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My placement at the British Columbia Children’s Hospital has put me in good stead for my last year of medical school and has also prepared me for my internship.
I spent my elective at the emergency department of the Keski-Suomen Sairaanhoitopiiri, a tertiary teaching hospital found in the Finnish city of Jyvaskyla.
I spent a month in the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics in Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong.
Sometimes consultants permitted me to have one-on-one interviews with patients to get to know them better. These interviews were typically informal and...
I completed my elective over summer in my hometown of Dungog NSW in a rural general practice.
I completed my medical elective over January 2019 at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne attached to the Lung Transplant Unit.
The ICU provides sophisticated, indefinite multi-system life support for patients following surgery, major trauma, complex respiratory management, sepsis,...
I completed my elective in the anaesthetics department at Royal Melbourne Hospital in Melbourne, Victoria.
I wanted to get more exposure in community based primary healthcare. Even though prison healthcare is not exactly “community based” but it is something I have...
I think three of my most memorable cases were a man who had torn his rotator cuff by being bitten by a crab, assisting the doctor remove a fishing hook from a...
For my elective placement, I chose to stay closer to home, and undertook two 2 week placements within the Canberra region and surrounds.
In terms of the medical side of the elective, doing anaesthetics at SERH was one of the greatest experiences I’ve had during medical training.