Medics to Flight Surgeons, 3 Docs Share About A Unique Career Path

US Navy Flight Surgeon BadgeIn this episode, we bring on three former paramedics who all went on to be come not just physicians, but ER docs and military flight surgeons. Joining the podcast were Drs. Michael E. Wolf, M.D., M.S., Scott Kunkel, DO, NRP, FAAEM, and Dr. and active duty Captain Alan T. Flanigan.

We explore this unique career path on the show and talk about how being a paramedic gives a physician an interesting perspective on patient care, EMS, and medicine as a whole.

Also on the show were Dr. Joe Holley, and co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis.

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