A guide for medical students preparing to apply to competitive residency programs, with topics ranging from the preclinical years to Match Day (and everything in between).
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Mastering the Virtual Interview with Cardiac Intensivist Dr. Ricky Hansra
Dr. Barinder (Ricky) Hansra joins the show to share helpful tips for virtual interviewing. With interviews being conducted on Zoom and similar platforms this year, applicants must prepare and perform in new ways. The wisdom Dr. Hansra has gained from his experience matching into residency and two fellowships is sure to help!
Insights from a Residency Program Director
Dr. Karen Wiss, a dermatology residency program director, provides the inside scoop on the residency selection process. She shares invaluable insights on the various components of the ERAS application, the interview day, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on this year’s application cycle.
Networking and Interviewing Tips from a Sports Marketing Executive
Steven’s brother Dave Krueger, a 17-year veteran of the professional sports industry, joins the podcast to offer some high-yield advice on networking and interviewing! Topics include: sending purposeful emails, networking at conferences, preparing for the interview day, asking thoughtful questions, and many other ways to stand out from the pack!
Building The Rank List
We start with an approach to carefully evaluating residency programs before, during, and after the interview day (with help from a slightly overwhelming spreadsheet). Then, we dive into the nuts and bolts of setting up the rank order list!
10 Ways to Stand Out on Clinical Rotations
Make a great impression on away rotations and core clerkships by following these simple tips, plus a bonus pep talk for those about to submit ERAS applications!
Matching Into Orthopedic Surgery: Interview with Dr. Jake Modest
Dr. Jake Modest shares his advice for medical students interested in orthopedic surgery. Tune in for new study methods, ways to find a research mentor, a foolproof approach to clinical rotations, and much more!
So essential for our young docs!
Wish I had this podcast coming up the ranks! Take a listen! Highly recommended! - Colin Z
Dr. Krueger’s effortless and motivational approach is great!
As Dr. Krueger’s colleague, I know this is going to be an excellent podcast that every med student (and pre-med) should tune into! I can tell from the fun first episode that this podcast will be encouraging, engaging, delightful, and full of well-informed practical advice. 5/5