The Road to Residency

The Road to Residency

The Road to Residency Podcast is the show dedicated to helping you match into the residency of your dreams! Your host, John Arshadi, has helped hundreds of individuals just like you over the years as an Instructor for the Institute of Medical Boards and an Academic Medical Advisor for Kaplan Medical. Join us every week to gain practical knowledge, tools, and guidance, as well as hear inspiring personal stories of how others have done it to support you along your own journey on the road to residency. Please help us get this message out there by sharing and supporting our show! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/roadtoresidency/support

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March 7, 2022 25 min

This is a late upload of an interview that occured last year after the 2021 match.

It was such a pleasure having Dr. Nirmaljot Kaur on the show. She gave us really great tips on how to properly interview and make a great personal statement.

Both Dr. Kaur and I are always available for any questions regarding the match. Feel free to reach out to us below!

Dr. Nirmaljot Kaur: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nirmaljot-kaur-md-b19705147/

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This is a late upload of an interview that occured last year after the 2021 match. 

It was such a pleasure having Dr. Varun Thomas on the show. He gave us really great tips on how to get into research and the application process in general.

Both Dr. Thomas and I are always available for any questions regarding the match. Feel free to reach out to us below!

Dr. Varun Thomas: https://www.linkedin.com/in/varunthomasmd/

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March 6, 2022 58 min

This is a late upload of an interview that occured last year after the 2021 match.

It was such a pleasure having Dr. Rajshree Singh on the show. She gave us really great tips on how to apply for Radiology and the Match process in general.

Both Dr. Rajshree and I are always available for any questions regarding the match. Feel free to reach out to us below!

Dr. Rajshree Singh: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rajshree-singh-md-182693148/

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Ever wonder about the Missouri Assistant Physician and how to go about obtaining this limited license while pursuing residency?

Dr. Faarina Khan is on the show this week with the inside scoop about this fairly new position.

  • Application Process
  • Application Criteria, and 
  • Common Myths and Precautions 
  • Dr. Khan also discusses how she became a board member if three different medical organizations and goes into more detail about them.

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    In this episode of The Road to Residency, I had the pleasure of speaking to Dr. Danielle Ward about her road to residency.

    Dr. Ward tells us her story about how she made it into med school as a single mother with a 2.2 GPA and eventually matched into Plastic Surgery which was the specialty of her dreams. 

    We also talk about her inspirational blog AspiringMinorityDoctor.com and her new book Atypical Premed: A non-traditional student...

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    In this episode of The Road to Residency, I talk to Brenda Thompson about a side of residency we may not always think about as students, especially international medical graduates. Join us for this insightful perspective from someone who has held multiple roles spanning 10 years in Graduate Medical Education.

    Brenda has a new book coming out called Graduate Medical Education [re]Think [re]Claim [re]Design [re]Create A Memoir and Ca...

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    May 14, 2021 28 min

    It was such a pleasure having Dr. Antoine Boustany on the show. He gave us some insightful tips on how to prepare for the Match this upcoming season.

    Both Dr. Boustany and I are always available for any questions regarding the Match. Feel free to reach out to us below!

    Dr. Antoine Boustany: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aboustanymd/

    Dr. John Arshadi: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnarshadi/

    Also, don’t forget to subscribe, rate and r...

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    It was such a pleasure having Dr. Mohammad Bakri Hammami on the show. He gave us really great tips on how to get into research and the application process in general.

    Both Dr. Mohammad and I are always available for any questions regarding the match. Feel free to reach out to us below!

    Dr. Mohammad Bakri Hammami: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mohammadbakri9/
    Dr. John Arshadi: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnarshadi/

    Also, don’t forge...

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    April 30, 2021 38 min

    It was such a pleasure having Dr. Amrin Kharawala on the show. She gave us really great tips on networking and the application process in general.

    She wants you to know, "Don't ever lose faith in yourself. If you are determined enough, you WILL get there!"

    Both Dr. Amrin and I are always available for any questions regarding the match. Feel free to reach out to us below!

    Dr. Amrin Kharawala: https://www.linkedin.com/in/...

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    April 23, 2021 31 min

    This was a special episode because it was our first video podcast! Go check it out on Zeel's YouTube channel right now! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4I32AJ-PeZwQGDinzBByQ

    It was such a pleasure having Dr. Zeel Shah on the show. She gave us really great tips on networking and the application process in general.

    You can check out her COVID-19 website here: https://www.covid19si.com

    If you have any questions regarding her wo...

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    April 23, 2021 5 min

    Welcome to SEASON 2 of the Road to Residency Podcast!

    This season is going to be bigger and better! Please stay tuned for future episodes including residency tips and guest interviews of physicians who have once been in your shows and matched into the residency of their dreams. Here at the Road to Residency, we're all about impact and we invite you to share in this endeavour with us. If you find our Podcast helpful, please be s...

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    July 18, 2020 30 min

    This is a very late episode, but you don't want to miss my interview with Dr. Monica Arndt! Allow her to guide you through the residency process and feel free to reach out to either one of us with any questions.

    Like she says, "Stay strong! Believe in yourself! Keep going hard, study hard and give 100%!"  💯

    Also, don't forget to subscribe! Match season is upon us (you should already be reviewing your program...

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    Do you find yourself frustratingly missing questions on the USMLE that you know you should've gotten right? Here's the reason and what you can do to fix it.

    If you liked this episode, don't forget to subscribe!

    Here at the Road to Residency, we're all about impact and we invite you to share in this endeavour with us. If you find our Podcast helpful, please be sure to rate and review, as well as share the episode wit...

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    I have known Dr. Psalms for over 3 years now. She is such an inspiration and such a wonderful person to talk to.

    After 13 years from graduation holding down multiple jobs, attempting the exams several times, and supporting her family of 3 kids, she matched this year into her specialty of choice.

    And she wants you to know that it's not going to be easy, but it's absolutely is attainable.

    You don't want to miss out on thi...

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    Welcome to the very first episode of the Road to Residency Podcast! 

    Please stay tuned for future episodes including residency tips and guest interviews of physicians who have once been in your shows and matched into the residency of their dreams. Here at the Road to Residency, we're all about impact and we invite you to share in this endeavour with us. If you find our Podcast helpful, please be sure to subscribe, rate, and rev...

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