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78: Cornea Trained Ophthalmologist Talks About His Career

Session 78 Dr. Alex Voldman is an osteopathic (DO) physician who specializes in Ophthalmology as a cornea and cataract surgeon. Check out our latest episode to learn more. Also, check out all our other podcasts on MedEd Media Network. Please help us find a guest here on the podcast. Send me an email at ryan@medicalschoolhq.net. [01:35] Interest in Ophthalmology Alex didn't go to medical school thinking about such Ophthalmology Upon his path to being an orthopedic surgeon, presenting at...


77: What is Preventive Medicine? A Look at Academic Prev Med

Session 77 Dr. Janani Krishnaswami talks about Academic Preventive Medicine including what drew her to it, and what she likes and doesn't like about prev med. Janani is a preventive medicine physician in University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley. To learn more about preventive medicine, check out all the available resources at the American College of Preventive Medicine. Also, be sure to take a listen to all our other podcasts on MedEd Media Network. [01:22] Her Interest in Preventive...


76: Burnout in Medicine and Our Newest Project to Help With It!

Session 76 This week, we're joined by Allison who has previously shared her story of burnout. We discuss burnout as well as the birth of MedDiaries - our newest project to help with this. This episode is actually taken from The Premed Years Podcast since we're announcing this new project that will greatly impact premed students, medical students, residents, and physicians! [03:35] The Prevalence of Burnout in the Physician Community Allison talks about there are bad days as much as...


75: A Private Pracice Rural Family Medicine Doc Shares His Story

Session 75 Dr. Kelsey Hopkins works in rural private practice in Southern Illinois. Learn more about rural family medicine, what he likes about it and what he doesn't like, the unique environment, how to connect with other physicians, and so much more! If you have any suggestions for new guests to have on the podcast, just shoot me an email at ryan@medicalschoolhq.net. [02:00] An Interest in Family Medicine He actually realized he wanted to be a family medicine physician before he got...


74: A Community Prolotherapist Talks About His Specialty

Session 74 Dr. Ross Hauser is residency trained in physiatry and has gone on to train in prolotherapy. He talks about what it is and why it's the future! Ross is very passionate about prolotherapy. If you want to learn more about this, visit his website on Caring Medical. Also, check out all the rest of our episodes on MedEd Media Network, including The Premed Years Podcast, The MCAT Podcast, The OldPreMeds Podcast, Ask Dr. Gray: Premed Q&A, and some more coming in the future! [02:05]...


73: An Academic Family Medicine Trained Geriatrician Joins Us

Session 73 Dr. Scott Harper is has been out of training for 8 years. He joined us to talk about his specialty, Geriatrics, and what he loves about it and more. Scott is in an academic medical center at Wake Forest Medical School. He shares with us his journey to Geriatric Medicine, what it takes to get there, things he likes the most and least, and more! And if you haven’t yet, please take a listen to all our other podcasts on MedEd Media! [01:24] Interest in Geriatric Medicine Scott...


72: A Community Neonatologist Shares Her Specialty With Us

Session 72 Dr. Leslie Pineda is a private practice Neonatologist in Orlando. We talk about her inspiration to go to the NICU and what she likes, dislikes, and more. I am constantly looking for physicians who would make great guests here on the show. If you know someone who might make great guests here, send them my way at ryan@medicalschoolhq.net. [01:33] An Interest in Neonatology Leslie's mom is a NICU nurse who have been doing it for over 30 years. So she was basically exposed to...


71: An Academic Pediatric Cardiologist Shares Her Specialty

Session 71 Dr. Serena Sah is an academic Pediatric Cardiologist in the California area. We talk about what drew her to the specialty, what she likes about it, and more. Serena has been out of training now for three years. By the way, do you know of someone whom you think would make a great guest on this show? Email me at ryan@medicalschoolhq.net. [01:25] Her Interest in Pediatric Cardiology Serena enjoys working with kids so she knew she wanted to do Pediatrics. She had a six-month-old...


70: Private Practice Sports Medicine from Family Practice

Session 70 Dr. Daniel Clearfield is a Family Medicine trained physician who specializes in Sports Medicine. Listen to how he got into the field and what he loves about it. First off, The Premed Playbook: Guide to the MCAT is now available on Amazon, Kindle, and Paperback. Just a reminder, you don't have to have a Kindle device to read a Kindle eBook. You can use a Kindle app on every device you have. It's $4.99 for the Kindle at this point and $9.99 for Paperback. Please help us find...


69: Private Practice General Orthopedics and More

Session 69 Dr. Pamela Mehta is a general private practice orthopedic surgeon. She has been out of training now for ten years and has been in private practice for two years. We get into a great discussion about what led her to private practice, post-training, types of patients, and what she likes about orthopedics. We talk about what it's like to a be a woman in a male-dominated specialty and much more. By the way, The Premed Playbook: Guide to the MCAT is going to be available very soon....


67: What Does Academic Emergency Medicine Look Like?

Session 67 Dr. Elaine Reno is an academic Emergency Medicine physician in Denver. She talks about why she choose academics, her work-life balance and more. First off, check out all our other podcasts on MedEd Media. If you're a premed student, be sure to take a listen to The Premed Years podcast, covering test prep, applications, essay writing and personal statement writing, interview prep and so much more. And if you have a suggestion for a guest here on the podcast, kindly shoot me an...


66: What is Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Medicine?

Session 66 Dr. Natalie Crawford, found on Instagram at @nataliecrawfordmd, is a Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) specialist and she talks to us about it today. Natalie is trained as an OB/GYN but did Fellowship training in REI. And if you're an OB/GYN resident listening to this and thinking whether REI is right for you, then take a listen. Natalie has been out of fellowship training now for a year and a half. In her Instagram profile @nataliecrawfordmd, she shows the ins...


65: How Will The Single GME Accreditation System Affect You?

Session 65 If you're an allopathic/MD Medical school, this may affect you a little bit, but not as much as this would affect DO students. In July of 2020, the AOA, AACOM, and ACGME will form a single GME Accreditation system. What this means for DO students is something that not a lot of schools are warning their students of. So if you're a premed entering osteopathic medical school or you're a 1st year or 2nd year osteopathic medical student, this is something you need to hear. By the...


64: What is Private Practice Internal Medicine-Pediatrics?

Session 64 Dr. Lauren Kuwik is a Med-Peds specialist in upper New York. She shares with us her desire to go into Med-Peds vs other specialty and so much more. Check out all our other podcasts on MedEd Media Network. We are constantly looking for people to guest here on our podcast. If you know a physician whom you think would be a great guest, reach out to them and give them my email address ryan@medicalschoolhq.net and have them contact me and we will get them on the show. Today's...


63: What Does the Family Medicine Match Data Look Like?

Session 63 In this episode, we do a deep dive into the numbers of the Family Medicine Match. How many spots are there, how many unfilled, and so much more. First off, we need your help! We are in need of more podcast guest recommendations. We need physicians for this podcast. Shoot us an email at ryan@medicalschoolhq.net so we have more physicians to interview. There are over 100 specialties and we're doing both community and academic setting. So there should be over 200 episodes...


62: What Does a Community Based Joint Replacement Specialist Do?

Session 62 Dr. Brock Howell is a community-based joint replacement trained Orthopedic Surgeon. We dive in and talk about his path and what you need to know about joints. Brock has been out of Fellowship now for two and a half years. Also, be sure to check out all our other podcasts on MedEd Media Network. [02:00] Interest in Being a Joint Specialist Throughout his third year of clinical training, Brock had no clue as to what he wanted to do. Although he found himself in between medicine...


61: A Community Based Pediatrician Talks About Her Specialty

Session 61 Dr. Catherine Mcilhany is a community-based General Pediatrician. She joined us to talk about her position and her path and what you need to know. We're constantly looking for guests that we can feature here in the podcast. It has been a challenge for us. Please shoot me an email at ryan@medicalschoolhq.net if you know any specialists that you would like to have on the show. Back to today's episode, Catherine has been in practice now for 15 years. Several weeks ago, I talked...


60: An Academic Peds Pulmonologist Talks About Her Specialty

Session 60 Dr. Taylor Inman is an academic Pediatric Pulmonologist who is also a locums physician. She has been one and a half years out of fellowship training. We discussed her path into the specialty, what it's like, and much more. Check out MedEd Media for more podcasts. If you have some premed friends, kindly tell them about The Premed Years Podcast. If you have suggestions who would make a great guest on the show, please email me at ryan@medicalschoolhq.net. [01:20] Interest in...


59: What Does the Psychiatry Match Data Look Like?

Session 59 Looking at the Psychiatry Match data, it's easy to see that it is becoming a more popular field. I discuss all the data in today's Specialty Stories podcast. Finding physicians for this show has been a challenge so we'd like to ask for your help. If you know a physician who would be a great addition to this podcast, shoot me an email at ryan@medicalschoolhq.net . Go to medicalschoolhq.net/specialtiescovered and you'd find a list of physicians that we've already covered here on...


58: What Does a Movement Disorder Specialist Do?

Session 58 Dr. Kathrin LaFaver is an academic Neurologist who specializes in Movement Disorders. We talk all about her job and what you need to know if you're interested. Check out all our other podcasts on MedEdMedia Network. And don't forget to subscribe on whatever medium you have. Going back to today's discussion is a movement disorder specialist who has now been four years out of training. She talks about why she chose her career, what it takes to become one, and so much...