The Last Word on being a medical educator

Originally posted on Dr Genevieve Yates:
“Are you learning a lot today, dear? Are you going to be a GP too one day?” My face breaks into a smile for a number of reasons. I love it when, as a medical educator, I’m mistaken for a student while conducting external clinical teacher (ECT) visits. First,…

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Trust me, I’m a (SNAP) doctor!

Originally posted on GreenGP:
Should GPs bother asking patients about lifestyle factors? I was talking with GP registrar extraodinaire, Dr. Gerry Considine recently about how I felt that some of our attempts at preventive health in consultations can seem quite ineffectual for patients – like we are just going through the motions.  A few examples included…