The EMS Podcast

By Tim Hutchings

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The EMS Podcast is an intimate look at the life of healthcare providers on the ambulance.

Episode Date
Special Edition: Kevin Gustina w/ Jon Kuppinger

Kevin continues his special editions by interviewing the great John Kuppinger. Enjoy!

Nov 10, 2022
Special edition: Advice for Paramedic Students on the First Day of Class

In this special episode the 2021-2022 Graduating Class offers advice to future paramedic Students. 

Aug 24, 2022
Special Edition: Kevin Gustina w/ Jack Tensley Part 2!
Jul 14, 2022
Special Edition: Kevin Gustina w/ Jack Tensley: Part 1.

While I take a break from the show for a little bit Kevin Gustina interviews Jack Tensley in a fascinating multi-part episode. 

May 05, 2022
20 - Melissa O'Brien
Mar 12, 2022
19 - John Lents

John Lents joins the show to talk his 20+ years of service!

Feb 12, 2022
18 - James Perreault

James brings the funny this month!

Link to article:

Jan 11, 2022
17 - Adam Maier

Adam Maier joins the show to talk about life in EMS, bouncing back from an injury and the honor of serving. 

Dec 11, 2021
16 - Kevin Gustina

Links from our discussion are below: 

The Code Green Campaign

Maps to the Other Side by Sascha DeBrul

Crystal Foster, Counselor, Webster, NY

Anomaly Film Festival, Rochester, NY

Seedbomb, Virginia

3 Babies Baking, North Carolina:


Nov 11, 2021
15 - Melodie Kolmetz

A great chat with multi-hyphenate provider Melodie Kolmetz!

Apologies for the opening, something got botched and I clipped part of her introduction. I promise it's her though. 

Oct 11, 2021
14 - Tucker Costich

Sponsored by Back Door Brewing! 

Sep 11, 2021
13 - Dr. Colin Ryan
Aug 11, 2021
12 - Lee Coller
Jul 11, 2021
11 - Krystal Doulbakian
Jun 11, 2021
10 - "Jack"

A little departure from EMS only talk, this month I have a chat with "Jack" a probation officer. 

May 11, 2021
09 - Moné Cooper

an insightful chat with one of the best providers/humans I've ever met. 

Apr 11, 2021
08 - Marc Cohen

This month I speak with Marc Cohen (@MarcCohenNY). Marc is new to EMS and has a fresh perspective on things. 

Mar 11, 2021
07 - Sam Tinelli

A super fun conversation with one of my first full-time partners. A lot of good ideas and great laughs!

Feb 11, 2021
06 - Rob Cieri

This month I chat with Paramedic Cieri about his history in EMS, struggles with addiction and a new path to sobriety. 

Jan 12, 2021
05 - Shawna Rizzi

This month I speak with Assistant Chief Shawna Rizzi!

Stay tuned for the end of the month bonus episode where I discuss my favorite things from this gloomy year. 

Dec 11, 2020
03 - Cody Dean

In this months episode Chief Cody Dean and I discuss a variety of topics related to EMS and the world-at-large.

At one point I mention an article about Millennials being 70% of the workforce: here are the correct numbers, because I was way off:

"The Millennial Generation, born between 81 and 96, control just 4.6% of US wealth even though they are the largest in the workforce with 72 million members."


Oct 10, 2020
02 - Adem Evyapan

In this months episode I discuss some concerns about meme pages and the representation of EMS as well as have a delightful conversation with my good friend Adem. 

Sep 15, 2020
01 - Mental Health

In the first full-length episode I discuss my experience with depression and coping with the stressors of the job. 

Aug 13, 2020