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The FDNY Pro podcast brings together professionals and experts in the field of Fire and EMS, offering their firsthand knowledge and experience. Hear from the pros as they discuss what they’ve learned on the front lines.

The FDNY Pro podcast brings together professionals and experts in the field of Fire and EMS, offering their firsthand knowledge and experience. Hear from the pros as they discuss what they’ve learned on the front lines.
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The FDNY Pro podcast brings together professionals and experts in the field of Fire and EMS, offering their firsthand knowledge and experience. Hear from the pros as they discuss what they’ve learned on the front lines.

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English


Episodes

S3, E32 Routine Chemical Exposures in the EMS Workplace with Lt. Robert Carlo

7/30/2018
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Pre-hospital care providers face many potential job hazards, including exposure to and handling of hazardous chemical substances. In this episode, FDNY EMS Lieutenant Robert Carlo discusses the types of chemical exposures Department Emergency Medical Services members are exposed to, how to identify the symptoms of a […]

Duration:00:23:35

S3, E31 EMS Museum 2.0 with Chief James “JP” Martin and Captain Jack Quigley

6/28/2018
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Nearly 26 years ago, the first NYC EMS Museum opened on the grounds of Fort Totten in Bayside, Queens. In 2013, it was closed to make way for some much needed construction. The NYC EMS Museum reopened in May 2018 to display how the FDNY’s EMS […]

Duration:00:22:16

S3, E30 Reduce Your Risk Initiative with FDNY Deputy Chief Joseph Jardin

5/31/2018
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The FDNY’s Reduce Your Risk project was established in 2017 by the Department’s Contamination Reduction Workgroup to increase awareness of the cancer risk faced by Firefighters and promote the proactive measures that should be taken to combat this deadly, but frequently, avoidable occupational hazard. FDNY Deputy […]

Duration:00:24:16

S3, E29 Annual Medicals – A Lasting Impact with FDNY Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kerry Kelly

4/30/2018
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On March 16, 2018, FDNY Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kerry Kelly retired after 37 years of dedicated service. The FDNY has set the standard for monitoring the health and well-being of its members and Dr. Kelly was instrumental in getting that done. Dr. Kelly began the […]

Duration:00:23:47

S3, E28 Train Brave with FDNY Rescue Paramedics Silvana Uzcategui and Krista O’Dea

3/28/2018
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In 2017, for the first time ever at the FDNY Academy, the majority of Rescue Paramedic trainees were women. Rescue Paramedics bring advanced pre-hospital care to any civilian or member of service in a precarious position while extrication procedures take place. Members selected for this program […]

Duration:00:25:14

S3, E27 Inside the FDNY Fitness Unit with Captain Thomas Tanzosh

2/28/2018
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Given the rigorous demands of first responders’ jobs and increased risk for cardiac events, finding a fitness routine that works is critical. In this episode, the head of the FDNY Fitness Unit, Captain Thomas Tanzosh, gives listeners an inside look at how the FDNY trains its […]

Duration:00:28:10

S3, E26 The FDNY Medical Special Operations Conference (MSOC) with Dr. Doug Isaacs and Paramedic Juan Henriquez

1/25/2018
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The FDNY, in partnership with the FDNY Foundation, is proud to have spearheaded the annual Medical Special Operations Conference (MSOC). MSOC continues to be the conference that military, federal, state and local emergency medical responders attend to share their experiences, best practices, and ideas. In this […]

Duration:00:23:59

S2, E25 A Critical Link in the Chain of Survival with FDNY Deputy Chief James Darnowski

12/28/2017
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The chain of survival is a series of steps, which give a victim of cardiac arrest the best chance of survival. Early CPR is an important link in this chain, but far too often it is administered too late, or not at all. FDNY Deputy Chief […]

Duration:00:18:50

S2, E24 Evolution of FDNY HazMat with Battalion Chief Robert Ingram and Firefighter Joseph Iovino

11/16/2017
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FDNY Battalion Chief Robert Ingram and Firefighter Joseph Iovino, both founding members of HazMat Company 1, discuss their unit’s origins, specialized training and protocol, and role in modern day disaster response. They examine major incidents they’ve personally been involved in, and discuss what it takes to […]

Duration:00:29:33

S2, E23 Leading the Invisible with FDNY Deputy Assistant Chief Lillian Bonsignore

10/25/2017
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FDNY Deputy Assistant Chief Lillian Bonsignore discusses the qualities of a successful leader, recognizing that rank doesn’t necessarily translate to success in leadership. Guidelines and protocols are in place to guide us, but it’s important to be able to adapt and overcome difficulties in dynamic situations. […]

Duration:00:27:42

S2, E22 The Chelsea Bombing: One Year Later with FDNY Chief Joseph D. Liselli

9/22/2017
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FDNY Chief Joseph D. Liselli recounts response measures and operations during the 2016 Chelsea bombing. Lieutenant Jon Paul Augier hosts.

Duration:00:23:48

S2, E21 The Right Tools for the Job with FDNY Lieutenant Yonatan Klein

8/31/2017
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FDNY Lieutenant Yonatan Klein discusses how the FDNY researches, develops and selects the best tools and equipment for members. Lieutenant Farooq Muhammad hosts.

Duration:00:24:20

S2, E20 Maximizing Resources During MCIs with FDNY Captain Charles Fraser

7/10/2017
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FDNY Captain Charles Fraser details how to maximize and expand your resources for a mass casualty incident. Lt. Farooq Muhammad hosts.

Duration:00:29:19

S2, E19 Air-Supported Structures with FDNY Lieutenant Stephen Rhine Discusses

6/15/2017
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FDNY Lieutenant Stephen Rhine sits down to discuss the intricacies of operating at emergencies in air-supported structures, an increasingly popular form of construction. Lieutenant Jon Paul Augier hosts.

Duration:00:15:53

S2, E18 Peer Support Groups with FDNY Captain Frank Leto

5/26/2017
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FDNY Captain Frank Leto describes how the FDNY Counseling Service Unit’s Peer Support Groups support all members with an array of services. Captain, and Executive Officer to the Fire Commissioner, Elizabeth Cascio hosts.

Duration:00:23:08

S2, E17 Terrorism and Intelligence with FDNY Captain Chris Ward

4/28/2017
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FDNY Captain Chris Ward discusses the role that intelligence plays for first responders, including how the FDNY keeps terrorism awareness on the front lines through its weekly intelligence product, Watchline. Captain Sean Newman, of the FDNY Center for Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness, hosts.

Duration:00:20:12

S2, E16 Recognizing Heart Disease with FDNY Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kerry Kelly and FDNY Attending Cardiologist Doctor Dianne Acuna

3/6/2017
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FDNY Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kerry Kelly and FDNY Attending Cardiologist Dr. Dianne Acuna discuss how to recognize heart disease as well as the effects that heart disease has had on the first responder community at large. Lieutenant Jon Paul Augier hosts.

Duration:00:29:21

S2, E15 “EMS Anthem” with FDNY Lieutenant Farooq Muhammad

2/28/2017
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FDNY Lieutenant Farooq Muhammad reaches over one million views for his video, “EMS Anthem,” and discusses what inspired him to create music about the job he describes as a calling. Captain, and Executive Officer to the Fire Commissioner, Elizabeth Cascio hosts.

Duration:00:23:06

S2, E14 Mental Toughness on the Battlefield and the Fireground with FDNY Firefighter and US Marine Corps Major Jason Brezler

1/12/2017
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FDNY Firefighter and US Marine Corps Major Jason Brezler describes the FDNY’s new Mental Performance Initiative by detailing his experiences on the battlefield in the Middle East and on the fireground here in New York City. Lieutenant Jon Paul Augier hosts.

Duration:00:28:36

S1, E13: Saved by the Department He Served with FDNY Firefighter Kenny Ruane (Retired)

12/13/2016
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FDNY Firefighter Kenny Ruane (retired) shares what it was like to be saved by the Department he served for over four decades after going into cardiac arrest just days before Thanksgiving in 2015. He also talks about the impact of being reunited with his rescuers at […]

Duration:00:21:04