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The EMS Leadership Challenge: Medical Author Chat with Mitchell Waite, PhD

Fire Chief, Paramedic, and EMS Educator Mitchell Waite, PhD discusses his books  ,  , and a 400 Days a Call to Duty on this episode of the Medical Author Chat. Chief Waite leads the Wisconsin Rapids Fire Department. He has been in the fire service for 25 years and even longer in EMS. His career […]

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Paramedic to the Prince – Medical Author Chat with Tom Notestine

Paramedic and author Tom Notestine discusses his book  in this episode of the Medical Author Chat podcast. Tom talked to me by Skype from his home in Qatar. There is a short delay between my questions and his responses and some distortion in the call due to our connection. Nonetheless, this episode is well worth […]

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Black Ice – Medical Author Chat with Jaxine Daniels

EMT and romance novelist, Jaxine Daniels, discusses her series of novels featuring paramedics and rescue jumpers in this issue of the Medical Author Chat. Jaxine is the author of two books ( and ) that feature a paramedic that works for a fictional hockey team. The other series of five books revolves around the “danger, […]

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A Simple Case of Suicide – a Medical Author Chat with Laura Kendall

Paramedic and author, Laura J. Kendall, discusses her two books,  and on this episode of the Medical Author Chat. Laura is an active paramedic in New Jersey. Her EMS career began as a volunteer in 1981. She has since worked in rural and inner city areas and been an EMS educator. We discuss her journey […]

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The Streets Ran Red – a Medical Author Chat with Morgan Lawrence

The Streets Ran Red by Morgan Lawrence is a book that “puts you in the driver’s seat” of the real life of being a paramedic that is based on the authors twenty years as a paramedic, physician’s assistant, and traumatologist. The book is based on Morgan’s “real events and real cases”. Morgan became a paramedic […]

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Unprepared – a Medical Author Chat with Jim Rush

Unprepared is a cautionary fictional tale from Jim Rush, a long-term emergency planner for healthcare organizations. Jim and his co-author, D.A. Ramsey, have written an account of how several simultaneous incidents devastated a few American cities and overwhelm local, regional, and national capacities to provide healthcare, other community services, and governance. Jim drew on his […]

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Stories from the E.R. Loading Dock – A medical author chat with Eric Liddy Sr.

 is a compilation of stories from paramedics around the world that met each other and collaborated on the book through an online forum for paramedics. Eric Liddy Sr. an EMT, firefighter, and rescue technician in southeast Michigan led the effort to collect, organize, and edit stories from fourteen different authors.Eric is a paramedic in the […]

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Mass Casualties: A Young Medic's True Story – a Medical Author Chat with Michael Anthony

Army Reserve Specialist Michael Anthony discusses his book, Mass Casualties: A Young Medic’s True Story of Death, Deception, and Dishonor in Iraq on this episode of the Medical Author Chat podcast. Michael was an operating room technician in the Iraq War. His tour was from October 2006 to October 2007. During that time he worked […]

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Street Sense: Medical Author Chat with Kate Dernocoeur

Author and former paramedic and EMS Educator Kate Dernocoeur is the guest on this episode of the Medical Author Chat (click this link for the audio file katedernoceurinterview). Kate wrote the classic EMS textbook “Streetsense: Communication, Safety, and Control“. Kate was a paramedic on “the ground floor of the industry.” When her career began medics were […]

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The Non-Conformist's Guide to EMS Success: Medical Author Chat with Steve Whitehead

Firefighter/paramedic, blogger, and educator Steve Whitehead discusses his new (and free) ebook – The Non-Conformist’s Guide to EMS Success on this episode of the Medical Author Chat. Steve and I discuss his start in blogging, what the ebook is about, how blogging has impacted his patient care, and Steve’s goals for the book. We also […]