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Talking U and Med Student Life

Health & Wellness Podcasts

The ultimate resource to guide you on your journey to and through medical school. Get the inside scoop from pre-med advisors, physicians, faculty, alumni, and current medical students about all areas of medical school. Topics will range from tips to getting admitted (and having your application stand out), to familiarizing yourself with the culture of medical student life, and finally how to prepare for a residency and the Match. Hosted by Dr. Benjamin Chan, Assistant Dean of Admissions at the University of Utah's School of Medicine, 'Talking U and Med Student Life' brings valuable information to anyone thinking about a career in medicine whether you're in high school, pre-med or already a medical student. The views and opinions expressed in these podcasts are solely those of the participants, and in no way reflects those of the UUSOM.

The ultimate resource to guide you on your journey to and through medical school. Get the inside scoop from pre-med advisors, physicians, faculty, alumni, and current medical students about all areas of medical school. Topics will range from tips to getting admitted (and having your application stand out), to familiarizing yourself with the culture of medical student life, and finally how to prepare for a residency and the Match. Hosted by Dr. Benjamin Chan, Assistant Dean of Admissions at the University of Utah's School of Medicine, 'Talking U and Med Student Life' brings valuable information to anyone thinking about a career in medicine whether you're in high school, pre-med or already a medical student. The views and opinions expressed in these podcasts are solely those of the participants, and in no way reflects those of the UUSOM.

Location:

United States

Description:

The ultimate resource to guide you on your journey to and through medical school. Get the inside scoop from pre-med advisors, physicians, faculty, alumni, and current medical students about all areas of medical school. Topics will range from tips to getting admitted (and having your application stand out), to familiarizing yourself with the culture of medical student life, and finally how to prepare for a residency and the Match. Hosted by Dr. Benjamin Chan, Assistant Dean of Admissions at the University of Utah's School of Medicine, 'Talking U and Med Student Life' brings valuable information to anyone thinking about a career in medicine whether you're in high school, pre-med or already a medical student. The views and opinions expressed in these podcasts are solely those of the participants, and in no way reflects those of the UUSOM.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 161 – Conquering Spartan Races & Med School

5/28/2021

Duration:00:41:56

Episode 160 – Adventures in Argentina feat. Med Student Burnout

5/14/2021

Duration:00:36:00

Episode 159 – Olympic Weightlifting as an MD PhD Student

4/30/2021

Duration:00:28:02

Episode 158 – Creating Memes for Med Students

4/16/2021

Duration:00:30:20

Episode 157 – Mountaineering & Wilderness Exploration with a Med Student

3/26/2021

Duration:00:30:27

This is TALKING U & MED STUDENT LIFE

3/17/2021

Duration:00:00:49

Episode 156 – The Art of Practice Interviewing

3/12/2021

Duration:00:24:32

Episode 155 – How Disney and Medicine Can Collide

2/26/2021

Duration:00:38:22

Episode 154 – Drive Thru White Coat Ceremony

2/12/2021

Duration:00:40:49

Episode 153 – Injuries on Reality TV Shows

1/27/2021

Duration:00:37:58

Episode 152 – Black Diamond Skiing During Med School

1/13/2021

Duration:00:36:08

Episode 151 – Juggling Cosplay as a Med Student

11/4/2020

Duration:00:28:43

Episode 150 – The "Zoom" Med School Dilemma

10/21/2020
Interested in hearing about taking a gap year, managing your wellness, and learning how to attend med school virtually? On this episode of Talking U & Med Student Life, hear what first-year med student Lilly has to say about what brought her to the U and how she is navigating med school practically virtually.

Duration:00:37:52

The Scope Presents: Clinical - Unit on the Brink

10/5/2020
Talking Admissions and Med Student Life will be back soon with a new format to celebrate our 150th episode. In the meantime, I wanted to introduce you to a new podcast called Clinical. Hear a six-minute sample of the current story called, Unit on the Brink: Voices from the COVID Frontline. It’s the stories of seven medical professionals and how the virus is impacting their patients, their community, and their lives. If you like what you hear, you can find full episodes and subscribe on the...

Duration:00:06:26

Episode 149 – Necia & Milo

7/1/2020
How do you strategize to apply and get into medical school? What activities help prepare you for medical school? How much should you consider the financial implications when applying to medical school and residency programs? Why are couples slow to announce that they’re dating while in medical school? Today on Talking Admissions and Med Student Life, I interview couple, Necia and Milo, both former fourth-year medical students who recently graduated from the University of Utah School of...

Duration:00:57:49

Episode 148 – Rudi & Quinn

6/17/2020
What do you do when you find yourself trying to figure out your next move in life? How does a trek through the jungle in Vietnam prompt you to pursue a career in medicine? Why is it important to have a strategy that works best for you when applying to medical school programs? What is like to do a couple’s match into the same residency program? Today on Talking Admissions and Med Student Life, I interview couple, Rudi and Quinn, both former fourth-year medical students who recently graduated...

Duration:01:13:12

Episode 147 – Bridger

6/3/2020
How do you find balance between medical school and your wellness and life outside of school? What’s it like having your third-year clerkship rotation cut short because of COVID-19? How does a career in business and football prepare one for a career in medicine? Today on Talking Admissions and Med Student Life, I interview Bridger Battaglia a third-year medical student about to start his fourth year here at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Duration:01:00:09

Episode 146 – Claire

5/20/2020
How does COVID-19 impact one’s clinical clerkship experience and desire to give back? What should you look for in an MD/PhD program when applying to various schools? What is it like to be an MD/PhD student? Today on Talking Admissions and Med Student Life, I interview Claire Bensard a third-year medical student here at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Duration:00:46:09

Episode 145 – Carson

5/6/2020
How does being a medic in Afghanistan inspire one to become a doctor? Why is it important to start both the admissions process and relationship building early? What is medical school like as a nontraditional student? Today on Talking Admissions and Med Student Life, I interview Carson Mills, a fourth-year medical student here at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Duration:00:39:46

Episode 144 – Dr. Powell

4/1/2020
Why does someone decide to go into a triple board residency program? How do you promote wellness and balance during a five-year residency program? What’s the difference between west coast swing dancing and the jerk-and-pull swing dancing in Utah? Today on Talking Admissions and Med Student Life, I interview Dr. Powell, a second-year psychiatry resident here at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Duration:00:30:53