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The Honest Guide to Medical School that offers premed students, medical students, and healthcare learners of all kinds a window into what medicine and medical school is really like. Featuring real medical students from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

The Honest Guide to Medical School that offers premed students, medical students, and healthcare learners of all kinds a window into what medicine and medical school is really like. Featuring real medical students from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

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United States

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The Honest Guide to Medical School that offers premed students, medical students, and healthcare learners of all kinds a window into what medicine and medical school is really like. Featuring real medical students from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

Language:

English

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Episodes

MD or DO: What is the Difference?

1/14/2021
Are you an allopath or an osteopath? [Happy New Year! Did you know you can join The Short Coat Student Lounge on Facebook, and help us with the show? We livestream there every time we record, and if you’re there you can help us make sure we get all the angles.] A while back we … Continue reading MD or DO: What is the Difference? → The post MD or DO: What is the Difference? appeared first on The Short Coat.

Duration:00:59:39

Recess Rehash: Microaggressions: preparing to experience, witness, and commit them

1/7/2021
Good intentions are everywhere. Good behavior...well, that's more complicated. Such is the case with microaggressions, the term coined by Harvard University psychiatrist Chester Pierce in 1970 to describe minor yet hurtful comments. Pierce's original definition encompassed statements aimed at African Americans, but of course one can accidentally or purposefully put down any minority individual--women, LGBTQ+ individuals, non-white ethnicities, and more. Unfortunately, nearly 50 years after...

Duration:00:50:06

Recess Rehash: This Student’s Shame is Changing Our Curriculum

12/31/2020
[Happy New Year! We are taking a break from recording, and our next new show is out on January 14. In the meantime, enjoy this rerun. This episode was sponsored by Pattern. We hope you’ll check out their disability insurance offerings for docs at http://patternlife.com/partner/shortcoat.] Doctors and medical students often have an identity based on … Continue reading Recess Rehash: This Student’s Shame is Changing Our Curriculum → The post Recess Rehash: This Student’s Shame is Changing Our...

Duration:00:57:32

Vaccine Fever

12/24/2020
Happy Holidays! As we recorded this show, vaccine doses were beginning to spread across the world–well, across the rich countries of the world, anyway. The poorer countries were left with the WHO’s risky donation-funded program to distribute doses, causing concern that the program might just collapse because some countries we could mention decided not to … Continue reading Vaccine Fever → The post Vaccine Fever appeared first on The Short Coat.

Duration:00:50:29

Recess Rehash: Liver Bits, Cold Glocks, and Cancer of the Cancer

12/17/2020
[Last week’s show encountered some technical difficulties. So enjoy this rerun instead. We promise it’s cool.] “He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.” Co-hosts Nathen Spitz, Brandon Bacalzo, Mariam Mansour, and Greta Becker rehash their recent microbiology exam which they say kicked their butts, and how they deal with that nasty feeling. … Continue reading Recess Rehash: Liver Bits, Cold Glocks, and Cancer of the Cancer → The post Recess Rehash: Liver Bits, Cold Glocks, and Cancer...

Duration:00:56:11

AMA: Racism is a Public health Threat. SCP Co-hosts: Gosh, really?

12/10/2020
[This episode is sponsored by Panacea Financial, a Division of Sonabank, Member FDIC. Please support our sponsor by visiting https://panaceafinancial.com/] In mid-November, the American Medical Association declared racism to be a public health threat. With that declaration, they adopted policies to acknowledge and recognize racism as detrimental to the health and well-being of all of America’s … Continue reading AMA: Racism is a Public health Threat. SCP Co-hosts: Gosh, really? → The post...

Duration:01:18:20

Recess Rehash: When Doctors Do Harm ft. Danielle Ofri, MD

12/3/2020
Hippocrates set a high bar. [Hope your Thanksgiving was excellent, safe, and happy! We didn’t record anything this week, so here’s a rerun for you.]Dr. Danielle Ofri–NYU professor of medicine, Bellevue Hospital internist, and author of great renown–joined us this time to talk about her new book, When We Do Harm: A Doctor Confronts Medical Error. … Continue reading Recess Rehash: When Doctors Do Harm ft. Danielle Ofri, MD → The post Recess Rehash: When Doctors Do Harm ft. Danielle Ofri, MD...

Duration:00:56:07

Quality over Quantity: Clinical Experiences and Volunteering in COVID Times

11/26/2020
[This episode is sponsored by Panacea Financial, a Division of Sonabank, Member FDIC. Please support our sponsor by visiting https://panaceafinancial.com/] The Short Coats have begun livestreaming their recordings in our Facebook group (most Fridays at noon central–join us and be a part of the show). Listeners Garrett and Isaac wrote in with questions about the … Continue reading Quality over Quantity: Clinical Experiences and Volunteering in COVID Times → The post Quality over Quantity:...

Duration:01:01:12

What About Choosing the Cheapest Medical School?

11/19/2020
Given how much med school costs, isn’t it best to go for your cheapest option? [This episode is sponsored by Panacea Financial, a Division of Sonabank, Member FDIC. Please support our sponsor by visiting https://panaceafinancial.com/] A listener we’re calling Victor Von Stateschool called us at 347-SHORT-CT to continue the recent spate of listener questions about … Continue reading What About Choosing the Cheapest Medical School? → The post What About Choosing the Cheapest Medical School?...

Duration:00:54:27

To Leave or Not To Leave

11/12/2020
Should Jenna broaden her horizons by moving away for medical school? [This episode is sponsored by Panacea Financial, a Division of Sonabank, Member FDIC. Please support our sponsor by visiting https://panaceafinancial.com/] Listener Jenna got into Carver College of Medicine! But she’s worried–should she go to a new place to study medicine instead, or should she … Continue reading To Leave or Not To Leave → The post To Leave or Not To Leave appeared first on The Short Coat.

Duration:01:09:18

The Power and Perils of Prestige in Med Ed

11/5/2020
Name recognition is great, but it’s not all it’s cracked up to be. Listener Morgan wrote in to ask what we thought about Ivy League schools with high name recognition, and whether it should be an important factor in her decision on a school to attend. MD/PhD student Aline Sandouk and M2s Greta Becker, Mariam … Continue reading The Power and Perils of Prestige in Med Ed → The post The Power and Perils of Prestige in Med Ed appeared first on The Short Coat.

Duration:01:03:36

Choosing Your Clinical Education: Community Hospital or Academic Medical Center?

10/29/2020
On this episode, M2s Nathen Spitz and Sahaana Arumugam, M3 Emma Barr, and MD/PhD student Aline Sandouk reminisce about simpler Halloween times, when the only thing to worry about was whether your costume was going to be on the sexy branch or the non-sexy branch of the decision tree. Emma gives us her thoughts on … Continue reading Choosing Your Clinical Education: Community Hospital or Academic Medical Center? → The post Choosing Your Clinical Education: Community Hospital or Academic...

Duration:00:59:29

Md/PhD worries: Transitioning to the Lab

10/22/2020
Next semester Madi Wahlen will enter the PhD phase of her MD/PhD journey, and the though to that transition makes her kind of nervous. Fortunately, both she and Aline Sandouk were on this week’s episode, allowing space for Madi (and co-hosts Levi Endelman and AJ Chowdhury) to ask Aline questions about her experiences transitioning to … Continue reading Md/PhD worries: Transitioning to the Lab → The post Md/PhD worries: Transitioning to the Lab appeared first on The Short Coat.

Duration:00:56:33

On Top or Down Low: The Status Hierarchies in Medicine ft. Tania Jenkins, PhD

10/15/2020
What you should know about the super hierarchical world of medicine Have you ever wondered what the world of medicine would look like to an ethnographer? To University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Professor Tania Jenkins, perhaps it looks like a ladder of status, from the lowly med student to the exalted attending (and even … Continue reading On Top or Down Low: The Status Hierarchies in Medicine ft. Tania Jenkins, PhD → The post On Top or Down Low: The Status Hierarchies in Medicine ft....

Duration:01:00:03

Chronic Conditions in Medical School

10/8/2020
What having a chronic health issue means to medical students varies…except that it will make them even better doctors. Listener Michael has type one diabetes and “an incredibly rare form” of epilepsy. He’s pretty open about this and plans to use his experience to inform his education on patient care. He got in touch to … Continue reading Chronic Conditions in Medical School → The post Chronic Conditions in Medical School appeared first on The Short Coat.

Duration:00:58:15

The Doctor is Burned Out ft. Jeff Moody, MD

10/1/2020
We are honored to talk with author and physician Jeff Moody, University of Iowa College of Medicine class of ’92, and urologist, here to talk with us about physician burnout, It’s the topic of his new book The Doctor is Burned Out: A Physician’s Guide to Recovery. Co-hosts Madi Wahlen, Aline Sandouk, Ananya Munjal, and … Continue reading The Doctor is Burned Out ft. Jeff Moody, MD → The post The Doctor is Burned Out ft. Jeff Moody, MD appeared first on The Short Coat.

Duration:01:05:51

Flyover Country? Far From It!

9/24/2020
Things happen in Iowa. They really do. That’s why Dave put together a little trivia contest for his co-hosts–Sahaana Arumugam, Emma Barr, Aline Sandouk, and Brandon Bacalzo–to test their knowledge of the excitement that is Iowa. But first, we discuss the news that, as alleged by a whistleblowing nurse, a doctor in Georgia has been … Continue reading Flyover Country? Far From It! → The post Flyover Country? Far From It! appeared first on The Short Coat.

Duration:01:02:05

Recess Rehash: MD/MBA: Why Physicians Must Know More About Business

9/10/2020
Does a physician need to know everything about healthcare, even the *shudder* money stuff? [Dave was out of the office on recording day last week, so enjoy this rerun!] Physicians go through years and years of school to be great at this calling, so why on earth would anyone want to tack on an MBA, … Continue reading Recess Rehash: MD/MBA: Why Physicians Must Know More About Business → The post Recess Rehash: MD/MBA: Why Physicians Must Know More About Business appeared first on The Short...

Duration:01:08:44

BONUS: The challenges of Refugee Healthcare with Dr. Akihiro Seita

9/8/2020
The UN Relief and Works Agency has a tough job, especially in Palestine. In this bonus episode (recorded prior to the US pa we talk with Dr. Akihiro Seita, the Director of Health and WHO Special Representative to The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees. He joins thanks to our Global Health … Continue reading BONUS: The challenges of Refugee Healthcare with Dr. Akihiro Seita → The post BONUS: The challenges of Refugee Healthcare with Dr. Akihiro Seita appeared first...

Duration:01:04:57

“Preference Signaling” –the Future of Applications?

9/3/2020
Preference Signaling Tokens may be a way to combat over-applying for residencies, but the schemes have a ways to go yet before they’re ready for prime time. Dave noticed something he’d never heard of before: a company offering ‘tokens’ (for a fee) that could be used by residency program applicants to signal their love for … Continue reading “Preference Signaling” –the Future of Applications? → The post “Preference Signaling” –the Future of Applications? appeared first on The Short Coat.

Duration:00:50:43