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Archive for March 2017

Looking at Emergency Medicine Match Data and Surveys

Session 14 Today, we break down the match data, compensation surveys, and lifestyle reports for Emergency Medicine. If you’re interested in EM, this is a must listen. I also talked about dove into match data back in session 11 specifically on Anesthesiology and now I’m going to dive into Emergency Medicine. If you follow the…

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Why Osteopathic Medicine? And More Premed Questions

Why Osteopathic Medicine? And More Premed Questions

Session 225 Our guest today is Rachel, the Junior National Director of Pre-SOMA (Pre- Student Osteopathic Medical Association). She shares with us her story as well as some answers to common questions about osteopathic medicine that premeds have. Rachel talks about applying to medical school, taking gap years, why DO should not just be a “plan…

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Teen Mom to Physician: Starting Med School with 3 Kids

Teen Mom to Physician: Starting Med School with 3 Kids

Session 224 It was definitely not an easy ride for Dr. Rebecca Lopez to become a physician. She faced several major challenges, including having her first child at 15 years old, surviving a divorce, working and raising three kids while attending community college, and transitioning to a university setting. But Rebecca never gave up because she…

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How to Go to Med School Without Taking the MCAT

Session 64 On OldPreMeds Podcast, We take questions directly from our Nontraditional Premed Forum forum and deliver the answers right here to you! OldPreMeds Question of the Week: “I’m about to graduate from college this upcoming May and would like to apply to medical schools. I wanted to apply to linkage programs so I could get into medical…

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How to Break Down a General Chemistry MCAT Passage

How to Break Down a General Chemistry MCAT Passage

Session 32 General chemistry lays the foundation for a lot of the sciences on the MCAT. In this episode, we break down a general chemistry passage for the MCAT. Click Here to Download Handout [2:22] The General Chemistry MCAT Passage Here is the sample MCAT general chemistry passage we will be taking a look at: A…

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Setting Yourself Up for Financial Success, Starting Now

Session 223 Today’s guest is an Emergency Medicine physician, Dr. Jim Dahle, publisher of The White Coat Investor, Jim has taken on the task of improving the financial literacy of those entering medicine. Physicians make a decent amount of money, but still seem to struggle with paying bills. Join us as we discuss what he has…

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Biochemistry on the MCAT – Breaking Down a Passage

Session 31 This week, we discuss a biochemistry passage where Bryan breaks down how to read the passage and look through the answers. Biochemistry is Bryan’s favorite part of the MCAT and I’m not sure if the same holds true for you. They’re all probably bad and biochemistry is probably the “lesser of two evils” but…

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I’m Switching From Optometry, What Do I Do Now?

Session 63 Our poster today is a former student interested in optometry but is now trying to pursue medicine. A poor MCAT score is holding him back though plus his premed advisor told him he had zero percent chance of getting into medical school due to lack of research experience. Is research really necessary? How else…

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A Private-Practice Facial Plastic Surgeon Shares His Story

Session 12 Dr. Chung is a solo private practice Facial Plastic Surgeon. He discusses his path through ENT residency and what he likes and dislikes about his job. Introduction Dr. Ryan Gray: I’m excited to announce that The Short Coat Podcast has now joined the Med Ed Media network at www.MedEdMedia.com. The Short Coat podcasts…

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