Medic2Medic Podcast is a podcast for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers, leaders, medical directors and people interested in EMS. Listen to their stories on how they become interested in EMS and why they took this path to help others.Please go to iTunes and rate or write a review or download current and past podcasts.
Medic2Medic Podcast Celebrates 18,000 Downloads
In September of 2015 I decided to start a new adventure called Medic2Medic Podcast. This January the podcast hit 16,000 downloads. The podcast is working towards 100 episodes, finding a sponsor or advertiser.
A few highlights and thanks:
- 83 published episodes on medic2medicpodcast.com, Spreaker.com, iTunes and Stitcher.
- Closing in on 17k downloads.
- Over 4700 followers on Spreaker.com and those loyal followers on Twitter.
- Thanks to my listeners.
- Thanks to my family for their support.
- Thanks to Cary Area EMS for their support.
This Week on the Podcast
Episode 96: Jerry Overton serves as the Chair of the Board of Accreditation for the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch, the organization charged with setting standards, establishing curriculum, and conducting research for public safety dispatch worldwide.Previously, he served as the Chief Executive Officer, Richmond Ambulance Authority (RAA), Richmond, Virginia, for 18 years and had overall responsibility for the internationally acclaimed performance based EMS system. Mr. Overton also served as the Chief Executive of the Kansas City, Missouri, EMS system. As an expert in EMS system design and deployment strategies, he was named one of the 20 most influential leaders in EMS by JEMS magazine. In 2016 he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of EMTs and the National Registry of EMTs. We discuss his great EMS history, work in other countries, a few good lessons he learned, his leadership style, Jack Stout and what he is doing now.