The Auricle: Getting Outside

When was the last time you spent time in the outdoors? Whether it’s a hike, a bike or a picnic in the park, getting outside can improve not only your fitness but also your mood, health, and wellbeing. This week, Ash Spittle shares how she rediscovered a sense of awe in the natural world, as well as giving practical tips …

The Auricle: Self-care is a long term relationship

Self-care is essential in medicine and with our busy lifestyles, it can often be something that is fundamentally approached in a way that doesn’t allow for us to set strong foundations for consistency. This week, Tanya Tang takes us back to basics with a self-care message to change your perspective. Read more: https://theauricle.org/2018/03/28/self-care-is-a-long-term-relationship-with-yourself/

The Auricle: The Adventures of Pen

We all know how valuable a humble pen can be around the wards; but have you ever thought about those ones that got away? This week, Rav Gaddam shares the story of a long lost pen and its mighty endeavours in another life. Read more: https://theauricle.org/2018/03/26/the-adventures-of-pen/

The Auricle: Dating Medicine

All relationships have their ups and downs and our own personal relationship with medicine is no different. This week, Ning Yih Kam reflects on different phases of her relationship with medicine in a clever short piece for your leisurely Wednesday night wind-down. Read more: https://theauricle.org/2018/03/21/dating-medicine/

MUMUS: Authors & Suggestions for new Sexual Harassment Policy

— CALLOUT FOR AUTHORS & SUGGESTIONS FOR NEW MUMUS SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY — In a move to improve the way in which we handle sexual harassment complaints and improve the safety of our events, MUMUS is making a Sexual Harassment Policy, and we want your help to make it! The policy will address how complaints are managed, who will respond, …

The Auricle: Sunshine on a cloudy day

“It’s like there’s a cloud that comes over you and it just won’t leave” It’s how Alex Bell’s girlfriend described his mental health struggles, and an idea he explores in this candid piece for The Auricle about silver linings, discovering the sun beyond the clouds, and how to find an umbrella when the storm clouds won’t clear. Here’s an excerpt …

The Auricle: Putting the “me” back in “medicine”

Wellbeing Wednesdays are back for 2018! Reigniting our partnership with MUMUS C&W, The Auricle will be bringing you weekly posts surrounding mental health and wellbeing in medicine. This week, we explore the theme of finding a balance between our desire to succeed in medicine and our ability to find our own individual happiness. Being too selfless in putting medicine and …

Hello World!

With the start of 2018, we are proud to announce a new look for the MUMUS website! Based on feedback from all of you, the website content has been updated and reorganised to make it more aesthetically pleasing and readily accessible. There are a few things that are missing here and there but hopefully should be flattened out over the …