Join leading EMS Podcasters Jamie Davis, Chris Montera, Greg Friese and others in watching and discussing the premiere of the new NBC show Trauma. Browse to http://MedicCastLive.com at 9 p.m. EDT/ 8p.m. CST on Monday September 28, 2009 for live conversation and commentary. Trauma, the dramatic new show about paramedics in San Francisco promises to be an action packed exploration of the profession and the stresses it places on relationships.
During the premiere, using the online platform TalkShoe.com, Jamie, Chris, Greg along with other podcasters and EMS bloggers will be discussing the action, plot, and EMS technique of the show and its cast. Listeners will be able to text chat with one another and the hosts as the premiere unfolds.
After the show Jamie Davis, an RN, paramedic, and host of the MedicCast (http://mediccast.com/blog) – the highest ranked EMS podcast – will take calls from listeners. Jamie Davis is watching the premiere of trauma because “I am looking for a program that will portray the real issues in EMS while inspiring a new generation to join the profession as previous shows like Emergency inspired me to become a paramedic.”
Greg Friese, a paramedic and co-host of the EMSEduCast podcast (http://emseducast.com) reports, “I want Trauma to be authentic and respectful of EMS. Like many EMS professionals I am excited and skeptical about Trauma’s potential. I am excited to watch and discuss Trauma with an international audience.”
Chris Montera, a paramedic chief and host of the EMS Garage podcast (
These real life paramedics host their online radio shows or podcasts to share their knowledge, experiences, and training with other EMTs, paramedics, and students. The shows are available every week via the web, using popular podcast engines like iTunes or Zune marketplace, or RSS readers. EMS listeners use the programs to help remain up to date on news and training in emergency medicine.
All of the programs are part of the ProMed Network (http://promednetwork.com) a collection of independent medical programs for medical professionals of all types.