Controversial Charlie: a conversation about medical ethics

Five days ago, Sydney urological surgeon Professor Henry Woo tweeted about crowdfunding for medical procedures, which has since polarised public opinion about the surgeon in the centre of the controversy: Professor Charlie Teo. Prof Woo observed that neurosurgeon Prof Teo featured in over 100 campaigns on popular crowdfunding site GoFundMe, with patients raising in excess …

Leadership

This year I have had the opportunity to speak at various conferences following the media exposure of my blog post “The Ugly Side of Becoming a Surgeon”. Two days ago, I had the pleasure of giving the opening plenary at the Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) National Leadership Development Seminar, where delegates from medical schools …