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Medical education innovation for premed, medical students, physician assistants, and nursing. Mnemonics, memory palaces, speed reading, study hacks, mind maps for the MCAT, USMLE, COMLEX, PANCE, NCLEX, and all of your healthcare board exam and classroom needs!

Medical Mnemonist (from MedSchoolCoach‪)‬ Chase DiMarco

    • Health & Fitness
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Medical education innovation for premed, medical students, physician assistants, and nursing. Mnemonics, memory palaces, speed reading, study hacks, mind maps for the MCAT, USMLE, COMLEX, PANCE, NCLEX, and all of your healthcare board exam and classroom needs!

    MedEdge Method for Self-Care, Rest, and Growth (Ep. 98 Rebroadcast)

    MedEdge Method for Self-Care, Rest, and Growth (Ep. 98 Rebroadcast)

    In this final installment of the MedEdge Method mini-series, Chase DiMarco talks about self-care, rest, and growth. He dissects the benefits of self-care, why you need to stop procrastinating, and the relationship between rest and growth. 
    [02:25] Rest and Recuperation [04:34] Self-care in Medicine [07:19] Why Procrastination is a Form of Self Hate [09:05] The Smallest of Increments are Greater than the Greatest of Intentions Full show notes

    • 12 min
    MEM for Board Exam Success (Ep. 97 Rebroadcast)

    MEM for Board Exam Success (Ep. 97 Rebroadcast)

    In part five of the MedEdge Method mini-series, Chase DiMarco talks about board exam success. He dissects the test-taking technique table and breaks down several test answering strategies such as the tie-breaker technique, the post-exam autopsy, and the error monitoring chart. 
    [04:35] Test-Taking Technique Table  [04:47] Basic Technique [07:17] The Tie-Breaker Technique [09:50] Post-Exam Autopsy [11:22] The Error Monitoring Chart Full show notes

    • 16 min
    MedEdge Method for Self Assessment & Exam Growth (Ep. 96 Rebroadcast)

    MedEdge Method for Self Assessment & Exam Growth (Ep. 96 Rebroadcast)

    In this fourth installment of the MedEdge Method mini-series, Chase DiMarco talks about self-assessment and exam growth. He talks about studying using the production effect, the benefits of physician mentorship, and post-lecture and post-exam study sessions. 
    [01:40] Post Lecture and Post Exam Study Sessions [07:23] Studying Using the production Effect [09:15] Improve Academic Performance Using Deliberate Practice [10:33] Benefits of Physician Mentorship [11:28] Emotional Intelligence and Academic Performance [13:12] The Growth Equation: Stress + Rest = Growth Full show notes

    • 18 min
    MEM for Effective Preparation & Studying (Ep. 95 Rebroadcast)

    MEM for Effective Preparation & Studying (Ep. 95 Rebroadcast)

    In this third episode of the MedEdge Method mini-series, Chase DiMarco talks about preparation and studying. He dissects the actual methods and techniques you can use when creating the optimal study space, study technique, and study habits.  
    [01:50] How to Ergonomically Optimize your Study Space [03:40] How to Focus on Studying Without Getting Distracted [05:12] Creating the Perfect Study Mindset [08:05] The Psychology of Willpower [09:50] The Pomodoro Technique for Medical Students [13:05] Using Activity-Based Costing to Improve your Study Habits [14:07] Achieve your Study Goals Using the WOOP Strategy Full show notes

    • 17 min
    MEM for Study Skills that WORK & How Play Increases Learning! (Ep. 94 Rebroadcast)

    MEM for Study Skills that WORK & How Play Increases Learning! (Ep. 94 Rebroadcast)

    In this second episode of the MedEdge Method mini-series, Chase DiMarco shares study techniques that can help you learn more effectively. He discusses how including play in studying increases learning and motivation.
    [02:14] Setting Goals and Making Plans [05:19] Interleaving [06:58] Concrete Examples [08:31] Dual Coding [09:25] Spaced Repetition [10:01] Inquiry-Based Learning [11:58] Experiential Learning [14:04] Incorporate Play Activities [18:08] Key Takeaways [19:17] Homework Exercise Full show notes

    • 22 min
    MedEdge Method for Picking High-Yield Study Resources (Ep. 93 Rebroadcast)

    MedEdge Method for Picking High-Yield Study Resources (Ep. 93 Rebroadcast)

    In this first episode of the MedEdge Method mini-series, Chase DiMarco talks about finding high yield study resources. He shares a helpful process for how medical students can choose learning materials that best suit their needs.
    [01:16] What is the Best Resource to Use? [03:43] Set Your Learning Goals [06:18] Awareness of Attention Span [10:16] Find Study Materials Best Suited for You [15:14] Homework Exercise Full show notes

    • 18 min

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