Concentrate on raising expectations in both the students and the staff of what students are capable of doing.
Tag: role model
Women in Medicine and Beauty Pageants
It's International Women's Day on March 8th, and on the run up to this I've been thinking about what it means to be a woman in medicine.
#Influencers – What We Teach Whilst We’re Teaching
For good or ill, as human beings we are all swayed in our behaviour by the actions of those around us... we just can't help it, it's a fact of life.
Humility is weakness and weakness is something we cannot afford when we are dealing with people's lives.
But what if humility is actually strength, not weakness? What if, rather than putting patients at risk, it is actually key to keeping our patients safe? What if we are misunderstanding humility?
Change is Possible
I have a lot to make up for, I know that, but day by day, week by week, year by year I am being given the opportunity to set things right: I shouldn't be the only person given that chance.
I Will Never Ask You To Do Anything That I Wouldn’t Do Myself.
'I will never ask you to do anything that I wouldn’t do myself.' - Louis Bloom
The Fight Against Tick Boxing
How can we fight back against the tick boxing? Here are six, simple ways that I think we, as trainers in particular, can make a significant difference to the quality of assessments.
In these days of evidence based medicine, the story is often looked down upon as archaic, just an anecdote, having no place in modern medicine. Is this true? Have stories nothing to teach us anymore?
A Crumbling Foundation
You are important and deserve to be treated well. But, if you don’t think of yourself, if you don’t respect yourself, if you don’t prioritize yourself, why should anyone else?
Women In The NHS – for the W.I.
Last week, Manchester Women’s Institute held a panel discussion on “Women in the NHS” to celebrate the upcoming International Women’s Day on March 8th. The W.I. had some set questions prepared for us all and there were also some extra questions from the audience on the night.