Welcome to the Wilco EMS PodSquad! In this series we'll interview the movers and shakers of EMS worldwide. Don't reinvent the wheel when you can learn along with us about EMS careers, maintaining great organizations, innovative patient care, and medical direction.
Tune in as we build our library.
From Puke To Pre-Ox: The Jim DuCanto Interview Pt 1
Anesthesiologist Jim DuCanto is a man that likes to tinker and in doing so has revolutionized airway management training for EMS. Discussed here are DuCanto's high-minded experiments, discoveries, and one of Jarvis's favorites subjects, pre-oxygenation.
Avoiding Asystolic Armadillo Syndrome: The Karen Horan Interview
There aren't many resources more precious then the expertise of a 25+ year Paramedic. Why are there so few of them? Listen to WCEMS Senior Medical Officer Karen Horan and how she kept her career from becoming the upside down armadillo.
Johnny, Roy, and Joseph Bring EMS To The Carolinas: The Joseph Zalkin Interview
Joseph Zalkin, BSHS - EMC, Paramedic, is the Executive Director of the Wake EMS Foundation, Inc. He manages the nonprofit foundation functions and coordinates with the Board of Directors. Formerly, Chief Zalkin was Deputy Director and Chief at Wake County EMS. He retired after 35 years of service. Currently, he is active with the UNC Department of Emergency Medicine EMS Fellowship training program. Chief Zalkin is the founder of the North Carolina Ambulance Strike Team project, a statewide assistance group. He has led several NDMS receptions during Katrina, Rita and Haiti earthquake. Chief Zalkin is the Project Lead for the NC Consortium Against Responder Violence (www.carvnc.com). The State of NC along with a grant from the Duke Endowment, have established awareness reporting of violence events, best practice and identified resources to reduce these events. Chief Zalkin has been co-author of several peer-reviewed articles on resuscitation, violence against providers and emergency medical dispatch. He has presented in local, state, national and international conferences.
I've Been Framed: The Dan Cohen Interview
Capt. Dan Cohen NREMT-LP, AAS EMS, BJournalism has been with Williamson County EMS for 14 years. He produces distributive education and manages media. His EMS journey began like many of his generation, watching "Emergency" as a 5 year old. After a brief stint watching Johnny and Roy he took a detour photographing for Time, Forbes, BusinessWeek, etc. He traveled solely by motorcycle for years leading to an interest in motorcycle medics. Dan has yet to combine motors and medicine. Instead, he's found his niche blending videography and Paramedicine to tell the story of WCEMS in Central Texas.
Decomposing Dave, From Biochemistry To EMS: The Dave Wampler Interview
What does the Cayman Islands have in common with Logan, Utah other than scuba diving? They both played host to Dr. Dave Wampler on his track to becoming an EMS researcher. Listen to Dave and Jeff talk whole blood and a whole lot more.
EMS Research? Follow The Tacos: The Dr. Remle Crowe Interview
Dr. Crowe started her EMS career as an EMT in Mexico City and now finds herself in Austin, TX. Two towns with fantastic tacos. She had a few stops in-between all worth learning about. Cinch down your sombreros and let's ride the road to research.
Content awesome, sound bad
Fantastic content. Would be a 5, but interviews are difficult to hear...need some podcasting equipment.