Episodes
In this podcast, Eloise Sobels talks to Dr Josh Case about the intersection of medicine and software, but more broadly about the benefits of walking a different path to those conventionally bestowed upon junior doctors. Summary Writer:  Jenny Wei Script Writer:  Eloise Sobels Editor:  Eloise Sobels Interviewee:  Josh Case Interviewer:  Eloise Sobels About Dr Josh Case Along with being a doctor, Josh is also a software developer who hopes to empower other doctors and medical students...
Published 11/16/22
In this podcast Elie Matar talks with Robert Gerber, a leading Interventional Cardiologist, about the benefits of locum work . Summary Writer:  Theoni Haralabopoulos Script Writer:  Elie Matar Interviewee:  Robert Gerber Interviewer:  Elie Matar About Dr Robert Gerber Dr Robert Gerber graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School which is part of King’s College London in 2000. He holds dual accreditation in Cardiology and General Internal Medicine. He currently works in...
Published 10/04/22
In this podcast Chris Elliot speaks with Paediatric Rheumatologist, Rebecca James, about the development of the concept 'Patient Design Thinking' and why it has such profound impacts on the delivery of care no matter which specialty. Summary Writer:  Eloise Sobels Script Writer:  Eloise Sobels Interviewee:  Rebecca James Interviewer:  Chris Elliot About Dr Rebecca James Dr Rebecca James is a Paediatric Rheumatologist and Healthcare Improvement Fellow at Queensland Children’s Hospital....
Published 09/28/22
In this podcast, James Edwards talks to Dr Carolyn Hullick and Professor Simon Finfer about the new, national Sepsis Clinical Care Standard, recently introduced to ensure that a patient presenting with signs and symptoms of sepsis receives optimal care, from symptom onset through to discharge from hospital and survivorship care. Interviewer:  James Edwards Interviewees:  Carolyn Hullick and Simon Finfer Summary Writer:  Michelle Wu Editor:  Nicola Bunt About Dr Carolyn Hullick Dr...
Published 07/24/22
In this podcast interview Tom Ayton speaks with Olympic Javelin thrower, Mackenzie Little, about how being an athlete can make you be a better medical student and doctor. Summary Writer:  Michelle Wu Script Writer:  Tom Ayton Editor:  Tom Ayton Interviewee:  Mackenzie Little Interviewer:  Tom Ayton About Mackenzie Little Mackenzie Little is a 24 year old medical student and an Australian Olympic javelin thrower. She received her Bachelors degree from Stanford University and is now...
Published 12/07/21
In this Human Factors in Medicine podcast, Abhi Pal speaks with Khairil Musa about the realities of working in Humanitarian Medicine and on the field, the invaluable life lessons he gained from his experience, and ways in which we can deal with trauma and burnout. Summary Writer:  Jenny Wei Script Writer:  Abhi Pal Editor:  Abhi Pal Interviewee:  Khairil Musa Interviewer:  Abhi Pal About Dr Khairil Musa Khairil Musa is a Senior Intensive Care Registrar from Royal North Shore Hospital...
Published 10/27/21
This podcast aims to educate junior doctors on clinical scenarios, particularly those faced by Obstetrics & Gynaecology Senior Residents. There is a focus on clinical scenarios that arise on the birth unit. Summary Writer:  Joshua Brousse de Gersigny Script Writer:  Rebecca Taylor Editors:  Rebecca Taylor and Jane McDonnell Interviewee:  Rebecca Taylor Interviewer:  Jane McDonnell About Dr Rebecca Taylor Dr Rebecca (Becky) Taylor is a 6th year O&G trainee. Originally hailing...
Published 10/13/21
In this podcast, we discuss the five categories of medications used in Obstetrics and Gynaecology that junior doctors may have not encountered or prescribed previously. Summary Writer:  Theoni Haralabopoulos Script Writers:  Rebecca Taylor and Jane McDonnell Editors:  Rebecca Taylor and Jane McDonnell Interviewee:  Jane McDonnell Interviewer:  Rebecca Taylor About Dr Rebecca Taylor Dr Rebecca (Becky) Taylor is a 6th year O&G trainee. Originally hailing from the UK, she trained at...
Published 10/06/21
In part 2 of our 3 part Obstetrics & Gynaecology podcast series, we review how to be a good assistant in a Caesarean Section as a junior doctor. Summary Writer:  Laura Park Script Writer:  Rebecca Taylor Editors:  Rebecca Taylor and Jane McDonnell Interviewee:  Rebecca Taylor Interviewer:  Jane McDonnell About Dr Rebecca Taylor Dr Rebecca (Becky) Taylor is a 6th year O&G trainee. Originally hailing from the UK, she trained at the University of Edinburgh where she also...
Published 09/29/21
There are a lot of differences between Obstetrics & Gynaecology (O&G) and other medical rotations which can be daunting for junior doctors. Skills to achieve in an O&G term will depend on each individual – for budding GPs, learning about antenatal and postnatal care is important.  This is the first in a 3 part podcast series on the essential skills a junior doctor should aim to achieve during an O&G rotation. Summary Writer:  Joshua Brousse de Gersigny Script Writers: ...
Published 09/22/21
After hours work can be an area of nerves for the new junior doctor.  In this podcast we discuss after hours work, care and safety, explore available resources to be aware of and escalation plans that can help ease the stress. Summary Writer:  Eloise Sobels Script Writer:  Eloise Sobels Editor:  Sonia Chanchlani Interviewer:  Eloise Sobels Interviewee:  Sonia Chanchlani About Dr Sonia Chanchlani Balancing clinical forensic medicine and training with the Royal College of Medical...
Published 09/15/21
This podcast is part of our series on human factors in medicine and focuses on leadership. Vijay Roach discusses the experiences in his career that have contributed to who he is as a leader and shares stories that have been formative to his journey. Summary Writer:  Josh Brousse de Gersigny Script Writers:  Rebecca Taylor and Jane McDonnell Editors:  Rebecca Taylor and Jane McDonnell Interviewee:  Vijay Roach Interviewer:  Rebecca Taylor About Dr Vijay Roach Dr Vijay Roach is a...
Published 09/08/21
In this podcast Abhi Pal speaks with Ranjana Srivastava about her varied career, in which she has used writing to explore the interplay of humanities and clinical medicine. Summary Writer:  Lucy Coles Script Writer:  Abhi Pal Editor:  Abhi Pal Interviewee:  Ranjana Srivastava Interviewer:  Abhi Pal About Dr Ranjana Srivastava Ranjana Srivastava OAM, is an internationally-renowned oncologist and healthcare authority, as well as award-winning author and broadcaster. Ranjana is a...
Published 09/01/21
In this podcast Rob Pearlman and Sonia Chanchlani chat about the benefits and challenges of, and evidence for near peer mentoring. Summary Writer:  Jane Ripley Script Writer:  Alice Sun Editor:  Evangelie Polyzos Interviewees:  Sonia Chanchlani and Rob Pearlman Interviewer:  Jules Willcocks About Dr Rob Pearlman Rob Pearlman taught himself to code during internship and built MedApp, his response to the inefficiencies that a Junior Doctor experiences whilst rotating through different...
Published 08/25/21
Tom Ayton speaks to Elisa Cornish about the assessment of a patient with a corneal foreign body, the procedure to remove the corneal foreign body and provides some tips to help make it a little easier for junior doctors working in the emergency department. Summary Writer:  Evangelia Haralabopoulos Script Writer:  Tom Ayton Editor:  Tom Ayton Interviewer:  Elisa Cornish Interviewee:  Tom Ayton About Dr Elisa Cornish Dr Elisa Cornish specialises in the management of medical retinal and...
Published 07/07/21
Chris Elliot interviews Danielle Wurzel on the topic of Croup, a respiratory illness that usually occurs in children aged 6 months to 6 years. Summary Writer:  Theoni Haralabopoulos Script Writer:  Theoni Haralabopoulos Editors:  Danielle Wurzel and Jenifer Liang Interviewee:  Danielle Wurzel Interviewer:  Chris Elliot About Dr Danielle Wurzel Danielle Wurzel is a Paediatric Respiratory Physician, she has appointments as a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine at the Royal Children’s...
Published 06/29/21
Jules Willcocks talks to Jeremy Calnan about financial wellness, the basic concepts of economy and the psychology behind investing. Summary Writer:  Laura Parks Script Writer:  Jules Willcocks Editors:  Jules Willcocks and Jeremy Calnan Interviewee:  Jeremy Calnan Interviewer:  Jules Willcocks About Jeremy Calnan Jeremy Calnan has worked in the financial markets and traded and invested for himself since the early 1990s. Jeremy was first licensed to provide financial advice in 2000...
Published 06/22/21
In this podcast Jules Willcocks chats to Rob Pearlman and Sonia Chanchlani about why orientation and handover is so important for new Junior Doctors taking to the wards for the first time. Summary Writer:  Eloise Sobels Script Writer:  Peter Hoppett Editors:  Jules Willcocks Interviewees:  Sonia Chanchlani and Rob Pearlman Interviewer:  Jules Willcocks About Dr Rob Pearlman Rob Pearlman taught himself to code during internship and built MedApp, his response to the inefficiencies that a...
Published 06/15/21
In this podcast, Jules Willcocks talks to Professor Marie Scully about the Astra Zeneca vaccine induced prothrombotic immune thrombocytopenia, our current understanding of cause, diagnostic criteria and treatment. Summary Writer:  Alice Sun Script Writer:  Jules Willcocks Editors:  Jules Willcocks Interviewee:  Marie Scully Interviewer:  Jules Willcocks About Professor Marie Scully Professor Marie Scully is a consultant haematologist at University College London Hospitals and Professor...
Published 06/08/21
In this podcast, James Edwards chats with Christopher Wong about the management of cardiovascular disease in Indigenous Australians in remote Northern Territory , including the findings from his Doctor In Training Research Scholarship Project. Summary Writer:  Alice Sun Script Writer:  Sophie Offen Editor:  Christopher Wong Interviewer:  James Edwards Interviewee:  Christopher Wong About Dr Christopher Wong Dr Christopher X. Wong is an academic cardiologist with broad clinical and...
Published 05/18/21
Jules Willcocks chats to Deborah Leach and Paul Buntine about Choosing Wisely, how to reduce unnecessary test ordering and clinical decision making in healthcare. Summary Writer:  Laura Parks Script Writers:  Jules Willcocks Editors:  Jules Willcocks Interviewees:  Deborah Leach, Paul Buntine Interviewer:  Jules Willcocks About Associate Professor Deborah Leach Deborah Leach has been the Clinical Director for the Emergency Department, Box Hill Hospital for 21 years and was the Eastern...
Published 05/11/21
Jules Willcocks talks to Jeremy Calnan about property investment, providing tips and advice for junior doctors considering investing in property and assets. Summary Writer:  Lucy Coles Script Writers:  Jules Willcocks Editors:  Jules Willcocks and Jeremy Calnan Interviewees:  Jeremy Calnan Interviewer:  Jules Willcocks About Jeremy Calnan Jeremy Calnan has worked in the financial markets and traded and invested for himself since the early 1990s. Jeremy was first licensed to provide...
Published 05/04/21
In this podcast James Edwards chats to Gerben Keijzers about Deliberate Clinical Inertia.  Deliberate Clinical Inertia involves using clinical judgement to avoid unnecessary investigations. Summary Writer:  Peter Hoppett Script Writer:  James Edwards Editor:  Gerben Keijzers Interviewee:  Gerben Keijzers Interviewer:  James Edwards About Professor Gerben Keijzers Gerben Keijzers is Professor of Emergency Medicine at Gold Coast University Hospital. His research revolves around topics...
Published 04/20/21
This podcast provides an overview of novel psychoactive substances (NPS), detailing their impact in the clinical setting, and focusing on the initial assessment and management of patients who have taken these designer drugs. Summary Writer:  Theoni Haralabopoulos Script Writer:  Zeff Koutsogiannis Editor:  Venita Munir Interviewer:  James Edwards Interviewee:  Zeff Koutsogiannis About Dr Zeff Koutsogiannis Zeff Koutsogiannis is an Emergency Physician and Clinical Toxicologist with a...
Published 04/13/21