Social Media is like the Vegemite


This thought was presented first at #MayoInOz Social Media in Healthcare Summit, Melbourne.

Many social media non-users don’t understand Social Media the way many non-Aussies don’t understand our national preoccupation with The Vegemite.

Social Media is like the Vegemite. It does not come with any How-To Guides.… Read more

How to get clinicians on social media


I believe Clinicians (Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Speech Pathologists, Dietitians, Audiologists, Social Workers, etc.) need to be on Social Media. I believe that it is our ethical obligation to be where our patients are when they’re discussing health matters. I believe that we need to listen to our patients, fill the online space with accurate health information and therefore influence the health conversations occurring already on social media.… Read more

How to become a Surgeon

surgical hand

This is an interview I did with the Sydney University Surgical Society about my path towards surgery, also uploaded on their website.

Here’s my Surgical Story:

  1. Who are you and what do you do?

Hi, my name is Eric and I’m an Ear Nose & Throat, Head & Neck Surgeon.… Read more