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Arthur Caplan

9/8/2018
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Episode 156 is Arthur Caplan and medical ethics and the cost of an ambulance transport are the topics this week. Arthur is a regular commentator on bioethics and health care issues for WebMD/Medscape, WGBH radio in Boston, and WMNF public radio in Tampa. He appears frequently as a guest and commentator on various other national and international media outlets. Arthur is currently the Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Division of Medical Ethics at...

Duration:00:15:50

Douglas Randall

8/26/2018
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Episode 155 is Douglas Randall. Douglas is currently serving as Division Chief of EMS at the Plainfield Fire Territory in Plainfield, IN. He successfully obtained this position after working 20 years in the City of St. Louis, most of the time spent as an EMS Training Officer of over 800 Paramedics, EMTs, and Firefighters. He is a Nationally Registered Paramedic with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. Douglas was hoping to head to medical school and then circumstances that you will...

Duration:00:14:46

Peter Antevey

8/11/2018
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Episode 154 is Peter Antevy, MD. Peter is a Pediatric Emergency Medicine physician practicing in-hospital emergency medical care at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in South Florida. Peter is Board-certified in pediatrics, emergency medicine and the complex subspecialty of EMS, he is also the founder of Pediatric Emergency Standards, Inc., and he serves as the Medical Director for Davie Fire-Rescue, Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Rescue, Southwest Ranches Fire Rescue and American Ambulance....

Duration:00:25:45

Todd DeVoe

8/4/2018
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Episode 153 is Todd DeVoe. Todd started his career in the public safety profession as an EMT in Upstate New York in 1988. Todd joined the United States Navy in 1991 and served as a Fleet Marine Force (FMF) Corpsman from 1992-1997. After his time in the Navy, he used his GI Bill and completed his B.S. In Public Administration and then his Masters of Public Administration. Todd's primary role in the field of Public Administration has been in Emergency Management. More recently Todd has been...

Duration:00:21:43

Kate Dernocoeur

7/28/2018
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Episode 152 is Kate Dernocoeur. Kate is a fascinating and energetic person to have on a podcast. Kate is a NREMT, has written numerous books, articles, and columns, particularly for EMS readers. Her involvement with emergency care began in 1974, and she served with Denver’s famous Paramedic Division from 1979 to 1986. She is now an EMT-firefighter with Ada (MI) Fire Department and a SARTECH-II with Kent County SAR’s K9 Unit. The 4th edition of her seminal book, Streetsense: Communication,...

Duration:00:33:36

Drew Dawson

7/14/2018
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Episode 151 is Drew Dawson. Drew is the Interim Executive Director of National Registry of EMTs. Drew has a long career of public service which started in his home state of Montana. He was a volunteer EMT and Director of the Boulder, Montana Volunteer Ambulance Service for many years. Drew served as Montana’s State EMS Training Coordinator for several years and as the Montana State EMS Director. Drew was not done as he moved to DC to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration where...

Duration:00:14:00

Gregg Margolis

7/1/2018
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Episode 150 is Gregg Margolis. Gregg is the Director of Health Policy Fellowships and Leadership Programs at the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). In this role, Gregg leads the NAM’s four national health policy fellowship and scholar programs with a mission of building health policy leadership and expertise for the future. Prior to joining the NAM, Greg served as the Director of the Division of Health System Policy for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response at...

Duration:00:26:22

Kendra Hicks

6/24/2018
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Episode 149 is Kendra Hicks. Kendra is a 10-year veteran in EMS and for the last 8 years a Paramedic for Wake County EMS and the Wake County EMS System. Kendra is a recent graduate of Campbell University earning her degree in Psychology. Kendra discusses her entry into in EMS, love for EMS, balancing school and work, memorable calls and partners. During our podcast, you will hear Kendra's passion for being a Paramedic, taking care of patients, and working for Wake County EMS.

Duration:00:23:24

Steve McGhie

6/10/2018
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Episode 148 is Steve McGhie. Steve is the General Secretary of the Ambulance Employees Australia-Victoria. Steve is a long history in EMS and being involved in the Union that protects the 4,100 plus EMS employees in Victoria. Did you know that the CDC reported in 2014 that 2,600 EMS workers received hospital treatment from being injured from an assault? Did you know that 75% of EMS providers reported some type of violence had occurred to them over the past 12 months? Violence against EMS...

Duration:00:33:37

David Fifer

6/2/2018
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Episode 147 is David Fifer. David is EMS Educator at Eastern Kentucky University and a fellow podcaster as he is the co-host of the Raw Medicine Podcast. When he is not teaching he is involved with the Red STAR- Red River Gorge Special Treatment, Access and Rescue. Red STAR is the volunteer ALS wilderness special operations unit of the Powell County Ambulance Service in Kentucky's Red River Gorge. David has always been interested in EMS, helping others and learned this at an early age. We...

Duration:00:41:27

Dan and Ann Crampton

5/27/2018
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Episode 146 continues this podcast's continuing spotlight on the wellbeing of the people in public safety. This week Daniel and Ann Crampton, the founders of Status: Code 4i (SC4I) are the guests on Medic2Medic.SC4I was created following the numerous reports of First Responder suicides across the United States and Canada. SC4I is in the unique position to intimately understand the stressors associated with being a First Responder. Their mission is to provide counseling and mental wellness...

Duration:00:21:12

Mike Pertz

5/20/2018
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Episode 145 is Mike Pertz. Mike is on a mission to help EMS providers decrease the pediatric medication errors. Mike founded SmartSquad that is dedicated to creating products and software for EMS/Fire community to help with this mission. Mike is career Firefighter/Paramedic for fire department just outside of Cleveland, Ohio. He played professional soccer before entering the world of public safety. Mike is also the founder of FirefighterNOW a site dedicated to giving aspiring firefighters...

Duration:00:15:13

Rhonda Kelly

5/12/2018
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Episode 144 is Rhonda Kelly. Rhonda is the Program Manager for ResponderStrong. ResponderStrong is an organization committed to the notion that mental resiliency is vital to the overall performance and wellbeing of emergency responders. Rhonda's path to ResponderStrong is unique, fun and interesting. Rhonda goes from nursing to working on a research vessel to EMS and Firefighting. We talk about her journey, the mission of ResponderStrong and the innovative use of virtual reality to train...

Duration:00:20:32

Tony Godwin

5/6/2018
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Episode 143 goes law enforcement with Chief Tony Godwin of the Cary Police Department. Chief Tony Godwin began his career with Cary PD in 1990. Chief Godwin has had the opportunity to serve in many different roles through the years, including Emergency Response Team Sniper/Sniper Team Leader/Team Commander, Bike Team Sgt., Undercover Narcotics, Criminal Investigations Lieutenant, Major over both the Operations and Services Bureaus, Deputy Chief of Police and now Chief. The Chief was one of...

Duration:00:21:44

James Woodson

4/22/2018
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Episode 142 is Dr. James Woodson. James is the founder and Medical Director of Pulsara. Pulsara is a care coordination company focused in the acute care setting of healthcare. Pulsara set out to answer the following questions: How can we improve patient care in our facilities? How can we help our healthcare system pursue improved quality of care at a lower cost? James states that he is a start-up entrepreneur stuck in an Emergency Medicine Physician body. After completing his Emergency...

Duration:00:17:40

Nathan Hudson

4/14/2018
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Episode 141 is Nathan Hudson. The podcast goes overseas to speak with Nathan Hudson. Nathan is the Emergency Service Operations Delivery Director for the West Midlands Ambulance Service in the United Kingdom. Nathan joined West Midlands Ambulance Service 26 years ago. He has been a registered Paramedic for 19 years Nathan qualified as an emergency medical technician and worked on front-line ambulances to respond to 999 calls. Two years later he became a qualified Paramedic, before...

Duration:00:21:06

Scott Sampy

4/7/2018
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Episode 140 is Scott Sampy. Scott and I go way back to our days at Zepfel Ambulance. We almost went to nursing school together. He did and I went to work for the City of Pittsburgh. Scott is currently the Administrator of Vidant EastCare, the 5 helicopter, 22 ambulance medical transport division at Vidant Medical Center, which is the only level one trauma center in eastern North Carolina. Scott has more than 40 years of clinical, leadership, and educational experience in the air medical and...

Duration:00:19:49

Ron Stewart

3/25/2018
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Episode 139 is Dr. Ronald Stewart. From Canada, Los Angeles to Pittsburgh, a former Minister of Health and by the way also was part of the iconic television show Emergency! Dr. Stewart takes us on his adventure in this episode of Medic2Medic. An accomplished physician and former minister in the Cabinet of Nova Scotia, Dr. Stewart has focused his career on health system excellence. Educated at Dalhousie University and the University of Southern California. His career has ranged from general...

Duration:00:29:04

Jack Glass

3/18/2018
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Episode 138 is Jack Glass. Jack like so many of us in Pittsburgh started as a volunteer and then being paid at Zepfel Ambulance Service before moving to the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS in 1978. Jack, now retired played a significant role in each area he worked for the City. Jack started in the Ambulance Division but spent most of his career in the Rescue Division. How did he end up in the Rescue Division? It is a good question and Jack was surprised too when this occurred. Jack will...

Duration:00:18:44

Hilary Gates

3/11/2018
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Episode 137 is Hilary Gates. Have you attended an EMS National Conference? Did you ever wonder how one is put together or how the conference chooses the city to hold the conference? Hilary Gates is the Program Director for EMS World Expo. She is also a volunteer paramedic in Alexandria, VA, where she began the department’s community paramedic program. She is an EMT Instructor and teaches in the School of Education at American University. She began her career as a volunteer EMT with the...

Duration:00:15:29