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Archive for October 2017

Should I Quit My Job and Focus 100% on Being Premed?

Session 97 Our poster today is a working professional but wants to go to medical school now. He’s caught in the dilemma of continuing to work or quit the job to be premed. For more resources to help you on your path to medicine, check out Meded Media Network. [01:18] OldPreMeds Question of the Week: “I’m…

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What Does a Private-Practice Based Neuroradiologist Do?

Session 46 Dr. Narayan Viswanadhan is a community-based Neuroradiologist in the Tampa area. We discuss why he chose the community, what his day looks like, and much more. He has been out of fellowship training for three years now. Also, check out all our other podcasts on MedEd Media Network. [01:15] His Interest in Radiology…

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Author of Med School Uncensored Talks About his Journey

Session 257 Dr. Richard Beddingfield is a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and author of Med School Uncensored: The Insider’s Guide to Surviving Admissions, Exams, Residency, and Sleepless Nights in the Call Room. We talk about his journey and what he learned along the way. Richard was a nontraditional premed student. He only found out later in the…

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The ShortCoat Podcast: Alumni Visit

Original Article: Alumni Visit A visit with those who made it through med school Alumni Nate Curl, MD (emergency medicine, ’07) and Cathryn Turner (pediatric psychiatry, ’10) returned to the Carver College of Medicine last week to attend The Examined Life Conference Jason and Dave put on every year.  It was a great opportunity to connect Levi Endelman…

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Should I Choose a Postbac Based on a Certificate?

Session 96 Some postbac programs market themselves as offering a certificate of completion. Does this certificate mean anything when it comes to med school applications? Which holds more weight, a postbac certificate or a committee letter? We take questions directly from the OldPreMeds.org forums and answer them here on the podcast. OldPreMeds is the short…

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Should I Take the MCAT in the Spring or Summer?

Should I Take the MCAT in the Spring or Summer?

Session 64 One of the most perplexing problems facing premeds is if they should take the MCAT in the spring or wait until the summer to take it. We often talk about the recommended “normal” timeframe for prepping for the MCAT, which is to have a test date in March or April. But then you’re…

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What Is a Cardiac Anesthesiologist?

What Is a Cardiac Anesthesiologist?

Session 45 Dr. Maninder Singh is an academic Cardiac Anesthesiologist. He’s been out of his fellowship now for four and a half years. And he’s in a large academic medical center in Cleveland, Ohio. In our conversation, we talk about everything that you need to know about the field. Listen to this podcast episode with…

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