To me, one of the weirdest aspect of being a clinician academic is regularly feeling that someone seems to want to chop my head off, without me clearly knowing why. Continue reading
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Today was my clinical day. In comparison to my usual clinical days, it was an especially good one. Continue reading
Women? What about it?
The third post in July Special Issue: Women Clinician Academics comes from Chantal Camden. In writing this, Chantal had not seen the two previous posts, was about to go on leave
Can clinician academics have kids?
I have have been drafting this post since mid-April, writing it in several different ways. None if seems quite right, and my back stage editors keep taking issues with it… But now the July Special Issue: Women Clinician Academics is at hand…
The first post in July Special Issue: Women Clinician Academics by Anna Pettican. Thanks for taking up the challenge!
If I was to describe my lived experience of my everyday working life, it would be something like this: imagine a small beetle with the pondering brain of Winnie the Pooh (a brain where everything is entirely possible) and the energy of Tigger. Continue reading
Straddling two worlds
I was pleased to be asked to write something for this blog, especially when I read the first posts and saw the aim of this blog: opening up the “black box of being a clinician academic”. Then I started thinking: Continue reading
You still do clinical?
I’ve been agonising over how to describe the ‘clinician’ bit of my role (who knew there is so much decision making involved in writing a blog?!). I do want to cover the ‘clinician’ as well as the ‘academic’ as the purpose of this blog is to open up all aspects Continue reading
I’ve been thinking about starting a blog – a blog about being a clinician academic – for some time. I’ve had the idea, and I know what I want from this blog. But what should be in the very first post?!?