Professionalism and performance, Wellness - organisational

ACEM ASM 2018 Thoughts and Reflections – The vibe

By Alex Markwell, Bethany Boulton & Melanie Rule We’re writing this from the airport lounge after an amazing week at Australasian College for Emergency Medicine’s Annual Scientific Meeting 2018 - On the Edge. Congratulations to the conference organisers who offered a balanced and well curated program of science, humanity and entertainment, which attracted more than… Continue reading ACEM ASM 2018 Thoughts and Reflections – The vibe

Wellness - organisational

Do you want to build a snowman? or perhaps, a wellness program? – part 2

for part 1 - click here! Strengths to leverage by Una Harrington Over the last two years at WRaP EM, we have spent many hours trying to distil down what are the key strengths we could leverage to help start wellness programmes in our EDs or perhaps gain momentum around a wellness agenda.  There is… Continue reading Do you want to build a snowman? or perhaps, a wellness program? – part 2

Wellness - organisational

Do you want to build a snow man? or perhaps a wellness program? – part 1

for part 2 - click here! By Una Harrington and Shahina Braganza Part 1 - Addressing the barriers, the sceptics and creating some boundaries This is not intended to be a recipe taken in toto to translate to other places, but perhaps act as a template around which to frame implementation of a departmental wellness… Continue reading Do you want to build a snow man? or perhaps a wellness program? – part 1

Trainee perspectives, Wellness - organisational

Social spoke – trainee perspective

By Sophie Brock - Emergency Medicine Trainee I was unsurprised to learn that recent studies have revealed that almost half of practicing physicians find medical practice very or extremely stressful1 and almost half are in the advanced stages of burnout2. What can we do to ensure that we as individuals do not fall prey to these… Continue reading Social spoke – trainee perspective