Disaster Podcast

Disaster Podcast


Latest Episodes

The Famous Foley Catheter Episode – A Blast From the Past!
July 03, 2020

This week we decided to give the Disaster Podcast team the week off for the July 4th holiday. Since there are so many new folks in the group, some may not know all the insider tips and jokes from the team. For example, when someone mentions Dr.

USAR Doc In Training with Dr. Sam Ni
June 26, 2020

Today with visit with Dr. Sam Ni, a third year emergency medicine resident and USAR Doc in Training. Dr. Joe Holley connected us with Dr. Ni so we could get an understanding about what draws some ER docs to this unique calling. We chat with Dr.

The Causes and Physiology of Drowning
June 19, 2020

Drowning is the topic this week on the Disaster Podcast. We talk about the physiology and common causes of drowning, bringing our frequent guest and dive master Kevin Reiter on the show. Kevin and his wilderness training resources at the Wilderness Saf...

Medical Interoperability During Disaster Response
June 12, 2020

This week on the Disaster Podcast we talk about medical interoperability between state and federal units. Our guest is Tim Conley, a paramedic/fire fighter who is also a state DMAT member. Tim discusses putting together teams,

EMS Response During Protest Events
June 05, 2020

In this week’s episode, the podcast team looks at several topics. Disaster meteorologist Becky Depodwin gives us an update on Tropical Storm Cristobol which may threaten the U.S. gulf coast early next week. She notes that though it is just early June,

FEMA Hurricane Response Plan With COVID-19
May 29, 2020

FEMA released their guidance on disaster response for the pending Hurricane season during the COVID-19 era. The guide provides actions emergency managers and public officials can take to prepare for response and recovery operations during ongoing COVID...

Federal USAR Response To Disasters Amid the COVID-19 Era
May 22, 2020

What do we do to manage evacuees, patients, and responders in the coming Hurricane season, during west-coast wild fires, midwest floods, or any disaster? This week we talk about how the U.S. Federal and state disaster response teams are adjusting their...

COVID-19 Update Number 10 with Dr. Joe Holley
May 20, 2020

Disaster Podcast hosts Jamie Davis and Sam Bradley talk with Dr. Joe Holley once again for our tenth bonus update on the COVID-19 outbreak. Our understanding of the way this virus impacts our patients is still evolving. Watch for more of these [...]

Proposing National EMS Management Care and Staff Standards
May 15, 2020

We invited EMS manager Chris Prutzman on the show again to talk about his recent draft proposals for EMS management. Included in them are both provider care and conduct standards, and community care and outcomes standards.

COVID-19 Update #9 with Dr. Joe Holley
May 13, 2020

Disaster Podcast hosts Jamie Davis and Sam Bradley touch base again with Dr. Joe Holley for our ninth bonus update on the COVID-19 outbreak. Our understanding of the way this virus impacts our patients is still evolving. Watch for more of these [...]