Dr Rachana Varma talks about the NPEG programme, which runs monthly online seminars for paediatricians for free, as well as her experience organising the Research in Paediatrics Day on behalf of CHEERI.
Dr Erva Nur Cinar (ST1) has been heavily involved in global child health since being a medical student. Here, she talks about her experiences and how they have shaped her clinical work, research and teaching, and emphasises the importance of considering a holistic view when talking to patients / their parents.
Dr Artur Jaschke shares an excerpt from his upcoming book on the interactions between Music and the Brain, explaining the importance and potential application of music therapy in NICU. Further information about planned events, current research and the call for a special issue can be found in the blog post.
Soft Landing is an organisation which provides support for international medical graduates who are new to the NHS. Dr Sharmila Manivannan talks about what Soft Landing offers - from workshops and events to mentoring support!
Would you like to improve your clinical teaching skills? Join the PURE Programme – with Dr Philip Adedokun
Dr Philip Adedokun (ST3) talks about how joining the PURE (Paediatric Undergraduate regional Educators Programme) has helped improve his clinical teaching skills, recounting his first teaching session and how he has massively improved since! Find out more about the PURE programme and how to apply here
Dr Alison Skippen is a Paediatric Neurology Registrar, currently undertaking her GRID (paediatric subspecialty) post in Oxford. Here, she gives advice on how to put forward a successful GRID application, including how to prepare for the interviews.
Don't Forget the Bubbles (DFTB) Bubblewrap Lead and Editor, Dr Vicki Currie, answers some questions on what DTFB and Bubblewrap is, what her role involves, and how you can also get involved in DFTB and Bubblewrap! Find out more about the recent CHEERI x Bubblewrap collaboration!
Improve ONE Thing Paediatrics Quality Improvement Project Course – HIGHLY RECOMMENDED by Dr Hannah Mechie
Dr Hannah Mechie (ST7) recently took part in the Improve ONE Thing Paediatrics QIP course and HIGHLY RECOMMENDS it to all levels of paediatric trainees. Read more about what this course involves and what Hannah gained from it here!
Dr Thiloka Ratnaike (CHEERI Lead) answers the question "Why CHEERI?" in this blog, which explores the motivation behind CHEERI, its main aims, and the importance of getting involved in research and QI.