13 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: Emma Harvey & Lewis Potter

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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

    A Career as a Cardiothoracic Surgeon with Dr Michael Gooseman

    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.

    • 39 min
    A Career as a Plastic Surgeon with Mr Colin Brewster

    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.

    • 32 min
    A Career as a Consultant Paramedic with Paul Gates

    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.

    • 35 min
    A Career in Nephrology with Dr Alison Armitage

    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. 

    • 30 min
    A Career in Medical Law with Dr Peter Feldschreiber

    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

    • 43 min
    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

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