Stethoscope

Stethoscope

Stethoscope is a weekly blog created by AMA Victoria. It aims to help members stay up to date on medical news and policy, and provide opinion and profiles on people of interest in medicine.

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#168 Meet the WR team: Stuart Miller

Meet our Workplace Relations team! We are available to assist any member experiencing issues or seeking advice relating to their workplace.

#167 The new wave of silicosis

Despite silicosis being one of the oldest known lung diseases - and one we thought had all but disappeared - it has re-emerged in the 21st century.

#164 Meet the WR team: Dr Jenny Hellsing

Meet the team at the other end of the phone! Dr Jenny Hellsing has on-the-ground experience relating to workplace issues affecting registrars.

COVID-19: Updates

The COVID-19 Update aims to provide members with a regular snapshot on this developing situation.

#153 SafeScript update

AMA Victoria has asked that the mandatory use of SafeScript in Victoria be delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

#141 IWD Staff Member profile: Aspa Papas

This week, we celebrate the contributions our female staff members to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March. Introducing: Aspa Papas, Workplace Relations Adviser

#140 IWD Member profile: Dr Desiree Yap

This week, we are celebrating the achievements of our female members to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March. Introducing: Dr Desiree Yap

#138 IWD Staff Member profile: Kay Dunkley

This week, we celebrate the contributions our female staff members to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March. Introducing: Kay Dunkley, Coordinator of Doctor Wellbeing

#137 IWD Member profile: Dr Ruth McNair AM

This week, we are celebrating the achievements of our female members to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March. Introducing: Dr Ruth McNair AM

#136 IWD Member profile: Dr Sarah Whitelaw

This week, we are celebrating the achievements of our female members to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March. Introducing: Dr Sarah Whitelaw

#135 IWD Member profile: Dr Marie Bismark

This week, we are celebrating the achievements of our female members to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March. Introducing: Dr Marie Bismark

#134 IWD Member profile: Dr Anita Munoz

This week, we are celebrating the achievements of our female members to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March. Introducing: Dr Anita Munoz.

#131 A doctors guide to social media

Social media can offer immense professional benefits, or undermine professional integrity and doctor-patient relationships.

#130 Speaking out on climate change threat

The National Climate Emergency Summit presented a series of discussions and debates that tackled the dimensions of carrying out a full-scale response to the climate emergency.

#121 Dr Clare Collins on choosing a specialty

Choosing a specialty is one of the most important career decisions for a doctor. In this series we profile a range of specialists with the aim of helping others who are still to make a decision.

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