Mike Cyra spent twenty-years working in Emergency Medicine and Surgery as a Surgical Technologist; an Emergency Medical Technician on ambulances; a Chief Medical Officer on a ship sailing Alaska's violent Bering Sea and an Instructor of Maritime Emergency Medicine and Basic Life Support.
Mike's Television career took off when he appeared on three episodes of Magnum P.I. as a Paramedic and a Coroner.
His Television career abruptly ended after he was repeatedly yelled at by the show's Director for constantly looking directly into the camera and smiling.
Mike is currently unavailable for Leading Roles as a Non-speaking Extra.
In addition to writing "Emergency Laughter: It Wasn't Funny When It Happened, But it is Now!" Mike's also a contributing author of the medical humor anthology, "My Funny Major Medical".
One of his award-winning and rare serious essay's can be found at England's Dying Matters Coalition; "Final Chapters: Writing About The End of Life."
Mike's humor has appeared in publications such as, The Placebo Journal, Our USA Magazine, EMS1.com, Parenting Humor, EMS World and Humor Press.
Mike Cyra writes, and resides in Seattle, Washington.
Give Mike a shout at medicalhumor(at)earthlink(dot)net.