The Security Student Podcast


A podcast of security experts' wisdom. Monthly interviews with security practitioners sharing how they protect all the things and how you can too. Travis Lishok from The Security Student Blog interviews fellow security professionals to learn about the work they do in their unique roles to protect assets, how they got to where they are today, and what skills are required of them, so that security students like you can shape your own career to reach roles like theirs and those beyond them. Discover what it takes to be successful in diverse security roles, so that you can prepare for your next career opportunity or just gain a stronger understanding of the broad network of security professionals that work together to keep organizations secure and resilient. Interview guests come from physical security design, information security, cyber security, risk management, OSINT investigations, security management, business continuity, and more. It's a mix of interviews, special co-hosts, and solo shows from Travis, you're not going to want to miss. Hit subscribe, grab a notepad, and get ready to learn from your security peers.

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Medicine & Security: Standards, Curriculums, and Oversight with George DeBusk, MD
Sep 9 2023
Medicine & Security: Standards, Curriculums, and Oversight with George DeBusk, MD
#027 - In this next episode, I was honored to be joined by M. George DeBusk, MD, MSc, FACS, FCCP. He's a trauma surgeon and critical care physician specialized in trauma and emergency surgery. What makes him a fantastic resource for security practitioners like us is that he's made a career out of educating, training, and providing medical oversight for security providers, first responders, law enforcement, and even special operations groups.Dr. DeBusk holds dual certification from the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care and specializes in Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care Medicine. “Doc” completed a General Surgery residency at Harvard Medical School’s, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at MIT during his residency. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and College of Chest Physicians. He is an elected member of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and has held the position of State Vice Chair of the ACS Committee on Trauma in the States of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Dr. DeBusk also holds full medical licensure to practice in multiple U.S. states and abroad where he provides concierge medical care for private clients worldwide. Topics that we focused on included: what type of medical training curriculum is most appropriate for security or executive protection professionals, how we can evaluate training providers, what the advantages are of having a physician like him supporting your team, and what deliverables you can expect to get from a medical director. And so much more!-- Get the resources and show notes mentioned in this episode --