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The Undifferentiated Medical Student (TUMS) podcast is about helping medical students to choose a medical specialty and plan a career in medicine. The list of career options available to medical students is large, but the time to explore them all is short. Moreover, mentorship in medical school is lacking, and many medical students tackle the task of career planning alone, most struggling and almost all clutching to the hope that 3rd year clinical rotations will definitively resolve their remaining uncertainties about how they want to specialize. However, having been distracted by the relentless pace of their pre-clinical curricula and specter of Step 1, 3rd year medical students are eventually confronted with the reality that there are simply too many specialties to explore in one year and that they may not even get to finish their clinical rotations before important decisions about their careers need to be made (e.g., the planning of acting internships) if they are to be competitive applicants. Thus, mentorless and clinically unexposed, many medical students are forced to make wholly uninformed decisions about their futures. By interviewing at least one physician from each of the 120+ specialties listed on the AAMC's Careers in Medicine website 1) about their specialty, 2) how they decided this specialty was right for them, and 3) for advice about long-term career planning irrespective of the specialty they went into, this podcast aims to enumerate the details of every specialty and provide virtual mentorship on how best to go about moving past being an undifferentiated medical student.

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The Undifferentiated Medical Student (TUMS) podcast is about helping medical students to choose a medical specialty and plan a career in medicine. The list of career options available to medical students is large, but the time to explore them all is short. Moreover, mentorship in medical school is lacking, and many medical students tackle the task of career planning alone, most struggling and almost all clutching to the hope that 3rd year clinical rotations will definitively resolve their remaining uncertainties about how they want to specialize. However, having been distracted by the relentless pace of their pre-clinical curricula and specter of Step 1, 3rd year medical students are eventually confronted with the reality that there are simply too many specialties to explore in one year and that they may not even get to finish their clinical rotations before important decisions about their careers need to be made (e.g., the planning of acting internships) if they are to be competitive applicants. Thus, mentorless and clinically unexposed, many medical students are forced to make wholly uninformed decisions about their futures. By interviewing at least one physician from each of the 120+ specialties listed on the AAMC's Careers in Medicine website 1) about their specialty, 2) how they decided this specialty was right for them, and 3) for advice about long-term career planning irrespective of the specialty they went into, this podcast aims to enumerate the details of every specialty and provide virtual mentorship on how best to go about moving past being an undifferentiated medical student.

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This podcast is super well done and very informative!

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This is a great resource! Love the show

iTunes Ratings

406 Ratings
Average Ratings
379
11
8
1
7

Awesome podcast

By BigZ the king14 - Oct 05 2019
Read more
This podcast is super well done and very informative!

Awesome!

By drew3322 - Feb 07 2019
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This is a great resource! Love the show

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The Undifferentiated Medical Student

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The Undifferentiated Medical Student (TUMS) podcast is about helping medical students to choose a medical specialty and plan a career in medicine. The list of career options available to medical students is large, but the time to explore them all is short. Moreover, mentorship in medical school is lacking, and many medical students tackle the task of career planning alone, most struggling and almost all clutching to the hope that 3rd year clinical rotations will definitively resolve their remaining uncertainties about how they want to specialize. However, having been distracted by the relentless pace of their pre-clinical curricula and specter of Step 1, 3rd year medical students are eventually confronted with the reality that there are simply too many specialties to explore in one year and that they may not even get to finish their clinical rotations before important decisions about their careers need to be made (e.g., the planning of acting internships) if they are to be competitive applicants. Thus, mentorless and clinically unexposed, many medical students are forced to make wholly uninformed decisions about their futures. By interviewing at least one physician from each of the 120+ specialties listed on the AAMC's Careers in Medicine website 1) about their specialty, 2) how they decided this specialty was right for them, and 3) for advice about long-term career planning irrespective of the specialty they went into, this podcast aims to enumerate the details of every specialty and provide virtual mentorship on how best to go about moving past being an undifferentiated medical student.

The 4th Year Episode #1

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Confused about 4th year? This is your episode! Newly matched 4th year med students Maggie Knisley (pediatrics), Dan Binder (family medicine), and Steve Bigach (orthopedics) school Ian on the ins and outs of 4th year of medical school.

Show notes can be found here.

This is a wide ranging conversation that starts at the end of 3rd year and takes the listener through the completion of 4th year. A complete list of discussion topics for this episode can be found here, but includes:

  • Acting internships
  • Away rotations
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Residency applications and ERAS
  • The Step 2s (CK and CS)
  • Residency interviews
  • The rank list
  • The Match
  • SOAP aka "the scramble"
  • Life post-match

Special thank you to Katie Bedard, MD; Alice Yu, MD; Gary Parizher, MD; Kelly Manger, MD; and Karishma Habbu, MD for their help in formulating the discussion topics.

And an extra special thank you to Kristol Das, MD for sitting patiently through a dry run of the interview to identify missing topics and to make sure the 4th Year Episode would flow properly :)

Please enjoy with Maggie, Dan, and Steve!

Check out the TUMS Resources page, which includes a complete list of book recommendations made by guests on this show.

Apr 16 2018

4hr 2mins

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Ep 034 - Anesthesiology with Dr. Daniel Lee

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Show notes!

Dr. Daniel Lee

Dr. Lee is the Program Director of Anesthesiology, as well as a Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Lee completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana in 1988; completed his medical degree and a PhD in Genetics & Development at the University of Texas Southwest Medical Center in 1997; completed a pediatrics residency in 2000 followed by an anesthesiology residency in 2003 both at UC San Diego. He then completed a fellowship in pediatric anesthesia and intensive care at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London in 2005, after which he returned to UC San Diego to join the faculty.

Dr. Lee has many passions but one of them is resoundingly for medical education. In addition to being the Program Director of Anesthesiology, he is the Program Director for the Combined Internal Medicine/Anesthesiology Residency, as well as the Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Anesthesiology. He is involved at the School of Medicine on the Core Curriculum Committee and is currently the Chair of the UCSD Program Oversight Committee, which is responsible for targeted reviews of all 124 residencies and fellowships at the University.

And the list of his educational involvements goes on.

Of note, Dr. Lee has a special interest in understanding and preventing physician burnout and is on the UCSD Healer Education Assessment and Referral Program Committee, which provides assessments and lectures addressing medical student & physician depression and suicide.

Please enjoy with Dr. Daniel Lee!

Apr 14 2017

1hr 54mins

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Ep 045 - Emergency Medicine (Redux) with Dr. Christopher Wyatt

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Show notes and links for this episode can be found here!

Dr. Christopher Wyatt

Dr. Wyatt is an emergency medicine physician at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH.

Dr. Wyatt completed his undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt University in 2002; completed his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 2006; and then completed an emergency medicine residency at the joint Case Western / MetroHealth / Cleveland Clinic Foundation program in 2009, after which he joined the faculty at MetroHealth, Cleveland’s county hospital system.

Also an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Case Western Reserve University, Dr. Wyatt is one of the lead designers of the emergency medicine curriculum for 3rd year medical students at the School of Medicine. Voted Best Doctors in America in 2015 by Best Doctors, inc, Dr. Wyatt is also a recognized leader in his field.

Please enjoy with Dr. Christopher Wyatt!

Jun 30 2017

1hr 49mins

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Ep 002 - General Surgery with Dr. Jeffrey Hardacre

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Dr. Hardacre is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH, as well as the Surgical Director of the Digestive Health Institute and Division Head of Pancreatic Surgery at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center.

Dr. Hardacre earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina. He completed his residency in general surgery in 2002 and then a fellowship in gastrointestinal surgery in 2003 both at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Hardacre is an active researcher and principal investigator of a national study examining a novel immunotherapy used in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, as well as an investigator in many others studies. Dr. Hardacre has published more than 30 papers in leading professional journals, is the author of five book chapters in a variety of surgical textbooks, and serves as a reviewer of many of the surgical journals in his field.

Without further ado, Dr. Jeffery Hardacre.

Nov 11 2016

1hr 14mins

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Ep 060 - Interventional Radiology with Dr. Michael Schacht

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Show notes for this episode can be found here

Dr. Michael Schacht

Dr. Schacht is the Associate Program Director of the Vascular and Interventional Radiology Residency & Fellowship at Indiana University.

Dr. Schacht completed his undergraduate degree at Northwestern University in 2005; completed a dual MD/MBA degree at Indiana University in 2010; completed a diagnostic radiology residency at the University of Louisville in 2015; and then completed a vascular and interventional radiology fellowship in 2016 at Indiana University, where he remains today as faculty.

Dr. Schacht is all about medical education. In particular, he loves spreading the word about interventional radiology. In fact, he recently submitted an article to Academic Radiology titled Improving Medical Student Exposure to Interventional Radiology.

In his free time, Dr. Schacht enjoys hiking, mountain biking, skiing, and traveling.

Please enjoy with Dr. Michael Schacht!

Dec 01 2017

2hr 1min

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Ep 019 - Cardiology with Dr. Richard Josephson

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Dr. Richard Josephson

Dr. Josephson is the Medical Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, as well as a Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH.

Dr. Josephson received his undergraduate degree from The University of Rochester in 1977; his medial degree from the New York University School of Medicine (where he was also a part of the Medical Scientist Training Program, receiving a master’s of science in Pharmacology); completed his residency in Internal Medicine in 1985 and a fellowship in Cardiology 1988 both at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, where he was also a research fellow in the Laboratory of Cardiovascular Sciences at the National Institute on Aging.

After his formal training, Dr. Josephson began his career in Akron, Ohio in private practice cardiology and grew what was initially a 4-physician group into a practice encompassing over 30 cardiologists. Over the next two decades, he worked at various Akron City Hospitals, where he assumed roles as varied as Director of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Director of Non-Invasive Cardiology, and Director of Cardiology Research and Education. He joined the faculty at Case Western and University Hospitals in 2007 where he remains today.

Dr. Josephson is heavily involved in cardiovascular research and has been supported by NIH funding for over 30 years. Lastly, Dr. Josephson has received numerous awards, most notable among them having been voted Best Doctors in America every year since 2004.

Please enjoy with Dr. Richard Josephson!

Feb 03 2017

2hr 11mins

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Ep 051 - Plastic Surgery with Dr. Jeffrey Janis

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The show notes for this episode can be found here.

Dr. Jeffrey Janis

Dr. Janis is full-time faculty as a Professor and Executive Vice Chairman in the Department of Plastic Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Dr. Janis completed his undergraduate degree at Washington University Olin School of Business in 1993; completed his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1998; and then completed an integrated plastic surgery residency at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 2003.

Dr. Janis is currently the President-Elect (will take the job in October of 2017) on the Executive Board of American Society of Plastic Surgery, also serving as the Board Vice President of Education, overseeing all education for the largest plastic surgery organization in the world.

He has been repeatedly named to the U.S. News and World Report “Top Doctors”, and also has received similar recognition by Best Doctors in America, America’s Top Plastic Surgeons, and Who’s Who in America.

Of note, Dr Janis was also part of the team that performed the first full U.S. face transplant at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts in 2011.

Please enjoy with Dr. Jeffrey Janis!

Aug 11 2017

1hr 35mins

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Ep 023 - Otolaryngology with Dr. Nicole Maronian

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Dr. Nicole Maronian

Dr. Maronian is the Program Director of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, as well as the Director of the Voice and Swallowing Center at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.

Dr. Maronian completed her undergraduate degree at Allegheny College in 1987; her medical degree at the University of Rochester in 1991, where she also completed an otolaryngology residency in 1998; and then completed a fellowship in Laryngology and Voice Disorders at the University of Washington in 1999, eventually joining the faculty at University Hospitals in 2006.

Dr. Maronian’s research interests include neurolaryngology, tracheal disease, and dysphagia. She has published nearly 40 papers in peer-reviewed journals about laryngology and voice disorders and is a reviewer for the journal Laryngoscope.

Also a frequent presenter and speaker on laryngeal disease at local, regional and national meetings, Dr. Maronian has been voted Top Doctors in Cleveland by Cleveland Magazine, as well as voted Best Doctors in America by Best Doctors, Inc.

Please enjoy with Dr. Nicole Maronian!

Feb 21 2017

1hr 28mins

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Ep 037 - Psychiatry with Dr. Jeanne Lackamp

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Dr. Jeanne Lackamp

Dr. Lackamp is the Director of the Division of Psychiatry and Medicine at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, as well as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Dr. Lackamp completed her undergraduate degree at The College of Wooster in 1993; completed her medical degree at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in 2003; completed a psychiatry residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in 2007; and then a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at George Washington University in 2008, after which she joined the faculty at University Hospitals.

Dr. Lackamp’s clinical interests lie in the management of psychiatric issues within the general medical arena as a core attending on the inpatient Psychiatry consult service. An avid educator, she engages in teaching psychiatry trainees (from medical students to fellows), as well as rotating trainees in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Neurology, Podiatry, and Bioethics.

Dr. Lackamp has been voted Best Doctors in America by Best Doctors, Inc. 3 times since 2013, and has been the recipient of numerous teaching awards, including Faculty of the Year as voted by her residents.

Please enjoy with Dr. Jeanne Lackamp!

May 05 2017

2hr 22mins

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Ep 016 - Family Medicine with Dr. Steve Brown

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Dr. Brown is Program Director and Professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Family Medicine Residency in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Brown completed his undergraduate degree at Stanford University in 1994; completed his medical degree at Albany Medical College in 1998; then completed a family medicine residency at the University of California, San Francisco at San Francisco General Hospital in 2001. Following the completion of his residency Dr. Brown worked for four years with the Indian Health Service with the rural White Mountain Apache Tribe in Northern Arizona. In this role as a Commissioned Officer with the Public Health Service, Dr. Brown was a full-spectrum family physician delivering babies, providing emergency care, and inpatient and outpatient care of adults and children. Dr. Brown joined the family medicine teaching faculty at Banner University Medical Center-Phoenix, in 2005, where he continues to practice and teach full-spectrum family medicine. He also works closely with medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, where he was recognized as Clinical Sciences Educator of the Year in 2010. He then become residency program director in 2011.

Dr. Brown’s scholarly interests include care of the rural and urban underserved, high value care, pharma influence, and physician well-being. He has served as chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians Commission of the Health of the Public and Science and on subcommittees for Clinical Preventive Services and Clinical Practice Guidelines. He is an Associate Editor for Essential Evidence and a board member of the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors.

Finally, Dr. Brown is editor and co-founder of the American Family Physician Podcast (on iTunes and at aafp.org/afppodcast) which he co-hosts with third years residents in his program. The podcast, which summarizes clinical topics and practice-changing evidence, is regularly a Top 10 medical podcast on iTunes with over 25,000 downloads per month.

Please enjoy with Dr. Steve Brown!

Jan 13 2017

1hr 24mins

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Ep 009 - Obstetrics and Gynecology with Dr. Marjorie Greenfield

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Dr. Greenfield is director of the division of general obstetrics and gynecology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, as well as a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH.

Dr. Greenfield completed her medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1983; and her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Metrohealth Medical Center in 1987, after which she joined the faculty at University Hospitals where she has practiced ever since.

Dr. Greenfield has received many, many awards and honors over the years for excellence in education and leadership, including being voted Best Doctors in America 12 out of the last 15 years. Dr. Greenfield has also had an extensive writing career which began in 2001 when she assumed the role of director of obstetrics and gynecology for the Dr. Spock Company, where she wrote hundreds of articles for drspock.com, answered scores of “ask our experts” questions, and even directed obstetrical content for the public television series Parent Sense. Dr. Greenfield published her first book Dr. Spock's Pregnancy Guide in 2003. She then went on to write The Working Woman’s Pregnancy Book, which was released in 2008 and then followed in 2015 with an updated ebook version for the Kindle. Lastly, in her free time, Dr. Greenfield can be found blogging on your website at MarjorieGreenfield.com

Please enjoy with Dr. Marjorie Greenfield!

Dec 06 2016

1hr 38mins

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Ep 027 - Hematology & Oncology with Dr. Shadia Jalal

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Dr. Shadia Jalal

Dr. Jalal is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine.

Dr. Jalal completed her medical degree at the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine in 2002 and her residency in internal medicine at the University of Indiana in 2006, where she also completed a fellowship in Hematology-Oncology in 2009 and where she remains today as faculty.

In addition to her clinical duties as the director of the thoracic oncology clinic at Indiana University, Dr. Jalal is the director of the Clinical Trials Office where she helps oversee clinical research at the University. Her own research interests include lung and esophageal cancer, and is or has been the principal investigator on near 20 clinical trials in her young career to date, being awarded the Young Investigator Award in 2013.

She also finds time to advise medical students, residents and fellows, for which she was recognized with the Outstanding Teaching Contributions to Medical Student Education award by the School of Medicine in 2014.

Please enjoy with Dr. Shadia Jalal!

Mar 10 2017

1hr 40mins

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Ep 047 - Orthopedic Sports Medicine with NFL Head Team Physician Dr. James Voos

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Show notes and links for this episode can be found here!

Dr. James Voos

Dr. Voos is an Associate Professor in Orthopedic Surgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Director of the Sports Medicine Institute at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, and is the Head Team Physician of the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League.

Dr. Voos completed his medical degree at the University of Kansas in 2004; completed an Orthopedic Surgery Residency follow by a Sports Medicine Fellowship in 2010 at the US News & World Report #1 ranked “Hospital for Special Surgery in New York” where he was an assistant Team Physician for the New York Giants and WNBA New York Liberty. Before coming to Cleveland in 2014, Dr. Voos was the Team Physician for the Kansas City Chiefs and Head Physician for the Kansas City Ballet.

He has published over 50 scientific articles and book chapters on topics such as ACL reconstruction, shoulder instability and hip arthroscopy. Dr. Voos has a passion for advancing the safety and education of athletes with expertise in the use of wearable technology, development of injury prevention programs and sports performance.

Dr. Voos’ wife is a neonatologist at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. They have 3 young children, Kalli, K.C. and Klara.

Please enjoy with Dr. James Voos!

Jul 14 2017

1hr 30mins

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Ep 031 - Pediatrics with Dr. Vasudha Bhavaraju

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Dr. Vasudha Bhavaraju

Dr. Bhavaraju is the Program Director of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center Pediatrics Residency in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Bhavaraju completed her undergraduate degree at Franklin and Marshall College in 1995; completed her medical degree at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in 1999; and completed a pediatrics residency as well as a chief resident year at Phoenix Children’s Hospital by 2002, where she remains today as faculty.

Dr. Bhavaraju is heavily involved in the personal, professional and educational development of residents. In addition to the stewardship of her own residency program in Phoenix, she is part of a national task force sponsored by the Association of Pediatric Program Directors to improve assessment tools for residents. For her efforts, Dr. Bhavaraju has received numerous faculty mentorship and teaching awards.

In addition to her educational duties, Dr. Bhavaraju works as a pediatric hospitalist and spearheaded the founding of the Weekend Newborn Clinic at Maricopa Medical Center in response to a system-wide need for follow-up of recently discharged newborns whose well-child visits fell on weekends and holidays.

Please enjoy with Dr. Vasudha Bhavaraju!

Mar 31 2017

1hr 55mins

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Ep 043 - Critical Care Medicine (via Internal Medicine) with Dr. Rozy Khan

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Dr. Rozy Khan

Dr. Khan is a critical care medicine physician, as well as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine.

Dr. Khan completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Southern California in 2004; completed her medical degree at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2008; completed an internal medicine residency at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in 2011; and then completed a critical care fellowship at Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine in 2013, eventually returning to California to join the faculty at USC in 2016.

In addition to clinical interests in critical care ultrasound and neuro-critical care, Dr. Khan also has a special interest in workplace gender dynamics. In fact, Dr. Khan writes about such dynamics and many other topics on her popular blog TheFemaleDoc.com. She has also been a national speaker on related topics including the status of women in medicine and contract negotiation strategies. Often referred to simply as “the Female Doc” (her social media handle on both Snapchat and Instagram), Dr. Khan also broadcasts many medical educational video snippets donning her characteristic Snapchat spectacles!

Please enjoy with Dr. Rozy Khan!

Selected Show Notes

Dr. Khan’s website: www.thefemaledoc.com

@thefemaledoc on Instagram.

@thefemaledoc on Snapchat.

@thefemaledoc on Facebook.

@RozyKhanDO on Twitter.

Dr. Khan’s article on KevinMD.com about burnout.

The ICU Book, 4th Edition

  • 3rd Edition is cheaper, although out of date per Doc Khan.
  • Might also be able to snag a PDF online...

The one and only, PubMed.

The Critical Care chapter in Harrison’s Principle of Internal Medicine.

  • Power up your VPN and have at it!
    • Godspeed.

Books:

Jun 16 2017

1hr 56mins

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Ep 042 - Critical Care Medicine (via Anesthesiology) with Dr. Beverly Newhouse

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Show notes! (see below too)

Dr. Beverly Newhouse

Dr. Newhouse is a critical care medicine physician, as well as an Associate Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Newhouse completed her undergraduate degree at University of North Carolina in 1994; completed her medical degree at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 2003; completed an anesthesiology residency at UC, San Diego in 2007; and then completed a critical care medicine fellowship in 2008 at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she worked for a year before returning to UC San Diego to join the faculty.

In addition to her role as an Associate Clinical Professor, Dr. Newhouse is also the Education Director for the UCSD Anesthesiology Residency Program, as well as the Education Coordinator for the Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine Fellowship. Her dedication to education has earned her many awards, most recently the Outstanding Teaching Award in 2013 as voted on by the residents she oversees.

Please enjoy with Dr. Beverly Newhouse!

Selected Show Notes

The Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Intensive Care Medicine Society.

LearnICU.org

Society for Critical Care Anesthesiologists.

PulmCCM.org

Book:

Dubin’s Rapid Interpretation of EKG’s http://www.medarcade.com/uploads/4/5/5/4/45547265/ekg_dale_dubin.pdf

Jun 09 2017

2hr 7mins

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Ep 007 - Emergency Medicine with Dr. Thomas Brantley

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Dr. Brantley is a recently retired emergency medicine physician following a 32 year career.

Dr. Brantley completed his medical degree at Louisiana State University, School of Medicine in 1979; and a pediatrics residency at Louisiana State University Medical Center in 1982, after which he entered private practice as a solo-practitioner of pediatrics. However, while fulfilling a U. S. Army (Reserve) commitment he became interested in emergency medicine and eventually joined the American College of Emergency Physicians in 1985. Then, after becoming the medical director of the emergency department in his hometown of Rustin, Louisiana, he joined a multispecialty group practice in 1990 focusing full-time on emergency medicine.

Retiring from clinical practice in 2010, Dr. Brantley transitioned to a career in teaching, a lifelong goal of his, and followed a path that would earn him a Master of Science in Applied Anatomy from Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine in 2012. He now serves as an Assistant Professor of Pathology in the Division of Anatomic Pathology Education, with a secondary appointment to the Department of Anatomy. He is also the Course Director of Neurological Anatomy, Applied Neuroanatomy, and Imaging Anatomy.

Please enjoy with Dr. Thomas Brantley!

Nov 29 2016

1hr 29mins

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The 4th Year Episode #2

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Confused about 4th year? This episode is for you! Newly matched 4th year med students Roy Swanson (ophthalmology), Marco Swanson (plastic surgery), and Dana Canfield (obstetrics and gynecology) school Ian on the ins and outs of 4th year of medical school.

Show notes can be found here.

This is a wide ranging conversation that starts at the end of 3rd year and takes the listener through the completion of 4th year. A complete list of discussion topics for this episode can be found here, but includes:

  • Introductions [2:44]
  • Start 4th year discussion [15:32]
  • Acting internships (+ away rotations) [26:01]
  • Away rotations [1:04:25]
  • Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) --> now the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) [1:12:47]
  • Letters of recommendation [1:15:05]
  • Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and personal statements [1:38:00]
  • The Step 2s (Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills) [2:02:24]
  • Residency interviews [2:34:20]
  • The rank list and the Matching algorithm [3:07:35]
  • The Match and Match week [3:24:49]
  • Supplemental Offer of Acceptance Program (SOAP) aka "the scramble" [3:26:40]
  • Life post-Match [3:33:49]
  • Final comments from the gang [3:43:37]

Special thank you to Katie Bedard, MD; Alice Yu, MD; Gary Parizher, MD; Kelly Manger, MD; and Karishma Habbu, MD for their help in formulating the discussion topics.

And an extra special thank you to Kristol Das, MD for sitting patiently through a dry run of the interview to identify missing topics and to make sure the 4th Year Episode would flow properly :)

Please enjoy with Roy, Marco, and Dana!

This episode is sponsored by OnlineMedEd!

Check out the TUMS Resources page, which includes a complete list of book recommendations made by guests on this show!

Jun 01 2018

3hr 47mins

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Ep 010 - Trauma/Surgical Critical Care with Dr. Matthew Martin

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Colonel Matthew J. Martin, MD

Dr. Martin is currently the Trauma Medical Director and Chief of Surgical Critical Care at Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington State. He is also the Director of Surgical Research and the former Associate Program Director for the Madigan Army Medical Center General Surgery residency program. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine, and Associate Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, MD. He is the current Chair of the Army State, Region 13, for the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. He has been deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and twice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, service for which he received The Bronze Star as well as many other military distinctions.

Dr. Martin completed his undergraduate degree in 1990; a master’s degree in Medical Science in 1995, and his medical degree in 1998 all from Boston University. He completed residency training in General Surgery at Madigan Army Medical Center in 2003, and a fellowship in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at Los Angeles County Hospital and USC Medical Center in 2005.

Dr. Martin has had a prolific literary and research career in the 11 years since completing his formal training which includes contributions to 100s of peer-reviewed publications, authorship of 24 book chapters, and being co-author and editor of two books (“First to Cut: Trauma Lessons Learned in the Combat Zone”; and more recently “Front Line Surgery: A Practical Approach”)

Lastly, Dr. Martin is a co-host of the podcast Traumacast, a show that discusses topics related to all things trauma surgery.

Please enjoy with Dr. Matthew Martin!

Dec 09 2016

1hr 43mins

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Ep 065 – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation with Dr. Miguel Escalón

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Ever thought about going to an American Medical Student Association convention?   AMSA has teamed up with TUMS to offer a discount code (code: TUMS) that gets you $50 off convention registration, as well as $25 off AMSA membership!   I specifically requested that the code also apply for pre-med students as well as current med students, so even if you're still on the war path, the code'll still work!   The convention is March 8-11 in Washington, DC, and the Keynote Speaker is Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, which promises to be awesome!   So, if you're thinking about going, head on over to amsaconvention.org/register and enter the promo code "TUMS" at check out!   -----

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Dr. Miguel Escalón

Dr. Escalón (@dr_escalon) is the Program Director of the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency at Mount Sinai Ichan School of Medicine.

Dr. Escalón completed his undergraduate degree at The University of Chicago in 2005; completed his medical degree and a masters of public health at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2009; completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine in 2013; and finally a fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2014.

In addition to Program Director, Dr. Escalón serves as the Director of Critical Care Rehabilitation. In this position, Dr. Escalón works closely with physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and recreational therapists, as well as neuropsychologists, and other medical and surgical specialists in order to provide comprehensive care in the rehabilitation and mobilization of critically ill patients, especially those patients in the ICU.

Outside of the clinic, Dr. Escalón is involved with research into brain and spinal cord injury especially as it relates to pain, spasticity and the role of technology in recovery. In particular, he is involved in the use of robotic exoskeletons to facilitate walking after such injuries.

Please enjoy with Dr. Miguel Escalón!

Feb 09 2018

2hr 35mins

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Ep 072 - PICU (and Entrepreneurship) with Dr. Arup Roy-Burman

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This is another exciting conversation with a physician who is following a non-traditional career path!

Dr. Arup Roy-Burman

Dr. Roy-Burman is a pediatric intensivist (aka pediatric critical care specialist) and former Medical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. Dr. Roy-Burman is now the CEO of Elemeno Health, which he cofounded in 2016.

Dr. Roy-Burman completed his undergraduate degree at UC Berkley in 1989; completed his medical degree at UCSF in 1994; completed his residency in pediatrics at Stanford in 1997; and then returned to UCSF for a fellowship in pediatrics critical care (aka PICU fellowship), which he completed in 2000.

After his fellowship, Dr. Roy-Burman took his first attending job at the Children's Hospital of Oakland eventually crossing the Bay to fill the role of Medical Director of the PICU at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in 2011, where he was also the Director of Transport, Access and Outreach. In this dual role of Medical Director of the PICU and Director of Transport, Access, and Outreach allowed Dr. Roy-Burman to interact with large swaths of the healthcare system from inpatient to outpatient and with all sub-specialities who consult in the PICU. With this experience of the inter-workings of the hospital system combined with his clinical understanding of patient care and provider pain points, he decided to co-found Elemeno Health, which received backing from famed accelerator and venture capital firm, Y Combinator. At a high-level, Elemeno Health is a SAAS (software as a service) company whose software aims to help push best-practices to front-line providers as well as capture feedback from these front-liners, thereby closing the "knowledge-practice gap."

Medical students, residents and all interested parties: If interested in joining the Elemeno Health team, Dr. Roy-Burman would love to hear from you at info@elemenohealth.com!

Please enjoy with Dr. Roy-Burman!

P.S. We recorded this one in Dr. Roy-Burman's car on his drive from an investor meeting in Palo Alto back to his startup digs in Oakland, which makes for an interesting listen! Try to get through the first 5 minutes--the audio gets much better.

Sep 27 2019

2hr 5mins

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Ep 071 - The Hybrid Specialist and Non-Traditional Careers with Author/Surgeon Dr. Marty Makary

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This is an exciting interview with Dr. Marty Makary, a New York Times bestselling author and Johns Hopkins surgeon, who talks about what he calls the "hybrid specialist" and the importance of non-traditional careers in medicine.

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Dr. Marty Makary

Dr. Makary is a New York Times bestselling author and Johns Hopkins general surgeon and Professor of Health Policy. His book The Price We Pay (book trailer below) takes on surprise medical bills and reveals how individuals and businesses can lower their health care costs. Described as “a must-read for every American” by Steve Forbes and a “deep dive into the real issues driving up the cost of health care” by Dr. Don Berwick, The Price We Pay is the “The Big Short” of American Medicine. Makary is a frequent medical guest on NBC and FOX News and a leading voice for physicians, writing for the Wall Street Journal and USA Today.

Dr. Makary serves as executive director of Improving Wisely, a national physician collaboration to reduce unnecessary medical care and lower health care costs.  He is also the founder of Restoring Medicine, an advocacy effort to help people who can’t afford their medical bills. His current research focuses on the appropriateness of medical care, administrative waste, price and quality transparency, and the impact of health care costs on low-income populations.

Dr. Makary was the lead author of the original articles on the Surgical Checklist and later served in leadership with Atul Gawande on the World Health Organization Surgery Checklist project. Makary has published more than 250 scientific articles, including articles on payment reform, vulnerable populations, and opioid prescribing guidelines. He is also an advocate for treating medical conditions when possible with healthy foods and lifestyle medicine.  Dr. Makary has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine and named one of America’s 20 most influential people in health care by Health Leaders magazine.

Lastly, his book Unaccountable was adapted for television into the hit medical series The Resident. His newest book, The Price We Pay, now available for order online and in stores on September 10, 2019, tells the stories of health care’s disruptive innovators and the new movement to restore medicine to its mission.

Aug 23 2019

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Ep 070 - Ophthalmology with Dr. Tamar Shafran

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Dr. Tamar Shafran

Dr. Shafran is an attending general and pediatric ophthalmologist in Cleveland, OH.

Dr. Shafran received her medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine in 2010; completed residency training in Ophthalmology at University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 2014, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology at Rainbow Babies & Children’s (also here at Case Western) in 2015.

Dr. Shafran now practices both general and Pediatric Ophthalmology. She is also a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a published author in medical literature with a strong background in teaching. She is married to a pediatrician, Dr. David Shafran, Dean of the Physician Assistant Program at Case Western, and resides in the Cleveland area with her children.

Please enjoy with Dr. Tamar Shafran!

Aug 14 2019

1hr 53mins

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Calling All Premeds - New Podcast "All Access: Med School Admissions"

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The topic of today’s show is not a specialty, but rather a new podcast that I am very excited to help introduce to the world called All Access: Med School Admissions, and the person here to tell us about it is its creator and host, Christian Essman, the Director of Admissions at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

From the All Access website:

Applying to medical school can be a very complex and confusing process! On top of that, finding reliable and accurate information about the application process can be even more challenging. With nearly 15 years of admissions experience, Christian Essman of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, gives the listener a unique view into the medical school admissions world through a series of revealing interviews with key admissions figures from around the country.

All Access: Med School Admissions brings the listeners into informative and entertaining conversations between admissions colleagues. Listeners will learn about a variety of medical schools, what makes their programs unique, and what they are looking for in their prospective students. Most importantly, Christian will lead the discussion on a variety of medical school admissions-related topics where you will get insight directly from the most authoritative sources out there - his admissions friends.

Subscribe on iTunes and Spotify. Email Director Essman at allaccess@case.edu.

Jun 03 2019

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Ep 069 - Preventive Medicine with Dr. Janani Krishnaswami

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This episode is sponsored by Audible! Head over to www.audibletrial.com/TUMS for a free audiobook when you sign up for a free 30 day trial membership!

Check out the TUMS Resources page for a complete list of book recommendations made by guests on this show (as well as other goodies).

Dr. Janani Krishnaswami

Dr. Krishnaswami is the Program Director of the Preventive Medicine Residency at the University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine.

Dr. Krishnaswami received her medical degree from the University of Michigan in 2008; completed residency training in Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente, as well as completed a Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology at the University of California –Berkeley all by 2012, eventually taking the job as Program Director in 2015.

Since completing her training, Dr. Krishnaswami’s research has center on the cultural context of wellness and measuring “best practices” of community engaged programs focusing on preventing sedentary behavior and obesity. In support of this effort, Dr. Krishnaswami’s has focused on building health “outside the hospital” by engaging students, community members and trainees in community-based, participatory efforts to promote wellness, prevent chronic disease, and sustain health. Prior to her role as Program Director at Rio Grande Valley, Dr. Krishnaswami served as the Associate Program Director for Preventive Medicine at the University of California – Los Angeles, where she led curriculum development on community engagement and quality improvement. In addition, she developed and taught a novel health policy curriculum for the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Internal Medicine residency program, and mentored Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residents through the program’s first community-engaged research elective. Based on her work in curriculum design and medical education, she was invited to serve on the national steering committee directing the creation of a novel inter-residency health policy fellowship, led by George Washington University and Kaiser Permanente.

Importantly, this work led Dr. Krishnaswami to establish the Preventive Medicine program at Rio Grande Valley as the first ACGME-accredited residency based on the “Community-Engaged Lifestyle Medicine” curriculum, which aims to build health equity and local health in the training of residents.

In her spare time, Dr. Krishnaswami tends to her own wellness through her hobbies of writing, singing and fitness, and spending time with her husband and young son.

Please enjoy with Dr. Janani Krishnaswami!

Apr 22 2019

2hr 46mins

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Ep 068 - Academic Hospitalist Medicine with Dr. Emily Silverman

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This episode is sponsored by OnlineMedEd!

Check out the TUMS Resources page for a complete list of book recommendations made by guests on this show (as well as other goodies).

If you would like to support the show, use the TUMS Amazon link to make all your normal Amazon purchases! You get all your things in usual 2 days, and TUMS gets a little sumin' sumin' at no extra cost to you.

Show notes for this episode can be found here.

Dr. Emily Silverman

Dr. Silverman is an academic hospitalist at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.

Dr. Silverman completed her undergraduate degree at Brown University in 2009 where she majored in History of Art and Architecture, briefly flirting with a career in the art world before heading down the pre-med path. She then completed her medical degree at Johns Hopkins University in 2014, followed by her residency in internal medicine residency at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in 2017.

In addition to practicing hospitalist medicine, Dr. Silverman is the host and creator of The Nocturists, a live medical storytelling event and podcast for physicians and other healthcare providers. You can think of it as medicine’s version of the Moth. She is also the author of a series of prose poems about her experiences as a medical resident, many of which are published in the The Examined Life Journal of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Her writing is animated by a deep-seated curiosity about science, human nature, and what it means to live and die well.

In addition to her podcast’s website at thenocturnists.com, Dr. Silverman can be found at her personal website at emilysilverman.com, as well as on twitter as @ESilvermanMD

Please enjoy with Dr. Emily Silverman!

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  • Intro to Dr. Silverman + intro to storytelling [3:36]
  • Part 1: “Tell us about your specialty” [22:25]
    • Routines, patients and outcomes [30:50]
    • Biggest challenges / prediction for the next 10-20 years [58:18]
    • Most exciting / most mundane [1:04:04]
    • One thing you wish you had known [1:14:29]
    • One thing to consider in earnest [1:16:37]
    • Specific questions about academic hospital medicine [1:18:33]
    • Resources [1:22:29]
  • Part 2: “Tell us about how you decided your specialty was right for you“ [1:24:04]
  • Part 3: “Give us advice for long-term career planning irrespective of your choice of specialty” [1:31:58]
  • Book recommendations [1:39:44]

Jun 29 2018

1hr 46mins

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Ep 067 - Combined Pediatrics-Anesthesiology with Dr. Mark Rockoff

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This episode is sponsored by OnlineMedEd!

Check out the TUMS Resources page for a complete list of book recommendations made by guests on this show (as well as other goodies).

Show notes for this episode can be found here.

Dr. Mark Rockoff 

Dr. Rockoff is a Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital.

A native of New Jersey, he graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1969 and Johns Hopkins Medical School in 1973.  He then completed residencies in both pediatrics and anesthesiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a fellowship in neuroanesthesiology at the University of California at San Diego.  After leaving San Diego, he was on staff at MGH for two years when he moved to Boston Children’s Hospital where he has been since 1981.

Dr. Rockoff is board-certified in pediatrics, anesthesiology, pediatric anesthesiology, and critical care medicine.  He has been a member of the Residency Review Committee for Anesthesiology of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and is a Past-President of the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia and the American Board of Anesthesiology.  He is Chairman of the Archives Committee at Boston Children’s Hospital and has had a longstanding interest in American and medical history. Importantly, Dr. Rockoff is seen by many as the father of combined pediatric-anesthesiology training spearheading the founding of the first combined residency program in Boston. He and his wife have three children and two grandchildren and reside in Hingham, MA.

Please enjoy with Dr. Mark Rockoff!

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  • Part 1: “Tell us about your specialty” [10:54]
    • Routines, patients and outcomes [19:13]
    • Most exciting / most mundane [44:50]
    • One thing you wish you had known [48:43]
    • One thing to consider in earnest [58:52]
    • How practice changes depending on setting [59:44]
    • Specific questions about combined peds-anesthesia [1:08:17]
    • Biggest challenges / prediction for the next 10-20 years [1:17:56]
    • Resources [1:22:46]
  • Part 2: “Tell us about how you decided your specialty was right for you“ [1:24:54]
  • Part 3: “Give us advice for long-term career planning irrespective of your choice of specialty” [1:42:43]
  • Book recommendations [2:02:44]

Jun 15 2018

2hr 9mins

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The 4th Year Episode #2

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Confused about 4th year? This episode is for you! Newly matched 4th year med students Roy Swanson (ophthalmology), Marco Swanson (plastic surgery), and Dana Canfield (obstetrics and gynecology) school Ian on the ins and outs of 4th year of medical school.

Show notes can be found here.

This is a wide ranging conversation that starts at the end of 3rd year and takes the listener through the completion of 4th year. A complete list of discussion topics for this episode can be found here, but includes:

  • Introductions [2:44]
  • Start 4th year discussion [15:32]
  • Acting internships (+ away rotations) [26:01]
  • Away rotations [1:04:25]
  • Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) --> now the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) [1:12:47]
  • Letters of recommendation [1:15:05]
  • Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and personal statements [1:38:00]
  • The Step 2s (Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills) [2:02:24]
  • Residency interviews [2:34:20]
  • The rank list and the Matching algorithm [3:07:35]
  • The Match and Match week [3:24:49]
  • Supplemental Offer of Acceptance Program (SOAP) aka "the scramble" [3:26:40]
  • Life post-Match [3:33:49]
  • Final comments from the gang [3:43:37]

Special thank you to Katie Bedard, MD; Alice Yu, MD; Gary Parizher, MD; Kelly Manger, MD; and Karishma Habbu, MD for their help in formulating the discussion topics.

And an extra special thank you to Kristol Das, MD for sitting patiently through a dry run of the interview to identify missing topics and to make sure the 4th Year Episode would flow properly :)

Please enjoy with Roy, Marco, and Dana!

This episode is sponsored by OnlineMedEd!

Check out the TUMS Resources page, which includes a complete list of book recommendations made by guests on this show!

Jun 01 2018

3hr 47mins

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The 4th Year Episode #1

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Confused about 4th year? This is your episode! Newly matched 4th year med students Maggie Knisley (pediatrics), Dan Binder (family medicine), and Steve Bigach (orthopedics) school Ian on the ins and outs of 4th year of medical school.

Show notes can be found here.

This is a wide ranging conversation that starts at the end of 3rd year and takes the listener through the completion of 4th year. A complete list of discussion topics for this episode can be found here, but includes:

  • Acting internships
  • Away rotations
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Residency applications and ERAS
  • The Step 2s (CK and CS)
  • Residency interviews
  • The rank list
  • The Match
  • SOAP aka "the scramble"
  • Life post-match

Special thank you to Katie Bedard, MD; Alice Yu, MD; Gary Parizher, MD; Kelly Manger, MD; and Karishma Habbu, MD for their help in formulating the discussion topics.

And an extra special thank you to Kristol Das, MD for sitting patiently through a dry run of the interview to identify missing topics and to make sure the 4th Year Episode would flow properly :)

Please enjoy with Maggie, Dan, and Steve!

Check out the TUMS Resources page, which includes a complete list of book recommendations made by guests on this show.

Apr 16 2018

4hr 2mins

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Ep 066 - Combined Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics with Dr. Aaron Leetch

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Ever thought about going to an American Medical Student Association convention?   AMSA has teamed up with TUMS to offer a discount code (code: TUMS) that gets you $50 off convention registration, as well as $25 off AMSA membership!   I specifically requested that the code also apply for pre-med students as well as current med students, so even if you're still on the war path, the code'll still work!   The convention is March 8-11 in Washington, DC, and the Keynote Speaker is Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, which promises to be awesome!   So, if you're thinking about going, head on over to amsaconvention.org/register and enter the promo code "TUMS" at check out!   -----

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Dr. Aaron Leetch

Dr. Leetch is the Program Director of the Combined Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics Residency at the University of Arizona Tucson

Dr. Leetch completed his undergraduate degree in 2004, his medical degree in 2008 and then his Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Combined training in 2013 all The University of Arizona.

Dr. Leetch is an Arizona native and has completed both medical school and residency at the University of Arizona. Dr. Leetch holds a dual appointment with the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics. He is currently the Program Director of the Combined Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics Residency.

His academic interests include medical education, simulation medicine and pediatric critical care and the recognition of sick children. Teaching is his passion. Having started as a high school science teacher, he now enjoys teaching medical students, residents, nurses and pre-hospital providers locally, regionally and nationally about pediatric emergency recognition. As the host of the AZEMCast podcast, he produces a monthly peer-reviewed emergency podcast complete with in-audio citations delineating evidence-based from opinion. Ultimately, his goal in medical education is to make kids less scary to providers and to provide practical approaches to emergency care.

Please enjoy with Dr. Aaron Leetch!

Feb 23 2018

1hr 45mins

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Ep 065 – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation with Dr. Miguel Escalón

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Ever thought about going to an American Medical Student Association convention?   AMSA has teamed up with TUMS to offer a discount code (code: TUMS) that gets you $50 off convention registration, as well as $25 off AMSA membership!   I specifically requested that the code also apply for pre-med students as well as current med students, so even if you're still on the war path, the code'll still work!   The convention is March 8-11 in Washington, DC, and the Keynote Speaker is Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, which promises to be awesome!   So, if you're thinking about going, head on over to amsaconvention.org/register and enter the promo code "TUMS" at check out!   -----

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Dr. Miguel Escalón

Dr. Escalón (@dr_escalon) is the Program Director of the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency at Mount Sinai Ichan School of Medicine.

Dr. Escalón completed his undergraduate degree at The University of Chicago in 2005; completed his medical degree and a masters of public health at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2009; completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine in 2013; and finally a fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2014.

In addition to Program Director, Dr. Escalón serves as the Director of Critical Care Rehabilitation. In this position, Dr. Escalón works closely with physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and recreational therapists, as well as neuropsychologists, and other medical and surgical specialists in order to provide comprehensive care in the rehabilitation and mobilization of critically ill patients, especially those patients in the ICU.

Outside of the clinic, Dr. Escalón is involved with research into brain and spinal cord injury especially as it relates to pain, spasticity and the role of technology in recovery. In particular, he is involved in the use of robotic exoskeletons to facilitate walking after such injuries.

Please enjoy with Dr. Miguel Escalón!

Feb 09 2018

2hr 35mins

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Ep 064 - Sleep Medicine with Dr. Raj Dasgupta

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Dr. Raj Dasgupta

Dr. Dasgupta (www.beyondthepearls.netrajdasgupta.com) is a sleep medicine attending at as well as an assistant program director of internal medicine at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine.

Dr. Dasgupta completed his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Irvine in 1997; completed his medical degree at the Medical University of Silesia in Poland in 2003; completed an Internal Medicine residency at Michigan State University in 2006; completed a fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care at St. Luke’s & Roosevelt Hospital of Columbia University in 2010; then completed a Sleep Medicine Fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan in 2011.

In case you didn’t catch it, Dr. Dasgupta is quadruple board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, and so when not practicing sleep medicine, he practices pulmonary / critical care. One of his passions, however, is resoundingly for medical education, and he has received the faculty teaching award for the last 3 years in a row at Keck. In addition, Dr. Dasgupta has taught USMLE Step 1, 2, and 3 as well as Internal Medicine Board Review prep classes around the world for the past 14 years, and he just published the 1st book in a series he authored titled “Medicine Morning Report: Beyond the Pearls” printed by Elsevier.  Of note, Dr. Dasgupta has appeared on various media platforms and television shows such as the “The Doctors”, “The Wellness Hour”, “ESPN” ,“Larry King Now” and “You Can Do Better”. Dr. Dasgupta is Raj Dasgupta MD on Facebook and @DoctorRajD on Twitter, and he can also be found on his personal website at beyondthepearls.net and rajdasgupta.com

Please enjoy with Dr. Raj Dasgupta!

Jan 26 2018

1hr 56mins

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Ep 063 - Neurocritical Care with Dr. Ciro Ramos-Estebanez

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Dr. Ciro Ramos-Estebanez

Dr. Ramos-Estebanez (crecns.com) is a Professor in the Neurocritical Care & Stroke divisions at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Dr. Ramos-Estebanez has completed extensive clinical training including an Internal Medicine residency at Albert Einstein, a Neurology residency at Harvard, a Neurocritical Care fellowship at the University of Miami, and finally a Ph.D. in neuroscience at the University of Cantabria in Spain. Additionally, he will complete his MBA at Case Western’s Weatherhead School of Business in 2018.

Dr. Ramos-Estebanez is a physician-scientist who combines a clinical career with various research interests. He has published extensively in both the basic & clinical neurosciences. He is currently developing a new metabolic MRI sequence in a stroke rodent model in collaboration with Case Western’s Biomedical Engineering Dpt., as well as conducting clinical research involving neuro-ophthalmological outcomes in collaboration with his Ophthalmology & Neurosurgery colleagues. Lastly, Dr. Ramos-Estebanez is leading a multinational project on lumbar puncture in the presence of mass effect.

Dr. Ramos-Estebanez mentors minority students, undergraduate and graduate level mentees, as well as residents, and he invites you to join him on his website at crecns.com.

Please enjoy with Dr. Ciro Ramos-Estebanez!

Jan 12 2018

1hr 32mins

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Ep 062 - Pediatric Ophthalmology with Dr. Michael Abrams

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Dr. Michael Abrams

Dr. Abrams is a pediatric ophthalmologist currently on sabbatical to work as CEO of FreeLinc Technologies (www.freelinc.com) in Sherborn, Massachusetts.

Dr. Abrams completed his undergraduate degree at Haverford College; his medical degree at a combined program at Dartmouth and Brown Medical Schools; an ophthalmology residency at State University of New York at Buffalo; and then a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at Children’s Hospital of Detroit.

Over his career, Dr. Abrams has served as a General Medical Officer and Battalion Surgeon in the U.S. Army, spent 16 years in private practice as a pediatric ophthalmologist, and regularly published his research in peer review journals during this time.  He is a volunteer faculty member for ORBIS international, and has a specific interest in Connected Health and in establishing distributive educational hierarchies in evolving medical systems. He has served on numerous boards, including the Children’s Eye Foundation (www.childrenseyefoundation.org), and the Utah Medical Insurance Association (www.umia.com), where he helped to guide a $150 million merger and acquisition.  In 2013, Dr. Abrams took a sabbatical from clinical medicine to take the top job at FreeLinc, a research and development company focused on the adoption of Near Field Magnetic Induction (NFMI) as a new wireless communication standard to be used with their proprietary wireless body area network technology that hopes to revolutionize Connected Health.

Please enjoy with Dr. Michael Abrams!

Dec 29 2017

1hr 28mins

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Ep 061 - Male Reproductive Medicine and Microsurgery with Dr. Ranjith Ramasamy

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Dr. Ranjith Ramasamy

Dr. Ramasamy (www.ranjithramasamy.com) is the Director of Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery as well as an Assistant Professor of Urology at the University of Miami.

Dr. Ramasamy completed his undergraduate degree at Rutgers University in 2003; completed his medical degree at Rutgers University Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 2007; completed a urology residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical College in 2013; then completed a fellowship, sponsored by the NIH, in Male Reproductive Medicine and Microsurgery at Baylor College of Medicine in 2015.

Dr. Ramasamy has been integral to the advancement of the field of male reproductive medicine and surgery. He has published over a 100 peer-reviewed articles and authored several book chapters on the topic; is on the  editorial board of Urology and the Journal of Andrology, as well as a member of many other journals and societies; and has presented his work at over 25 national and international conferences from the United States to Indian, a remarkable feat considering that he only just completed his formal training two years ago.

Dr. Ramasamy is also the founder of a company called Uro-Logic that created an app called Urology Flashcards that has over 10,000 users and that is available for free in iTunes and on Google Play.

Of note, Dr. Ramasamy is a former television news anchor also having made appearances on the hit ABC series NY Med as well as ABC Nightly News to talk about foods with aphrodisiac qualities.

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Dec 15 2017

1hr 23mins

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Ep 060 - Interventional Radiology with Dr. Michael Schacht

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Dr. Michael Schacht

Dr. Schacht is the Associate Program Director of the Vascular and Interventional Radiology Residency & Fellowship at Indiana University.

Dr. Schacht completed his undergraduate degree at Northwestern University in 2005; completed a dual MD/MBA degree at Indiana University in 2010; completed a diagnostic radiology residency at the University of Louisville in 2015; and then completed a vascular and interventional radiology fellowship in 2016 at Indiana University, where he remains today as faculty.

Dr. Schacht is all about medical education. In particular, he loves spreading the word about interventional radiology. In fact, he recently submitted an article to Academic Radiology titled Improving Medical Student Exposure to Interventional Radiology.

In his free time, Dr. Schacht enjoys hiking, mountain biking, skiing, and traveling.

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Dec 01 2017

2hr 1min

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Ep 059 - Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology with Dr. Jeremy Bordeaux

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Dr. Jeremy Bordeaux

Dr. Bordeaux is an Associate Professor of Dermatology and Fellowship Director of Mohs Micrographic and Dermatologic Surgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.

Dr. Bordeaux completed his undergraduate degree at North Carolina State University – Raleigh in 1998; completed his medical degree and an MPH at Duke University School of Medicine in 2002; completed a dermatology residency followed by a Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology fellowship at the University of Massachusetts by 2007 after which he joined the faculty in Cleveland.

Dr. Bordeaux is a leader in the field of Mohs surgery, especially in the arena of advanced reconstructive techniques to hide the otherwise disfiguring consequences of removing skin cancer from the face. A testament to the patients he has helped and the contributions he has made to the field, including a handful of publications that have changed the practice of dermatologic surgery, Dr. Bordeaux has been voted Best Doctor’s in America 3 out of the last 4 years. On top of these accomplishments, Dr. Bordeaux has still managed to have an average of 1 medical student shadow him per week for the last 10 years.

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Nov 17 2017

2hr 22mins

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Ep 058 - Tactical EMS with Dr. Keith Murray

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Dr. Keith Murray

Dr. Murray is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medical Director of Tactical EMS at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Dr. Murray complete this undergraduate degree at the University of Nevada in 1999; completed his medical degree at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 2007; completed an emergency medicine residency also at the University of Chicago in 2010; and then completed a wilderness medicine fellowship in 2011.

In addition to being medical director of tactical EMS, Dr. Murray speaks regularly about the field at grand rounds and in the communities surrounding Pittsburgh. His talks have titles such as “officer down analysis and the four phases of rescue”, “Tactical Hemorrhage Control”, and “IED Recognition and Bomb Blast Injuries”. Moreover, he is the lead instructor the Tactical EMS portion for the University’s EMS fellowship, as well as the Hand to Hand Combatives course for physicians and the ALICE Active Shoot Instructor Certification course.

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Nov 03 2017

1hr 15mins

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Ep 057 - Pediatric Otolaryngology with Dr. David Zopf

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Dr. David Zopf

Dr. Zopf is an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Otolaryngology, as well as an Affiliate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Zopf completed his undergraduate degree as well as a Masters of Science in Neuroscience and Physiology at Purdue University in 2005; complete his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine in 2009; completed an otolaryngology residency at Michigan in 2014 followed by a pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at the University of Washington in 2015, after which his returned to Michigan to join the faculty.

Dr. Zopf’s clinical focus is in caring for children with congenital malformations of the head and neck. He is also part of the Scaffold Tissue Engineering Group in the Department of Biomedical Engineering where he and his colleagues have led the field of medical 3D printing to aid in the treatment of these patients. Among other innovations, his team developed a patient specific, 3D printed airway splint, culminating in a landmark New England Journal of Medicine article detailing this innovation as well as the potential of 3D printing in general for the production of personalized medical devices.

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www.thingiverse.com

  • Whoa. Too much cool stuff.

STL format.

www.otomatch.com

www.csurgeries.com

  • Oh yeah, definitely give this one a look.

The Bible.

Bioresorbable Airway Splint Created with a Three-Dimensional Printer.

Oct 20 2017

1hr 15mins

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Ep 056 – Med-Psych with Dr. Susan Padrino

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Dr. Susan Padrino

Dr. Padrino is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine & Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.

Dr. Padrino completed her undergraduate degree at Amherst College in 1994; completed her medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1999; and then completed a Combined Internal Medicine and Psychiatry residency at Duke University Medical Center in 2004.

In being dual boarded certified, Dr. Padrino has operated in both medical and psychiatric clinical settings throughout her career. She has also spoken about the combined training on several occasions at the annual meetings of the American Psychiatric Association, as well as on the intersection of the two specialties in a talk titled “Is it Medical, Psychiatric, or Both?”

Heavily involved in medical education, Dr. Padrino is also currently the Assistant Dean of Clinical Education at the School of Medicine.

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Oct 06 2017

1hr 37mins

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