Archive for August 2013

Bench to the Bedside: MD/PhD Student Interview

Bench to the Bedside: MD/PhD Student Interview

Session 40 In today’s episode, I talk with Hanna about MD/PhD programs, along with the many other dual-degree programs such as MD/MPH, MD/MBA, and more. Even DO schools have many options for dual-degree programs. Hanna is currently starting her first year in her MD/PhD program, and she talks about what her life is like. Hanna…

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Resident Duty Hours and the Ripple Effect

Tired, overworked and sleep deprived are all words used to describe interns and residents working the hospital. It has long been thought to be a right of passage for physicians, handing the torch down to the next generation. Long hours, 36-hour shifts were common place more than 25-30 years ago during your medical education.

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How to Write Personal Statements with Dr. Vineet Arora

How to Write Personal Statements with Dr. Vineet Arora

Session 38 In today’s episode, I talk with Dr. Vineet Arora from FutureDocsBlog.com about the do’s and don’ts of writing your personal statements. These tips apply to medical school personal statements as well as residency personal statements. Some specific topics we cover are whether to write about depression and other mental health issues in your…

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Welcome to Your 3rd Year of Medical School

Welcome to Your 3rd Year of Medical School

Eat When You Can, Sleep When You Can, Don’t F&*k With The Pancreas <- Tweet this! 
Allison and I are back at the microphones talking about life as a new 3rd year medical student.
 
This is why YOU went to medical school to begin with. YOU want to treat patients, not just read about disease that you think you have now.

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