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A Chat with Dr Jim McDonald

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Gday team. This is a conversation I had with my mate and mentor Dr Jim McDonald.  Jim is a 45 year veteran of GP.  Based in Melbourne – he has worked all over the country as a rural locum.  He has delivered over 4000 babies in the suburbs of Melbourne and trained countless GP registrars […]

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The History of Empathy from SMACC GOLD

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Gday About six months ago I was at the SMACC GOLD conference in Queensland having a blast and rubbing shoulders with the great teachers of the FOAM family.  I was lucky enough to be asked to give a talk and really given free reign over the topic.  Which sounds like a good thing, but means […]

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Quantum Quandaries, Diagnostic Decoherence and Probabilisticians

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So I imagine you have just read the title of this post and thought – “Casey has finally lost it!” – or something to that effect…. Diagnostic Decoherence – it sounds like the title of an obscure SMACC lecture. So what am I rambling on about – what is this concept? Where does it come […]

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Dr Penny: Podcast on Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

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The nomadic GP – Dr Penny Wilson – has just finished up a stint in our cozy little hospital here in Broome. So amid the births & beaching I managed to record this podcast live in person with our favourite Gynae guru. Penny knows about a thousand times more than I do about polycystic ovarian […]

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FOAM4GP: The debates begin

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This is just a quick post for anyone out there who might be interested in the new debate series that we have started over on the FOAM4GP blog & podcast. The idea is to share pearls, evidence and information on common, controversial and difficult topics in Medicine through the medium of debate. It is edutainment […]