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Articles & Case Studies

Training program dilemmas

MDA National interviewed several Members on the issues DiTs face to get into a formal training program, and this article is based on our Members’ responses.

Clinical

10 Dec 2020

Articles & Case Studies

Top 10 tips for interns

Dr Ned Latham, RMO, shares his top 10 tips to help you get started on your internship journey.

Articles & Case Studies

10 things I wish I had known when starting my medical school journey

MDA Member, Dr Mirsada Prasko, reflects on her medical school journey and offers valuable tips to budding doctors.

Articles & Case Studies

Tips for writing medical certificates

Medical certificates can lead to complaints by patients and those receiving the certificate. Whether to issue a certificate, or what to say, can pose challenging dilemmas.

Articles & Case Studies

Tips for tricky conversations

Tips for approaching a difficult conversation with a senior colleague.

Articles & Case Studies

The LASA drug dilemma

Drug mix-ups involving medications that look alike and sound alike (LASA) can cause significant patient harm.

Articles & Case Studies

Minimising vaccination errors

This article provides useful tips and recommendations for medical practitioners to prevent vaccination errors.

Clinical

09 Dec 2020

Articles & Case Studies

The doctor-in-training memoir of 2020

In this article, we look at some of the more frequent COVID-19 related concerns we have been discussing with our early career Members.

 

Library

Career complications and contending with uncertainty

Among the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic for junior doctors is how to respond to medical training impacts and career uncertainty. In this podcast, Dr Caroline Elton (a psychologist who specialises in helping doctors)and Dr Benjamin Veness (a Psychiatry registrar) share advice for coping with medical training and career delays, disruptions and unknowns.

Podcasts

10 Aug 2020

Diplomacy in a hierarchy: Tips for approaching a difficult conversation with a senior hospital colleague

Resolving a disagreement or conflict can be hard and it’s a skill that needs practise. In this podcast Dr Eddie Kim (a residential medical officer), Dr Paul Eleftheriou (a chief medical officer) and Dr Kiely Kim (MDA National medico-legal adviser and general practitioner), explore top tips for approaching a difficult and possibly daunting conversation with a senior colleague. References and related resources for this episode can be viewed at www.mdanational.com.au/miscellaneous/difficult-conversations-support-material

Podcasts

05 Aug 2020