toxic leadership humiliationOn this episode of the Disaster Podcast, we have a special guest on the show to talk about the importance of taking on toxic leadership environments head on and knowing when it’s time to cut your losses and leave. Hosts Jamie Davis, the Podmedic and Sam Bradley are joined by Dr. Jullette Saussy. Dr. Saussy was the medical director for New Orleans Fire and EMS Department during the Hurricane Katrina response and aftermath. She later was asked to become the medical director of the beleaguered Washington, D.C. Fire Department. Jullette talks with us candidly about her experience in our nation’s capital and the toxic situation she encountered within the fire department leadership there.

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Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at for more information on how this can be brought into your system.


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