Tag: careers

Why Emergency Medicine? – A student’s perspective. St. Emlyn’s

Claire Bromley (that’s me third from the right in the photo) I am currently a fourth year medical student studying at St. Emlyn’s, and was inspired to write this after reading multiple pieces from emergency

Rheum for Improvement? The physical challenge of EM training. St.Emlyn’s

Ed – what if EM was your passion, but you also had a chronic disease that made it even more of a struggle? How would you cope, what would you do, and how could others

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

EM training in the East Midlands. St.Emlyn’s

I really like this video and whilst I slightly disagree about working in the Midlands (actually it’s great, but I want you to come to Virchester) this is a great description of the range of

Are you feeling satisfied? The GMC survey and EM.

If you are a trainer or a trainee in the UK you will no doubt be familiar with the annual GMC survey. This national snapshot of training gives useful information on the state of training

Am I intimidating? Sarah Payne guest blogs at St.Emlyn’s

I had some surprising (and if I’m telling the truth, a bit upsetting) feedback recently. During their end of attachment debrief one of our F2s said that they found me ‘intimidating’. I’ve had isolated comments

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Join the ED team. St.Emlyn’s

I have always said that there are no bad careers in medicine, there is a place for everyone and although some people really do get a kick out of being super-specialised (Mrs C is a

Joe Lex at St. Emlyn’s

On Thursday 25th April 2013 we were honoured to have Dr. Joe Lex at St. Emlyn’s as the first ever Visiting Professor in our virtual hospital.  What a way to start, with the man who has

A career in Emergency Medicine part 2 (b)

Interesting article in the BMJ this week about the crisis in recruitment and staffing in UK emergency departments. You can read the text here. Written by an independent journalist it seeks solutions to the current

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EM as a career? Yeah, but no……

  I have too many jobs! Amongst other tasks I manage the foundation program for junior docs at my large university teaching hospital. I’m effectively responsible for getting them through the two years of their

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