50 episodes

A podcast about life in science and medicine. We are four MD/PhD students trying to discover the how and the why behind some of the most successful scientists, physicians, and physician-scientists. This podcast is not focused on the research itself, but rather on the process behind it. Our discussions center on mentorship, grantsmanship, leadership, etc. We hope you enjoy!

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Behind the Microscope Saeedi, Behnke, Jansen, Sayegh

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A podcast about life in science and medicine. We are four MD/PhD students trying to discover the how and the why behind some of the most successful scientists, physicians, and physician-scientists. This podcast is not focused on the research itself, but rather on the process behind it. Our discussions center on mentorship, grantsmanship, leadership, etc. We hope you enjoy!

Follow us on social media or our website!
www.behindthemicroscope.com
Twitter: @behindthescope_
Instagram: @behindthemicroscopepod
Facebook: @behindthemicroscope1

    James Boyer, MD - Follow Your Fascination

    James Boyer, MD - Follow Your Fascination

    Dr. James Boyer, MD, is the Ensign Professor of Medicine in Digestive Diseases and the Emeritus Director of the Liver Center at Yale School of Medicine. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Haverford College and his MD from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, followed by internal medicine residency at Cornell and Yale and a Fellowship in hepatology at Yale. Today he shares his personal and professional story, from his formative scientific experiences in Calcutta, to his foundational discoveries in biliary formation, secretion, and cholestasis, to his work as the founding Director of the NIDDK-funded liver center at Yale, and his continuing efforts to educate and inspire young scientists interested in gastroenterology and hepatology.

    Credits: Our deepest thanks to Dr. Boyer for joining us today!

    Dr. Boyer’s Faculty Page: https://medicine.yale.edu/profile/james_boyer/

    Host: Bejan Saeedi

    Co-Host and Audio Engineer – Joe Behnke

    Executive Producer and Social Media Coordinator – Carey Jansen

    Executive Producer – Michael Sayegh

    Faculty Advisor – Dr. Brian Robinson

    Twitter: @behindthescope_

    Instagram: @behindthemicroscopepod

    Facebook: @behindthemicroscope1

    Website: behindthemicroscope.com

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Michael Mina, MD-PhD - Leaders are Communicators

    Michael Mina, MD-PhD - Leaders are Communicators

    Dr. Michael Mina is the newly appointed Chief Science Officer at eMed and a former Assistant Professor of Epidemiology as well as Immunology and Infectious disease at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Mina earned his MD and PhD from Emory University, with postdoctoral fellowships at Princeton University and Harvard Medical school. He completed his residency training in clinical pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital before joining the faculty of Harvard. Today, Dr. Mina shares his incredible journey from undergrad to Buddhist monk to MD-PhD student to Assistant professor, with stops in Sri Lanka, Nicaragua, and South Africa.

    Credits: Our deepest thanks to Dr. Mina for joining us today!

    Dr. Mina’s Faculty Page: https://www.emed.com/michael-mina?hsLang=en

    Follow Dr. Mina on Twitter: @michaelmina_lab

    Host: Bejan Saeedi

    Co-Host and Audio Engineer – Joe Behnke

    Executive Producer and Social Media Coordinator – Carey Jansen

    Executive Producer – Michael Sayegh

    Faculty Advisor – Dr. Brian Robinson

    Twitter: @behindthescope_

    Instagram: @behindthemicroscopepod

    Facebook: @behindthemicroscope1

    Website: behindthemicroscope.com

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Anne Piantadosi, MD-PhD - Bringing Science Closer to the Clinic

    Anne Piantadosi, MD-PhD - Bringing Science Closer to the Clinic

    Dr. Anne Piantadosi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Dr. Piantadosi earned her MD and PhD from the University of Washington, followed by residency and an infectious disease fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. In 2019, she was recruited to Emory and has a joint appointment in the Department of Pathology and the Department of Medicine. Today we discuss her time in training, her perspectives on the role of physician-scientists, and her experiences as an early career investigator.

    Credits: Our deepest thanks to Dr. Piantadosi for sharing her journey with us!

    Dr. Piantadosi’s Faculty Page:

    https://vaccines.emory.edu/faculty-evc/primary-faculty/piantadosi_anne.html

    Follow Dr. Piantadosi on Twitter: @AnnePiantadosi

    Host: Bejan Saeedi

    Co-Host and Audio Engineer – Joe Behnke

    Executive Producer and Social Media Coordinator – Carey Jansen

    Executive Producer – Michael Sayegh

    Faculty Advisor – Dr. Brian Robinson

    Twitter: @behindthescope_

    Instagram: @behindthemicroscopepod

    Facebook: @behindthemicroscope1

    Website: behindthemicroscope.com

    • 53 min
    Preparing early: What to think about in your 1st and 2nd Med School Year with Dr. Michael Donnenberg, MD

    Preparing early: What to think about in your 1st and 2nd Med School Year with Dr. Michael Donnenberg, MD

    Webinar announcement! We catch up with Dr. Michael Donnenberg, MD, to discuss the upcoming webinar he is organizing entitled:

    Preparing early: What to think about in your 1st and 2nd Med School Year.

    Presented by the AAMC subcommittee on Physician-Scientist Post-graduate training.

    The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday November 17, 8pm-9:30pm Eastern. This session will be of special interest to MD students who are considering a research residency.

    Register to join the November conversation here: https://aamc-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMlcuCuqDwvGN00roXmAMrDVqG5YFGvs34J

    Recordings will be available for those who do not register for the webinar here: 

    https://students-residents.aamc.org/applying-md/phd-programs/physician-scientist-training-program

    Dr. Donnenberg is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and the MD-PhD program director at Virginia Commonwealth University.

    Credits: Our thanks to Dr. Donnenberg for taking the time to meet with us!

    Dr. Donnenberg’s Faculty Page:

    https://medschool.vcu.edu/expertise/detail.html?id=msdonnenberg

    Host: Bejan Saeedi

    Co-Host and Audio Engineer – Joe Behnke

    Executive Producer and Social Media Coordinator – Carey Jansen

    Executive Producer – Michael Sayegh

    Faculty Advisor – Dr. Brian Robinson

    Twitter: @behindthescope_

    Instagram: @behindthemicroscopepod

    Facebook: @behindthemicroscope1

    Website: behindthemicroscope.com

    • 14 min
    Skip Brass, MD-PhD - Setting the Bar for Physician-Scientist Training

    Skip Brass, MD-PhD - Setting the Bar for Physician-Scientist Training

    Dr. Lawrence (Skip) Brass, MD, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Brass pursued his MD/PhD training at Case Western Reserve University, followed by residency and hematology/oncology fellowship training at UPenn before joining faculty. In today’s episode, we discuss the evolution of MD/PhD training, including the priorities for current trainees and the importance of institutional support towards ensuring their success as rising physician-scientists. For temporal reference, this episode was recorded in the Summer of 2020.

    Credits:

    Our deepest thanks to Dr. Brass for joining us today.

    Check out his faculty page here: https://www.med.upenn.edu/brasslab/skipbrass.html

    Check out the Brass Lab here: https://www.med.upenn.edu/brasslab/

    Host: Bejan Saeedi

    Co-Host and Audio Engineer – Joe Behnke

    Executive Producer and Social Media Coordinator – Carey Jansen

    Executive Producer – Michael Sayegh

    Associate Producer - Joshua Owens

    Faculty Advisor – Dr. Brian Robinson

    Twitter: @behindthescope_

    Instagram: @behindthemicroscopepod

    Facebook: @behindthemicroscope1

    Website: behindthemicroscope.com

    • 54 min
    Dean Jones, PhD - Ask the Fundamental Questions

    Dean Jones, PhD - Ask the Fundamental Questions

    Dr. Dean Jones is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and the Department of Biochemistry at Emory University. Dr. Jones received his PhD in Biochemistry from Oregon Health Sciences University. He then studied nutritional biochemistry at Cornell University and molecular toxicology as a post-doctoral fellow at the Karolinska Institute as a post-doctoral fellow. Dr. Jones has had an incredibly productive career, and today he shares with us his advice for thriving in academic research.

    Credits:

    Our deepest thanks to Dr. Jones for joining us today.

    Check out his faculty page here: https://winshipcancer.emory.edu/bios/faculty/jones-dean.html

    Host: Bejan Saeedi

    Co-Host and Audio Engineer – Joe Behnke

    Executive Producer and Social Media Coordinator – Carey Jansen

    Executive Producer – Michael Sayegh

    Associate Producer - Joshua Owens

    Faculty Advisor – Dr. Brian Robinson

    Twitter: @behindthescope_

    Instagram: @behindthemicroscopepod

    Facebook: @behindthemicroscope1

    Website: behindthemicroscope.com

    • 44 min

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