Disaster Podcast

This weekly program, brought to you through a partnership with Paragon Medical Education Group, is your connection to tips, news, information and field interviews on major disasters. The show will cover all major response incidents both natural and man-made in nature, providing you the information you need to better prepare for future responses with your Local, State, and Federal response agencies like FEMA. Join our show each week with hosts Jamie Davis, the Podmedic and paramedic/educator Sam Bradley as they bring you this unique program for first responders, paramedics, nurses, doctors, public health officials and more!


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 36m. Bisher sind 356 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 days 3 hours 59 minutes


LabX Disaster Role Playing Game for Community Resilience

Disaster Meteorologist and Emergency Management expert Becky DePodwin came on the show to talk about a recent training class she took on community resilience in disaster planning. The LabX Extreme Event Game is designed to give participants a taste of ...



Updating Training Routines for Disaster Responders During COVID-19

Dr. Joe Holley returned recently from a training exercise for USAR teams to work out new training routines for disaster responders during the COVID-19 pandemic. They looked at ways to keep team members safe from infection while performing their essenti...



Disaster Podcast Episodes 2020 Year in Review

Meteorologist Becky DePodwin, and co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, got together for this episode to look back the many episodes covered over the previous year that was 2020 on the Disaster Podcast. Each of the team picked a few stand-out episodes ...



Using Proper Approaches to Disaster Drills and Preparedness

The Disaster Podcast team is joined by Yedidya Benavie, NREMT. He comes on the show to discuss different ways to approach preparedness drills. He specifically compares the school active shooter drills with routine fire drills,



Coronavirus Covid-19 Hospital Surge Update with Dr. Joe Holley

Dr. Joe Holley comes on the show this week to talk about the hospital surge happening due to COVID-19 cases. He relates his experience in the ER in Memphis and talks about the situation on the street with EMS providers, too.


 2020-12-18  40m

Weird Winter Weather Test with Dan DePodwin

Meteorologist Dan DePodwin steps in to help us look at winter weather after his weekly look back at the last week. Sam Bradley tests his knowledge of weird winter weather terms in this episode on the lighter side of Disaster Podcast coverage.


 2020-12-04  36m

Understanding Hospital Surge Capacity Amidst COVID

Dr. Joe Holley shares his expertise with the Disaster Podcast crew as we look at the realities of patient care in the midst of the current increase of COVID-19 cases around the world. One of the biggest things that affect that care is the ability of a ...


 2020-11-27  43m

First Responder Mental Health and Stress Injury Awareness

We invited psychologist Randy DuPont PhD. on the show this episode to talk about mental health wellness and awareness in the first responder and disaster response community. Randy is a recognized expert in the fields of mental illness,


 2020-11-20  58m

Growing COVID-19 Concerns and Extreme Weather Updates

This episode looks at spikes in COVID-19 across the U.S. and its effects on EMS providers, hospital staff, and other medical responders. Dr. Joe Holley shares his expertise and experience in Memphis, Tennessee as the virus spread continues to grow ther...


 2020-11-13  53m

Private Sector Planning for Disaster Weather Events

Meteorologist Tom Bedard joins our regular disaster weather expert Becky DePodwin to talk about their important work with AccuWeather providing weather event planning for large corporations. The discussion looks at the types of weather events in the pl...


 2020-11-06  36m