Sam Majumdar joins Natalie Watson to discuss training and leadership and the impact, disruption and opportunity COVID-19 has caused and presented over the last seven months.
In this episode:
2:22 Q1. How do you think COVID has affected training in your area?
11:15 Q2. You run a number of courses, how do you feel courses have been affected by COVID and how can we reintroduce courses or develop them to cater for the new rules around COVID?
15:34 Q3. With your background in working towards a doctorate in leadership and management can you explore the impact of studying the clinical microsystem and system organisational management in ENT on your work. How has COVID impacted this?
21:19 Q4. Due to COVID we have been asked to distance ourselves and remote working is favoured, therefore communication and interaction between colleagues have been limited over the past six months, have you found that?
23:53 Summary and the take-home message
Sam Majumdar is a founding member of the British Laryngology Association and served on the council since 2013. He is a full-time consultant surgeon and honorary senior lecturer at the University of Dundee Medical School and Ninewells Hospital NHS Scotland. He is the lead clinician for Laryngology & voice, swallowing disorders (Transnasal Oesophagoscopy/Endoscopy) and difficult airway service at this centre, which he had developed.
He is passionate about teaching and training and is the innovator and co-director of the highly acclaimed Advanced Laryngeal & Pharyngeal laser & endoscopic Surgery course at the Dundee Healthcare Simulation Centre. For course information click here
Sam Majumdar is a Fellow of the Scottish Patients Safety Programme delivered by the Health Improvement Scotland. He is also the Deputy Lead for Scotland for Quality Improvement (Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management).
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