Philip began his EMS career in 1977 as an Emergency Medical Technician, while in his last year of High School. He studied Biology at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ and graduated from the University of Phoenix with a BS in Business Management. Philip worked in the private sector, before becoming a Paramedic 1993. Philip worked as a Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic, before becoming a Critical Care Flight Paramedic 8 years ago. He continues in that role today, working for two flight programs. Philip is married with 5 children and two grandchildren.