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Major Wins For Medicine In Jamaica
Quick update on what’s happening in the Jamaican healthcare sector! I hope you’re inspired!
From Medical Officer to US Fellow: Matching After Years In The Jamaican Medical System
In this episode Dr. Samantha C. Johnson for The Layman’s Doctor speaks with Dr. Sulaiman Tijani in another instalment of ‘The Medical Doctor’s Journey: Non- Traditional Pathways’ about his journey …
Why Junior Doctors Won’t Be Better Seniors
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?
Medical Officer Interviews: How to have a successful interview
A general guide for Caribbean doctors on how to be successful at Medical Officer interviews
The Elephant in the room: the (Toxic) culture of medicine
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.
Why I Decided to Take A Covid 19 Break
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 …
Samantha Johnson: Internship Year in review
Reviewing my 12 month internship experience in a type B hospital!
Conversations With Dr. Mario Guthrie
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!
Dr. Jason Strachan: Exploring Clinical Paths
The first podcast in the series “The Medical Doctor’s Journey: Non- Traditional Pathways”, Dr. Strachan shares insight about getting into medical residency programmes in Jamaica, the challenges surrounding the USMLE examinations and the various options available to doctors who no longer want to practice clinical medicine.