- The Podcast
- EMS / Pre-Hospital
- Med / Primary Care
Natalie (NREMT-P,CCP,ACLS,PALS, PHTLS) is a 23-year-old full time paramedic, and Pre-Med student from Southwest Louisiana. Her love of emergency medicine started at a young age as a constant patient for her local EMS agency (she’s not very graceful) and continued into her adult life. She plans to continue on to medical school and specialize in Obstetrics and Gynecology, but until then she is quite content working on a ground ambulance in a rural area. Her other passions and hobbies include music, singing, playing guitar, writing music, theater, all things Broadway, writing, blogging, social media, swimming, reading, cheering on the New Orleans Saints and spending time with her dogs, Alice and Jasper. She is also a medical podcast junkie. Proof: her hero and inspiration is none other than Chris Montera, host and creator of the EMS Garage podcast. You can follow her on Twitter (@MsParamedic), find her on FaceBook or check out her new website! For more information you can contact her through e-mail or through the social media sites listed above.
Scott (PCP-1, ITLS, BDLS) is a Paramedic from Canada, with a background of Campus Based EMS (CBEMS). He helped found a Canadian University’s Student EMS Team in 2004, and spent 3 years on it’s Executive before moving to an Advisory Position when he graduated. Since then he has been working closely with a Volunteer EMS Agency doing standby medical response at major city events in his province, and helping develop education materials for EMS students everywhere. He is a major supporter of technology in whatever field he’s working in, and thinks you should be too. Previously, he completed a Bachelor’s in Theatre Production & Management and managed a mid-size theatre in the GTA. He can be found on twitter (@scottthemedic).
Meris (EMT, ITLS, CPT, HCA) is a 21 year old full-time nursing student with five years of experience in emergency medicine. She volunteers her services as an EMT with a Rescue Squad and has medical experience ranging from office, hospital, to the pre-hospital setting, along with a love for the fire service. Meris hopes to further her education by earning her MSN and becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist and joining the US Navy. Author of the blog On The Clock, she enjoys creative writing and connecting with other medical personnel. You can contact her via email at ontheclockblog at gmail.com and on twitter (@medic61).
Wm. Random Ward (NREMT-P, ACLS) is a full time paramedic working in Baltimore, MD, a part time instructor at a local community college’s paramedic program, and a volunteer shift officer for his fire department in a nearby Washington, DC suburb. He found his way to Fire/Rescue through many “observational lessons” in the back of the local ambulance. In high school Random was afforded the opportunity to join his local firehouse as well as take part in training during the school day in the High School Cadet Program. He worked as an EMT-B for several years before pursuing his NREMT-P certification and licensure through a local community college. His love for EMS only grew as he discovered the world of EMS 2.0 and the affect of social media on his chosen profession. Random’s primary focus in EMS is to promote advocacy for the profession as well as advance public knowledge of what it takes to provide expert emergency care in the field. He can be found at @wmrandomward on twitter.