Dobbs weekly roundup

Dobbs is the pioneer Malaysian Doctors Forum this is the new Newsletter going out now to all members of the community (numbering almost 2000 now)

Dear Dobber,

I’m starting a weekly-ish newsletter to inform you of updates from the Dobbs website.

Feel free to click on the links if anything interests you.

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Picks of the week from the Forums
The PDPA and Doctors
Have you registered? Should you register? Are doctors exempt? Have you been asked to pay if you have registered? Let us know in this on-going thread
The MacOS users thread
Dobbers who are expert Mac users share their knowledge and experience with others. Mac newbie? Check this thread out.
ACCP postgrad edu corner: A necessary diagnosis
An interesting case and lesson that not all is what it seems
A rarity and an exotic looking MRI
Find out which are the most and least lucrative (financially speaking) specialties

The latest topics and replies are in our main Forums listing

To see all the forums, visit the Forums directory
Tip: Search for topics and replies using the search form in the sidebar of the Forums listing. Do this before you contemplate Creating a New Topic as it’s always better to add on to an existing one.


Picks of the week from the Activity Timeline
Our Activity timeline is a way to quickly share interesting links, pictures and videos but it’s in a safe secure manner – it’s all restricted to Dobbers.  You can Like and Comment on activity updates too in Dobbs.
Updates from the Dobbs Job Portal
We’ve only very recently launched our Job Portal
There are already 4 GP positions available (2 temporary and 2 permanent). Alpha Specialist Centre and Pantai Hospital Sg Petani are looking for MOs and Specialists in various disciplines.
Do check out the Job Listing for all the available jobs – note you can filter by Job type and Category as well as perform searches in the listing. Do note that we have a Job Alert section whereby you can set the alerts so that if any new jobs that interests you arise, you will be notified by email.

 CME Updates

Dr. Lee Say Fatt’s talk on Heavy Menstrual Bleeding for GPs has been updated (extra slides with no audio were trimmed). In case you missed it you can always listen to the talk anytime you are free. This is an audio-visual presentation which requires a laptop or desktop browser.

 Upcoming Events

It’s Walk-A-Payung this Sunday in support of SLE patients. This event was uploaded by Dobber Dr. SS Yeap – it’s very easy to upload and publicise your own conferences and events : the instructions are in the main Events page. Do note that Dobbs Events gives you a handy button to add the event that you are interested in to your Google Calendar.


Medical News
Don’t forget we have Medical news from Bernama exclusively for Dobbers


That’s it for the week and have a great weekend ahead!


Happy Dobbing,


Alan Teh

Malaysian physician, haematologist, blogger, web and tech enthusiast