Get to know: Michael Farber
Meet Dr Michael Farber, Geriatrician
Q: Tell us about your current role at Northern Health?
A: I am a Geriatrician. I look after Acute, Subacute, Community and Outpatient services. I work in the Continence Clinic, Cognitive, Dementia and Memory Service (CDAMS) and General Medical Outpatients. I am a clinical lead for Broadmeadows Hospital and a supervisor for junior medical staff. I have been an employee of Northern Health since 2010.
Q: What is your favourite thing about your career?
A: I work in different settings and see patients during acute and subacute stages of their care. I receive tremendous satisfaction from providing support to the patient but also to the organisation in providing holistic care.
Q: Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
A: Continuing in my current role, just older and wiser.
Q: If you could go back in time, what year would you travel to?
A: 2010 and 2012, to see my children as babies again, they grow up very quickly.
Q: What is the best gift you have been given?
A: My family.