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PJ Medcast

PJ MEDCAST are the podcasts for PJ MED (Pararescue Medicine). Besides PJs, these podcasts may be useful to other Military, Law Enforcement and Civilian Medical Personnel involved in Tactical and Technical Rescue Medicine, and other facets of Operational Medicine. PJs may document the time they spend listening to podcasts as training for their training folders, and also apply towards Paramedic Recertification. This podcast represents the positions of the authors and may not represent the offical position of the Department of the Defense or the United States Government.
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Now displaying: September, 2018
Sep 25, 2018

Doc Brager, Army neuroscientist and sleep expert,  reviews the highlights from a recent Sleep Research meeting she thinks you should know.

 

PJ MOAB in NY, NOV- check with your Team, we will have the most mission presentations ever.  Try to come.

Sep 18, 2018

In this final installment of the Thai rescue Derek debriefs and summarizes some of the lessons learned.

If you found this interesting and are new to PJ Medcast go back and listen to podcasts 94-97 and listen to the series on the MV Tamar rescue mission.

Remember the Handbook is summarized in the first 20 episodes and is a great way to review the PJ Medical Operations Handbook.

Finally- with great sadness for those of you who have come to PJ Med Courses, my friend and Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Michael Graver and his wife Jodi Cohen, friend of the 103rd and the Pararescue career-field and pilot, died this week in a small plane crash. Dr. Graver took time out of his schedule several days a year to volunteer to teach PJs about thoracic trauma in the Cadaver lab. He was committed to teaching PJs and was always proud to read about PJs hacking the mish around the world.

That Others May Live

Sep 15, 2018

The PJ TL describes the step by step actions and meticulous attention to detail the disparate group of rescuers performed to safely and successfully get the children and the coach out.

Learn about the level professionalism that was displayed to perform this high profile, high risk mission.

Watching the news as PJs are on standby in the Carolinas during Hurricane Florence. 

Hello to all PJs deployed worldwide.

Sep 12, 2018

Part 3 of 5. Operation Wild Boar.

Another exceptional discussion of the evolution of this incredible mission that gripped the world.

Today is 9-11-2018.

On behalf of TEAM NY, the 103rd Rescue Squadron, we send our warmest wishes to the survivors of the citizens, FDNY, NYPD, PAPD members and others who perished on 9-11.  We will never forget.

PJs from the 103rd were on the pile with the FDNY firefighters on September 12.

We are grateful for our Operators who stay vigilant in continuing to protect our freedom, and our law enforcement and first responders who are exceptional Americans we count on everyday.

 

Sep 8, 2018

This second in a  series of 5 podcasts were cut from a long discussion so there is no intro or closing to most of them.

This podcast begins to discuss mission execution and the rescue of the children and coach from the wild boars soccer team.

Check out the updated pjmed.com website.

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Sep 3, 2018

Operation Wild Boar, the mission to rescue 12 Thai children on a soccer team and their coach captured the world's attention this summer.

Derek, ST PJ and Team Leader on the mission, describes the mission drop, prep and on scene arrival. This is the first of several podcasts by Derek describing the mission and PJs' role.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeoodlkLRBo

 

 

 

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