Monthly Archives: January 2019

Shame and Imposter Syndrome – a Cause of Doctor Distress?

A high proportion of our doctors are distressed – are shame and Imposter Syndrome contributing? Shame has been identified as a risk factor for physician suicide, and that is but...

A love letter to medical students

I love training medical students. They bring me great joy and as they are one of the most under-appreciated groups of people in any hospital or medical practice, I...

The joy of training medical students

I love training medical students; they bring me great joy. Medicine is an apprenticeship system and the time-honoured approach of “see one, do one, teach one” has stood the test...

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