Quick update on what’s happening in the Jamaican healthcare sector! I hope you’re inspired!
It’s that time again where junior staff members generally become more senior. Interns are graduating to senior house officers (SHO), SHOs to medical officers (MO) and persons in residency programmes are becoming senior residents, senior registrars and consultants come July 1. But will junior doctors really become better seniors?
Addressing the culture of medicine means we have to admit there is a problem. The Caribbean should not wait until it’s too late to move towards improving the workplace culture for doctors.
A covid break? During covid? How can this be posible? Hi 👋🏿, I’m Dr. Samantha Johnson currently a practicing doctor in Jamaica. It has been over one year since the …
Why leveraging buy-in in advocacy can help you achieve your advocacy goals and how to do it!
Reviewing my 12 month internship experience in a type B hospital!
Dr. Jason Strachan shares commentary with The Layman’s Doctor about professionalism, focusing especially on the treatment of women and patients and how our culture intersects professionalism.
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.
I read an article that was entitled “Don’t go to your doctor in the afternoon” and here’s why.
Medicine can make you but your loved ones on the back burner, but now is the time to shut up and show up.