Blog post published as book chapter!

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BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!! My first ever blog post – ‘Case 1: Who’s afraid of the Big Bad Wolff‘ – has been published as a chapter in a new EM textbook: How to Not Kill Your Patients: An ER Doctor’s Guide to Life after Residency. Here is the blurb from the editor/chief author Dr. Sajid Khan… “When my […]

RCEM Learning Podcast – Deliberate Practice Part 2 (featuring PonderingEM)

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Earlier this month, Part 2 of my interview with Andy Neill (of Emergency Medicine Ireland fame) was released on the RCEM Learning podcast. Embedded below is the interview: The focus of the interview was Peak, by Anders Ericsson and Robert Poole, a book I’ve reviewed here on PonderingEM. Part 1 of the interview was released in their July 2017 podcast. As ever, I’d love to read […]

The ‘Deliberate Practice Mindset’

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Performance improvement is an interest of mine. I have previously blogged and podcasted about the strategies I employed to lift my game (from rock-bottom) when working in an extreme environment – a South African township ED. I first became aware of ‘deliberate practice’ after reading an excellent St. Emlyn’s post last year. I had never encountered […]