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  • Ending Premed Naivety: Understanding the Realities of a Medical Career

  • Created August 16, 2017 by Nicole Hawkins
  • The only real recollections I have of visiting the hospital before college were once as a child undergoing a tonsillectomy and once as a preteen to visit my newborn cousin. Fast forward ten years or so and suddenly I was a freshman in college shadowing a medical professional and trying to decide if I wanted...VIEW >
  • Crushing It With Mental Illness During Med School

  • Created August 11, 2017 by The Short Coat Podcast
  • [We’re re-releasing this episode because when it was first posted the file was screwed up.  Enjoy!] Much like America, doctors are afraid of mental illness. Photo by darcyadelaide  Physicians are no better than the rest of us at dealing with mental illness, even as they work valiantly to get their patients to recognize and get treatment for their conditions....VIEW >
  • 5 Tips for Finding and Working With a Mentor

  • Created August 10, 2017 by AAMC Staff
  • Do you know anyone who raves about their mentor? A mentor can offer you expertise and motivation as you work toward your goal of entering medical school and becoming a doctor. A medical student, professor, physician, or anyone with experience and knowledge in the medical field who is able listen, relate, and help invest in...VIEW >
  • Q&A with Physician-Author Femi Oyebode

  • Created August 9, 2017 by Gloria Onwuneme
  • Dr Femi Oyebode is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Birmingham and a published poet. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Ibadan (1977), followed by his MD at University of Newcastle, and his PhD in Wales (1998). In November 2016, he received a lifetime achievement award from the Royal College...VIEW >
  • What is Crohn’s Disease?

  • Created August 8, 2017 by Open Osmosis
  • What is Crohn’s disease (Crohn disease)? Crohn disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that damages the epithelial lining of the gastrointestinal tract. Crohn disease is thought to be an immune system-related and genetic in origin. This video describes the known pathophysiology, as well as common symptoms and treatments. ...VIEW >
  • How to Have a Successful Freshman Year as a Premedical Student

  • Created August 8, 2017 by Cassie Kosarek
  • The transition from high school to college is stressful for many students, and perhaps more so for those who already have their hearts set on attending medical school. For newly-minted premedical students, the first two semesters of college can represent the first steps toward their professional goals, and the prospect of doing less than their...VIEW >

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