022 - Jackson Tisdell New Grad Tips From A New Grad

Where will the podiatry profession be in the next 10 or 20 years? That's an interesting question, and to give you some insight my guest today is Jackson Tisdell, a 2017 University of Newcastle graduate.

Jackson currently works at Forster Tuncurry Sports Podiatry, NSW, which is a biomechanics exclusive podiatry clinic, and he openly shares his thoughts and experiences in the profession so far. 

On this episode we discuss:

  • How the profession has exceeded his expectations
  • The benefits of good mentorship
  • Why he didn't search for full-time immediately upon graduation
  • The benefits of waiting to find the right employer
  • Being prepared to work for less to gain experience
  • Finding you WHY and what inspires you
  • Being on a path of constant learning
  • New graduates are going to make mistakes, and why they should be allowed to, it's part of the education process
  • Social Media
  • Blogging and documenting 
  • Being part of the employers brand, not just an employee
  • Using the title DR
  • Why new graduates need to have a voice
  • Treatment protocols and making decisions 
  • Being patient centred with your treatment and how it relates to the patient's goals
  • The importance of follow up

Jackon is currently preparing a presentation called New Grad Tips From A New Grad, which he hopes to present in universities around Australia, and if you want to reach out to Jackon he can be contacted at email/jacksontisdell)(gmail.com

Parting Comments

Always keep learning. There’s no rush to know everything. 

If you have any questions about this episode, please email me at email/tf)(tysonfranklin.com. 

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