Posted on EMS1 Rapid response: Risk of senseless violence is constantly looming Lt. Alison Russo-Elling, FDNY EMS, was killed in the line of duty on September 29, 2022. Russo-Elling, 61, was a 25-year veteran of the department and was a World Trade Center first responder who assisted in rescue and recovery efforts, according to an […]
FDNY EMT Yadira Arroyo, 44, a 14-year veteran of the department and mother of five, was killed Thursday night in the line of duty. Her killer has been arrested and charged with murder. On Friday, like EMS providers everywhere, I tried to make sense of this terrible tragedy in an EMS1 article (Learning from the […]
Mike Morse posted the Top 10 Reasons to Write an EMS Book on Rescuing Providence. Here are my 10 reasons to buy a book from the Everyday EMS Tips Books Store by authors like Peter Canning, Michael Morse, and Kelly Grayson. 10. Book authors have bills to pay. When you buy their book for yourself […]
The 2012 EMS Week video from the poet laureate of EMS, FDNY EMS Lt. Farooq Muhammad. As he says, “Keep yourselves strong. Keep yourselves safe.” Audio engineer for this video was Bob Weir. The Bob Weir? I don’t know but Bob and I have something big in common.
Documentary film of the making of this year’s FDNY EMS Week poster while also highlighting the important work of FDNY EMTs and Paramedics.
Keep Yourself Safe is the latest EMS music video from FDNY Paramedic and Artist Farooq Muhammad. The video lyrics and visualizes are about personal safety and PPE usage. The project was funded/underwritten by apparel vendor Blauer. I think the production and message is outstanding. Farooq and Blauer show how new “media” can be combined for […]
Farooq Muhammad of FDNY EMS sets a high bar for EMS Week videos. Can you top this video? If you think you can you better start planning for EMS Week 2012 now.
FNDY EMS catches up with two patients they assisted based on the theme “offering second chances.”