Session 109 What is pathology like? Dr. Uthman debunks some myths and tells us why he needs more than just a tissue sample to arrive at the right diagnosis. Full show notes coming soon! Listen to Other EpisodesRead More
Session 192 Our student is in the Army Reserve, applying for the HPSP, and trying to get the MCAT out of the way. Can they take the MCAT before finishing prereqs? Full show notes coming soon! Listen to Other Shows Leave us a Review and Rating! Just like Yelp reviews or IMDB ratings help you…Read More
Session 44 Using your MCAT CARS skills, follow along as we examine a passage that shines a light on the technology and labor issues behind modern meatpacking. Full show notes coming soon! Listen to Other EpisodesRead More
Session 352 From a small HBCU to emergency medicine to organizing conferences, Alden joins me to talk about encouraging and supporting underrepresented minorties in medicine. Full show notes coming soon! Listen to Other EpisodesRead More
Session 159 The MCAT Podcast welcomes Phil from Next Step Test Prep! He joins me to talk MCAT strategy and how to prepare without getting overwhelmed. Full show notes coming soon! Get the Podcast Free! Listen to Other Shows Leave us a Review and Rating! Just like Yelp reviews or IMDB ratings help you choose…Read More
M.D.s practice allopathic medicine, the classical form of medicine, focused on the diagnosis and treatment of human diseases.
D.O.s practice osteopathic medicine which is centered around a more holistic view of medicine in which the focus is on seeing the patient as a “whole person” to reach a diagnosis, rather than treating the symptoms alone. The belief is that all parts of the body work together and influence each other. Osteopathic medicine also places emphasis on the prevention of disease. In medical school, there is specific training on osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT), a hands-on approach to diagnosis and treatment as well as disease prevention.
There are approximately 800,000 practicing physicians in the United States today; roughly 50,000 of whom are D.O.s, while M.D.s make up the remaining 750,000. D.O.s therefore make up less than 10% of practicing physicians in the USA today.
Session 191 Today, our poster asks about what he can do as a medical student as far as family and having life are concerned. We take questions directly from the Nontrad Premed Forum. If you haven’t yet, sign up for a free account and feel free to ask a question. Listen to this podcast episode…Read More
Session 29 Which of these neurotransmitters is mostly likely causing this patient’s galactorrhea and secondary amenorrhea? Where is it coming from? Dr. Karen Shackelford from BoardVitals. When you’re looking to prepare for your Step 1 or Level 1 board exams, check out how BoardVitals can help you. You can find all their amazing QBanks for…Read More
Session 43 This passage looks at the connection between housing, proximity to poverty, and health. If you’re looking for some more MCAT CARS help, check out Jack Westin’s course to learn a stepwise approach to CARS passages! Sign up for his free daily CARS passages delivered right into your inbox every day. Listen to this…Read More
Session 158 How do you study for the MCAT, and how do you know your prep is working for you? Today, I’m joined by Rachel Grubbs, Vice President of Operations at Next Step Test Prep. We’re going to talk about her discussions with premed students, their struggles with the MCAT, and what they wished they…Read More