The Geeky Medics Podcast aims to inspire and inform through discussions with some of the most fascinating individuals in the world of healthcare and education.
Host: Joshua Chambers
Producers: Emma Harvey & Lewis Potter
Diabetes Special Part 1 - Living with Type 1 Diabetes
Part one of our two part special on diabetes focuses on the firsthand experience of a patient living with diabetes. We discuss what it is like to be diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and to live with and manage the condition day-to-day. We hope that this episode will be useful for students, medical professionals, and anyone who wants to understand more about the challenges of managing this condition.
Guest: Ashwin Bali
A Career as a Cardiothoracic Surgeon with Dr Michael Gooseman
In this episode, we chat with Dr Michael Gooseman, a Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Hull University Teaching Hospitals Trust. We discuss his interest in cardiothoracics since medical school, experience in the academic foundation programme, and his work now as a thoracic surgeon. We explore what the day-to-day life of a cardiothoracic surgeon is like and how rewarding surgical intervention can be.
A Career as a Plastic Surgeon with Mr Colin Brewster
In this episode, we chat with Mr Colin Brewster, a Plastic Surgery Specialist Registrar. We discuss what drove his career choice, what it's like to be a surgical trainee, and bust some of the myths of the day-to-day life of a plastic surgeon.
A Career as a Consultant Paramedic with Paul Gates
In this episode, we chat with Paul Gates a Consultant Paramedic and Deputy Clinical Director at the East of England Ambulance Service. We discuss the history of the paramedic profession and how the role has developed over time.
A Career in Nephrology with Dr Alison Armitage
In this episode, we chat with Dr Alison Armitage, a Consultant Nephrologist at Southmead Hospital who specialises in general and transplant nephrology and the care of pregnant women with renal disease. We explore what nephrology is like as a career including the day to day work of a nephrologist.
A Career in Medical Law with Dr Peter Feldschreiber
In this episode, we chat with Dr Peter Feldschreiber, a dual-qualified barrister and physician. He takes us through his incredibly diverse career journey which has included research, medical school, anaesthetic training, general practice, big pharma, regulation and medical law. We discuss how medical education has changed, the transferable skills medics possess and how the underlying ethics of law differ from medicine.
Host: Joshua Chambers
Producers: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter
great podcast to add to the queue. Found out about geeky medics on indiehackers and it’s an inspirational story for us, especially the founder interview with Dr Potter.
Looking forward to more great episodes!
gerald @ grepmed.com