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Recess Rehash: Bonus Episode! Why You Might Want an MD/PhD

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The MD isn't the only degree offered by many medical schools. For those who get excited about data, research, and advancing medical knowledge, you can add a Doctor of Philosophy degree. Of course, there are those who get their PhD separately from their Medicinae Doctor. Others get their PhDs from combined degree programs, including Medical Scientist Training Programs (MSTP). Aline Sandouk and Jayden Bowen took on the topic with a number of first-year MSTP students--why is an MD/PhD something you should consider? Join them and Ossama Abu-Halawa, Hassan Ahamed, Akansha Jain, Madi Mix, Nate Mullin, Miranda Schene, Hannah Van Ert, and Qi Wang as they reveal reasons you might want to consider this sort of combined degree and the types of programs to choose from. What questions do you have about MSTP or MD/PhD programs? Call us at 347-SHORTCT anytime, visit our Facebook group, or email theshortcoats@gmail.com. Do all three!

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September 29th, 2016

41:45

After listening to our recent show that featured a review of a wrist-worn device that you can shock yourself with to punish you for engaging in bad …

The Modern Opioid Epidemic

September 22nd, 2016

44:27

Close your eyes, and picture an opioid abuser. If you're like me, you see a man in a flophouse or dark alley. He's cooking up heroin in a spoon over a lighter. Maybe he has a loop of tubing around his upper arm, and …

Shocking the Habits Away

September 15th, 2016

50:23

This week, Dave volunteers to wear a device that's received a lot of buzz lately, Pavlok. It's creator says that through classical conditioning it …

Keeping Up With Your Interests and Relationships

September 8th, 2016

1:03:45

Stress is a part of medical school. Worrying about tests, studying until you drop, late nights, early mornings, and drinking from the firehose all …

They have questions, we have…more questions.

September 1st, 2016

46:13

Dave, John Pienta, Mark Moubarek, Matt Maves, and Levi Endelman are aware that the world is full of questions.  Nowhere is that more true than on the …

The Doctor Is In: Ryan Gray Lifts Up the Next Generation of Medical Students

August 25th, 2016

44:53

yan Gray, MD, was a physician in the Air Force. He'd planned all along to be an orthopaedic surgeon...but the military had other plans for him: …

The Ultimate Taboo: Medicine and Suicide

August 18th, 2016

44:36

Just hours before a new crop of medical students are to be welcomed into the world of medicine, Kaci McCleary, John Pienta, Aline Sandouk, Mark Moubarek, and Lisa Wehr confront one of the most uncomfortable topics in …

Recess Rehash: Snapchat, Psychiatry, Femininity, and Savory Toothpastes

August 11th, 2016

58:33

Is Dave ready for Snapchat? Corbin Weaver, Cole Cheney, Taz Khalid, and Tony Rosenberg try to convince him to start one up for the show. Are …

A Leg Up for Non-Traditional Med Students: Learning the Ropes

August 4th, 2016

42:58

Dave is excited to meet some new people who are getting ready to don the short coat this coming week. Kylie Miller, Brady Campbell, Kyle Anderson are …

The World is Burning

July 28th, 2016

45:40

Dave's feeling a bit concerned for the future of the world these days. As a consumer of science fiction movies and books, he's long noticed a theme …

What penniless med students should know about money with Joe Saul-Sehy

July 21st, 2016

51:35

Do you, dear students, have tons of money? No? Weird. Luckily, Joe Saul-Sehy of the Stacking Benjamins podcast joins us on the show this week. …

Recess Rehash: Sister Helen Prejean: Why Medical Students Should Care About The Death Penalty

July 14th, 2016

41:41

Sister Helen Prejean has been an anti-death-penalty advocate since 1981, when she first became the pen pal of a death-row inmate in Louisiana's …

A Career in Health Policy: Dr. Lauren Hughes

July 7th, 2016

50:14

Dr. Lauren Hughes is a graduate of the Carver College of Medicine who, in addition to her work as a family physician, has made a career in public …

There Will Be No Problems: Confidence and Reassurance

June 30th, 2016

51:25

On a recent show, Dave opined that shaving one's armpit hair might cut down on deodorant failure, and a listener called into vindicate him, much to Mark Moubarek's shame. Another listener, PharmD and author Tony wants …

Guns and Butter

June 23rd, 2016

1:00:04

John Pienta's been experimenting with his diet. Aline Sandouk, Mark Moubarek and Corbin Weaver talk about the science and John's experiences with a ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting. He concludes that the …

When Balloon Animals Attack

June 16th, 2016

56:46

In his former life, co-host Mark Moubarek was a children's entertainer. So in a stroke of genius, Dave decides to have him make balloon animals for Aline Sandouk, Marc Toral, and Rob Humble. On an audio podcast.  But …

To Live the Dream, You First Have To Get There.

June 9th, 2016

58:14

Ask "How are you?" of students in the hallways of the Carver College of Medicine, and you'll hear them respond that they're "living the dream." …

Snapchat, Psychiatry, Femininity, and Savory Toothpastes

June 2nd, 2016

58:33

Is Dave ready for Snapchat? Corbin Weaver, Cole Cheney, Taz Khalid, and Tony Rosenberg try to convince him to start one up for the show. Are …

Peeps, Prestige, Presents, and Public Health.

May 26th, 2016

56:04

We want to know more about you! Post a photo of where you're listening using #shortcoatpeeps, so we can creep on you. With the semester suddenly over, Doug and Rob look back with Kaci on their first year of medical …

Sister Helen Prejean: Why Medical Students Should Care About The Death Penalty

May 19th, 2016

41:41

Sister Helen Prejean has been an anti-death-penalty advocate since 1981, when she first became the pen pal of a death-row inmate in Louisiana's …

Recess Rehash: How Residents Cope, and the Costs of America’s Most Violent Sport

May 12th, 2016

54:15

Oh, snap.  Our recording last week was nuked by the computer gods.  Here’s a re-run to keep your auditory meatus occupied. What can medical students and residents do to keep their chins up during their training? That’s …

Doctors Without Borders, and the Future of Humanitarian Intervention

May 5th, 2016

1:00:04

The war in Syria continues, and while West Africa's Ebola outbreak has receded, Doctors Without Borders is still in West Africa as it works to …

The Multiple Mini Interview, the Prince of Funk, and the Erosion of Childhood

April 28th, 2016

51:23

Prince has left the building, so The Short Coats take a moment to eulogize the Purple One. Listener Rayhaan is looking for advice on preparing for …

Evil But Fair Scientists, Conversion Therapy, and The (Real?) Reason Docs Remove Fewer Tumors

April 21st, 2016

51:09

As Alison Pletch and Deep Bhatt prepare to leave CCOM and begin residency, they share with Kaci McCleary and Corbin Weaver their thoughts on leaving Iowa and beginning their new chapters. LIstener Todd calls the Short …

From Oakland to Iowa City to Silicon Valley: Founding a Tech Startup in Med School

April 19th, 2016

30:33

From inner-city Oakland, Cali to medical school; that's an unlikely journey. Unlikely because inner city poor kids don't even hear about …

Sudden Empathy, Too Much Empathy, and A Lack of Empathy

April 14th, 2016

42:58

Today's show features empathy--having too much or too little, or what happens when it's switched on very suddenly. Aline Sandouk, Marc Toral, Amy Young, and Kaci McCleary discuss an autistic man whose ability to sense …

The Twin Epidemics: Our Changing Understanding of Diabetes and Obesity

April 7th, 2016

35:24

The understanding of the twin epidemics of obesity and diabetes is changing. The "calories in, calories out" model of obesity is giving way, faster …

Post-acceptance anxiety, Match stats, and backup plans.

March 31st, 2016

39:44

Listener Oscar's having the pre-med/post-acceptance jitters; luckily Aline, Marc, Dylan, and Lisa are on hand to offer some advice on this all-too-common case of impostor syndrome. Plus, now that Match Week has …

Abolishing Step 2, Self-Electrocution to Treat Boredom, and More Answers to Internet Questions

March 24th, 2016

55:47

Are board exams a waste of resources? Is electrocution an antidote to boredom? This week we discuss the petition, created by medical students at Harvard, to zap the USMLE Step 2 exam, and opine on whether it (and …

A Touching Episode

March 17th, 2016

41:43

Two-weekers: What are they good for?

March 10th, 2016

48:37

As Kaci entered her clinical clerkships, she had four two-week specialty rotations in a row, and found herself hating them. Are two-weekers a waste …

Searching for Cures from Old-Timey Remedies, Dopamine Headphones, and Cuban Vaccines

March 3rd, 2016

46:55

Corbin Weaver visits the local grocery store to hear a presentation on pelvic floor disorders, part of the store’s health outreach efforts, and marvels at the fact that A) many people seem to have a very foggy notion of …

Power Poses, Mesh Body Suits, and the Return of Dr. Love

February 25th, 2016

41:26

Social psychologist Amy Cuddy’s well known TED talk discusses the utility of ‘power poses,’ and medical students are always looking for ways to feel …

Here’s Lemons In Your Eyes

February 18th, 2016

46:22

Dave helps Mark Moubarek, Amy Young, Rob Humble, and Corbin Weaver to practice their clinical skills by  answering random people’s “health” questions from the saddest place on the Internet. But first we discuss the …

Brazil’s Zika Crisis

February 11th, 2016

49:00

Zika has been in the news, if you haven’t noticed, as a neglected tropical disease which has been linked to a frightening surge in birth defects in Central and South America.  The response to Zika is going to depend …

How Residents Cope, and the Costs of America’s Most Violent Sport

February 4th, 2016

54:15

What can medical students and residents do to keep their chins up during their training? That’s what listener Ross–who has noticed the contrast between his happy med student co-workers and his crabby resident …

Dr. Paul Farmer and Liberation Medicine

January 28th, 2016

52:50

Dr. Paul Farmer is sort of the rock god of global health.  He’s an incredibly busy and influential guy, so when he flew in from Liberia to spend the …

Moonshots and Worldviews

January 21st, 2016

35:42

Dave and Emily White, fresh from the University of Iowa Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology’s yearly 4Cast conference,  talk about their …

Normalizing Human Behavior, Transvaginal Speakers, and Deflating Outsized Egos

January 14th, 2016

47:42

John Pienta, Cole Cheney, Amy Young, and newbie Rob Humble join Dave to discuss the recent winter break, the Rose Bowl, and Stanford’s half-time band …

Recess Rehash: What Medical Students Learn by Getting Sick

January 7th, 2016

48:01

[The Carver College of Medicine was closed last week for New Year’s Day, so enjoy this rerun.] Pienta, Kaci McCleary, and Caroline Sanderson join …

Losing the white coat, psych fears, and Internet questions answered

December 31st, 2015

51:42

Cole Cheney returns from our state capital, where he’s been doing his clerkships at our kind-of satellite campus (more about this program …

Karma Bro, A Trumped-Up Doctor’s Note, and Sleepless in The Saddle

December 24th, 2015

47:59

After Martin Shkreli’s arrest, John Pienta, Marc Toral, Greg Woods, and Amy Young, discuss why Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli is so hated, given that capitalist enterprises have profit as their overarching goal–hasn’t he …

Their Patients Won’t Know What Hit Them.

December 17th, 2015

36:10

Second-years Kaci McCleary, Marc Toral, Corbin Weaver, and Aline Sandouk are about to finish their didactic studies in the curriculum and embark on …

Episode 107: Guns and Research

December 10th, 2015

54:41

Even though Dave’s in NYC, he still finds a way to call it in (pun intended) for a show with Kaci McCleary, Corbin Weaver, John Pienta, and Jason Lewis. We discuss the possibility that most medical abstracts are at best …

Recess Rehash: Episode 078: Recorded in the Nude

December 3rd, 2015

41:52

Thanksgiving happened last week, so enjoy this re-run! This time, Dave is on vacation, but John Pienta, Aline Sandouk, Cole Cheney, and Kaci McCleary …

Episode 106: Replaced by a bird.

November 25th, 2015

33:03

This Thanksgiving, why not enjoy a Cthurkey while you contemplate the many health hazards embodied by America’s favorite celebration of gluttony?  …

Episode 105: A deadly pile of potatoes

November 19th, 2015

38:23

Lisa Wehr, Kaci McCleary, Dylan Todd, and Marc Toral discuss things of much import, such as why Dave’s iPad lock screen is a pile of dangerously toxic potatoes, and why it’s important to use the correct pronunciation of …

Episode 104: From a Galaxy Far, Far Away…

November 12th, 2015

31:27

Tony Rosenberg, Alex Volkmar, and Doug Russo indulge their Star Wars geekery with Dave, entertaining the various Internet theories of Luke’s and Jar …

Episode 103: Science stubbornly refuses to be easy

November 5th, 2015

35:41

Cory has found something to enable Dave’s plan to hang a portrait of himself somewhere in the medical school, which leads (somehow) into a discussion …

Episode 102: How not to close a residency program

October 29th, 2015

34:21

New York Presbyterian and Columbia decide to get out of family medicine, so they abruptly closed their FM residency program…three months after a new …

Episode 101: Megastructures

October 22nd, 2015

36:04

John Pienta has an profound moment with a patient, one which crystalized for him a sense that he’s doing exactly the right thing in his life. …

Episode 100: Follow your Dreams–Get Fired!

October 15th, 2015

35:14

Lisa Wehr teaches Kaci McCleary and Dylan Todd about the invention of the shipping container. We look forward to the day when humans are replaced by robots in the workplace so people can pursue their real dreams. On the …

SLoCCOMP 003: Darren Hoffmann

October 13th, 2015

29:27

They stand up every day in the front of the room, going on about the nitty-gritty details of this or that, while your desperate fear of missing something that will be on the test is coming off you like an odor.  But who …

Episode 099: Burn due to water skis on fire

October 8th, 2015

31:10

Are you under-caffeinated but hate the kind of caffeine that doesn’t stick to the roof of your mouth?  Do you lack ways to describe unlikely illnesses and injuries with absurd specificity?  Then come along with us as …

Episode 098: A Tasty Treat

September 30th, 2015

36:51

Dave rewards his podcasters with a tasty treat. Though this may be a new definition of the words ‘tasty’ and ‘treat’ of which Marc Toral, Dylan Todd, …

Episode 097: Advice for the Young At Heart

September 24th, 2015

31:07

Dylan Todd, Marc Toral, Eric Wilson are on hand to give advice to caller Todd, who is just beginning his journey from community college to medical …

Episode 096: What Medical Students Learn by Getting Sick

September 17th, 2015

48:01

John Pienta, Kaci McCleary, and Caroline Sanderson join special guest Frank Canady on this week’s show. Frank’s here to talk about his recent …

Episode 095: SciFi MedEd

September 10th, 2015

47:38

Christina Sloan, Marc Toral, Dylan Todd, and Eric Elliott are all in the Medical Scientist Training Program, which recently enjoyed a retreat in which they explored the intersections between medicine and science fiction …

Episode 094: Science Works, But Who Cares?

September 3rd, 2015

48:52

From the vibrant Boulware Learning Community, Kaci McCleary, Aline Sandouk, Dylan Todd, and Lisa Wehr discuss Yelp’s new hospital reviews and …

Episode 094: How will you deal with a preceptor’s bad behavior?

August 27th, 2015

43:08

The Annals of Internal Medicine published an editorial from a medical educator admitting and highlighting the fact that there are objectionable people in medicine, and showing how the hierarchical nature of medicine …

Episode 092: Fried Lard on a Stick in a Cup

August 20th, 2015

41:11

Kaci McCleary, Cory Christensen and Tae Kim are excited to experience Iowa State Fair food, which is arguably responsible for a large percentage of Iowa’s dead people.  Enjoy your nacho balls and other crunchy spheres, …

Episode 091: Do Doctors Unintentionally Limit Their Patients?

August 13th, 2015

40:46

Listener Brett leaves us a voicemail in the hopes he’ll receive a Starbucks gift card, and he wins, so we play his message (apparently recorded from the scene of a horrific car accident). Brett, don’t forget to send us …

Recess Rehash: Episode 082: Nick’s Post Apocalyptic Harem

August 6th, 2015

46:23

          [Today’s episode is a rerun, brought to you by Dave’s vacation.  Enjoy!] This time, Mark Toral, John Pienta, Kaci McCleary and Nick Sparr discuss Medical Student Performance Evaluations and Dave’s problem: if …

Episode 090: Are you being realistic about the medicine lifestyle?

July 30th, 2015

52:01

A discussion on StudentDoctor.net made Dave wonder if Kaci McCleary, Alison Pletch and John Pienta are truly prepared for life as a doctor. Are their …

Episode 089: Things No One Tells You About Med School

July 23rd, 2015

48:58

The commitment required for medical school is well known.  But what do you find out about this commitment out only after you’ve begun?  Should you …

Episode 088: How to Get Into Medical School

July 16th, 2015

50:12

You’ve got the grades under control, right?  You’ve got your extracurriculars all planned, right?  You’re shadowing, researching, studying, …

Episode 087: The Case of the Foolish Anesthesiologist

July 9th, 2015

45:57

Lisa Wehr, Kaci McCleary, Aline Sandouk, and John Pienta discuss the anesthesiologist whose patient accidentally caught her on tape insulting, …

Episode 086: Magical Mystery Medicine

July 2nd, 2015

37:22

Dylan Todd joins the team, along with Aline Sandouk, Marc Toral, and Cory Christensen to talk about magic. Specifically, whether there is a role for …

SLoCCOMP 002: Denise Martinez

June 30th, 2015

28:22

They stand up every day in the front of the room, going on about the nitty-gritty details of this or that, while your desperate fear of missing something that will be on the test is coming off you like an odor.  But who …

Episode 085: 1970s Personalized Care?

June 25th, 2015

42:04

Senuri Jayatilleka and Eric Wilson have clawed their way to the surface of the M3-year waters to take a breath, and are ready to update Lisa Wehr on …

Episode 084: Of Advanced Maternal Age

June 18th, 2015

49:29

This time, Kaci McCleary, Lisa Wehr, and Cory Christensen are joined by CCOM alumna Yolanda Villalvazo to talk about what it’s like to have your …

Episode 083: Dissent In Medschool

June 11th, 2015

48:13

We’ve been bandying about the topic of professionalism recently, and perhaps we’re not the only ones.  Kaci McCleary, Alison Pletch, and Eugene Velednitsky caught an episode of the Inside Stories podcast which featured …

Episode 082: Nick’s Post Apocalyptic Harem

June 4th, 2015

46:23

This time, Mark Toral, John Pienta, Kaci McCleary and Nick Sparr discuss Medical Student Performance Evaluations and Dave’s problem: if you’re looking for it to be a recommendation, that’s not going to happen; but the …

Episode 081: Doctor, Artist, Writer, Teacher

May 28th, 2015

37:42

Melissa Palma met former transplant surgeon Hani Elkadi in the clinic, and when they got to talking  she realized she couldn’t keep him to herself. …

Episode 080: Keenan’s Final Rant

May 21st, 2015

46:14

We need validation. Leave a review: iTunes | Stitcher This time, Lisa Wehr, Aline Sandouk, Keenan Laraway, and John Pienta have a wide ranging …

SLoCCOMP 001: Peter Rubenstein

May 19th, 2015

18:48

We need validation. Leave a review: iTunes | Stitcher They stand up every day in the front of the room, going on about the nitty-gritty details of this or that, while your desperate fear of missing something that will …

Episode 079: The Magic Ch-chingdom.

May 14th, 2015

45:23

We need validation. Leave a review: iTunes | Stitcher Dave returns from his vacation at Disney World in sunny Florida, and recaps for Senuri …

Episode 078: Recorded in the Nude

May 7th, 2015

41:52

We need validation. Leave a review: iTunes | Stitcher This time, Dave is on vacation, but John Pienta, Aline Sandouk, Cole Cheney, and Kaci McCleary …

Episode 077: Miles of Smiles

April 30th, 2015

32:44

We need validation. Leave a review: iTunes | Stitcher Fourth-year students David Janssen and Lindsey Knake recently arrived home to Iowa from …

Episode 076: The Examined Life Conference

April 23rd, 2015

40:11

We need validation. Leave a review: iTunes | Stitcher Our show this time was record in front of a remarkably appreciative audience at The Examined Life Conference, and it was a lot of fun.  We talked with several …

Episode 075: How do you solve a problem like the Food Babe?

April 16th, 2015

39:08

We need validation. Leave a review: iTunes | Stitcher The blogosphere is full of science misinformation, and lately Food Babe has been getting an …

Episode 074: The Dean Speaks

April 9th, 2015

43:26

We need validation. Leave a review: iTunes | Stitcher It’s a long road, and a lot of deliberate work to get to the top spot in academic medicine; and there’s not that many top spots available.  Fortune 500 CEOs are a …

Episode 073: Chew Blood

April 2nd, 2015

46:13

We need validation. Leave a review: iTunes | Stitcher Hey, sports fans! This week, Aline Sandouk, Kaci Mcleary, John Pienta, and Cory Christensen …

Episode 072: Match Day 2015!

March 26th, 2015

37:22

We need validation. Leave a review: iTunes | Stitcher The excitement was palpable as we waited for the clock to strike 11 a.m. CST. Or maybe it was …

Episode 071: The Shortcoat Potcast

March 19th, 2015

49:55

We need validation. Leave a review: iTunes | Stitcher Okay, now that I got my pot joke out of the way, we can focus on the episode, the topic of which this week is medical and recreational cannabis.  Nathan Miller, Kaci …

Episode 070: Technology to Make Med School Easier

March 12th, 2015

49:52

We need validation. Leave a review: iTunes | Stitcher Medical School is hard work. Between the information to memorize and the concepts to …

Episode 069: Stoking and Stroking

March 5th, 2015

13:10

We need validation. Leave a review: iTunes | Stitcher Aline Sandouk shares her secret to stoking the fires of studying, in which bombastic music plays a part, which is great so long as it doesn’t cross the line into …

Episode 068: Welcome to Cheese Island

February 26th, 2015

43:08

We need validation. Leave a review: iTunes | Stitcher John Pienta, Aline Sandouk, and Kaci McCleary (Ethan Forsgren joined in later) debate the …

Episode 067: Second Shot–Enabling Outdoor Pursuits

February 19th, 2015

46:21

We need validation. Leave a review: iTunes | Stitcher This time on The Short Coat, CCOM physical therapy student Reid Wilson stops by to tell Aline …

Episode 066: Uncomfortable Truths along the Border

February 12th, 2015

41:42

In the fall of 2014, fourth-year students Melissa Palma and Hana Khidir left Iowa City for Texas’ Rio Grande Valley for an international health elective pediatrics rotation.  Their experiences there, along the porous …

Episode 065: Author Sam Kean and the Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons

February 10th, 2015

38:40

Lisa Wehr, John Pienta, and Kaci McCleary, along with producer Jason Lewis, get to interview New York Times Bestselling author Sam Kean. Mr. Kean has …

Episode 064: 21 Mumps Street

February 5th, 2015

52:27

Cole Cheney, Matt Maves, Aline Sandouk and Dave talk about Cole’s revolutionary new idea to help antivaccers understand the consequences of their …

Episode 063: Imposter Syndrome–are we good enough?

January 29th, 2015

40:14

This week we welcome new Short Coat podcaster Caroline Sanderson who, along with Aline Sandouk, Greg Woods, and Kaci McCleary are ready represent the …

Episode 062: Swipe right for surgeons, swipe left for psychiatrists

January 22nd, 2015

43:21

This time, Greg Woods, Lisa Wehr, Aline Sandouk, and Cole Cheney react to the latest news from Duke University on former HHMI cancer researcher Anil …

Episode 061: Shakes on a Plane

January 15th, 2015

48:57

Miriam Murray and Keenan Laraway bring us tales from their residency interview trail, including Keenan’s real-life “is there a doctor in the house” moment during his flight from Washington to Chicago, with a guest …

Recess Rehash, Episode 018: America’s War on Polio

January 8th, 2015

29:42

In this episode from way back, Natalie Ramirez, Zhi Xiong, and Mgbechi Erondu got to hang out with a real Pulitzer winner (!) and a nice man, David …

Episode 060: The Most Important 21 Seconds of Your Life

January 1st, 2015

46:00

It’s the last show we’ll record this semester, and to mark it we’ll consider what went well for our hosts in their studies, what didn’t go so well, who helped them not go crazy, and what they’ll be doing differently in …

Episode 059: Doctor Psychopath Will See You Now

December 25th, 2014

34:56

Merry Christmas, if that’s your thing. This week, Aline Sandouk, Lisa Wehr, Greg Woods, and Kaci McCleary ponder the prevalence of psychological …

Episode 058: Privilege, Racism, and Allies

December 18th, 2014

42:33

The U.S. has recently (and not-so-recently) been rocked by the killings of black men by police; these events have spawned protests, among them the …

Episode 057: The Med Student Humblebrag

December 11th, 2014

45:07

This time, Greg Woods, Aline Sandouk, Ethan Craig, Kaci McCleary, and Cole Cheney talk about the medical student humblebrag, as well as …

Episode 056: The Lofstrums–Medical Missionaries in Tanzania

December 4th, 2014

41:32

Dr. Denny and nurse Paula Lofstrum are a pair of true medical missionaries who have spent many years traveling the world from Antarctica to Guatemala …

Episode 055: Barbie is a Terrible Computer Engineer

November 27th, 2014

40:11

Happy Thanksgiving! Have a heaping slice of Greg Woods, Lisa Wehr, Cole Cheney, and Corbin Weaver who cover the attention Mattel’s Barbie is getting …

Episode 054: Is Total Transparency the Best Medicine?

November 20th, 2014

41:25

This week, Dave begs listeners for reviews at Stitcher and iTunes, because he craves validation.  And a listener tip (thanks, Twitter’s …

Episode 053: Celebrity Look-Alikes

November 13th, 2014

45:30

Corbin Weaver, Kaci McCleary, Lisa Wehr, Greg Woods, Ben Quarshie and Cole Cheney were all available for podcasting this week, so I match them with …

Episode 052: Halloween Bro Cast

November 6th, 2014

45:21

This week’s show, featuring Cole Cheney, Willis Hong, Lisa Wehr, and Matt Maves, was recorded on Halloween so just pretend it’s a week ago.  Lisa …

Episode 051: Silent but Therapeutic

October 30th, 2014

44:09

This week on The Short Coat Podcast, Lisa Wehr, Cole Cheney, Zhi Xiong, and Greg Woods are back with this week’s completely inadvertent theme: …

Episode 050: “The Cheese Slid Off My Cracker”

October 23rd, 2014

44:38

It’s our 50th episode, and students Lisa Wehr, Matt Maves, Greg Woods, Cole Cheney, and Deep Bhat are on hand, and admissions recruiter Amy A’hearn …

Episode 049: Human Hamburger Meat

October 16th, 2014

39:29

Matt gets in touch with a question:  does a mediocre academic history automatically destroy med school aspirations, or are there ways to fix that? …

Episode 048A: Terrence Holt interview audio only

October 14th, 2014

36:56

Having a little trouble with iTunes, so I’m posting this to (try to) make sure listeners get our discussion with Dr. Holt delivered to their iDevices …

Episode 048: A Doctor’s Story with Terrence Holt

October 9th, 2014

36:56

On this week’s show, Dr. Terrence Holt, author of Internal Medicine: A Doctor’s Stories visits with Writing and Humanities Program Director Jason …

Episode 046: What Keenan Can’t Say.

September 25th, 2014

40:05

Keenan Laraway struggles to comprehend the rules on what you can say on a podcast, while the M1s suffer through their Anatomy and Biochem exams.  …

Episode 045: Research Day!

September 18th, 2014

39:06

On September 12, the Carver College of Medicine celebrated medical student’s efforts in reseasrch, and what better day than that for a ‘cast …

Episode 044: Peace Be With You, Russian Sex Geckos

September 11th, 2014

40:17

Nathan Miller and Aline Sandouk return to react and discuss the latest news and info from the world of medicine and medical education.  We say a …

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