Posted on June 01, 2018
Wear your odd socks on 1st June
Join 100's of doctors, medical students, health leaders, clinicians and many other supporters in promoting and de-stigmatising mental health in medicine.
You can follow hashtag #crazysocks4docs in social media, as well follow @crazysocks4docs Twitter handle.
"This is a great campaign, it brings back the humour at work, connects us with our creative side. Both of which are fantastic for Doctors’ Health.”, Dr Roger Sexton, Medical Director, Doctors’ Health SA
Read about how this campaign successfully started by a passionate advocate for de-stigmatising mental health in medical culture, Dr Geoff Toogood - Campaign started on 1 June 2017 - read more
“The message needs to get out there that doctors need to look after each other, so that we can look after everyone else.” said Dr Geoff Toogood - dedicated website for the Campaign - http://crazysocks4docs.com.au/
Many local SA medical organisations are also joining the Campaign, including:
South Australian Salaried Medical Officers Association (SASMOA) - view more on their SASMOA Facebook page
AMA(SA) on Twitter - https://twitter.com/amasamembe...
Australian Doctor's Spouse Network - on their Facebook page
"Living Well Working Well" a great blog by Dr Eric Levi about improving doctors' wellbeing in the workplace. Dr Levi recently presented this at the RACS 87th Annual Scientific Congress with the American College of Surgeons, May 2018.
Federal AMA support the Campaign with this media release.