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Let’s talk about tribes.

Some could say that healthcare is a bit like a tribal jungle. The multiple professions, specialties, departments, tribal language, tribal dress.

On one hand, feeling like you belong to a tribe is fulfilling and encouraging.

But, there is a dark side to tribalism and some of Vic Brazil’s toughest days at work is when this dark side comes out.




Victoria Brazil

Victoria Brazil is an emergency physician and medical educator. 

She is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Simulation at the Gold Coast Health Service, and at Bond University medical program. Victoria’s main interests are in connecting education with patient care – through translational simulation for healthcare, and in developing high performing teams. She leads the Bond Translational Simulation Collaborative

Victoria is an enthusiast in the social media and #FOAMed world (@SocraticEM). She is co-producer of Simulcast and she hosts the Harvard Macy Institute podcast. She also serves as a faculty member with the Harvard Macy Institute.

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