The Short Coat

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* Urologist Amy Pearlman has built her practice upon the opportunities offered by YouTube, Twitter, and Tik Tok. * The one question no one asks themselves that can help you decide on your future specialty: what can’t you live without? * Medical
TL;DR * Medical school is all-consuming, but sometimes you need to take time to deal with the slings and arrows of life. * Don’t be afraid that you’ll jeopardize your career by taking a leave during medical school. Better to do it before your s
Guest Marty Makary condemns the old way that healthcare responds to current events. Sticking to the clinical trials process and a reluctance to use the knowledge already available from Chinese doctors slowed US responses and killed people. “W
The choice to become pregnant in medical school is always a difficult one to make, considering the time constraints and the physical toll it can take. Raising a kids in medical school is perhaps even harder, as even if things go well in the pr
Humanism and compassion isn't just for the good days...they're especially for the bad ones, the days during which humanism is the hardest to practice.
Doing stuff outside of your coursework is fantastic…until it isn’t. Actual photograph of Gwyneth Paltrow’s “This Smells Like My Vagina” candle in use. [Dave was suddenly called home for a family emergency, so no recording this week. Enjo
* Taking the med ed bull by the horns in a purposeful way will get your through one of the toughest moments. * Given any definition of “success,” a medical student who succeeds in medical school engages “like they paid for it.” * The definition
How Gaming Can Help You Learn Medicine Better TL;DR Rote memorization is part of medical education, but drawing deeper connections between concepts is what makes you a physician.Medical school emphasizes finding the correct answer, but wh
Often a discussion of medicine as a career is discussed in terms of sacrifices made. What sacrifices have our co-hosts made? How did they prepare or study before they started school in the fall? Did they find their people, or did pandemic onlin
Should Victoria also get a law degree to facilitate a career in health policy? Shea sends feedback on our recent discussion of options for unmatched MD Seniors We practice answering patient questions with a straight face by visiting Yahoo! Answ
Affective presence is the lasting and stable impressions your interaction partners get from you. Your scores and grades only get you in the door. It's your personality that makes you a medical student, and later, a doctor.  So make sure you're
COVID stressed healthcare but showed us a better future. TL;DR COVID revealed what’s broken in healthcare, and also offers a glimpse of how it can be fixed Distributed, decentralized and digital isn’t about technology, but about putting patient
How did COVID affect the 2021 Match? This week’s sponsor, Panacea Financial (Member FDIC) is giving away $500 to five students participating in the 2021 Match. Check it out! Match Week is huge for senior medical students. It’s the week they fi
The Art of Compliments Photo by Ross Dunn Our sponsor, Panacea Financial, is having a giveaway! 5 students in the 2021 Match will get $500 in their Match Day Giveaway, so head on over to find out more! It must have been a bad week fo
No school, employer, or profession is perfect; and lots of times, you have to step up to fix it. Photo by Georgie Pauwels This episode’s sponsor, Panacea Financial, is having a Match Day Giveaway! Med students in the 2021 Match can ente
This episode is sponsored by Panacea Financial, a Division of Sonabank, Member FDIC. Panacea is banking for medical students and doctors. Every once in a while, Dave likes to just get to know his med student co-hosts better. This time,
The advice students get from mentors, peers, and advisors isn’t always good. Photo by CarbonNYC [in SF!] This episode is sponsored by Panacea Financial, a division of Sonabank, member FDIC. Panacea is banking for medical students, built
When should med students trust their school…and when should they push back? This episode is sponsored by Panacea Financial, a division of Sonabank, member FDIC. Panacea is banking for medical students, built by doctors. Med students
The medical student’s jobs may be less than sexy, but they’re important. Photo by Oregon State University Medical students are both learners and an important part of the teaching hospital labor pool. Recently, Dave realized he doesn’t a
Doing stuff outside of your coursework is fantastic…until it isn’t. Actual photograph of Gwyneth Paltrow’s “This Smells Like My Vagina” candle in use. Listener Tasneem Ahmed–a fourth-year medic at London’s King’s College–joins MD/PhD stud
Which take on medicine is best for patients and provider mental health? Dave and the gang–including M1s AJ Chowdhury and Alex Belzer; M4 Holly Conger; and MD/PhD student Aline Sandouk–take a look at the prevalent idea that medicine is a
How they can help, support, and understand what you’re doing here. “I’m afraid medical science has yet to find a cure for ‘Brown Owies,’ madam.” [We livestream our recording sessions most Fridays on our listeners Facebook group, The Short
Are you an allopath or an osteopath? Photo by cogdogblog [Happy New Year! Did you know you can join The Short Coat Student Lounge on Facebook, and help us with the show? We livestream there every time we record, and if you’re there yo
Good intentions are everywhere. Good behavior...well, that's more complicated. Such is the case with microaggressions, the term coined by Harvard University psychiatrist Chester Pierce in 1970 to describe minor yet hurtful comments. Pierce's
[Happy New Year!  We are taking a break from recording, and our next new show is out on January 14.  In the meantime, enjoy this rerun.  This episode was sponsored by Pattern. We hope you’ll check out their disability insurance offerings for do
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