Medical director myths: Clearing the air

3 misconceptions that make your medical directors shake their heads


Around the MCHD clinical department, we’ve had some recurrent themes pop up over the past few months that always make the medical directors shake their heads. Montgomery County Hospital District EMS service Directors Dr. Dickson and Dr. Patrick take a shot at dispelling some medical director myths on this episode of the MCHD Paramedic Podcast.

Common medical director myths:

  1. Attendants can’t take critical calls
  2. I must be in trouble when the medical director comes around
  3. I can’t be fired for clinical mistakes

Next for the playlist: Kris Kaull joins the MCHD Paramedic Podcast to discuss resiliency in EMS. “Make like Elsa and let it go.” Bypass burnout and arrive at fulfillment

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