What are some of the things that interns might want to talk to someone about throughout the year?
a great achievement; further learning opportunities; feeling unsupported; isolated; overwhelmed; fatigued; career decisions; mental health issues/concerns; talking through stressful events; professional conflict/stresses; assessments …..
At Monash Health we employ a Wellbeing Officer, Medical Education Officers and Directors of Clinical Training who all have responsibility for intern wellbeing and the intern program as a whole. Each has their own special interest areas, so interns should feel comfortable in approaching any of these staff.
Under this initiative, each intern will meet with a Chat-er. Here is an introduction to each: