Siobahn Deshauer is a Canadian MD who is an internal medicine and rheumatology specialist who has just finished her internship at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. In the summer of 2017 Siobahn started producing YouTube videos which she continues to do on a weekly basis. The 10 to 15 minute clips are very insightful and tastefully done, always about her on the job learning experiences in her chosen profession ,Medicine.
Adventures in Health Care has chosen to present some of her most insightful videos that might be useful for those interested in pursuing health care as a career. Clearly Dr. Deshauer has hit on something as her channel, Violin MD, with almost one million subscribers with over 83 million views.....and she is a Canadian!
Walk with Dr. Deshaur as she introduces you to two dozen health care professions that you may never have heard of.
Today I'm shadowing a nurse! Join me for a unique day in the life of a DOCTOR SHADOW an ICU NURSE for a 12 hour shift! This has been such a fun day and really an eye opening experience. The team work between nurses, how to mix and give medications, preparing for code blues, providing care to patients and of course... lots of charting! HUGE THANK YOU to Amy and the ICU team for allowing me to capture these moments. It was truly unforgettable!
Join me for a day in the life of a doctor where I'm learning from a dietitian and speech pathologist. I'll be joining them to assess a patient with a new stroke. I had so much fun trying thickened fluids, barium swallow and supplements!
1:20 Meet Christina, the speech and language pathologist
5:16 Video swallow testing!
9:35 Meet Alisha, the dietitian
10:50 Trying supplements!
🌟 Did you know that 45% of people admitted to hospital are malnourished? It's a real concern, which is why these types of supplements are so crucial.
🙏 HUGE thank you to Christina and Alisha for participating in the video.
Join nurse Ashley and come shadow me to see a day in the life of a doctor! It was great hearing Ashley’s insights throughout the day and actually seeing patients together - she has been such an asset to the medical team! I really believe it’s important for health care providers to understand each others roles better so we can optimize our efficiency and communication as a team.
Meet my cousin Alex! She's in university, she's incredible smart and funny - watch her try to guess what these medical specialties are!! What medical specialty is McDreamy? What specialty burns the heart to treat it? Psychiatry vs. psychology? ... Did you get any of them?? Cardiology Neurology vs. Neuro Surgery Cardiac Electrophysiology Nephrology Urology Otolaryngology Radiation Oncology Orthopaedic Surgeon Interventional Cardiology Anesthesiology Hepatobiliary Emergency Medicine Psychiatry
Thanks so much to ALEX for doing such a wonderful job!!
Have you ever thought to yourself "what are those doctors saying?" In this video I’m going to let you in on the secret language of doctors… learn the fancy medical terms for normal english words! These are just a few examples, but there are MANY others!
I'm hoping this helps illustrate how important it is to communicate clearly with patients and the language barrier that can build up between doctors and patients.
As a resident, our rotations typically last 1 or 2 months in a given location. That means that I need to learn how the team works, how people communicate, where things are on the unit, in addition to managing patients! It can be a bit overwhelming and uncertain at the beginning. You do notice that some residents fit in easily, while others can develop negative reputations. I believe everyone is coming in with good intentions, trying to be the best doctor and team member possible... so what goes wrong? The reason this is so important is because better communication and team work will hopefully reflect in better patient care!
0:42 Introduce yourself
1:13 Don't take over the nurse's work station
1:49 Pick up the phone if it is ringing
2:39 Only use your login
3:04 Mutual respect, no hierarchy
3:51 Ask before walking through closed curtains
4:36 Clean up after yourself
5:16 Be Inclusive
5:29 Nursing student perspective
HUGE THANK YOU to all the nurses who participated in this video!! You have all been incredible to work with and I will be sad to leave when my ICU rotation is over!
Join me for a day in the life of a doctor in clinic!
Today I'm working in the general internal medicine rapid assessment clinic and you will get to meet other members of the team - occupational therapist (Famie), pharmacist (Alice), a junior resident (Wendy) and our staff physician (Dr. Panju). We will be working together as a team to see patients who were sent from the emergency department or family doctor's office for a specialists opinion.
ALSO you will get to see what it's like when doctors talk to each other... the real medical jargon!! Let me know what you think about that haha!
THANK YOU so much to the whole team for being involved in this video! It is such a pleasure to work with such a supportive team of health care providers who are motivated to provide public education!
Join me for a day in the life of a doctor, specializing in rheumatology! Today we are seeing patients across the city in 3 different hospitals! We'll be doing injections, skin biopsies and helping to diagnose medical mysteries. You will meet the attending rheumatologist on service (Dr. Garner) and an internal medicine resident (Mary).
THANK YOU to the Dr. Garner and Mary for participating in this video and for the patients who allowed their specimens to be shown!
In this video I chat about medicine in pop culture vs. real life! Before medical school, TV shows like Grey's Anatomy, House MD and ER shaped what I thought medicine was like... then I became a doctor and learned the reality! I shed light on emergencies, stat orders, CPR, flat lining, call rooms, white coats, all the paper work and more!
I'm currently on an outpatient clinic rotation in my internal medicine residency. Each day I work with a different specialist in the morning and afternoon - it's a great learning experience and it will help me decide what area I want to specialize in!
* Monday AM - Hepatology (liver specialist)
* Monday PM - Gastroenterology (gut specialist)
* Tuesday AM - Cardiology (heart specialist)
* Tuesday PM - Endocrinology (hormone specialist)
* Wednesday AM - Rheumatology (inflammation/arthritis specialist)
* Wednesday PM - Academic Half Day (lectures for residents)
* Thursday AM - Hematology (blood specialist)
* Thursday PM - Nephrology (kidney specialist)
* Thursday NIGHT - on call in hospital
Join me for another exciting day in the life of a doctor - today we had an emergency intubation!! I'm going to show you more of the ICU than you've never seen before! Learn how the ICU team works together: doctors, medical students, bedside nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and more!