Am I good enough yet?

Do you ever get home from work thinking about how you just aren't good enough: I didn't really know what to do... I think most other doctors are better than I am... One of these days I'll get found out... Have you ever given a talk or workshop or put yourself out in the public in some … Continue reading Am I good enough yet?

Imposter syndrome and tips for managing it

Imposter syndrome and tips for managing it Dr Jocelyn Lowinger One of the growing problems in healthcare is that many highly competent health professionals, even in the highest positions, are struggling with feeling incompetent and that it’s only a matter of time before they are found out. This feeling of a lack of confidence and … Continue reading Imposter syndrome and tips for managing it

Should I leave clinical medicine?

By the time people book in to see me they have often been puzzling and fretting over this question for months or even years. This question is a biggie. It is one of the commonest reasons people come to me for coaching and I’m grateful for those who choose to include me (as a coach) … Continue reading Should I leave clinical medicine?

Adaptive thriving: Bringing coaching to medicine

There is a tension today between an illness versus a wellness approach to health care. The illness approach is often described as reductionist – focusing more on understanding and fixing the problems people have. Whereas a wellness approach is an extension of preventive medicine and looks to help people those factors into their life that … Continue reading Adaptive thriving: Bringing coaching to medicine

Medical writing FAQs – tips on getting started

I get asked all the time about getting started in medical writing - here the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions. Yell out if you've got any other questions.  How did you get started? Getting started in medical writing is really idiosyncratice. Every person I know has a different pathway in. I … Continue reading Medical writing FAQs – tips on getting started