In this podcast, Abhi Pal chats to Elie Matar about his journey and insights on research and clinical medicine.
Summary Writer: Laura Park
Script Writers: Abhi Pal, Elie Matar
Editors: Elie Matar, Evangelie Polyzos
Interviewer: Abhi Pal
Interviewee: Elie Matar
Elie Matar is a Neurology Advanced Trainee and a NHMRC postgraduate scholar based in Sydney, Australia. He is a Clinical Lecturer with the University of Sydney and has a strong passion for medical education and clinical research. Having co-founded a hospital clinical redesign committee, Elie believes junior doctors have an important responsibility in pioneering innovation to improve the healthcare systems within which they work.
Abhi Pal is a Medical Oncology Staff Specialist at Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia. In his non-existent spare time he is completing a part time PhD through Sydney University in informed consent and clinical ethics during communication with patients with advanced cancer. He has a strong interest in drug development, clinical trials, communication and also in hospital culture, burnout and doctor welfare.
With Dr Elie Matar, Neurology Advanced Trainee, Avant DIT Research Scholarship recipient, NHMRC postgraduate scholar and Clinical Lecturer, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
In this podcast, Elie Matar takes us through his journey and insights on research and clinical medicine. Based on his personal experiences, Elie provides insights and advice to junior doctors who are considering research in conjunction to their clinical careers. Whilst diverging from the path of clinical training to pursue research can be daunting, Elie’s story shows that it is possible and how rewarding it can be.
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