Today is World Mental Health Day. I'll start by saying, "I'm fine." I think we all say that, don't we? Honestly, mostly I really am. But you may have noticed I've been intermittently absent... Here's why and how we managed it.
Just a short one- I’m at two conferences this week!
Open dialogue as career women and men.
"Eureka!" Shouted Archimedes as he stepped into the bath. Allegedly, this was how he worked out that he could measure the volume of irregular objects- through the displacement of an equivalent volume of water. I personally think, it was as much to do with the fact that he was about to relax in the tub... … Continue reading Avoiding Burn Out
A few years ago, here in the UK, Infectious Diseases training and Microbiology training "merged" to form a joint pathway. Consequently, I am one of the 'new breed' of trainees that will span both specialties. There are positives and negatives to this and each specialty currently sees themselves as separate from the other. One key … Continue reading Infectious Diseases vs Microbiology- thoughts so far
You’ve applied for your job and now they want you to create a portfolio. Here’s how to do it and do it well.
I'm pleased to say that I've managed to achieve a fair bit so far in my career while being utterly useless at time. How? Read on...
Study tips for med students and anyone that wants to learn.
Can't work out the specialty for you? You're not alone but hopefully some of my story and tips can help you out.