podcast published it’s 100th episode on Sunday. The episode is called City of Pittsburgh EMS Old Timers Podcast. The City of Pittsburgh hired me in 1983 and gave me a great foundation and taught me how to be a Paramedic. I worked with great people who took the time to teach me and also allowed […]

A Story You Don’t Want To Miss: Medic2Medic Podcast Episode 76

I had the honor to talk to Daniel Mills a few weeks back.  Daniel is the founder of 911 Buddy Check.  911 Buddy Check is an avenue for 911 providers to check in or reach out for help dealing with things they see everyday. 911 Buddy Check goes deep into the broken culture of  the “Tough […]

David Page Research Maven is Number 71 on the Podcast

 David Page, MS, NRP, is the director of the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA and field paramedic with Allina EMS in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. He is my guest this week on Medic2Medic Podcast. Besides being a Paramedic and educator, he has a monthly research review column in JEMS. David is the editor in […]

Medic2Medic Podcast Hits 10,000 Downloads

On October 10, 2016 this small podcast reached 10,000 downloads. This is an unbelievable (believable) achievement for me and the podcast. A big thank you to my listeners and a special thanks to my guests. During the first year of the podcast listeners heard from providers telling their stories about how they got into this great […]

Body Cameras for EMS

Ballistic vests have been a hot topic in EMS over the past 6 months or so.  Body Cameras is also a hot topic in the law enforcement community. In the law enforcement arena the subject of body cameras is debated on an everyday basis. Just recently the release of the body/dash camera was scrutinized when […]

Medic2Medic Podcast Celebrates 1 year of Podcasting

Last September I decided to start a new adventure called Medic2Medic Podcast.  The first year is completed. l have learned a great deal about people, podcasting and interviewing to name a few of the things.  I have also met some really cool people in the EMS world and got a chance to learn about their humble beginnings […]

Episode 46 of Medic2Medic Podcast: To Wear Gloves or Not?

Do we need to wear gloves with every patient encounter? Is EMS education behind the times when it comes to educating EMTs and Paramedics regarding infectious diseases? You came to the right podcast for answers. Katherine West joins me on the podcast and we talk about all kinds topics related to infectious disease. Katherine West […]

Why and How Did I Start Medic2Medic Podcast?

Before I answer the questions, Medic2Medic Podcast received it’s 5,000 download this week. I continue to be humbled and grateful to my listeners and especially to my guests. Just like a an Uber Driver being asked why and how long have you been driving for Uber, I have received the same questions about why and […]

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 […]

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