A Young Doctor Has A Melt Down, Because She Can’t Save The World


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A newbie doctor goes into a meltdown when she realises a doctor is just like any other job.

Azylnn shows up on the first day at work at a government hospital. Caring for people is what she’d always wanted to do. She takes her job seriously, taking comments to heart and trying to improve.

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But her nerves got the better of her, and she froze up while resuscitating a patient, causing his death.

She has a melt down.

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Her mentor breaks it very lightly to her that being a doctor is just another job. It doesn’t help to have a saviour complex.

Here’s how she gets over herself.

Watch ‘Newbie’ (Budak Baru) by Megat Sharizal on Viddsee

Megat’s short film was adapted from the script of the same name by Nadia Khan. It was selected for the Thai Short Film & Video Festival and the S-Exspress – XXI Short Film Festival in Jakarta.

Here’s another story on dilemmas at work, about a security guard who gives in to temptation to close one eye on the job. Watch ‘Cake’ on Viddsee

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