Join the Australian Society of Anaesthetists as we chat with experts and friends about issues that impact Australian anaesthesia.
Missing out on a training position - all is not lost
I speak to George Yi, a first year anaesthesia registrar who learnt the hard way how to get onto the anaesthesia training program.
A recording of the ASA webinar with interview expert Lynn Hemmings on how to "ACE the Interview" can be found here: https://asa.org.au/pmetresources/
You do need to be an ASA member to access the video. Membership is free for Pre-vocational doctors and Basic Trainees.
I'm on the training program, now what?
Congratulations on landing an anaesthetic job next year. Now what? I chat with Renton prize winner, Dr Kaylee Jordan and recent successful first part exam candidate, Dr Hamish Lanyon about how to approach this time and the Part 1 exam.
Come to the ASA practice viva nights: https://asa.org.au/events/
ASA viva nights are only for ASA members and its free to join: https://asa.org.au/how-to-join/
Introducing new podcast music, Dr Andrew Miller as the President of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists and presenting a summary of some of the incredible work of the ASA over the last year.
My reflections as the outgoing President of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists are in this Geoffrey Kaye Oration
US Managed care from a nurse and patient perspective
I chat with Sarah, a nurse, midwife, mother and patient about her experience of health insurance and managed care in the US.
Private Health Insurance Factsheet: https://asa.org.au/managed-care/
Talking Money 4: What is an "uplift fee"
Have you been offered an "uplift fee" in return for not charging an out-of-pocket fee? If so, here are some resources to help you answer this question.
Spreadsheet link: https://asa.org.au/podcasts-for-asa-members/talking-money/episode-notes/
Video link: https://asa.org.au/talking-money-resources/
Continue the conversation on this ASA Forum thread: https://asa.org.au/asa-forum/topic/hcf-proposed-no-gap-obstetric-services/
Do you need supervision?
Are you wanting your work to be effective, enjoyable and sustainable?
I chat with Dr Renee Franklin, an anaesthetist from New Zealand and Dr Melanie Johns, a General Practitioner and Professional Supervisor about what is involved in Professional Supervision.
Melanie Johns' website: https://melaniejohns.co.nz/
Interesting and very informative, especially during current Covid crisis! Thanks for your hard work.