As some of you know, I am in Japan for my three-month stint here. I had a week off in Tokyo before joining my colleagues at Fukushima Medical University where I had some time to visit some friends, including a couple of Japanese GP friends. Having not seen them for a year, one of them … Continue reading What is it like being the Chair of the JIC? Lessons on leadership – not what you think!
The New Year has come and gone and it's a good a time as any to reflect on the progress but also the challenges that the JIC has faced in the last 12 months. When 2017 still seemed fresh in January, the JIC still had Sinan as Chair and Sandy as Head of International and … Continue reading Reflections on 2017 – a tad late!
Deepa, our Image Team lead, has stepped down in recent weeks. When I think of Deepa, I think of creativity. She penned the bus drawing above, which has become the unofficial JIC logo over the years, and she's often seen wearing one of her own creations.Also, I totally respect Deepa's packing skills as she always … Continue reading Deepa has left! – Totally new Image Team!
So the lovely Hannah is also coming to the end of her term. Hannah has been a strong advocate on migrant health having led several excellent workshops in this area. Whenever I need advice on issues around asylum seekers and refugees, she's the one I turn to. So without further ado, let me ask her … Continue reading Hannah is leaving – Research Team vacancy
With a very sad face, I announce that Anushka from the Image Team is coming to the end of her term soon. Anushka and I shared accommodation during the RCGP annual conference last year and so we got to chat a fair bit. I'm super jealous of her time in Buenos Aires and the fact … Continue reading Anushka is leaving… Image team vacancy