Tag: nus med
locum lokun life: the trade-off between money & lifestyle + slow productivity
In last month’s post, I wrote about the anti-hustle culture. This month, it’s all about slow productivity, finding a sustainable work-life balance, and choosing whether to pursue money or lifestyle (or a bit of both).
locum lokun life: goodbye cognitive overload + freelancing with an anti-hustle mindset
This month’s post is all about cognitive overload, differing objectives among locums (earning a lot vs having a good work-life balance), and why I’m choosing to work less.
locum lokun life: serendipity + manpower woes + no, you can’t have antibiotics
As a not-so-festive gift, I’ll be telling the tale of antibiotics, serendipity/chance encounters, and manpower woes (in the public healthcare sector).
locum lokun life: new beginnings + being a locum vs full-time GP
In the first installment of the Locum Lokun Life, you’ll get a very honest glimpse into life as a GP/General Practitioner in Singapore. And hopefully it’ll help you decide if the GP lifestyle is meant for you!
my 2nd month as a Medical Officer + the fear of stagnation + career progression for doctors in Singapore
This month’s post is centered around the idea of stagnating, both in our daily lives/work and long-term careers, and how limited career progression opportunities for doctors in the public healthcare system contributes to burnout and jadedness.
my 1st month as a Medical Officer + about the MOPEX system/how to pick good MO postings
1 month into my first-ever Medical Officer posting, and it’s a relief to finally have a 40-hour work week, half the number of hours I used to work as a House Officer. In this month’s post, I’ll be sharing about the MOPEX system, my current stint in Occupational Medicine, and dropping some hints about my…
the chronicles of a House Elf: my 12th month as a House Officer in Singapore/becoming a Medical Officer + highlight reel of a chill HO year + what’s next?
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. After 12 months of Housemanship and 1 bout of COVID, I’m finally a Medical Officer! In this month’s post, I relive the highlights & trauma of the past year, review my past postings, and launch a new monthly series – The Chronicles of…
the chronicles of a House Elf: my 11th month as a House Officer in Singapore + the effect of bosses on workplace morale
From my admittedly limited 11 months of working as the lowest life form in various public hospitals, I’ve (un)fortunately experienced the highs & lows of different workplace cultures and leadership styles, so I’ll be writing about the trickle-down effect of bosses on team morale in this month’s post.