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Every two weeks, Specialty Café connects medical students to Royal College specialists and residents. Created and hosted by med students, this series provides a glimpse into the reality of a day in the life of both a specialist and a resident. Who knows – you might find your chosen specialty!

Specialty Caf‪é‬ Royal College

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Every two weeks, Specialty Café connects medical students to Royal College specialists and residents. Created and hosted by med students, this series provides a glimpse into the reality of a day in the life of both a specialist and a resident. Who knows – you might find your chosen specialty!

    Anesthesiology

    Anesthesiology

    Apart from the obvious clinical expertise, an Anesthesiologist needs to be empathetic, calm, a multi-tasker (physically & mentally), and quick on their feet! Join Andrew Pauls, Dr. Richard Alexander, FRCPC, and Dr. Raphael Rivière (PGY 3) as they dive into the joys and challenges of this rewarding specialty. Do you see yourself working with an incredibly broad population? Do you crave diversity and unpredictability in your day? Working in medicine is a privilege. Take the wins and enjoy the journey!

    • 42 min
    Diagnostic Radiology

    Diagnostic Radiology

    Dr. Jana Taylor, FRCPC and Dr. Joyce Zaftis (PGY-4) demystify this diverse specialty called Diagnostic Radiology. For one thing - these specialists do see patients! Join Christina Toma as she learns that's it's not unusual to tackle trauma, oncology, inflammatory disease, and congenital disease all in one day. To get into this program you don't need to be a techie or a physics wizard! You'll learn this. But you do need to be a visual learner, a problem solver, detail-oriented, and a good communicator!

    • 33 min
    Nuclear Medicine

    Nuclear Medicine

    If a doctor isn't happy in their career choice - they simply can't serve their patients properly. Join Dr. Christopher O'Brien, FRCPC as he shares his love of Nuclear Medicine. Even after 27 years of practice, he still looks forward to each day. Dr. O'Brien and host Andrew Pauls delve into professional and personal aspects of life in medicine, and about the need to keep an open mind about how medicine is practiced. You'll hear about isotopes - but there is so much more to Nuclear Medicine!

    • 34 min
    General Surgery

    General Surgery

    Hear about the role of art & science in General Surgery in both rural and academic settings! Who would have thought that compassion and humility are amongst the most important qualities of a General Surgeon. Being able to partner with patients as they navigate their health journey is simply a privilege. Join Andrew Pauls as sits down to an enlightening discussion with Dr. Yemi Laosebikan, FRCSC and Dr. Joshua Hefler (PGY-3). Every day for a General Surgeon is different but so gratifying with plenty of joy.

    • 34 min
    Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Our guests describe Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation as a magical specialty. What could be better than getting up every day with the intention of optimizing the quality of your patients' lives? Join host Haley Eckel as she unpacks the mysteries of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation with two passionate doctors from Alberta: Dr. Jaime Yu, FRCPC and Dr. Yasmin Chishti (PGY4…now PGY-5!). A career in Physiatry offers immense joy too. A bonus: it really is possible to have a healthy work/life balance.

    • 27 min
    Specialty Café – Summer Break

    Specialty Café – Summer Break

    Specialty Café - Summer Break: Specialty Café is on a short break and will be back in September! Host Andrew Pauls reflects on previous episodes and gives a glimpse into upcoming discussions on the day in the life of Royal College specialists and residents. We look forward to connecting with you soon. Stay safe.

    • 1 min

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