BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Enterprise  >  Open For Business  >  Disruptive Doctors: Connecting & Upskilling Forward-Thinking Doctors

Disruptive Doctors: Connecting & Upskilling Forward-Thinking Doctors

Dr Selina Chew, Co-Founder & CEO, Disruptive Doctors

02-May-24 10:00

Disruptive Doctors: Connecting & Upskilling Forward-Thinking Doctors

Like many founders, entrepreneurship wasn’t in the plans for Selina – she always wanted to become a doctor, and the dream was to become an Intensive Care Unit specialist. Unfortunately that dream came to an end around 8 years ago after she experienced a slipped disc, but reportedly didn't have the support she needed to recover.

She told the Vulcan Post that when she asked to be assigned lighter duties for three months as she healed, she was told she did not have a future in the anaesthesiology and ICU departments anymore, and that she should just leave and find something else to do. And this eventually led to Disruptive Doctors, a platform for doctors to connect with other like-minded doctors within the community, find mentors within their sector, upskill themselves through their academy, and find jobs.

We speak to Dr. Selina Chew to dive further into her entrepreneurial story, the shift from doctor to startup founder, the business potential here, and her ambitions ahead for this platform.

Produced by: Roshan Kanesan

Presented by: Roshan Kanesan


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  marketstechnologyentrepreneurs

Tags:  doctorstechnologyentrepreneurshipstartup





Play / Pause

Listen now : Discovery Hour: Understanding Ethics in Medical Research, Assoc Prof Dr Julia Patrick...

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

Joe Quinlan, Chief Market Strategist, US Trust-BOA Private Wealth Management

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

7:30 AM

Morning Brief

Dr. Maria Monica Wihardja, Visiting Fellow, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute

7:45 AM

Top Story

Raymon Ram, Certified Fraud Examiner & Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, Graymatter Forensic Advisory

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Mohd Mirza Mohamed Noor, CEO of My Digital ID Sdn Bhd

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

Dr. Fahizah Shamsuddin, Programme Director, School of Media and Communication, Taylor’s University

8:45 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:15 AM

Opening Bell

Andrew San, Head of ASEAN Equities, Amundi Malaysia

9:35 AM

People, Planet, Profit

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Dr. Matt Khan, Founder, Chiropractic First Group (CFG)

10:45 AM

BFM Football Minutes

Euro Edition

11:00 AM

Marketing Mojo

Nizwani Shahar, CEO, Havas Malaysia

12:00 PM

Enterprise Explores

Shrawan Saraogi, APAC Head of Expansion, Wise

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Mohd Mirza Mohamed Noor, CEO of My Digital ID Sdn Bhd

2:05 PM

Discovery Hour

Understanding Ethics in Medical Research, Assoc Prof Dr Julia Patrick Engkasan, Coordinator of the Master of Health Research Ethics Programme, University of Malaya | Dr Alex Phang, Medical Research Ethics Committee, University Malaya Medical Centre

3:05 PM

Beyond the Ballot Box

How Did the Right-Wing Make Big Gains in the EU Parliament, Dr Frederik Holst, Associate Professor, Albukhary International University (AIU)

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Because Feelings Matter #30: From Self-Destructiveness to Self-Love, Maurizio Rosini, Founder, MyMasterMan

5:00 PM

Top 5 at 5

6:00 PM

Inside Story

Talkback Tuesday

7:30 PM

Earth Matters [REPEAT]

7:45 PM

BFM Football Minutes

Euro Edition

9:00 PM

Bar None