On this episode, Amanda Phoon Nguyen interviews Dr. Cathleen Dong, a dentist in Sydney. She is on the Australian Dental Association New South Wales Recent Graduate Committee and Council. Growing up, she was interested in everything from music to photography. And after shadowing her own dentist, she decided to become one as she thought that it would be a stable and rewarding career.
A few years into practicing dentistry, she sustained a back injury which forced her to take a break from work and reevaluate her options. She runs the podcast The Inspired Professional where she talks to people who have made a leap in their careers and found something that really fulfilled them.
On this episode of A Spoonful of Oral Medicine, Dr.Amanda Phoon Nguyen interviews Dr. Nikki Stamp, an Australian cardiothoracic surgeon. A champion for women, Nikki is an accomplished author, keynote speaker and TV presenter.
We talk about stereotyping, counteracting medical misinformation on social media and Nikki’s involvement on the “I Look Like A Surgeon” movement.
Do you have what it takes to be a good leader? On this episode , Dr. Amanda interviews Professor Erwin Loh, a national Chief Medical Officer and Group General Manager Clinical Governance for St. Vincent's Health Australia, the nation’s largest not-for-profit health and aged care provider. He teaches and carries out research in health law, health management, and clinical leadership.
Dr. Amanda and Professor Loh talk about Erwin’s experience in health law, COVID-19, and leadership.
How do you wear your confidence? On this episode of A Spoonful of Oral Medicine, Amanda Phoon Nguyen interviews Dr. Katherine Iscoe, a Canadian-born Confidence Mentor who teaches and develops effective, evidence-based solutions to change people’s lives.