Who should be a doctor? What’s it really like being a doctor?
In this webinar, we answer:
- What does a career in medicine really involve?
- What does the medical pathway look like?
- What are the positives and gritty negatives you should expect?
- What kinds of personalities, values and motivations make a successful doctor?
- What kinds of people will find medicine unfulfilling?
4:23 – Brief Summary of Medical Pathway in NZ (From Premed Student to Doctor)
12:48 – Education and Leadership within the medical career
16:28 – Daily life of a Junior Doctor [THE REAL TRUTH]
25:54 – Positives and negatives about the medical career
41:20 – Would you recommend medicine as a career to your children?
43:11 – Doctors’ roles in the next 20 years (the rise of technological advancements)
45:04 – As a house officer do you get assigned to a registrar or other doctors?
47:45 – Has becoming a nurse before becoming a doctor helped you with studying and long hours?
52:33 – Neurosurgery as a NZ doctor?
55:50 – What’s the process of specialising?
59:19 – Having a family and being a surgeon
1:03:55 – Dealing with anxiety and stress as doctors
1:04:23 – Tips for 17 to 18 year old students on dealing with stress and anxiety
01:16:23 – As a doctor would you recommend a flexible go with the flow mindset?
01:18:50 – How do you deal with patient deaths?
01:21:01 – Is it worth going overseas to study medicine?
01:25:48 – What makes a GOOD doctor?
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