Discussing Death and Dying in Medicine

On this episode of Vital Signs, Varun and I talk about the book When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi as well as our personal experiences up close and personal with death and dying. ————————– Hi ~ I’m Shree, a rising medical student who likes to make videos about lifestyle, medical school, and fashion, and […]

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Starting Medical School, Compassion Tests, and Cynicism in Healthcare

A new co-host, Varun, and I talk about our experiences in our medical school program, compassion tests, and medical education. Email us at contact@commonsensemedic.com if you have any questions, comments, or concerns! Articles discussed in this episode: https://news.aamc.org/medical-education/article/med-school-3-years-future-medical-education/?fbclid=IwAR0YHj28mmIVMoUnK1O7cf15W3ag0b0TJk2cgPRGmcY2wcs5HinirPzttzo Oregon Medical Students Face Tough Test: Talking About Dying Our medical training has been outsourced

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Talking about teeth with Dr. Joyce Kahng

On the podcast today, I interview Dr. Joyce Kahng, a dentist practicing in Costa Mesa, California. She teaches classes in dentistry at USC and also owns a private practice called Orange + Magnolia dentistry studio. We open up with how she got interested in dentistry, to be like her mom. She didn’t really know what she wanted […]

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#44 Dr. Andrea Tooley

Today, I had the great pleasure of talking to Dr. Andrea Tooley. She is a fellow in ophthalmic plastic surgery in New York City. She is active on Instagram with the handle @dr.andreatooley. We were able to talk about how she got interested in ophthalmology, her struggles in medical school, and how she was able […]

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#43 Dr. R. Peter Manes

My guest today is Dr. R. Peter Manes. We talk a lot about work-life balance as a doctor, how to become an ENT, and what excites him about surgery. Something that really amazes me about being a doctor is how specialized people become and how they are able to be just a handful of people […]

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#42 Dr. Shannon Tapia

Dr. Shannon Tapia stops by the podcast, and we talk about relationships, stand up comedy, and when to get married. It’s a real talk which shows how life can take different turns when you least expect it. We started talking about how she was able to get into stand-up, and how she was able to […]

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