Med School Minutes

Med School Minutes

Med School Minutes is where we discuss all things related to medical education. Provided by Saint James School of Medicine, this podcast tries to educate students on selecting and successfully completing a medical school. Our topics are fun and educational, and our hosts are knowledgeable and fun.

Episodes

February 27, 2024 41 mins

#blackhistorymonth #bhm2024 
Welcome to another episode of the Med School Minutes podcast. As we celebrate the Black History Month, we invited Dr. Crystal Richardson, one of SJSM's most successful alumni, to share her story about things that made her successful in our MD program.  Dr. Richardson  also shared her views on the disproportion of the African American doctors in the United States and offers suggestions on how sc...

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#caribbeanmedschool #indianmedicalstudent 
In this episode of the Med School Minutes podcast, we welcome a very special guest- Mr.  Om Shah, an SJSM student from India, who has joined the school's 5-year MD program.  Our guest will offer his insights into why he chose SJSM for his medical education and why he found Caribbean school to have advantages over studying medicine in India.  

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Welcome to another episode of the Med School Minutes Podcast. In this episode, we discuss the best options for Canadian students to obtain residency in Canada and the United States. One of our guests, Dr. Sareen, talks about her experience as a Canadian during the Match process and how she secured 24 residency interviews this year. Another guest, Fearghus Macdonald, gives his point of view on education in SJSM and how he views his ...

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In today's Med School Minutes podcast episode, we welcome Dr. Ronnie Archie. Dr. Archie is an emergency medicine physician from Olympia Fields, IL. In this episode, he talks about his experience during medical school and what made him successful.  He also discussed why he chose to pursue emergency medicine and why some people consider it a thankless job. Finally, Dr. Archie will discuss his experience with joining fellowships ...

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In this Med School Minutes Podcast episode, we welcomed back 4x U.S. Olympian, Ms. Kelley Hurley. After joining SJSM and attending Basic Sciences in our Anguilla campus, Kelley successfully passed the USMLE Step 1. In this episode, she will tell us about her journey in Basic Sciences and give us some insights into the tools and study techniques she used to be successful.  Further, she will talk about her future plans and how she pl...

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#medschool #medstudent #caribbeanmedschool 

In this episode of the Med School Minutes podcast, we welcome Atemkeng Tazi, a 4th-semester student on our Anguilla campus. Atemkeng shared with us her experience of life on the island of Anguilla, as well as her ability to manage her medical school studies with her successful career as a social media influencer.  She also offers some great advice and insights to students who are...

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Welcome to another exciting episode of the Med School Minutes Podcast! In today's episode, we have a special guest, Rahul Rikhy, a current SJSM student, who is currently immersed in his clinical rotations right here in the vibrant city of Chicago.

🩺🎙️ Join us as we delve into Rahul's inspiring journey through medical school, learn about his remarkable research accomplishments, and explore his unique background ...

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#medschool #medstudent 
In this 2-PART episode of the Med School Minutes podcast, we welcomed back a familiar face, Dr. Saad Hanan, who is now a Family Practice Resident at LSU. Dr. Hanan gave us some amazing insights into the days preceding the start of the residency program, as well as some first-hand experience of a first-year resident.
The second part was dedicated to a discussion surrounding the life of a first-year re...

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#medschool #medstudent 

In this 2-PART series of the Med School Minutes podcast, we welcomed back a familiar face, Dr. Saad Hanan, who is now a Family Practice Resident at LSU. Dr. Hanan gave us some amazing insights into the days preceding the start of the residency program, as well as some first-hand experience of a first-year resident.
The first part was dedicated to discussions surrounding the pre-residency pr...
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Welcome to another episode of the Med School Minutes Podcast. Today, we will interview the Program Director and the decision makers of the Family Practice Residency Program in Arnot Health from New York.  
We will discuss the type of applicants Arnot Health is looking for, the method of screening out candidates, things to do to make your application stand out, and SOOO much more. This is a MUST-WATCH episode for any medical stu...

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#caribbeanmedicalschool
Welcome to another episode of the Med School Minutes podcast. Today, we will talk about the differences between the Caribbean medical school vs U.S. medical school. Many U.S. and Canadian students often wonder whether the Caribbean is a good choice for medical education and in this episode we talk about some of the stigma as well as benefits of choosing the Caribbean over U.S. or Canadian medical school...

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#medicalschool
Welcome to another episode of the Med Schoo Minutes Podcast. Today, we are talking about MSPE, and answering the question about What is MSPE?
Our guests will also touch on some of the best practices to successfully complete your clinical rotations. 
Guests: 
Mr. Joe Torres- Manager – Clinical Services
Mrs. Cherie Rodriguez- Assistant Manager – Registrar Services
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#medschool #medstudent #caribbeanmedicalschool 
Wondering what questions to ask during the admissions process? In this episode, we welcomed two guests from the Saint James School of Medicine admissions department, Mr. Mohammed Mirza and Mr. Ryne Haberkorn. They have each been involved with the school's admissions department for over 10 years, and today they are giving us some useful insights on what questions students shou...

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#caribbeanmedicalschool #medstudent #medicaleducation #medicalcollege 
Mistakes to Avoid During Clinical Rotations. In this episode of the Med School Minutes Podcast our host welcomed Mr. Joe Torres, an experienced medical school administrator who manages the SJSM's clinical department.  During the discussion, he explains some of the best practices students should follow while in clinical rotations. Additionally, Mr. Torre...

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If you're planning to apply to medical school, you want to give yourself the best chance of getting accepted. But there are common mistakes that many applicants make that can hurt their chances of success.

In this video, we'll discuss the top medical school admission mistakes to avoid, so you can present yourself in the best possible light and increase your chances of getting accepted.

We'll cover:<...

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#medstudent #entdoctor #residencymatch #medschool #caribbeanmedicalstudent #entresidency
Welcome to another episode of the Med School Minutes podcast.  In this episode, we are talking to another Caribbean medical school graduate in her 5th year of ENT residency. Dr. Hasnie is a graduate of SJSM, and in this episode, she will give us insights into what ENT is and what it takes to secure a residency in an ENT program.
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Welcome to another episode of the Med School Minutes Podcast, where we discuss everything Caribbean Medical Students face! In this episode, we spoke with Dr. Larissa Luu, an alumna of SJSM and a practicing Family physician in New York. Many students believe that obtaining licensure in New York can be problematic for Caribbean medical students, and in this episode, Dr. Luu explains how she secured her license.
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Welcome to another episode of the Med School Minutes Podcast. In this episode, we discuss some of the best practices for Caribbean medical students when it comes to studying.  Our guests, Dr. Saad Hannan and Dr. Georgy Kehedy, the Saint James School of Medicine graduates and the applicants in the upcoming NRMP MATCH. 
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Welcome to another episode of the Med School Minutes podcast, where we talked about everything related to medical education, particularly Caribbean medical school education.

In this episode, we welcomed back Dr. Jose Ramirez, recently appointed Chief Academic Officer and Provost of SJSM. Dr. Ramirez shared with us some reasons why medical students struggle in the program, particularly in the Basic Science part of the progr...

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In this episode of the Med School Minutes podcast, we welcomed Dr. Ankur Patel, a board-certified Geriatrician, Author, Podcast Host, Speaker, Pharmacist, and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Patel has more than twelve years of experience caring for the elderly in multiple settings, including acute care, post-acute care, nursing home, and the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). His expertise lies in innovative approache...

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