On the Waitlist
By MJ Wu
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An unconventional premed podcast. A human quarter of an hour where we discuss medicine and its discontent.
||CleanEpisode 11: The Third Leading Cause of Death: Documentary "To Err Is Human"||"To Err is Human" is an upcoming documentary on patient safety from Tall Tales Production. It is set to release on January 22nd, 2019. I was fortunate enough to have a conversation with its direction, Mr. Mike Eisenberg. This episode will be a glimpse o||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Pimping in Medicine: A Dinner Conversation||What is pimping in medical school? This is a conversation recorded during dinner, discussing casually one of the core features of medical education. https://onthewaitlistpodcast.blogspot.com/ -o- Music Credits: 7th Floor Tango by Silent Partner||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: A Four-Step Guide for Telling Your Parents That You Don't Want To Go To Med School||I was once a pre-med that decided not to apply to medical school, and I could have used some advice. Here is what I learned from all my mistakes. https://onthewaitlistpodcast.blogspot.com/ -o- Music Credit: Leveled Up by Bad Snacks Gold Coast by Bad S||9/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: 30 Hours on Trauma Surgery||Website: https://onthewaitlistpodcast.blogspot.com/ Continuing on last week's episode, this week we take a look at long shifts. Are they necessary? If so, why? How long is too long? How short is too short? For those interested to know what a 30-hour su||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Awake for Hours||Blog: https://onthewaitlistpodcast.blogspot.com/ Why do we expect physicians to function when they are sleep deprived? When doctors make mistakes, what happens? Fatigue causes errors, but it's also an inescapable part of medicine. How do we resolve||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Med School After High School, sort of.||Blog: https://onthewaitlistpodcast.blogspot.com/ Continuing the US versus UK medical school from the last episode, what happens when a US medical school experiments with early acceptance program? The UCSD Medical Scholars program lived 16 years bef||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: The Worth of the Bachelor's Degree||Why bother going to college if all that matters is medical school? In the UK and in Asia, medical school comes right after high school, bypassing the undergraduate phase. What are the benefits of that system? Can we train good doctors without the colleg||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: The Gates of Medicine||What determines who gets to be a doctor? When it comes to physician training, we often forget about the population that feeds into the system. The premeds may be more critical to our future physician pool than we think. How come when it comes to premed||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: No, it won't get better in Medical School||The phrase "It will be better in med school" is one that is uttered not infrequently by premeds. Does this statement have truth behind it? Depends on what context you say it in. In some respect, yes things will be better in medical school. But if your m||5/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Why the Premed Curriculum is Broken||What does it mean to be well-rounded and the premed at the same time? How can premeds achieve a broad education? See "Links" for more info! -o- Music Credit: The Sound of Aging by Max McFerran On YouTube Audio Library, no attribution required. Lic||4/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|