With support from the FDNY Foundation, men and women of the FDNY share stories from the field, best practices and lessons learned. The mission of all uniformed personnel who participate in the podcast is to help save lives and offer resources to their peers in the public safety community. Listen to the podcast here or subscribe through the iTunes podcast app or Google Play. The podcast's first season was launched in 2016.
ANCHORS & EDITORIAL ADVISORS
EXECUTIVE OFFICER ELIZABETH CASCIO
CAPTAIN SEAN NEWMAN
LIEUTENANT JON PAUL AUGIER
LIEUTENANT FAROOQ H. MUHAMMAD
Podcast Team Bios
Captain Elizabeth Cascio began her career with FDNY in 1984. She serves as Executive Officer to the Fire Commissioner–the first woman and EMS Officer to do so in Department history. She began her career as an EMT in Brooklyn, later serving as a 911 Medical Dispatcher and as program coordinator for the EMS Cadet Program. In 1994, she helped develop and implement the FDNY CFR training program, teaching Firefighters to respond to medical emergencies.
Farooq H. Muhammad
Lieutenant Farooq H. Muhammad joined FDNY EMS in 1996. He began his career as an EMT and moved up the ranks to Paramedic and Lieutenant. In 2011, he joined the Department’s internal training and information program, DiamondPlate, representing the EMS Academy. He has received awards for his role in producing videos on Intranasal Naloxone and Ebola Preparedness. On the web, he is known for YouTube music videos, highlighting the EMS and Fire professions.