Dr. Luke Maxfield joins The MCAT Basics Podcast to discuss his experience in Osteopathic medicine. He graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and is currently a dermatology resident. Dr. Maxfield talks about the differences and similarities between an MD (allopathic medicine) and a DO (osteopathic medicine), why someone should choose a DO program, the implications of the USMLE Step 1 exam going pass/fail, and more!
This MCAT Basics podcast is a short clip from the "Kinetics and Solubility" podcast. Enjoy! Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com
This MCAT podcast covers fat and protein metabolism. First, I cover fat metabolism including lipolysis, beta oxidation, and fatty acid synthesis. Then, I discuss protein and amino acid metabolism. [01:32] Fatty Acid Catabolism [08:02] Lipolysis [10:12] Beta Oxidation [21:34] Fatty Acid Synthesis [26:34] Protein Catabolism [32:49] Protein Anabolism Ketogenic and glucogenic amino acid diagram Please email me if you have comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Enjoy!
This MCAT podcast covers social norms and deviance. I discuss the types of formal and informal norms, different theories for why deviance occurs, as well as types of collective deviance. [02:09] Defining Social Norms & Deviance [04:32] Formal Versus Informal Norms [04:49] Informal Norms: Folkways, Mores & Taboos [09:50] How Informal Norms Intersect with the Law [12:39] Anomie [14:51] Theories & Perspectives on Deviance [27:24] Collective Behavior & Collective Deviance For any comments and/or concerns please email me: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening! http://merch.medschoolcoach.com/ Code: PODCAST5 Facebook live stream: https://go.medschoolcoach.com/podcast
This is a short clip from the Cell Organelles podcast. Enjoy!
This MCAT podcast covers population genetics. I discuss genotypes and phenotypes, inheritance patterns, and the Hardy-Weinberg equation. In addition, I talk about the four ways that a population’s genetics can change over time i.e. natural selection, mutation, genetic drift and gene flow. [01:09] The Difference Between Population Genetics and Molecular Genetics [01:54] Defining Genotypes and Phenotypes [06:24] The Six Inheritance Patterns [13:27] The Hardy-Weinberg Equation [26:17] Natural Selection [32:22] Mutation [36:47] Genetic Drift [40:04] Gene Flow For any comments and/or concerns please email me: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening! http://merch.medschoolcoach.com/ Code: PODCAST5 Facebook live stream: https://go.medschoolcoach.com/podcast
Chase and Sam discuss various study tips, habits, and evidence-based methods to help students succeed on the MCAT and in medical school. [01:03] How To Memorize A Million Things [02:26] The Spacing Effect and Rehearsal Effect [06:02] Overcoming the “Forgetting Curve” [08:03] Elaborative Interrogation [10:06] Anki: Using Pre-Existing Study Materials verses Creating Your Own [13:08] Memory Palace and Visual Mnemonics [18:29] Memorizing Mistakes and Avoiding Passive Memory Techniques [20:30] The effects of sleep, exercise and diet on learning [23:35] Evidence Based Study Techniques in Education Chase DiMarco is an MD-PhD candidate he hosts several podcasts and has written a book called, Read This Before Medical School. The Medical Mnemonist Podcast The 1-Minute Preceptor Podcast Read This Before Medical School Sign up for a Free Coaching session with Chase DiMarco Join the Med Mnemonist Mastermind FB Group For comments and concerns please email me: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening! http://merch.medschoolcoach.com/ Code: PODCAST5
This MCAT Basics podcast covers three common hormone axes. I break down the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) axis, and the renin angiotensin-aldosterone System (RAAS) axis. I explain the anatomy of the regions, organs, and hormones involved, and detail the physiology within each axis. [01:27] Defining a Hormone Axis [02:18] The HPA Axis [02:33] The Anatomy of the Hypothalamus [03:46] The Anatomy of the Pituitary Gland [05:16] The Anatomy of the Adrenal Glands [06:50] The Physiology of the HPA Axis [16:06] The HPG Axis [16:38] The Anatomy of the Gonads [19:21] The Physiology of the HPG Axis [26:27] The Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!
Dr. Shannon Sovndal, an emergency medicine specialist, discusses his medical journey, career experiences and advice for pre-med and medical students. [0:36] Dr. Sovndal’s Background and Accomplishments [01:18] Recurring Patients in an ER [02:25] The Influence of Personality on Choosing Emergency Medicine [04:18] Dr. Sovndal’s Journey into Medicine [11:21] Economics & Emergency Medicine [14:34] Burnout & Work-Life Balance [19:23] A Week in the Life of Dr Sovndal Are you a younger physician, pre-med student or medical student looking for more advice on navigating your career, emotionally, mentally and financially? Do take a look at the resources below: Fragile: Beauty in Chaos, Grace in Tragedy and the Hope That Lives in Between by Dr. Shannon Sovndal Match on a Fire: Medicine and More Podcast with Dr Shannon Sovndal Dr Shannon Sovndal’s Website EMCrit Podcast Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!
This MCAT Basics podcast is a short segment from the "Isomers" podcast. Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!