Dr Anton Meyberg on being on the frontline of the pandemic

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Dr Anton Meyberg is a specialist physician and pulmonologist, working in clinical medicine as an ICU physician and intensivist at Linksfield Clinic in Johannesburg. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic he faced the disease in wards – and educated the public about it through podcasting and more.

On this episode he speaks to us about:

  • Studying in Afrikaans while growing up in English.
  • How COVID-19 taught doctors humility and collaboration.
  • The emotional and psychological effects of the pandemic.
  • How his views on success have changed.
  • The long journey to becoming a specialist.

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LeadUP is a production of the University of Pretoria’s Alumni Office. Our host is Lennox Wasara and our team includes Elna Schütz and Samantha Castle. Our sound engineers are Louis Cloete Productions.

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