In this episode Dr. Tariq Parker speaks about how he successfully matched into the competitive speciality Neurosurgery at the prestigious Massachusetts General Hospital.
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?
A general guide for Caribbean doctors on how to be successful at Medical Officer interviews
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.