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

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

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Enjoyable & Informative

By 13mbrockme - May 22 2020
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The medical students cover a variety of relevant topics and provide unique perspectives. I also enjoy the comedic relief and side commentaries that are wonderfully interwoven into each episode. A must-listen for any current or future medical student!

Loved!!!

By Elenaa* - Nov 26 2019
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The microagression episode! And the game has me laughing so hard!

iTunes Ratings

224 Ratings
Average Ratings
192
18
5
5
4

Enjoyable & Informative

By 13mbrockme - May 22 2020
Read more
The medical students cover a variety of relevant topics and provide unique perspectives. I also enjoy the comedic relief and side commentaries that are wonderfully interwoven into each episode. A must-listen for any current or future medical student!

Loved!!!

By Elenaa* - Nov 26 2019
Read more
The microagression episode! And the game has me laughing so hard!
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The Short Coat

Latest release on Nov 19, 2020

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What About Choosing the Cheapest Medical School?

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

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Nov 19 2020

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To Leave or Not To Leave

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

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Nov 12 2020

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The Power and Perils of Prestige in Med Ed

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

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Nov 05 2020

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

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

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Oct 29 2020

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Md/PhD worries: Transitioning to the Lab

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

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Oct 22 2020

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

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

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Oct 15 2020

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Chronic Conditions in Medical School

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

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Oct 08 2020

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The Doctor is Burned Out ft. Jeff Moody, MD

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

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Oct 01 2020

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Flyover Country? Far From It!

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

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Sep 24 2020

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Liver Bits, Cold Glocks, and Cancer of the Cancer

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“He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.” Co-hosts Nathen Spitz, Brandon Bacalzo, Mariam Mansour, and Greta Becker rehash their recent microbiology exam which they say kicked their butts, and how they deal with that nasty feeling. Dave discusses what Naegleria Fowleri means to him. Nathen and Mariam reminisce on their experiences with … Continue reading Liver Bits, Cold Glocks, and Cancer of the Cancer →

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Sep 17 2020

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