Medic2Medic Podcast

Medic2Medic Podcast

Medic2Medic Podcast is for EMTs, Paramedics, EMS Leaders and Medical Directors. The podcast takes a look at the person to see how they got their start in Emergency Medical Services and their dedication to the EMS profession and helping others.

Episodes

June 11, 2022 31 min
Episode 258 is Jamie Pafford-Gresham. As President and CEO of Pafford Medical Services, Inc., company co-owner, Jamie declares the vision, mission, culture and image for Pafford Medical Services’ leaders, managers, supervisors, and employees. By so doing, Jamie has defined a brand promise for treating customers and end-users with competence and compassion or like members of an extended"Pafford family”. We talk about the family ...
Share
Mark as Played
After the tragedy at Robb Elementary, I thought I would replay my conversation with Scarlett Lewis. Scarlett's son Jesse was at Sandy Hook and Scarlett relives that day with me and see where it has led her.

Episode 166 is Scarlett Lewis and a different podcast for you and me. Scarlett is the mom of Jesse Lewis who was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting 6 years ago. That day in December Jesse alongside 19 classm...
Share
Mark as Played
May 21, 2022 36 min
Episode 257 is the ESO EMS Index with Brent Myers, Remle Crowe, and Tony Fernandez. We take an inside look at the Index and answer a few questions about the process and what is EMS data? To have the three guests on the podcast for this discussion and to provide their expertise as well as to take a peek into the future of EMS data was an honor. It also gave me a chance to catch up with Brent and Remle as they continue to return to t...
Share
Mark as Played
April 2, 2022 41 min
Episode 256 is Christy Warren. Christy is a retired Fire Captain from the Berkeley (California) Fire Department. She has twenty-five years of service as a professional paramedic, with seventeen years as a professional firefighter. Christy shares her amazing journey with us and her battle with PTSD. Christy talks about her suicidal thoughts and what started her recovery. Christy is candid about her struggles and you want to hear her...
Share
Mark as Played
March 20, 2022 41 min
Episode 255 is Executive Director Jeff Kelly and Chief Josh Worth from Medical Rescue Team South Authority (MRTSA). Both have extensive EMS experience as providers, educators, and leaders, as you will hear in the podcast. Both were born in the Pittsburgh area with strong Western PA EMS ties came to MRTSA in 2021 to bring a new direction to the organization. Jeff and Josh talk about the roles, changes, leadership, and the pride they...
Share
Mark as Played
March 5, 2022 42 min
Episode 254 is Roy Cox. Roy retired from the City of Pittsburgh EMS after 41 years in 2018. Roy was one of my Training Officers when I was hired by the City of Pittsburgh. We talk about Roy's extraordinary career with the City, a few stories are told, we drop a few names, the importance of EMS education and degrees. Roy talks about surviving a helicopter crash and how being a flight medic ties back to his best friend, his dad.
Share
Mark as Played
February 19, 2022 39 min
Episode 253 is Dov Maisel. Dov is the Co-founder & Director of Operations at United Hatzalla of Israel. He is an inventor, innovator, public speaker, podcaster, and expert in disaster management. Dov is making a repeat appearance on Medic2Medic. We catch up and talk about United Hatzalla, and their response to Covid, Surfside Condimuimn collapse, and his new podcast Real Life Rescues on the JEMS platform. I found out Medic2Medi...
Share
Mark as Played
February 5, 2022 34 min
Episode 252 is Steven Nelson. Steven is currently a licensed paramedic with Harris County Emergency Corps, a 911 EMS agency in Houston, Texas, Steven is the author of the article in JEMS "My Experience As a Black Paramedic". After his time as a Hospital Corpsman in the Navy, Steven went on to obtain undergraduate degrees in EMS, his master’s degree in healthcare administration, and is currently working towards completing hi...
Share
Mark as Played
January 22, 2022 28 min
Episode 251 is Mike Davis. After 10 plus years in the Army, Mike started his EMS career at Cary Area EMS. Mike also has an entrepreneurial spirit, which led him to start his business Guardians Nutrition & Fitness. Guardians Nutrition & Fitness serves frontline workers and military clients in reaching their weight loss and fitness goals. Mike takes us on his journey from moving around the world as a kid, military,  EMS caree...
Share
Mark as Played
January 7, 2022 46 min
Episode 250 is Rickquel Tripp, MD MPH. Rikki is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, EMS faculty, and Medical Director of 4 different EMS agencies in the Pittsburgh area. She has chaired the Networking Committee of the Physician Inclusion Council of Pitt and UPMC (PICUP) for 5 years and now serves as the first Vice-Chair of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion of UPMC Graduate Medical Education and first Vice-Chair D...
Share
Mark as Played
December 25, 2021 23 min
Episode 249: Dr. Paul Louis is making his second visit to the podcast. Paul is the co-founder of Aerosoless Medical and the Safety Neb. Paul is here to provide an update on the Safety Neb.  The Safety Nebulizer mask with viral filters that were created by Aerosoless. The mask was created in response to the concern about nebulizer treatments during Covid-19. Paul is an experienced, Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician who is...
Share
Mark as Played
December 12, 2021 33 min
Episode 248 is Ginny Renkiewicz is an Assistant Professor of Healthcare Administration at Methodist University and an award winning EMS educator and innovator. Ginny is 22 years in EMS as a Paramedic, instructor, and Program Director. Ginny volunteers for several peer-reviewed journals and serves as the Executive Director of the Foundation for Prehospital Medicine and Research. Ginny and I talk about the unique way she became invol...
Share
Mark as Played
December 3, 2021 40 min
Randolph Mantooth Re-Podcast Episode: It is the time of year when I replay the most listened to podcast from Medic2Medic. The story of how Mr. Mantooth became a guest goes like this. The podcast had a few objectives when I started 6 years ago. A few objectives included starting a podcast, 50 episodes, and having Johnny Gage as a guest. It took lots of wrong turns and emails, but I found a good email for Mr. Mantooth and sent it off...
Share
Mark as Played
November 20, 2021 33 min
Episode 247 is Tracy Moore. Tracy served as a Minneapolis firefighter and captain for more than 20 years. During her career as a fire captain, Tracy earned the Meritorious Service Unit Citation Medal. She was also presented with the Community Service Award. After retiring from the fire department, Tracy became a Flight Attendant, and most recently she has published a novel, "The Fire She Fights" (available on Amazon), highl...
Share
Mark as Played
November 6, 2021 27 min
Episode 246 is Darla Varrenti. Darla is the CEO and Co-Founder of the Nick Of Time Foundation. The Foundations was created in memory of her 16 yr old son, a multisport athlete who appeared healthy until suffering a Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Did you know that one high school athlete suffers a Sudden Cardiac Arrest every 3 days in the U.S.? How do you detect a student's athlete's unknown heart defect? Screening. This is what the...
Share
Mark as Played
October 23, 2021 70 min
Episode 245 are Division Chiefs of EMS Ben Boyko and Scott Ryckman. Ben is the Division Chief for Ferndale Fire District 7, and Scott is the Division Chief for Bellingham Fire Department. They work together very well to provide leadership, guidance, patient care just not for their departments but for the Whatcom County EMS System. Ben and Scott have interesting and unique paths into the Fire and EMS Service world, which we discuss....
Share
Mark as Played
October 9, 2021 34 min
Episode 244 is Kevin McGarvey Kevin is an emergency physician and entrepreneur with a passion for commercializing healthcare innovations that patients and providers love. Today, he is the CEO and co-founder of Hippo Health, a team-based telehealth platform that has had explosive growth over the last 2 years in Colorado. Over the last year, the platform has become focused on EMS Telehealth, where it is enabling paramedics to treat ...
Share
Mark as Played
September 25, 2021 38 min
Episode 243 is Mike Hilley. Mike is the EMS Manager of Whatcom County EMS and my boss. Mike brings over 25 years of EMS and Fire experience as a Paramedic, Firefighter, and EMS Chief to his role here in Whatcom County. Mike takes on his journey from Birmingham, Alaska, King County, and Whatcom County. We talk about his career in the Coast Guard, leadership, and a few of his adventures.
Share
Mark as Played
September 11, 2021 40 min
Episode 242 is Steve Wirth and Matthew Koyna from PW&W Law Firm. PW&W is a legal leader in the EMS industry. Steve and Matt speak about the Paramedics that have been indicted in Colorado regarding the Mr. McClain case and the use of Ketamine.
Share
Mark as Played
August 27, 2021 34 min
Episode 241 is Joe Frank. Joe is a Captain in the Bellingham Fire Department and leader of the Community Paramedic program here in Whatcom County. Joe started his career in 2008 with BFD and was promoted to Captain in 2017. Joe takes us through his path from a small town in Washington State, his introduction into EMS, & fire service, to Alaska, and to his current role. We talk about becoming a Paramedic, Paramedic school, and t...
Share
Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Will Ferrell reprises his role as Ron Burgundy in the world-famous Ron Burgundy Podcast! Each episode has a different theme in which Ron engages in conversation with another notable person on the topic at hand. In true Ron Burgundy fashion, these conversations have a tendency to go off the rails, and we find out things about people we never knew we wanted to know. Join America’s favorite Anchorman, continuing to delight audiences with the comical musings of Ron Burgundy – and leave them wanting more!

    Dateline NBC

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    The Bobby Bones Show

    Listen to 'The Bobby Bones Show' by downloading the daily full replay.

Advertise With Us

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

    Connect

    © 2022 iHeartMedia, Inc.