40 episodes

A podcast made for medical students, by medical students, to help the medicine go down

Spoonful of Sugar Ria Mulherkar

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 35 Ratings

A podcast made for medical students, by medical students, to help the medicine go down

    Prostate Cancer

    Prostate Cancer

    Prostate Cancer is the most common cancer (that’s not skin cancer) in men. In this episode, MS3 Gary Price reviews the diagnosis, pathophysiology, characteristics, and treatment of prostate cancer. Parts of this review transcend the scope of Step 1, but don’t worry because we’ll be sure to hone in on what’s important for the boards while giving you a comprehensive overview of the topic.

    • 46 min
    Neurodegenerative Disorders

    Neurodegenerative Disorders

    MS3 Tiana DiMasi is back to host an episode reviewing some of the most common neurodegenerative disorders, including Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, frontotemporal dementia, Lewy body dementia, vascular dementia, and more. We’ll also cover some common medical conditions that can masquerade as neurodegenerative disorders. Get excited for a thorough review!

    • 29 min
    Opioids

    Opioids

    Opioids are very important in clinical practice because of their crucial use and frequent abuse. The topic is difficult to understand, but can be easily mastered once conceptually understood. In this episode, MS4 Aditi Kothari provides an overview of opioids, including their mechanisms, uses, adverse effects, and management of abuse. As always, we will ask several questions along the way to reinforce important concepts.

    • 18 min
    Step 1 Pep Talk

    Step 1 Pep Talk

    Step 1 Season is among us! This episode is meant to provide a little motivation and perspective for anyone who needs it in the days and weeks leading up to the exam.

    • 16 min
    Gynecological Malignancies

    Gynecological Malignancies

    MS4 Waneeza Mughees is back with an episode on gynecological malignancies! In this episode, we’ll review several topics including molar pregnancies, choriocarcinoma, as well as ovarian, vaginal, vulvar, and breast tumors. We’ll be reviewing questions in a case-based, Q&A format, so get ready to participate!

    • 26 min
    Stroke

    Stroke

    Future Neurosurgeon & current MS4 Lohit Velagapudi dissects the topic of stroke in an easy, fun, and approachable way. We’ll talk through the pathophysiology of stroke, and then cover commonly tested stroke syndromes based on their location, blood supply, and clinical presentation. This topic is definitely a brainy one, but nothing we can’t handle with a step by step approach and some fun mnemonics.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

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35 Ratings

35 Ratings

Die-uh-lectic? ,

The best podcast for preclinical

Immensely helpful for in-house exam prep not just step 1

UICOM M1 ,

Great Review When Stuck in Traffic!!

Had to drive my mom to an appointment during rush hour the day before my cardio/pulm exam and listened to Spoonful of Sugar in traffic. I swear there were questions I got right thanks to that amazing review sesh in the car. Thank you so much!!!!

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Super High Yield!

Great for passive study while cleaning, running, walking and for driving! Thank you very much!

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