8 episodes

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: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter

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    • 5.0, 3 Ratings

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: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter

    A Career in Psychiatry with Dr Ahmed Hankir

    A Career in Psychiatry with Dr Ahmed Hankir

    In this episode, we chat with Dr Ahmed Hankir, an Academic Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry at King's College London. We discuss what the day to day job of a psychiatrist involves and the importance of self-care. Dr Hankir also shares his personal experience of mental health issues and how this has motivated him to pursue the speciality and his work as the Wounded Healer (https://twitter.com/ahmedhankir), harnessing the power of the performing arts to challenge stigma.

    Host: Joshua Chambers
    Producers: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter

    • 36 min
    Life as an FY1

    Life as an FY1

    In this episode, four FY1 doctors share their valuable experiences, including the reality of the day to day job and some top tips for those of you beginning FY1 a little earlier than expected.

    Guests: Dr Jessica Wise, Dr Edwin Li Ping, Dr Elgan Jones and Dr Catherine Acton


    Host: Joshua Chambers
    Producers: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter

    • 27 min
    Innovation in the NHS with Professor Tony Young

    Innovation in the NHS with Professor Tony Young

    In this episode, we chat with Professor Tony Young, National Clinical Lead for Innovation at NHS England and Consultant Urologist. We explore Professor Young's various roles within the NHS and some current examples of cutting edge innovation. Professor Young also discusses how the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme is helping to empower NHS staff to develop their own innovative solutions alongside their clinical work. If you're considering applying to the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Program, you can learn more here: https://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/innovation/clinical-entrepreneur

    Host: Joshua Chambers
    Producers: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter

    • 31 min
    A Career in Palliative Care with Dr Philip Wilkins

    A Career in Palliative Care with Dr Philip Wilkins

    In this episode, we chat with Dr Philip Wilkins, a Consultant in Palliative Medicine and Honorary Senior Lecturer at UEA Medical School. We discuss the changing public perspective of palliative care, pathways to a career in the specialty and what the day to day job actually involves.

    • 27 min
    A Career in Pre-hospital Care and Emergency Medicine with Dr Simon Laing

    A Career in Pre-hospital Care and Emergency Medicine with Dr Simon Laing

    In this episode, we chat with Dr Simon Laing, an Emergency Medicine and Pre-hospital Care Consultant. We discuss his personal career journey, including the reality of the day to day job and the development of The Resus Room podcast. Dr Laing also offers advice to medical students and junior doctors interested in a career in Emergency Medicine and Pre-hospital Care.

    Host: Joshua Chambers
    Producers: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter

    • 23 min
    Founding and growing Geeky Medics with Dr Lewis Potter

    Founding and growing Geeky Medics with Dr Lewis Potter

    In this episode, we talk to the founder of Geeky Medics, Dr Lewis Potter. We discuss how he went from sharing his notes with fellow Newcastle medical students to creating an international medical education platform used by millions. Dr Potter also shares some great tips for any other students and doctors hoping to start projects themselves.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

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Gerads ,

great podcast

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

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