Dr. Casey Patrick grew up in Williamsburg, KY and graduated from The University of the Cumberlands in 2000. Following his undergraduate studies, Dr. Patrick received his MD from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 2004. In 2007, he completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at Indiana University. Since residency, he has practiced emergency medicine in rural and urban settings, in both community and academic centers. Currently, Dr. Patrick is the Medical Director for ESD 11 Mobile Healthcare and Assistant Medical Director for the Montgomery County Hospital District EMS service. His EMS educational focus has been on innovative paramedic teaching via the podcast medium. Dr. Patrick’s clinical EMS research involves using bolus intravenous nitroglycerin for acute pulmonary edema and the prehospital utility of esmolol in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Dr. Patrick completed American Board of Emergency Medicine EMS board certification in 2019 and serves on the EMS1.com editorial advisory board and the board of directors for the National Association of EMS Physicians, Texas Chapter. Dr. Patrick and his wife, Alyssa, work and live in Conroe, Texas and Spokane, Washington. Together they have five children: Mia, Ainsley, Brock,Dean and Will.