Tagged: marathon

Dr. Ricky Kue Interviewed by PBS on Paris Terrorist Attacks

November 27th, 2015 in News 0 comments

kue_faceThe Public Broadcasting System (PBS) member station WGBH has featured Dr. Ricky Kue in the piece “Paris Attacks & Boston Marathon Bombings: Diverging Strategies For First Responders.”

Dr. Kue, Assistant Professor, Associate Medical Director of Boston EMS, Police & Fire for the City of Boston, and Director of the Boston EMS Medicine Fellowship, discusses differences between emergency medical systems during the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings and the recent Paris terrorist attacks.

Maureen McMahon, Director of Emergency Preparedness at Boston Medical Center, was also interviewd.

The piece can be found here.

Tagged , , ,

Dr. James Feldman in Local News for Marathon Training

April 10th, 2015 in News 0 comments

feldman_faceDr. Feldman was recently featured in the MetroWest Daily News as he trains for his first Boston Marathon to help raise money for the new Emergency Department at BMC.

In addition, Dr. Feldman is writing a blog about his experience training for the Marathon, and his thoughts on the history of Emergency Medicine at Boston City Hospital / Boston Medical Center.

Join us in congratulating him on this inspiring endeavor!


Dr. Andrew Ulrich Receives AMA Medal of Valor

November 10th, 2014 in News 0 comments

Andrew Urlich

The American Medical Association (AMA) has presented BMC's Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Andrew Ulrich, with the prestigious AMA Medal of Valor in recognition of his courage and leadership during the Boston Marathon bombings.

Boston Medical Center received the first group of critically injured patients only minutes after being notified of the event. Dr. Ulrich played a pivotal role in saving the lives of the 28 patients presenting to the ED from the marathon.

We are very proud of the incredible work that Dr. Ulrich did on that day and continues to do every day here at Boston Medical Center.


Tagged , ,

Faculty Interviewed by BBC News on Trauma Care

October 29th, 2014 in News 0 comments

The BBC News World Service has featured Dr. Ricky Kue and Dr. Andrew Ulrich in the program "Trauma: The Fight for Life."

Dr. Kue, Assistant Professor and Associate Medical Director of Boston EMS, Police & Fire for the City of Boston, and Dr. Ulrich, Associate Professor and Executive Vice Chair of the BMC Emergency Department, discuss research frontiers in trauma care as well as BMC's role in treating victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

Dr. Peter Burke, Chief of Acute Care and Trauma Surgery, and Joseph Blansfield, Trauma Program Manager, are also interviewed during the broadcast.

Chief of Trauma Services

The program can be found here. Advance the cursor to the 11:32 minute mark to hear the interviews.

Tagged , , ,

Dr. Kue Published in Journal of EMS

October 8th, 2014 in News 0 comments

Congratulations to Dr. Ricky Kue, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Medical Director of Boston EMS, Police & Fire, for his recent publication in the Journal of Emergency Medical Services!

The article, "Boston EMS Transitions to Warm Zone Operations after the Boston Marathon Bombing," discusses the role of Boston EMS during the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings and lessons learned from the experience.

The article can be read here.

Tagged , ,

Resiliency Center for Boston Marathon Bombing Victims Opens at BMC

July 20th, 2014 in News 0 comments

The Massachusetts Resiliency Center, an innovative resource center providing free services and activities for victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, opened on Wednesday at Boston Medical Center. The opening was announced by Massachusetts Attorney General, Martha Coakley. More

Tagged ,