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On Not Giving Up

On Not Giving Up

This post could also be called On Failure, or On Working Hard, or On Learning Life’s Lessons the Hard Way. When I was young, I spent most of each summer in our above-ground pool, swimming and jumping and tumbling and doing laps of its 20-foot length. I thought I...
More From Inside a Doctor’s Room

More From Inside a Doctor’s Room

Continuing on from last week’s post, Reflections of a Breast Physician, I thought I’d write more doctor memories. Before I started at the Breast Clinic, I worked as a GP at a practice that was about as far removed from the private-billing Breast Clinic as you could...
Reflections of a Breast Physician

Reflections of a Breast Physician

I worked as a breast physician in a breast clinic for seven years. We screened women at high-risk of developing breast cancer, investigated those with breast symptoms, and followed women up after their treatment for cancer. We met the women in the morning, took a...
Career Advice: Medicine

Career Advice: Medicine

Our elder daughter is in Year Twelve, approaching the final half of her last year of school. Consequently, there’s been much discussion about careers and universities around our dinner table. She’s considering Medicine, which is not so strange given both...
Medical School Memories

Medical School Memories

  I’ve returned from my whirlwind trip to Tasmania and the Alzheimer’s Australia National Conference filled with nostalgia for the state that was my home for the first thirty-three years of my life: its beautiful people, its undulating countryside, and its lush food....

 

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