The Layman’s Doctor speaks with multipotentialite Dr. Mario Guthrie as a part of the “The Medical Doctor’s Journey: Non- Traditional Pathways” series. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did!
Juliet Cuthbert and the Legalisation of abortions in jamaica
Below is a piece I wrote in 2019 in solidarity with The Honourable Juliet Cuthbert. It is my hope that in her new role as State Minister of Health and Wellness that we will once again review the archaic laws on abortion in Jamaica.
Facing Depression And Seeking Help
In this week’s episode The Layman’s Doctor shares a conversation with her dear friend, Morph, as he openly discusses his mental illness which subsequently led to an admission to the University of the West Indies Hospital. September 10 was World Suicide Prevention Day. All over the world, persons shared insight into what suicide is and what suicide ideation can look like.
Taking A Multi Pronged Approach to Healthcare worker Safety During Covid -19
As the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak continues healthcare workers (HCW) continue to play a crucial role in the diagnosis and treatment of Covid- 19 positive persons. In many countries, including Jamaica, healthcare workers have also become infected by the virus. This underscores the need for measures to be taken in order to limit the number of HCWs who become infected at work.
Dr Tariq Parker: The Journey from Rhodes Scholarship, UK Examinations and USMLE
In this episode in the “The Medical Doctor’s Journey: Non- Traditional Pathways” series Dr. Tariq Parker speaks about becoming a Rhode Scholar, studying in the UK and transitioning back into clinical medicine.