The recent spate of junior doctor suicides in Australia has made world headlines. Shocking in their own right as stories of human tragedy, they also strike a particular chord for those of us who have had to endure gruelling medical internships.
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Wavelength’s Singapore consultant Tara Pickering is an expert on the modern Singaporean health system and the complex processes involved in securing a medical specialist role. She talks to Dr John Bethell about Singapore’s state-of-the-art medical facilities & what it’s like to live and work in this unique tropical island state.
Working with specialist physicians in Australia since 2008 I have coached hundreds of doctors through their next career move. For senior doctors a new job is 9 times out of 10 life-changing, sometimes involving relocation of the whole family.
Everyone loves the Oscars, the Emmys and the Arias. We love the human drama and, because they are for celebrities, we all take a keen interest. However, most industries like to celebrate their best and brightest in some fashion. And for good reason - awards not only allow an industry ...
I couldn’t agree more with Richard Murray, Dean of Medicine at James Cook University. There is no shortage of doctors in Australia and never has been - the problem is one of mal-distribution. The numbers speak for themselves - 3.3 doctors per 1000 head of population in Australia ...
From a mile away all doctors look much the same, but get up close and it turns out that they come in many shapes, sizes and disciplines. The differences are never more starkly revealed than by a quick glance at their tax returns at the end of the year.
If you want general advice on how to put together a medical resume there is plenty to find online. There are no excuses for not having the right content but I wanted to share my own thoughts on some dos and don't on formatting and style, arrived at after eyeballing thousands of doctors' resumes over the ...
Imagine launching a sailing boat in Sydney, setting the compass for Vancouver and then sitting back with a Gin & Tonic expecting to arrive at your chosen destination on time! Predicting a future outcome without adjustment along the way is a risky undertaking for anyone that puts a high value on being right.
I recently read an article in the New Yorker Magazine, ‘Personal Best’ by Atul Gawande asking why doctors don’t typically use the services of a professional coach. I use a coach myself and strongly advocate coaching to improve the performance and well being of my own staff so I guess you could say ...
There are few professionals more prone to mobility than doctors. Once released from the relatively constrained environment of medical school doctors tend to embark on a peripatetic journey, moving from one location to another for many years before settling down.
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About the Author
About the author
Dr John Bethell graduated from Aberdeen Medical School in 1990 and worked as a doctor in both the UK and Australia, launching Wavelength with co-founder Claire Ponsford in 1999. As a pioneer and market leader of medical recruitment in Australia Dr Bethell has seen the industry grow and mature. After two decades of helping doctors find work and healthcare employers find doctors, he sees the medical workforce world from a unique perspective.