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De Pere Wisconsin Fire Station #1

Chief Dennis Rubin and his firefighter/paramedics at De Pere Wisconsin Fire Station #1 were kind enough to give my son and me a tour Friday afternoon. We had a nice visit and chance to discuss hockey, big city vs. small city department leadership, medical protocols, and community paramedicine.  

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Sunday morning reader – coffee, ketamine, and EMS news

Working on a cup of Trauma Mama from the Java Medic and catching up with my favorite EMS blogs and news sites. Here are the articles I have worked through: Ebook Announcement: You Make the Call The Happy Medic has collected his You Make the Call blog posts into an eBook. Ketamine For Anger Management […]

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2 More Questions for the EMS Eagles

Friday and Saturday I attended the Gathering of the Eagles, state of the science education program in Dallas. Dozens of medical directors (EMS physicians) from throughout the United States gave five to 10¬†minute presentations. There were also lightning rounds for audience members to ask¬†short questions (to generate short answers) of the Eagles. Here are two […]

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Posts Outside the Service: Top EMS Blog Posts for February 2014

There are lots of great EMS Bloggers. I use the Feedly RSS Reader app in the Chrome Browser and my Android phone. How do you keep track of your favorite EMS Blogs? At the EMS Patient Perspective Bob Sullivan reminds us to park our complacency and constantly be mindful that any call can be or […]

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Write for EMS Industry Publications

Editors from major EMS publications have asked me to be on the lookout for “new, up and coming EMS authors.” Regular contributions to leading online EMS publications is a great opportunity for you to: refine your communication skills introduce your experience and niche expertise to an international audience help move the EMS profession forward In […]

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Conference Recap: Pinnacle EMS 2012

2 weeks ago today I returned from the Pinnacle EMS Leadership conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Pinnacle, sponsored by Fitch and Associates, is an annual gather of EMS leaders that represent all EMS service models. Pinnacle prides itself on staying focused on leadership development and fostering the development of agile EMS organizations. Focus on Leadership […]