Month: January 2016

The ABCDE of Internship


Does my hip look big with these?

Congratulations to all the new interns starting tomorrow in Australia. You’ve done all the hard work. Got through high school with flying colours, survived undergrad, selected into med school, made it through the med school exams, interviewed for jobs and tomorrow, your patients and the nurses will call you ‘Doctor’.… Read more

The Dangers of Not Being on Social Media

A few weeks ago, this cartoon strip appeared by @TheBadDr Ian Williams

There’s a certain helplessness in the physician. “There’s nothing much we can do about that.”

Well, actually, there are a few things we CAN do about that. Doctors can actually manage their social media presence effectively through some simple means.… Read more