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AMSA Ampoule: The podcast where we discuss the things you don’t cover in med school

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AMSA Ampoule: The podcast where we discuss the things you don’t cover in med school

Australian Medical Students' Association (AMSA)

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Ampoule is hosted by the Australian Medical Students' Association (AMSA); the peak representative body for Australia's 17,000+ up and coming doctors. Our podcasts will give you access to unparalleled, driven guests, upskill you in areas med school doesn't cover and will make you a more confident advocate about the areas you care about.

Latest Episodes

Mellissa Naidoo: Self care for doctors and learning how to say no to opportunities

EIn the final episode of the Mel2.0 podcast series we have double the Mel! Our team member Mel sits down with Dr. Mellissa Naidoo who in this episode discusses how her career in medicine evolved from being a budding paediatrician, to then discovering a passion for medical leadership and advocacy, for not just women in medicine but also diversity in medicine. She emphasises the importance of knowing when to say yes to opportunities, but also the importance of saying no. With the unique perspective of medicine as both a doctor and patient she reflects on how important it is to keep things in perspective and take care of yourself in order to take care of your patients.

66 MIN1 w ago
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Mellissa Naidoo: Self care for doctors and learning how to say no to opportunities

Armando Hasudungan: Visualising Medicine

EDr. Armando Faigl, or as you may know him, Armando Hasudungan from Armando Hasudungan Medicine and Biology Videos, is a successful online educator and doctor currently undertaking his Basic Physician Training. Since 2011, Armando has amassed a cult-like following of over 1.5 million subscribers on YouTube for his unique illustrations that simplify even the most elusive concepts, not to mention his other social media outlets. In this episode, Armando generously sat down with our academic officer, Liss, to discuss his experience as a Science Communicator, YouTube sensation and doctor. Armando provided some incredibly practical tips on communicating complex concepts, creating educational resources and how to both give and receive feedback. Armando also provided incredible insight on how to become, as well as what life is like as a BPT. You can find out more about Armando’s content on his YouTube channel and Instagram, as well as find his t-shirts here!

59 MIN1 w ago
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Armando Hasudungan: Visualising Medicine

Kieran Kennedy and Janet Lowndes: Biting Back - Eating Disorders

EEating disorders can be terribly debilitating conditions that isolate people with them in shame and secrecy. But they are also very much at the intersection of various aspects of society, from the medical field, to cultural trends. Join our guests Dr Kieran Kennedy and Ms Janet Lowndes with M2.0 team member Daryl, as we bite back, and talk about what all medical students should know about eating disorders, and how we can shape our culture and communities to have a healthier relationship with food and eating.

71 MIN1 w ago
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Kieran Kennedy and Janet Lowndes: Biting Back - Eating Disorders

Renee Lim: Learning to be Graceful Under Pressure- Approaching Culture and Mental Health Improvement

EDr. Renee Lim is an incredible woman who wears many hats, as adoctor,educatorandperformer. In this episode, Renee sat down with our Academic Officer, Liss, to discuss her most recent project,Grace Under Pressure. This verbatim project explored the juxtaposition that is the expectations put on healthcare workers and the reality of the day to day experience, and how this impacts the culture of our workplaces, and the mental health of those who work within them. Renee shares an incredibly honest account ofher own experience of mental healthand how she faced the experience of miscarrying whilst mourning the death of her partner. Renee provides some incredible tips on how we can work on not only our own mental health, but how we can support each other to improve the culture of medicine and in turn the mental health of our peers and ourselves. You can get in contact with Reneehere!Trigger warning:This episode explicitly discusses miscarriage, bereavement and suicide attempts. If these top...

77 MIN1 w ago
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Renee Lim: Learning to be Graceful Under Pressure- Approaching Culture and Mental Health Improvement

Chris Edwards: The Art Within Medicine

EIn this episode, our team member Angela sat down with Christopher Edwards, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon and self-taught sculptor. Join us as we explore Christopher's belief that some exposure to art and the humanities is of great benefit to the practice of medicine and surgery, as they greatly improve a doctor’s powers of observation!

59 MIN2 w ago
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Chris Edwards: The Art Within Medicine

Mimi Zilliacus, Angela Stratton, Ian Wilson, Dan Wilson, Louise Manning & Sarah Lim: Victorian Rural Generalist Program

In this episode, our team member Caitlin sat down with an expert panel, including Mimi Zilliacus from the Victorian Rural Generalist Program (VRGP), along with rural generalists and VRGP clinical leads Dr. Angela Stratton and Dr. Ian Wilson and three lovely rural generalists in training Dr. Sarah Lim, Dr. Louise Manning and Dr. Dan Wilson. Our speakers explore the highs and lows of being a rural generalist, and describe how students can become a rural generalist in the future!

32 MIN2 w ago
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Mimi Zilliacus, Angela Stratton, Ian Wilson, Dan Wilson, Louise Manning & Sarah Lim: Victorian Rural Generalist Program

David Griffin: COVID-19 in Australia

EDr. David Griffin currently works as anInfectious Diseases Fellowat the Alfred Hospital, where he is actively involved in the COVID-19 response. David is a medical graduate of the University of Queensland, where he was awarded the Karl Kessler Memorial Prize for Infectious Diseases. After working in Queensland, David returned to Melbourne to complete his physician training, and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians in Infectious Diseases, in 2020. He also holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Sydney in communicable diseases. While his interests in infectious diseases and healthcare are broad, his current research is centred aroundCOVID-19,HIVandtransplant infectious diseases. There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most pivotal events we have encountered in recent history, and in this episode David sits down with our team member Ray to discuss the pandemic from a doctor's perspective, as well as the progression and likely fut...

65 MIN2 w ago
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David Griffin: COVID-19 in Australia

Peter Brukner: Running ahead- Life as an exercise and sport physician

EIn this episode our team member Melinda sat down with Dr. Peter Brukner, a world renowned specialist sports and exercise physician who played a key role in establishing sports medicine as a medical specialty in Australia. We spoke about his experiences working with various sporting teams including the Australian Cricket Club and Liverpool Football Club and sportspeople such as Cathy Freeman, Phil Hughes and Luis Suarez. Peter also shared advice for budding sports physicians-to-be on how to get involved and gain valuable experiences.

69 MIN2 w ago
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Peter Brukner: Running ahead- Life as an exercise and sport physician

Bradley Frew: Life rafts and life saving- From sea to GP

EDr. Bradley Frew is a General Practitioner in Hastings, Victoria and a medical educator for the Monash University Peninsula Clinical School. He served as a Medical Officer in the Royal Australian Navy for several years following the undergraduate sponsorship scheme. In this episode, Brad sat down with our team member Caitlin to discuss his time in the Navy. Like the highs and lows of the tide, Brad's experience in the Navy had its ups and downs. He shares his experience with PTSD and how his lived experience prepared him to work with returned service-people and those who have experienced complex trauma. There are many pearls hidden in the depths of this episode, though it has a medical focus, Brad shares advice that Caitlin believes everyone should hear.

57 MIN2 w ago
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Bradley Frew: Life rafts and life saving- From sea to GP

Charlie Corke: The importance of a good death

EA/ Prof. Charlie Corke is one of Australia’s leading Intensive Care Specialists and the past President of the College of Intensive Care of Australia and New Zealand. Charlie is passionate about Advanced Care Planning and lectures widely on medical communication and end-of-life decision making.In this episode, Charlie generously sat down with our Academic Officer, Liss, to discuss some key concepts about patient-centred care, and particularly how to implement this approach to the end of a patient’s life. He shared practical tips on how to actively involve patients, their loved ones and colleagues in conversations surrounding end-of-life decision making, even in a disease-focussed clinical environment.To find out more on end-of-life care, you can find Charlie’s book, Letting go here!

47 MIN3 w ago
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Charlie Corke: The importance of a good death

Latest Episodes

Mellissa Naidoo: Self care for doctors and learning how to say no to opportunities

EIn the final episode of the Mel2.0 podcast series we have double the Mel! Our team member Mel sits down with Dr. Mellissa Naidoo who in this episode discusses how her career in medicine evolved from being a budding paediatrician, to then discovering a passion for medical leadership and advocacy, for not just women in medicine but also diversity in medicine. She emphasises the importance of knowing when to say yes to opportunities, but also the importance of saying no. With the unique perspective of medicine as both a doctor and patient she reflects on how important it is to keep things in perspective and take care of yourself in order to take care of your patients.

66 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Mellissa Naidoo: Self care for doctors and learning how to say no to opportunities

Armando Hasudungan: Visualising Medicine

EDr. Armando Faigl, or as you may know him, Armando Hasudungan from Armando Hasudungan Medicine and Biology Videos, is a successful online educator and doctor currently undertaking his Basic Physician Training. Since 2011, Armando has amassed a cult-like following of over 1.5 million subscribers on YouTube for his unique illustrations that simplify even the most elusive concepts, not to mention his other social media outlets. In this episode, Armando generously sat down with our academic officer, Liss, to discuss his experience as a Science Communicator, YouTube sensation and doctor. Armando provided some incredibly practical tips on communicating complex concepts, creating educational resources and how to both give and receive feedback. Armando also provided incredible insight on how to become, as well as what life is like as a BPT. You can find out more about Armando’s content on his YouTube channel and Instagram, as well as find his t-shirts here!

59 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Armando Hasudungan: Visualising Medicine

Kieran Kennedy and Janet Lowndes: Biting Back - Eating Disorders

EEating disorders can be terribly debilitating conditions that isolate people with them in shame and secrecy. But they are also very much at the intersection of various aspects of society, from the medical field, to cultural trends. Join our guests Dr Kieran Kennedy and Ms Janet Lowndes with M2.0 team member Daryl, as we bite back, and talk about what all medical students should know about eating disorders, and how we can shape our culture and communities to have a healthier relationship with food and eating.

71 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Kieran Kennedy and Janet Lowndes: Biting Back - Eating Disorders

Renee Lim: Learning to be Graceful Under Pressure- Approaching Culture and Mental Health Improvement

EDr. Renee Lim is an incredible woman who wears many hats, as adoctor,educatorandperformer. In this episode, Renee sat down with our Academic Officer, Liss, to discuss her most recent project,Grace Under Pressure. This verbatim project explored the juxtaposition that is the expectations put on healthcare workers and the reality of the day to day experience, and how this impacts the culture of our workplaces, and the mental health of those who work within them. Renee shares an incredibly honest account ofher own experience of mental healthand how she faced the experience of miscarrying whilst mourning the death of her partner. Renee provides some incredible tips on how we can work on not only our own mental health, but how we can support each other to improve the culture of medicine and in turn the mental health of our peers and ourselves. You can get in contact with Reneehere!Trigger warning:This episode explicitly discusses miscarriage, bereavement and suicide attempts. If these top...

77 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Renee Lim: Learning to be Graceful Under Pressure- Approaching Culture and Mental Health Improvement

Chris Edwards: The Art Within Medicine

EIn this episode, our team member Angela sat down with Christopher Edwards, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon and self-taught sculptor. Join us as we explore Christopher's belief that some exposure to art and the humanities is of great benefit to the practice of medicine and surgery, as they greatly improve a doctor’s powers of observation!

59 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Chris Edwards: The Art Within Medicine

Mimi Zilliacus, Angela Stratton, Ian Wilson, Dan Wilson, Louise Manning & Sarah Lim: Victorian Rural Generalist Program

In this episode, our team member Caitlin sat down with an expert panel, including Mimi Zilliacus from the Victorian Rural Generalist Program (VRGP), along with rural generalists and VRGP clinical leads Dr. Angela Stratton and Dr. Ian Wilson and three lovely rural generalists in training Dr. Sarah Lim, Dr. Louise Manning and Dr. Dan Wilson. Our speakers explore the highs and lows of being a rural generalist, and describe how students can become a rural generalist in the future!

32 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Mimi Zilliacus, Angela Stratton, Ian Wilson, Dan Wilson, Louise Manning & Sarah Lim: Victorian Rural Generalist Program

David Griffin: COVID-19 in Australia

EDr. David Griffin currently works as anInfectious Diseases Fellowat the Alfred Hospital, where he is actively involved in the COVID-19 response. David is a medical graduate of the University of Queensland, where he was awarded the Karl Kessler Memorial Prize for Infectious Diseases. After working in Queensland, David returned to Melbourne to complete his physician training, and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians in Infectious Diseases, in 2020. He also holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Sydney in communicable diseases. While his interests in infectious diseases and healthcare are broad, his current research is centred aroundCOVID-19,HIVandtransplant infectious diseases. There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most pivotal events we have encountered in recent history, and in this episode David sits down with our team member Ray to discuss the pandemic from a doctor's perspective, as well as the progression and likely fut...

65 MIN2 w ago
Comments
David Griffin: COVID-19 in Australia

Peter Brukner: Running ahead- Life as an exercise and sport physician

EIn this episode our team member Melinda sat down with Dr. Peter Brukner, a world renowned specialist sports and exercise physician who played a key role in establishing sports medicine as a medical specialty in Australia. We spoke about his experiences working with various sporting teams including the Australian Cricket Club and Liverpool Football Club and sportspeople such as Cathy Freeman, Phil Hughes and Luis Suarez. Peter also shared advice for budding sports physicians-to-be on how to get involved and gain valuable experiences.

69 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Peter Brukner: Running ahead- Life as an exercise and sport physician

Bradley Frew: Life rafts and life saving- From sea to GP

EDr. Bradley Frew is a General Practitioner in Hastings, Victoria and a medical educator for the Monash University Peninsula Clinical School. He served as a Medical Officer in the Royal Australian Navy for several years following the undergraduate sponsorship scheme. In this episode, Brad sat down with our team member Caitlin to discuss his time in the Navy. Like the highs and lows of the tide, Brad's experience in the Navy had its ups and downs. He shares his experience with PTSD and how his lived experience prepared him to work with returned service-people and those who have experienced complex trauma. There are many pearls hidden in the depths of this episode, though it has a medical focus, Brad shares advice that Caitlin believes everyone should hear.

57 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Bradley Frew: Life rafts and life saving- From sea to GP

Charlie Corke: The importance of a good death

EA/ Prof. Charlie Corke is one of Australia’s leading Intensive Care Specialists and the past President of the College of Intensive Care of Australia and New Zealand. Charlie is passionate about Advanced Care Planning and lectures widely on medical communication and end-of-life decision making.In this episode, Charlie generously sat down with our Academic Officer, Liss, to discuss some key concepts about patient-centred care, and particularly how to implement this approach to the end of a patient’s life. He shared practical tips on how to actively involve patients, their loved ones and colleagues in conversations surrounding end-of-life decision making, even in a disease-focussed clinical environment.To find out more on end-of-life care, you can find Charlie’s book, Letting go here!

47 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Charlie Corke: The importance of a good death
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