MedicGuild’s 10 Most Read Stories of 2021
2. You Have A Choice: Why taking a year off can benefit your career
A PGY6 doctor explains why temporarily hoping off the medical training conveyor belt helped them become a better doctor.
3. How to Whistleblow and Keep your Sanity, Friends and Career
As a doctor who spoke out against deliberate medical neglect of asylum seekers and refugees, Dr Nick Martin shares his experiences on whistleblowing unethical systemic issues.
4. Please Don’t Complain to Me About the Eating Disorder Patient. I Was One
A medical student reflects on their own experience of an eating disorder and mental illness to help medical professionals better understand how to treat their illness.
5. Why Can Registrars Be So Mean?
As someone who's been on both sides of the reg line an unaccredited surgical registrar gives an insight into what to do when you cop those blunt or harsh comments as a junior doctor and how we can work together more harmoniously and effectively.
6. How to Tackle Imposter Syndrome as a Junior Doctor
Have you ever felt like every other doctor is smarter, more accomplished, and downright better at their job than you are? Even though you are just as qualified and accomplished?
7. 5 Tips to My Future Doctor Self, From My Former Nurse Self
My past life as a nurse has taught me many things about what kind of doctor I want to be. And most importantly, what kind of relationship I want to build with my nursing colleagues. Check out my five top tips!
8. Doctors Who Code: How Embracing Healthtech Enhanced My Career
A growing number of doctors and medical students are melding IT and medicine to create healthtech solutions that understand both worlds to create more efficient, effective and accessible healthcare.
9. Work Like a Greyhound, Not an Elephant: How to optimise your study
Do you feel like you spend hours studying but don’t actually get anything done? Here's how to train your brain to work deeper and more efficiently. Check out this brilliant evidence based article.
10. ‘They’re Doctors, They’ll Understand’: My Struggle Through Med School with a Chronic Illness
A medical student argues how medical school falls short in supporting students with a chronic illness or disability and what can be done differently.
Tied 10. Becoming a Doctor at a Time of Reckoning with Gender Inequality and Safety
In the wake of the recent Women’s March 4 Justice and ongoing Reclaim the Streets protests calling for women’s basic human rights to safety, non-discrimination, and an end to gender-based violence, it is time to revisit our own backyard.
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