The Premed Years Podcast


The Premed Years has been nominated as an Academy of Podcasters Awards finalist as a top podcast in the Science & Medicine category for three straight years: 2015, 2016 and 2017! This free resource has helped thousands of students learn more about how to get into medical school. Are you next?

New episodes of The Premed Years are released every Wednesday. To make sure you don't miss an episode, subscribe for free using the links below and get the show on your device automatically each week!


The Premed Years Podcast

Quitting Was Never an Option for This Premed

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 370 Today’s guest fought an uphill battle, from supporting herself at a young age, to challenges on the MCAT, and more. What shifted? And...
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Wrestling and Bodybuilding on the Bumpy Road to Medicine

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 369 Today’s guest, Kevin started in community college and overcame academic obstacles. His background in wrestling and bodybuilding helped guide and motivate him. Be...
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The Scoop on University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 368 My guests are The Short Coat Podcast’s David Etler and med students from Carver College of Medicine. The Short Coat Podcast is part...
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How to Tell Your Story as an Applicant to Med School

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 367 Today's episode is a special one as I'm sharing with you a talk I gave at the University of Florida for their AMSA...
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About the Show

If you're struggling on your premed journey, trying to figure out the best way to study for the MCAT, or trying to understand how to best apply to medical school, the award-nominated podcast, The Premed Years, has you covered. From interviews with Admissions Committee members and directors to inspirational stories from those who have gone before you, The Premed Years is like having a premed advisor in your pocket. Subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or anywhere else you listen to music or podcasts so you don't miss an episode. It's free. Every week. Don't forget to watch us on YouTube, or follow us on Instagram too! We're medicalschoolhq everywhere!


Dr. Ryan Gray

Dr. Ryan Gray is a former United States Air Force Flight Surgeon who found a passion for helping premed students on their journey to medical school. Best known for his podcasts, which have been downloaded over 3,000,000 times, Dr. Gray has interviewed numerous admissions committee members and deans of admissions for medical schools.

Through The Premed Years podcast and the Medical School Headquarters sites, Dr. Gray has helped thousands of students gain the confidence they require to successfully navigate the premed path.

Dr. Gray lives outside of Boulder, CO, with his wife Allison, who is a neurologist, and their daughter Hannah. Dr. Gray is also a Clinical Instructor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.



What People Are Saying

"I am a non traditional student in my sophomore year of college. This podcast has answered so many of my questions. This is my daily motivation podcast. I listen to it while driving, doing work around the house, and sometimes at one of my two jobs. As a single parent with no co-parent help, listening to this has kept me with my feet on the ground and not giving up on my goals."

- blueskies87

“I listen to this podcast every day when I commute to school. I started off with little to no knowledge about this entire process and through this podcast I have learned so much. I’ve never written a review but this podcast has helped make my future much more attainable.”

- kmshivok

“Ryan Gray is the GOAT! I am a 3rd year premed student at UVA and finding this Podcast has really set me up for success in the future. Ryan and Allison are without a doubt the best premed advisors available to you. A must listen to for every premed student and will definitely be recommending this to every premed i know.”

- FavioH