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Upcoming Recruitment Events

National Conference for Undergraduate Research March 25-28, 2020
National McNair/SSS Scholars Research Conference June 2020
NIH Graduate and Professional School Fair - Bethesda, MD July 22, 2020
SACNAS (Society for the Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science) - Long Beach, CA October 22-24, 2020
ABRCMS (Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students) - San Antonio, TX  November 11-14, 2020

Short Coat Podcast

A few random podcasts featuring MSTP students and graduates (http://theshortcoat.com/).

Name of Podcast Date MSTP Students Other Speakers Link

Why You Might Want an MD/PhD:

All about Medical Scientist Training Programs
2018 Oct 08 Aline Sandouk
Jayden Bowen

All M1G students:
Ossama Abu-Halawa
Hassan Ahamed
Akansha Jain
Maddie Mix
Nate Mullin
Miranda Schene
Hannah Van Ert
Qi Wang
  https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/245_MSTP-special-episode.mp3

MD/PhD Admissions and Shadowing Strategies

2019 Feb 07 Maddie Mix Aditi Patel, Nick Lind, and Dr. John Pienta https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/261_MD-Phd-PhD-shadowing.mp3

Second Looks and Fantasy Gap Years

2019 Mar 07 Aline Sandouk
LJ Agostinelli
Miranda Schene
Danial Syed https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/265-second-looks.mp3
         

Step 1 is Pass/Fail.  Now What???:  Does making Step 1 pass/fail change everything?

2020 Feb 20

Aline Sandouk
Hannah Van Ert
 

Matt Wilson, M4
Nathen Spitz, M1
http://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/309_01_step-1-pass-failwav.mp3

Microaggressions:  preparing to experience, witness, and commit them

2019 Nov 21 Sahaana Arumugam Nathen Spitz, M1
Joel Horne, SCP Intern
https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/298_microagressions.mp3

Slipping On The Short Coat:  The first step in med school

2019 Aug 29 Aline Sandouk
Maddie Mix
  https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/287_whitecoat.mp3

Advice for your first clinicals: slow your roll:  Can you trust MSAR?

2019 Aug 08

Aline Sandouk
LJ Agostinelli

Matt Wilson, M3
Tony Mai, M3

https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/282_daves-vagina-neck.mp3

Here’s Vomit In Your Eyes:  Admissions questions

2019 May 02 LJ Agostinelli
Aline Sandouk
Megan Kosovski, Admissions
Armin Advic
https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/274_puke-in-the-eyeballs.mp3

Invent the Future of Medicine featuring Matthew Howard, MD:  See a problem, solve a problem

2019 Mar 21

Aline Sandouk
Miranda Schene
Hannah Van Ert
Maddie Mix

Matthew Howard, MD, Neurosurgeon http://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/267_inventor-matthew-howard.mp3

Dr. Mamdouh Aker: Palestinian doctor and human rights activist (Bonus Episode)

2019 Feb 18 Shakoora Sabree
Ossama Abu-Halawa
Jordan Harbaugh-Williams
Joelle Friezen
https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/Aker-palestine-activist.mp3

Don’t count on Public Service Loan Forgiveness
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program is Broken

2019 Jan 10 Aline Sandouk
Dylan Todd
Brady Campbell
Chris Roling, Financial Aid Counselor
https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/257_pslf.mp3

Hit By A Bus:  Our newest co-host has already had a taste of fame.

2018 Oct 26 Aline Sandouk
Jayden Bowen
Aditi Patel
Abby Fyfe
https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/248_hit-by-a-bus.mp3

Palliative Care: A Perspective from A Land Where It Barely Exists, ft. Dr. MR Rajagopal:  Palliative care is not a thing in India, mostly.

2018 Oct 02 Jayden Bowen Dr. Rajagopal
Tony Rosenberg
Ellie Ginn
Rachel Schenkel
https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/243_Rajagopal.mp3

Interview Prep, Opening Up, and Death:  And no, that’s not the three stages of your med school application.

2018 Jul 19 Shakoora Sabree
Aline Sandouk
Jayden Bowen
Amy A'Hearn, CCOM Admissions
Tom O'Shea CCOM Physician Assistant Admissions
Marc Moubarek
https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/234_application-season-extravaganza.mp3

Putting the Anxiety Cart Before the Horse:  Anxiety about your competitive specialty ambitions in your first year isn’t worth it.

2018 Mar 22 Andres Dajles Irisa Mahaparn
Gabe Conley
Brendon George
Jason Lewis
https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/218_competitive-specialty-anxiety.mp3

RIP, Radioactive Boy Scout

2016 Nov 24

Marc Toral
Dylan Todd

John Pienta
Jay Blomme
https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/154-RIP-radioactive-boy-scout.mp3

A Career in Health Policy: Dr. Lauren Hughes

2016 Jul 7 Morgan Bobb Swanson Dr. Lauren Hughes, Deputy Secretary of Health Innovation at the Pennsylvania Dept of Public Health
Mark Moubarek
Corbin Weaver
Rob Humble
https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/137-lauren-hughes.mp3

Post-acceptance anxiety, Match stats, and backup plans

2016 Mar 31

Marc Toral
Aline Sandouk
Dylan Todd

Lisa Wehr https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/122-premed-anxiety.MP3

Two-weekers: What are they good for?

2016 Mar 10 Amy Young (2018 Grad)
Dylan Todd
Kaci McCleary
Corbin Weaver
https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/119-two-weekers.MP3

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

2016 Apr 14

Aline Sandouk
Amy Young (2018 Grad)
Mark Toral

Kaci McCleary https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/124-empathy.mp3

SciFi MedEd

2015 Sept 10 Christina Sloan-Heggen (2018 Grad)
Marc Toral
Dylan Todd
Eric Elliott (2018 Grad)
  https://podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/095-scifi-meded.mp3