MED-101 By Nick Lanyon

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This is the presentation given by Nick Lanyon at the MOCA Careers Med Seminar 'MED-101, What to expect when expecting a med degree' on March 25, 2014 at Mannix College

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MED-101 By Nick Lanyon

  1. 1. MOCA Careers Nicholas Lanyon
  2. 2. Who is this man?
  3. 3. Plan for the Night Quick talk about what I do now, how I got where I am and what I plan to do next
  4. 4. Plan for the Night  Quick talk about what I do now, how I got where I am and what I plan to do next  Some points common to all training programs
  5. 5. Anaesthesia
  6. 6. Saturday Emergency Theatre List 3F GAMP L Forearm radial head Gas induction Spont Vent GA – LMA 29M Lap Appendix RSI – oral ETT 39F Lap Chole RSI – oral ETT 68F Periumbilical Hernia Repair RSI – oral ETT 22F Removal of Ectopic Pregnancy IV induction Relaxant GA – ETT 35F LUSCS RSI- oral ETT
  7. 7. My Career so far  University ◦ Monash Medical Centre 3rd Year  RA at Mannix  Monash Future Leaders Program ◦ Gippsland/Monash 4th Year  Secretary of MUMUS ◦ The Alfred 5th Year  Mannix Med Tutor  MBBS admissions interviewer
  8. 8. Job Applications 1  Internship ◦ Applications to 8 different hospitals ◦ Invited for 7 interviews ◦ Running Talley: 8 applications, 7 interviews
  9. 9. Internship  The Alfred ◦ Mannix Med Tutor ◦ Monash Yr 3 OSCE Examiner ◦ Conferences (Teaching on the Run, PMCV Symposium)
  10. 10. Job Applications 2  HMO2 ◦ Applications to 2 different hospitals (4 different jobs) ◦ Invited for 2 interviews ◦ Running Talley: 10 applications, 9 interviews
  11. 11. HMO2 (Medical)  The Alfred ◦ (missed out on Critical Care Year) ◦ Got an ICU term first up anyway ◦ Research project, Courses (ALS, BASIC, ALSi, Basic Sciences) ◦ Still Tutoring at Mannix
  12. 12. Job Applications 3  HMO3 ◦ Applications to 4 different hospitals ◦ Invited for 3 interviews ◦ Running Talley: 14 applications, 12 interviews
  13. 13. HMO3 (Critical Care)  The Austin ◦ (the Critical Care year I really wanted) ◦ Research project finally published, Courses (Austin US Course) ◦ Still Tutoring at Mannix
  14. 14. Job Applications 4  Anaesthetic Registrar ◦ Applications to 8 different hospitals and 2 state training programs ◦ Invited for 5 interviews, declined 2 as already offered job ◦ Running Talley: 24 applications, 17 interviews
  15. 15. But I haven't done any of that....
  16. 16. Dream Job
  17. 17. General Points  Medicine is a broad field  Most training programs have a hurdle point to limit trainee numbers ◦ Entry vs Exam vs Jobs  Pick something you love even if it's hard/competitive
  18. 18. Randy Pausch - The Last Lecture AMSA Intern and Residency Guide The Doctor's GPS – A career guide for JMO's
  19. 19. Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. David Frost

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