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    Human Factors in Medicine with Mackenzie Little

    Human Factors in Medicine with Mackenzie Little

    In this podcast interview Tom Ayton speaks with Olympic Javelin thrower, Mackenzie Little, about how being an athlete can make you be a better medical student and doctor.



    Summary Writer:  Michelle Wu

    Script Writer:  Tom Ayton

    Editor:  Tom Ayton

    Interviewee:  Mackenzie Little

    Interviewer:  Tom Ayton


    About Mackenzie Little
    Mackenzie Little is a 24 year old medical student and an Australian Olympic javelin thrower. She received her Bachelors degree from Stanford University and is now going into her 3rd year at the University of Sydney. She was the World Youth Champion in 2013, is a two time finalist at the World University Games, and most recently threw a personal best and placed 8th at the Tokyo Olympics (in the middle of oncology block!). She's looking forward to Commonwealth Games and World Championships in 2022, and being a junior doctor by the time the Paris Olympics come around in 2024.


    About Dr Tom Ayton
    Dr Tom Ayton is an Ophthalmology Registrar at Sydney Eye Hospital, Sydney, Australia. He is from Albany in Western Australia and has a background in exercise physiology and sport. During his postgraduate medical training Tom became interested in medical education, which he completed his course research in, as well as medical student teaching and Junior Medical Officer advocacy. Tom loves the beach, keeping healthy and is a very poor surfer.

    • 23 min
    Human Factors in Medicine with Khairil Musa: Protecting Yourself in Medicine

    Human Factors in Medicine with Khairil Musa: Protecting Yourself in Medicine

    In this Human Factors in Medicine podcast, Abhi Pal speaks with Khairil Musa about the realities of working in Humanitarian Medicine and on the field, the invaluable life lessons he gained from his experience, and ways in which we can deal with trauma and burnout.



    Summary Writer:  Jenny Wei

    Script Writer:  Abhi Pal

    Editor:  Abhi Pal

    Interviewee:  Khairil Musa

    Interviewer:  Abhi Pal


    About Dr Khairil Musa
    Khairil Musa is a Senior Intensive Care Registrar from Royal North Shore Hospital and an ICU Field Doctor with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Khairil was deployed to Yemen and Iraq in 2020 as part of MSF’s COVID19 response and also worked in MSF’s Trauma Hospital in Aden. In his downtime Khairil is a great enthusiast of the performing arts and is the Creative Lead for the SMACC/CODA Conference opening ceremonies.


    About Dr Abhi Pal
    Abhi Pal is a Medical Oncology Staff Specialist at Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia.  In his non-existent spare time he is completing a part time PhD through Sydney University in informed consent and clinical ethics during communication with patients with advanced cancer. He has a strong interest in drug development, clinical trials, communication and also in hospital culture, burnout and doctor welfare.

    • 41 min
    How to survive on the wards as a new Obstetrics & Gynaecology Senior Resident

    How to survive on the wards as a new Obstetrics & Gynaecology Senior Resident

    This podcast aims to educate junior doctors on clinical scenarios, particularly those faced by Obstetrics & Gynaecology Senior Residents. There is a focus on clinical scenarios that arise on the birth unit.



    Summary Writer:  Joshua Brousse de Gersigny

    Script Writer:  Rebecca Taylor

    Editors:  Rebecca Taylor and Jane McDonnell

    Interviewee:  Rebecca Taylor

    Interviewer:  Jane McDonnell


    About Dr Rebecca Taylor
    Dr Rebecca (Becky) Taylor is a 6th year O&G trainee. Originally hailing from the UK, she trained at the University of Edinburgh where she also completed her internship and residency, before moving to Australia. She undertook her basic O&G training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. Rebecca is currently undertaking a two year Gynaecology Fellowship at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. When Becky’s not knee-deep in amniotic fluid she is a keen swimmer and free diver, a terrible cook and married to an anaesthetist she met at a Cat One Caesarean.


    About Dr Jane McDonnell
    Dr Jane McDonnell is an Obstetrics & Gynaecology Registrar based in Sydney. She completed her medical degree at The University of Notre Dame after completing a Bachelor of Medical Science from The University of Sydney. Jane has a Masters in Public Health from the University of New South Wales and has completed an internship at the World Health Organisation in Geneva. In 2019, she was awarded the JMO Teacher of the Year at Royal North Shore Hospital. Jane is interested in women’s and refugee health, teaching and research. Outside of medicine, she enjoys running and sudoku.

    • 38 min
    Part 3: Common Medications prescribed on an O&G rotation

    Part 3: Common Medications prescribed on an O&G rotation

    In this podcast, we discuss the five categories of medications used in Obstetrics and Gynaecology that junior doctors may have not encountered or prescribed previously.



    Summary Writer:  Theoni Haralabopoulos

    Script Writers:  Rebecca Taylor and Jane McDonnell

    Editors:  Rebecca Taylor and Jane McDonnell

    Interviewee:  Jane McDonnell

    Interviewer:  Rebecca Taylor


    About Dr Rebecca Taylor
    Dr Rebecca (Becky) Taylor is a 6th year O&G trainee. Originally hailing from the UK, she trained at the University of Edinburgh where she also completed her internship and residency, before moving to Australia. She undertook her basic O&G training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. Rebecca is currently undertaking a two year Gynaecology Fellowship at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. When Becky’s not knee-deep in amniotic fluid she is a keen swimmer and free diver, a terrible cook and married to an anaesthetist she met at a Cat One Caesarean.


    About Dr Jane McDonnell
    Dr Jane McDonnell is an Obstetrics & Gynaecology Registrar based in Sydney. She completed her medical degree at The University of Notre Dame after completing a Bachelor of Medical Science from The University of Sydney. Jane has a Masters in Public Health from the University of New South Wales and has completed an internship at the World Health Organisation in Geneva. In 2019, she was awarded the JMO Teacher of the Year at Royal North Shore Hospital. Jane is interested in women’s and refugee health, teaching and research. Outside of medicine, she enjoys running and sudoku.

    • 19 min
    Part 2: How to be a good assistant at a Caesarean Section

    Part 2: How to be a good assistant at a Caesarean Section

    In part 2 of our 3 part Obstetrics & Gynaecology podcast series, we review how to be a good assistant in a Caesarean Section as a junior doctor.



    Summary Writer:  Laura Park

    Script Writer:  Rebecca Taylor

    Editors:  Rebecca Taylor and Jane McDonnell

    Interviewee:  Rebecca Taylor

    Interviewer:  Jane McDonnell


    About Dr Rebecca Taylor
    Dr Rebecca (Becky) Taylor is a 6th year O&G trainee. Originally hailing from the UK, she trained at the University of Edinburgh where she also completed her internship and residency, before moving to Australia. She undertook her basic O&G training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. Rebecca is currently undertaking a two year Gynaecology Fellowship at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. When Becky’s not knee-deep in amniotic fluid she is a keen swimmer and free diver, a terrible cook and married to an anaesthetist she met at a Cat One Caesarean.


    About Dr Jane McDonnell
    Dr Jane McDonnell is an Obstetrics & Gynaecology Registrar based in Sydney. She completed her medical degree at The University of Notre Dame after completing a Bachelor of Medical Science from The University of Sydney. Jane has a Masters in Public Health from the University of New South Wales and has completed an internship at the World Health Organisation in Geneva. In 2019, she was awarded the JMO Teacher of the Year at Royal North Shore Hospital. Jane is interested in women’s and refugee health, teaching and research. Outside of medicine, she enjoys running and sudoku.

    • 26 min
    Part 1: Essential skills to achieve during an O&G rotation

    Part 1: Essential skills to achieve during an O&G rotation

    There are a lot of differences between Obstetrics & Gynaecology (O&G) and other medical rotations which can be daunting for junior doctors. Skills to achieve in an O&G term will depend on each individual – for budding GPs, learning about antenatal and postnatal care is important.  This is the first in a 3 part podcast series on the essential skills a junior doctor should aim to achieve during an O&G rotation.



    Summary Writer:  Joshua Brousse de Gersigny

    Script Writers:  Rebecca Taylor and Jane McDonnell

    Editors:  Rebecca Taylor and Jane McDonnell

    Interviewee:  Rebecca Taylor

    Interviewer:  Jane McDonnell


    About Dr Rebecca Taylor
    Dr Rebecca (Becky) Taylor is a 6th year O&G trainee. Originally hailing from the UK, she trained at the University of Edinburgh where she also completed her internship and residency, before moving to Australia. She undertook her basic O&G training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. Rebecca is currently undertaking a two year Gynaecology Fellowship at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. When Becky’s not knee-deep in amniotic fluid she is a keen swimmer and free diver, a terrible cook and married to an anaesthetist she met at a Cat One Caesarean.


    About Dr Jane McDonnell
    Dr Jane McDonnell is an Obstetrics & Gynaecology Registrar based in Sydney. She completed her medical degree at The University of Notre Dame after completing a Bachelor of Medical Science from The University of Sydney. Jane has a Masters in Public Health from the University of New South Wales and has completed an internship at the World Health Organisation in Geneva. In 2019, she was awarded the JMO Teacher of the Year at Royal North Shore Hospital. Jane is interested in women’s and refugee health, teaching and research. Outside of medicine, she enjoys running and sudoku.

    • 24 min

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Amazing Content!

On The Wards does such a good job covering a variety of topics. The guests offer valuable insight as well. I would recommend this podcast to anyone looking to be inspired and informed!

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