One of my favorite EMS blogs on the internet belongs to Lt. Michael Morse of Providence, RI Fire Department. From the very beginning and to this day whenever I read one of his posts I feel like I could have been a third partner on the scene, right there with him. You start to believe that you’re […]
Family defined: fam·i·ly noun ?fam-l?, ?fa-m?- A group of individuals living under one roof and usually under one head : household A group of people united by certain convictions or a common affiliation : fellowship ********** A group of people, united. A family. That is how we tend to think of our EMS brothers and sisters. They’re […]
I didn’t know him, but he was my Brother. United States Army Specialist Benjamin Moore, killed in Afghanistan on January 12, 2011 by an IED. From FireCritic.com: “He was assigned to the 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum. Benjamin joined the Army in 2009 and was deployed to Afghanistan […]
A few shifts ago I was a part of a team working a code. It was a pretty long transport time for us, and as we were frantically attempting to find a piece of equipment (albeit a non-vital piece of equipment) in the back of the truck, someone made a joke that to the rest of us was absolutely hysterical.
Please welcome Hybrid Medic to the Blogroll… He’s got some great experience as both as a Paramedic and Firefighter in a major metropolitan city and I’ve really enjoyed the posts that he’s put up. He’s been one of the people that I’ve gone to with questions lately, and I’ve really appreciated his input. Here’s […]
This coming Wednesday (July 14) at 7pm EST I’ll be a guest on the EMS Office Hours podcast. Me. Holy cow, ya’ll. I’ll be talking with Jim about finishing up with Paramedic school, my experience so far, and my expectations as a new medic. Feel free to pop on by Wednesday night and heckle me participate in […]