What happens beyond the socks? As #crazysocks4docs rolled around the world recently, there were some negative comments thrown against the campaign. Generally they fall into one of these categories below. Crazy socks? That’s making the whole doctor suicide problem a little trite, don’t you think? The problem of physician mental illness and doctor suicide is … More Crazy Socks 4 Docs, What Next?
Why do I support #CrazySocks4Docs? One in 5 Australian doctors have been diagnosed with, or treated for, depression1. One in 4 have had thoughts of suicide. Almost half of all doctors are emotionally exhausted, burned out at work1. Forty percent of surgeons meet the criteria for burnout2. This is an elephant in the room sitting … More Crazy Socks 4 Docs
Broken Doctors, Broken Systems: Clinician Mental Health in Context. Modified from a Plenary Talk at Combined Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. May 2018. @DrEricLevi How do you deliver the best care for your patient? More importantly, how do you deliver the best … More Broken Doctors, Broken Systems
Living Well Working Well Workshop Collaborating for good mental health in our workplaces @DrEricLevi Workshop presented at Combined Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Australian & New Zealand College of Anesthetists Annual Scientific Congress #RACS18 #ASM18SYD on Monday 7th MAy 2018 Introduction, Greetings, Jokes, etc. The good thing about a workshop like this is that … More Living Well Working Well
Vulnerability is the key that unlocks the untapped resource of each other. Read this article on ABC Health.
A presentation I gave at Don’t Forget The Bubble 2017 Acute Paediatric Conference On Brisbane, Australia. Watch this if: 1. You’ve ever wondered how I actually sound in real life (don’t laugh) 2. You’re interested in the paediatric #ENTsurgery #Airway smorgasboard Watch the talk here.
Like it or not, your life carries a message. Your vocation is an expression of that message. Often your life message is inadvertently preached without much thought from you. “He’s really nice.” “She’s a good doctor, but with a difficult personality.” “She always brings a lot of joy and cheer.” “He’s funny, but don’t ever … More Healthcare Values and Life Message