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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.
the chronicles of a House Elf: my 10th month as a House Officer in Singapore + the eternal fight for work-life balance
Work-life balance is ‘the division of one’s time and focus between working and family or leisure activities’ – or to a House Officer, ‘Error: 404 Not Found’. Here’s how I’ve been maintaining a semblance of a work-life balance in this past 10 months.
the chronicles of a House Elf: my 9th month as a House Officer in Singapore + will the pre-call blues ever go away?
on the non-scientific phenomenon of ‘pre-call blues’, my third Housemanship posting, and my newfound Muay Thai hobby
the chronicles of a House Elf: my 8th month as a House Officer in Singapore + the bad thing about comfort zones
Truth be told, I’m terrified of having an uninspiring, comfortably complacent and dull life or career. In this month’s post, I’m looking back on my second Housemanship posting and reflecting on why I love/hate comfort zones.
the chronicles of a House Elf: my 7th month as a House Officer in Singapore + why I’m not doing a residency + the virtues of ‘lying flat’
Here’s why I’m not applying for a residency/postgrad training programme and how it ties into my newfound ‘lying flat’ approach to life.
the chronicles of a House Elf: my 6th month as a House Officer in Singapore (halfway there!) + I’m getting used to 30-hour work days & 70-hour work weeks but I probably shouldn’t
Half a year down, half a year to go – how the past 6 months of being a House Officer in Singapore has changed my perspective on work/life, taught me perseverance and opened up alternative career paths.
the perfect storm for burnout in junior doctors in Singapore + pandemic fatigue + we don’t need #STcovidheroes we just need a break
101 reasons why junior doctors and other healthcare workers are suffering from pandemic fatigue & burnout