The Beat: Season 2, Episode 3

The life-saving power of an AED


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It’s dramatic, scary and unexpected. When Philip’s heart stopped at a hockey tournament, his teammates rallied to save his life, with the help of an automated external defibrillator (AED).


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Meet our guests

Doctor Steven Brooks

Dr. Steven Brooks

Dr. Brooks is a clinician-scientist and associate professor of emergency medicine at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont. His research focuses on cardiac arrest and resuscitation.

Mitchell Myers

Mitchell Myers

Mitchell is a first responder and former paramedic in Prince Edward Island. He spends many hours in the winter at the rink, both playing hockey and cheering on his daughters.

Philip Sullivan

Philip Sullivan

Philip owns a jewellery store in Summerside, PEI. He experienced cardiac arrest when playing hockey in March, 2022.