Health and Wellness

2019 Book Log

Reading, I suppose, is a hobby. I don’t think to add it as an interest on social profiles or applications, but reading for pleasure is something I do daily. Since a large amount of my workday is reading and editing non-fiction my pleasure reading is mostly non-fiction. Here’s a partial list of the books I […]


Foreword for City Life

Michael Morse has long been one of my favorite EMS authors. It was a true honor when he asked me to write the foreword to his book “City Life.” Reprinted here with Morse’s permission: — What kind of paramedic do I want to be? How do I want to treat patients? How do I want my […]

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Most Excellance Blog Interview

Excellance, Inc., manufacturer’s of ambulances and emergency vehicles interviewed me recently about my career in EMS and work as EMS1 Editor-in-Chief. I appreciated the opportunity to discuss my chance meeting with Kris Kaull, work at Camp Manito-wish YMCA, a typical day on the job, one of my most memorable EMS1 articles, and to pass along […]

Book Reviews

Book Review: Drop In on Tom H with Michael P

One of the lost pleasures of modern life is the “drop in” or “stopping by.” We feel compelled to call first (or text) to schedule a visit. When I ask, ”Is it a good time?” the reply too often is “I will check my calendar and get back to you so we can schedule something.” […]

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October Posts Outside the Service Area: Announcements, Books, and Opportunities

I am reading[amazon-product text=”Coop (amazon affiliate link)” type=”text”]0061240443[/amazon-product], the latest book from Michael Perry. If you enjoyed Population 485 or Truck you will enjoy Coop. Listen to Michael Perry on an old episode of the Medical Author Chat. Another book I am reading right now and enjoying is the [amazon-product text=”Impact Equation (amazon affiliate link)” […]

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Medical Author Chat with Michael Perry

Listen to my interview with author, medical first responder, and firefighter Michael Perry at the Medical Author Chat podcast blog. Michael is best known by fire and EMS professionals for his book, [amazon-product text=”Population 485″ type=”text”]0061363502[/amazon-product]. Give it a listen and let me know what you think.