In the CCIM podcast interview series Andrew Bracey, health writer & journalist, will be interviewing fascinating doctors about the amazing things they are doing both in their medical careers and alongside them and how seeking out their own path has enriched their personal and professional life. Season 1 will feature doctors who are also authors, med tech entrepreneurs, innovators, film makers, acclaimed musicians, founders of successful business, advocates for their profession and educational leaders, doctors who are expanding their horizons by taking charge of their careers.
#CrazySocks4Docs Special Episode | Geoff Toogood & Michael Myers
In this special episode, guest host and Crazy Socks 4 Docs day founder Dr Geoff Toogood discusses physicians' mental health with Professor Michael Myers, a professor of clinical psychiatry and behavioural sciences at SUNY-Downstate Health Sciences University in Brooklyn, New York.
Associate Professor Jane Munro
Associate Professor Jane Munro is a paediatric rheumatologist at Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital and one of the founders of the Pandemic Kindness Movement. In this interview she talks about how and what kickstarted the movement, the overwhelming support and humanity it very quickly attracted, and the importance of following your heart and values.
Dr Lucy Cooper
For the last 20 years, Dr Lucy Cooper has been working as the clinic GP at the St Vincent de Paul Society's Matthew Talbot Hostel in Woolloomooloo Sydney.
After initially feeling a little out of place in the medical profession, Lucy eventually managed combine her interests, personal values and faith, and her desire to really help people into a rewarding career.
In this interview she discusses the monumental task of caring for homeless and vulnerable people during the outbreak of a pandemic and the many research projects she's contributed to as part of her desire to help improve access to care and service delivery models for those living rough.
Clinical A/Prof Louise Stone
In this chat, Louise discusses the way she balances all the competing commitments in her life, the importance of finding your own professional path by following your interests, and achieving what she describes as "flow".
Dr Chris Moy
Dr Chris Moy is the current Vice President of the Australian Medical Association.
In this conversation, the Adelaide GP discusses how he "accidentally" got into medicine and ultimately discovered the anger which initially drove him into medico-politics.
He also discusses the recent mini-lockdown in his state of South Australia and what it has been like to work closely with health authorities and governments to manage public health in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr Neela Janakiramanan
Dr Neela Janakiramanan is a Melbourne based reconstructive plastic surgeon specialising in hand and wrist surgery and skin cancer.
Neela is an incredible communicator with a passion for public health advocacy, social justice and equity.
In this interview she discusses everything from experiencing Victoria's extended lockdown restrictions as a clinician, to being inspired by her grandfather performing surgery in rural India, the culture changes going on in the medical profession and of course her experiences as a public health advocate for asylum seekers.
Neela will be speaking as part of the CCIM 2020 conference.
Putting creativity into medicine and medicine into creativity!
Good info, difficult to hear!
Great podcast but some feedback on equipment: perhaps better microphones or recording equipment are needed? This podcast is really difficult to hear compared to others. Enjoying the content, thanks!
Loved this podcast, useful insightful and all around interesting! Definitely worth a listen