Category: Leadership

Mike Charlesworth and Lee Feddy: ‘Predatory publishers’ – time for a re-think?

Imagine that you are a foundation doctor (PGY 1-2), and you have written a case report during your general surgery rotation. Your supervisor has approved the manuscript and delegated the responsibility of submission to you.

Developing a “Leadership Portfolio” in your ED. St.Emlyn’s

The majority of my “day job” is taken up with being the “Clinical Lead” for University Hospital Southampton Emergency Department (ED). This is one of those job roles in clinical management that is usually ranked

JC: The Impact of Rudeness on Medical Team Performance

  I expect that some people will be offended by the image above. That’s the point though, images, attitudes, initial impressions are powerful drivers of how we feel and behave. What we as team members

Will Northern Ireland get the PHEM service that Dr John Hinds knew it needed?

Altruism: this is why we are here. The concern for the welfare for others: this is why we are here.   The belief that we can and will be better, that we can push harder,

Things that scare me: Ross Fisher at #smaccDUB and St.Emlyn’s

  This blog post explains the background to my talk in Dublin at the SMACC conference. This talk, entitled ‘Things that scare me’ is a waypoint on a journey that I’ve personally experienced. I believe

The race to FRCEM. Ethnicity, regions and training programs. The difference is stark. St.Emlyn’s

I work part time for the General Medical Council as an education associate and it’s a really interesting job. I know that the GMC has had a lot of criticism from the the profession over

Five risks for training in Emergency Medicine. St.Emlyn’s

DISCLAIMER: the below tips are based on my conversations with trainers and trainees. It’s unashamebly anecdotal but I make few apologies for that. I’ve supported emergency medicine trainees from all around the world and a

The Big Questions in Emergency Medicine from SMACC Dublin

The Big Questions in Emergency Medicine. What’s our future? SMACC Dublin

I was thrilled to kick off the EM stream at SMACC Dublin this year with a presentation on the big questions, in other words the strategic future, ofEmergency Medicine. This was an idea we put

JC: Are There Too Few Women Speakers at Conferences?

  If you’ve had your eye on twitter in the last couple of days you might have spotted this paper about women speakers at conferences published online ahead of print in the EMJ 1 2

Gender, conferences and careers in EM. St.Emlyn’s

This is the first of two blog posts from Ashley Voss-Liebig and Natalie May on a paper we recently published in the EMJ1. These two posts tell the story behind that paper, why we think

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