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Click on the following to listen to select podcasts with various “persons of interest”

PODCAST #15 – Rural Locums Dr Kin Snyder & Dr Jonas Kasaukas

PODCAST #14 – Dr Ken Milne – The Sceptics Guide to EM

A rural doctor from the “prettiest town in Canada”, Ken Milne is a staunch advocate of the power of FOAMed and SoMe for rural doctors to reduce the gap in knowledge transfer from years to immediate. Check out his great blog at The Sceptics Guide to Emergency Medicine

PODCAST #13 – Sue Coretti from medSTAR Kids

Initially nervous about an interview, Sue was over on KI delivering two days of rural paeds training and sim with the local hospital nursing staff. Listen to her chat about the programme run by medSTAR for rural clinicians and use of Some in the future…

PODCAST #12 – Dr Anthony Lewis & Rural Simulation

A certified upper airway technician & vascular-accessologist (anaesthetist), Anthony works not just in theatre but also on the Sydney HEMS service. He is a co-founder of iSimulate / ALSi technologies, using two iPads linked by wi-fi to deliver high-fidelity sim. Check it out!

PODCAST #11 – Dr Gerry Considine interviews Dr Jim Muir on TELEDERM

Readers will be aware that the TeleDerm service run by ACRRM’s RRMEO service is under threat, with uncertainty over continued MSOAP funding.

Dr Jim Muir has been providing an exemplary TeleDerm service, whereby rural & remote doctors can upload a photo of a skin lesion along with brief clinical history, for a TeleDerm opinion

It’s low coast, effective and worthy of continuation

PODCAST #10 – Dr Dennis Pashen

Another quick podcast with a stalwart of rural practice – Dr Dennis Pashen on #SaveTeleDerm, use of SoMe for education and the rural procedural generalist training pathway.

PODCAST #9 – Dr Andrew Bonny – KeeWeeDoc

Blogging from NZ, Andre is working in rural EM and thinking of a career in rural practice.

PODCAST #8 – Dr Edwin Kruys of & The DoctorsBag

Edwin speaks sense on using SoMe to improve clinic facilities and interaction with patients, as well as use of FOAMed. We also have a chat about concerns over the PCEHR.

PODCAST #7 – Dr Ewen McPhee – Rural Proceduralist

Based up in Emerald, Ewen talks about life as a rural proceduralist and how SoMe and FOAMed offer potential for the future

PODCAST #6 – Paramedic Robbie Simpson – AmboFOAM

Robbie blogs over at AMBOFOAM with pearls applicable to the rural clinician on prehospital medicine, clinical handover and how to get the best between hospital & prehospital teams.

PODCAST #5 – Dr David Chessor – Not Just a GP

Quick chat with Dr David Chessor of on his path to general practice and how FOAMed has helped his practice

PODCAST # 4 – Dr Penny Wilson – Rural GP Obstetrician

on being bonded to the bush and starting out as rural locum

PODCAST #3 – Dr Francois Pretorius

on moving from rural to metro GP after an exhausting experience in rural SA

Read more about “How Penola GP Dr Francois Pretorius was pushed to the edge” and more from local Penola newspaper “Wattle Range Now

PODCAST #2 – Dr Gerry Considine

on SoMe & #FOAMed

Gerry is the author of (Twitter: @ruralflyingdoc). Gerry is teaching undergraduate medicine at Adelaide University, conducting research into solo rural GPs and putting together a series of simple GP presentation vodcasts. He hopes to undertake advanced training in emergency medicine and/or minor surgical skills.


PODCAST #1 – Dr Tim Senior

on SoMe, #SuperTwision, #FOAMEd & future for GPs

“…when moving forward into the bright, engaging future of using social media in health care, that we check the rear view mirror every so often to see who we might be leaving behind. We won’t find them on twitter. We might not even find them in our clinics. But they are definitely out there, and need to be engaged just as much to get good health care.”

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I am a Rural Doctor on Kangaroo Island, South Australia with interests in EM, Anaes & Trauma. I am an Ass/Prof in Aeromedical Retrieval with Charles Darwin University and hold senior specialist (retrieval) positions in NT and QLD Avid user & creator of #FOAMed; EMST & ATLS Director, Instruct & Direct on; faculty for Critically Ill Airway course and smaccAIRWAY workshops. Opinions expressed on these sites must not be used to make decisions about individual health related matters or clinical care as medical details vary from one case to another. Reader is responsible for checking information inc drug doses etc.

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