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Junior Doctor's Corner

Junior Doctor's Corner

Author: Dana

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Junior Doctor's Corner is a podcast created by a resident medical officer who was surprised at how lacking the support can be for junior doctors in the work environment.

This podcast aims to help medical students and junior doctors not only survive, but thrive in their careers. It covers topics and conversations that doctors seldom broach but wish they had. Junior Doctor's Corner hopes to provide some support, encouragement, and inspiration to fellow junior doctors who need it.
45 Episodes
In this episode, Dr Dana had the privilege of interviewing Dr Amandeep Hansra. She is a GP, mother, leading Digital Health expert, found of Creative Careers in Medicine and a humbly wonderful human being. If you're curious about a career in Digital Health or would like to get involved, this episode is a must-listen! To purchase tickets to CCIM Conference 2020, head to Dana will also be a speaker there!
If there was anyone who could outcompete the kindest person in the world, it'd be Dr Amran Dhillon. Not only does he believe that kindness is the key to improving the culture of Medicine, he lives and breathes it. Listen to learn about the many creative ways you can, as a registrar, be more kind to your juniors. And even if you're not a registrar yet, take notes now for later.
You may have heard of the term "Lifestyle Medicine" being thrown around recently. It's a real thing! In this episode, Dana chatted to Dr Sam Manger who's the president of Australian Society of Lifestyle Medicine. They break down what exactly it is, why it's relevant and how to practice it.
Dana speaks to John Kenny who's a medical physicist gone consultant and entrepreneur about what it means to study a Masters in Business Administration, the pros and cons, and how to choose which MBA institution would be the right fit for you.
#39 Art of Anatomy

#39 Art of Anatomy


Dana speaks to Dr Lauren Squires, founder of Almost Anatomical on how and why she started her side hustle of creating beautiful anatomically inspired artworks. Lauren is also currently a junior doctor and she shares how she juggles between working long hours in a hospital, her business and keeping sane.
If you're wondering what working an afterhours shifts as a junior doctor are all about, don't be left floundering in the dark. Evening and night shifts are some of the most challenging yet essential aspects of internship and residency. This episode provides one of the most comprehensive introductions to nights and evening shifts for junior doctors in the Australian healthcare system. Join Dr Helen Zhang, a Sydney-based junior doctor fresh out of a ward call rotation, as she interviews Dr Nidhi Krishnan, a Paediatrics Registrar from Queensland Health, who has experienced many afterhours battles as they discuss in detail the do's and don'ts of afterhours shifts.
Dr Izzy Smith did not expect her Instagram profile to take off the way it did when she first started it. What were her secret ingredients? Listen to find out the good and the bad of being a doctor on social media.
Dr Dana sits down with Dr Hashim Abdeen, the current Chair of Australian Medical Association (AMA) Council of Doctors in Training to learn what it takes to be a medical leader. Hash also shares with us how he got involved with the AMA So if you've always wanted to become a medical leader, this is a must-listen episode!
Dana speaks to Dr Melanie Tan about how she ended up as a doctor AND a lawyer and what her work entails. Melanie also shares with us some tips on getting involved in medical law and how to avoid medicolegal nightmares when it comes to seeing patients via Telehealth.
In this fun episode, Dana chats to Majella, a stylist from Brisbane about clothing and style for doctors. Majella shares why clothing can have an impact on our work and how our patients perceive us as doctors.
Dana talks to Dr Philip Belleville, the founder of OSCEbank, the ultimate tool for acing medical school OSCEs. Philip shares some lessons he learnt creating an online learning tool from scratch and juggling business with Medicine. Listen out for the 20% discount code off your first subscription with
Looking after your mental health is important and the COVID19 pandemic makes it extra challenging. Dr Amy Imms, from The Burnout Project, shares her story and experience of burnout and how she overcame it. In this interview, she shows us the steps on how to prevent and manage
In this episode, Dana asks Mr Shaun Clements, a financial adviser, on how junior doctors can optimise their financial wellbeing. Please note this podcast episode is not to be relied on as personal advice and the content discussed is general in nature only. This is NOT a sponsored episode.
#30 You Talk, We Lysn

#30 You Talk, We Lysn


Finally! The much-awaited episode (in our opinion), Dana's interview with Dr Jonathan King is here! Jonathan created Lysn, the game-changing platform helping patients access psychologists when they need them the most (not 30 days later because of a waiting list). Listen to find out more about why Jonathan created Lysn and how patients are benefiting from it.
We welcomed Dr Jocelyn Lowinger back as a podcast guest after a successful interview with her about "Carving your own path in medicine". In this episode, we talk about what Imposter Syndrome is and how we as doctors can best deal with it!
Dr Lily Vrtik, in addition to being a plastic surgeon, has a great love for music. In this interview, she shares with us how music has formed an important part of her life and career and why hobbies are essential for doctors' wellbeing.
Yes, this episode is extra long but what better way to kick start the 2020 season than an interview with Dr Bethan Richards! She shares with us the changes she's made to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital since she became Chief Medical Wellness Officer and how we can shift the culture of Medicine for the better.
#26 2019 Wrap Up

#26 2019 Wrap Up


In this final episode for 2019, I wanted to take the time to thank everyone who has supported this podcast. I also chat about some new things to look forward to for 2020.
Fairy Floss Friday, the brainchild of Dr Michael Kale a few of his colleagues, is an annual event that spreads joy and mental health education among hospital staff. I catch up with Michael to chat about how Fairy Floss Friday came about and what the future holds for their charity organisation.
#24 Locuming 101

#24 Locuming 101


In this episode, I sat down with Dr Victoria Cox who has been locuming in RMO and junior registrar roles for the past few years and talked about all its perks and drawbacks. So if you've been thinking about locuming, don't start without listening to this episode first!
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