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Archive for June 2019

Why is Gotham Everywhere? Using Our MCAT CARS Skills

Session 36 Gotham, the font, is found everywhere from Netflix to Spotify to Twitter. The design of Gotham makes it easy to read, but can you find the reason Gotham is everywhere? As always, we’re joined by Jack Westin, the leader in MCAT CARS prep course. If you haven’t yet, go check out JackWestin.com. Sign…

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What Makes a Neonatologist? A Program Director Weighs In

Session 101 Dr. Patrick Myers joins us to talk about what he looks for as a fellowship program director, what makes a good neonatologist, and his own unique journey to this specialty. Out of training for about eight years now, Patrick also shares what they’re looking for in candidates if this is something you’re interested…

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What is Causing This Pancreatitis?

Session 22 Today, we tackle a pathophysiology question related to pancreatitis. Once again, we’re joined by Dr. Karen Shackelford from BoardVitals. Check out their QBanks containing 1,700+ questions for Step1/Level 1. Use the promo code BOARDROUNDS to save 15% off. [01:50] Question of the Week A 45-year-old male presents to the hospital with abdominal pain…

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MCAT Timing—When is the Right Time For You?

Session 184 The decision of when to take the MCAT is a difficult one that depends on each student. Today, we look into how to determine what is the right time for you. Your questions are taken directly from the Nontrad Premed Forum. If you haven’t yet, please register for an account for free and…

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A Conversation With @TheFemaleDoc About Being A Physician

Session 344 Today, Dr. Roozehra Khan joins me to discuss the difficult parts of her premed journey, mentorship, burnout, and why she chose to make the transition to academic medicine. Rozy is @thefemaledoc on Instagram. Meanwhile, be sure to check out all our other podcasts on Meded Media. Be sure to subscribe to our Youtube…

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Amino Acid Discussion and High-Yield Discretes

Session 151 Today, we highlight some of the key concepts for Amino Acids. We’re joined once again by Clara from Next Step Test Prep Check out the review I made on the MCATCourseReview.com to find out more about their course and what students say about them. Click Here to Download Handout High-Yield Topic in Biochemistry:…

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A Pediatric Endocrinologist Talks Transgender Medicine

Session 100 Dr. Kara Connelly, a transgender medicine specialist. A pediatric endocrinologist by training in an academic setting, she has been out of training now for six years. Today, we talk about Transgender Medicine, why we have it, and why it’s important for transgender patients. [04:13] Interest in Transgender Medicine Kara drew inspiration from patients…

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From Low Stats and Chronic Pain to Medical School Success

Session 343 Mila is a premed turned nurse and back to premed. Today, she talks about her journey to medical school, battling with migraines, her personal health issue, and much more! After seven long years, she finally got into medical school. Meanwhile, please don’t forget to check out all our other podcasts on Meded Media…

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Writing Your AACOMAS Activities—What You Need To Know

Session 183 Having different requirements for each application service is stressful. Today, we discuss everything you need to know about the AACOMAS Activities Section. Listen to all our other podcasts on Meded Media. If you haven’t taken the MCAT yet, listen to The MCAT Podcast and the MCAT CARS Podcast. If you’re looking for some…

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What Makes a Topic High-Yield on the MCAT?

Session 150 The MCAT covers many concepts and study time is limited. Today, we discuss high-yield materials. Are they the key to getting the biggest return on your MCAT prep? Once again, we’re joined by Clara from Next Step Test Prep as we help you prep up for your MCAT so you get the score…

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