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Archive for November 2018

The ShortCoat Podcast: Getting there from here, a novel recipe, and future projects

Original Article: Getting there from here, a novel recipe, and future projects [We’re now available onSpotify and RadioPublic!] Co-hosts Tim Maxwell, Aline Sandouk, Annie Rempel, and Mackenzie Walhof confront pictures of their younger selves and offer themselves the advice they should have gotten at the start of their med school journeys. Listener Darius asks us for the best…

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Next Step Full Length 10, Bio/Biochem Passage 1

Sesion 119 We’re back with some more Next Step Test Prep full-length breakdown with Clara. This week, we’re covering passage 1 of the biology and biochemistry section of the MCAT. Meanwhile, check out all our other podcasts on the MedEd Media Network. Click Here to Download Handout [01:48] How to Prevent Panic Attack from Biochem…

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Critically Thinking Through a Dry Passage about a Book

Session 04 Link to the full article: https://slate.com/human-interest/2018/09/howard-zinn-in-history-class-teachers-and-a-peoples-history-of-the-united-states.html With more than 2 million copies in print, Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States is more than a book. It is a cultural icon. “You wanna read a real history book?” Matt Damon asks his therapist in the 1997 movie Good Will Hunting. “Read…

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The ShortCoat Podcast: An Episode of Questionable Things

Original Article: An Episode of Questionable Things May the Slap Chop save us all. As medical science progresses, it not only answers questions but generates even more.  Listener Tyler pointed out a study (now on hold) that proposes to withhold the current standard of care for victims of penetrating trauma to try something else, and he wondered what…

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Shadowing a Military Physician, HPSP, and More

Session 151 Our student today is interested in HPSP or Public Health Services but wants to know what a day in the life of a military doc is like. We answer her questions. Your questions answered here are taken from the Nontrad Premed Forum. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up for free!…

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MCAT CARS Skills—Quantum Computers in a Hot Tub

Session 03 This week we break down another great article, this time from Gizmodo, about quantum computers. Read along in the show notes to improve your MCAT CARS score. Link to the full article: https://gizmodo.com/how-quantum-memory-could-change-computing–1829150822 In a hot tub in 2012, physicist Seth Lloyd pitched a quantum internet application to Google’s Sergey Brin and Larry…

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