Making and writing assessments is an integral part of medicine- that isn’t really taught, you’re expected to almost just figure it out. After struggling for years I finally got a lesson that stuck and hope this will help you all!
Major Wins For Medicine In Jamaica
Quick update on what’s happening in the Jamaican healthcare sector! I hope you’re inspired!
“Nyam Healthy Jamaica”: JYAN’s Push To Get Healthy Eating Back In Schools
Dr. Samantha C. Johnson from The Layman’s Doctor speaks with the Executive Director of Jamaica Youth Advocacy Network (JYAN) about their advocacy around nutrition in schools. That is, getting a …
An Overview of Doing A Medical Residency Programme In Canada As An International Medical Graduate
In this episode ‘The Layman’s Doctor’ talks with Dr. Alicia Polack a paediatric resident in Canada who studied at the University of The West Indies in Jamaica. She gives an …
Covering COVID w/ @CaribeWellness
[00:00:00] [music] [00:00:05] Samantha: Hi. I’m Samantha. Welcome to The Layman’s Doctor podcast Where We’re Bringing Medicine Home. If you’re having some issue with the audio, it’s because we’re recording this online. We’re …
Protecting Health Care Workers During Covid-19
Health care workers are at the frontlines of this outbreak. Staying protected increases our ability to serve the sick and overcome this disease.
Choosing Your Next Of Kin
Who you choose to make decisions for you and be your first of contact while hospitalised is a big decision, here are some tips to help you!
Oh No- I Tore My Vagina!
While giving vaginal birth is beautiful, it is also pretty painful. From labour pains, pushing out a baby, delivering the placenta (afterbirth) and the evacuation of clots… the whole process …
Medicine and Emotion: Breathe
Here are some of my tips for when it just gets a little too much. Breathe.
Administration: The Bottleneck of the Healthcare System
Administration plays an important role in the smooth running of our healthcare system, its time we address this.