65 episodes

The Dr. Raj podcast will be a fun and interactive half hour podcast that will discuss a variety of medical topics. Guests will range from sub-specialist doctors, to patients, to people in the media. The show will have an upbeat and positive personality just like Raj himself. Dr Raj is a quadruple board certified physician and associate professor at the University of Southern California. He was a co-host on the TNT series Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry, a regular on the TV Show The Doctors for the past 7 seasons and has a weekly medical segment on ABC news Los Angeles.

The Dr. Raj Podcast Ars Longa Media

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

The Dr. Raj podcast will be a fun and interactive half hour podcast that will discuss a variety of medical topics. Guests will range from sub-specialist doctors, to patients, to people in the media. The show will have an upbeat and positive personality just like Raj himself. Dr Raj is a quadruple board certified physician and associate professor at the University of Southern California. He was a co-host on the TNT series Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry, a regular on the TV Show The Doctors for the past 7 seasons and has a weekly medical segment on ABC news Los Angeles.

    Life Lessons from a Sound Editor with Victoria Sampson

    Life Lessons from a Sound Editor with Victoria Sampson

    Today's Episode
    Dr Raj and Victoria Sampson discuss the roles of sound editing and film throughout her life, starting from childhood. She breaks down audio and film industry lingo including ADR, mixing, and foley into common language in relation to her own experiences in the entertainment industry. 

    Today’s Guest 
    Victoria Sampson is an Emmy Award-winning producer, writer, director, film & sound editor, and educator. She is a veteran supervising sound editor with over forty years of experience and over 201 sound credits including sound editing on Academy Award-winning films such as Speed and The River. She has also won four golden reel awards and an Emmy for her sound work. In order to give back in creating a new generation of informed sound editors and filmmakers, she began teaching at UCLA in 1992. She has many affiliations and memberships such as The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the Sound Branch, The Motion Picture Sound Editors, Women in Media, LA Sound Sisters, Alliance of Women Directors, and Motion Picture Editors Guild. 

    Contact Victoria Sampson Here 


    About Dr. Raj
    Dr Raj is a quadruple board certified physician and associate professor at the University of Southern California. He was a co-host on the TNT series Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry, a regular on the TV Show The Doctors for the past 7 seasons and has a weekly medical segment on ABC news Los Angeles.
     

    Want more Dr. Raj?
    Check out the Beyond the Pearls lecture series! The Ultimate High Yield Bundle: The complete review of high-yield clinical medicine topics necessary for graduate medical education board exams including NBME, USMLE Steps 1/2/3, ITE and ABIM Boards.

    You can also listen to the Beyond the Pearls podcast.
     
    Check out our other shows:
    Physiology by Physeo
    Step 1 Success Stories
    The InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast
    The InsideTheBoards Podcast
     
    Produced by Ars Longa Media
    To learn more about us and this podcast, visit arslonga.media. You can leave feedback or suggestions at arslonga.media/contact or by emailing info@arslonga.media.
    Produced by: Christopher Breitigan and Erin McCue.
    Executive Producer: Patrick C. Beeman, MD
    The information presented in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and should not be construed as professional or medical advice.
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    • 56 min
    Resilience & Advocacy with Lilly Rocha

    Resilience & Advocacy with Lilly Rocha

    Today's Episode
    Dr Raj talks with Lilly Rocha about her past work in Silicon Valley, her life in London, and a life-changing health scare at age 37. They discuss how these life events all led to her current work as an advocate for Latinx culinary professionals and women’s cardiac health awareness. 

    Today’s Guest 
    Lilly Rocha is the current CEO of Latino Restaurant Association, an 800+ member national organization in Los Angeles, California. She is also the founder of Sabor Latino Food Industry Trade Show, the world’s largest Latino food trade show. A graduate of the University of California Berkeley, she also attended St. Mary’s University in London, England. Lilly graduated from UC Berkeley during the height of the dot-com bubble in Silicon Valley, and her first job was as a project manager for Nokia in Mountain View, California. Lilly developed a serious interest in trade show and conference management which eventually led to her to earn both CNP and CMM certifications, the highest in the meeting planning industry. Lilly eventually founded the Sabor Latino Food Industry Trade Show in 2013 once she noticed there was a huge gap in the industry for Latino foods. With Lilly’s expertise in sales, marketing, and project management, Sabor Latino has become a recognized brand in the trade show industry and serves as a premier business platform for Latin food professionals. 

    Lilly also has a passion for healthy eating and has led to a lifelong commitment to wholesome living. She enthusiastically shares her passion for healthy eating by volunteering for organizations such as the American Heart Association, Long Beach Memorial Women’s Heart Institute, and the Heart and Vascular Institute at LBMMC. She serves on the boards of HONOR PAC - a Latinx/LGBTQ+ Political Action Committee, and Asociacion de Empresarios Mexicanos (AEM).  

    Lilly Rocha on Instagram 
    Latino Restaurant Association Website 

    About Dr. Raj
    Dr Raj is a quadruple board certified physician and associate professor at the University of Southern California. He was a co-host on the TNT series Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry, a regular on the TV Show The Doctors for the past 7 seasons and has a weekly medical segment on ABC news Los Angeles.
     
    Want more Dr. Raj?
    Check out the Beyond the Pearls lecture series! The Ultimate High Yield Bundle: The complete review of high-yield clinical medicine topics necessary for graduate medical education board exams including NBME, USMLE Steps 1/2/3, ITE and ABIM Boards.

    You can also listen to the Beyond the Pearls podcast.
     
    Check out our other shows:
    Physiology by Physeo
    Step 1 Success Stories
    The InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast
    The InsideTheBoards Podcast
     
    Produced by Ars Longa Media
    To learn more about us and this podcast, visit arslonga.media. You can leave feedback or suggestions at arslonga.media/contact or by emailing info@arslonga.media.
    Produced by: Christopher Breitigan and Erin McCue.
    Executive Producer: Patrick C. Beeman, MD
    The information presented in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and should not be construed as professional or medical advice.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 47 min
    Having a Sibling with Autism with Mina Dasgupta

    Having a Sibling with Autism with Mina Dasgupta

    Today's Episode
    Mina Dasgupta is Dr. Raj’s oldest daughter, at nine-years-old. Today’s episode was inspired by an idea that Mina had about giving advice to other families and loved ones on how to talk about autism through compassion and communication. More specifically, they discuss their experience growing together with Mina's younger brother, Aiden, who has autism. In addition, Dr. Raj interviews Mina about her many interests and talents including tennis, basketball, and violin. 

    About Dr. Raj
    Dr Raj is a quadruple board certified physician and associate professor at the University of Southern California. He was a co-host on the TNT series Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry, a regular on the TV Show The Doctors for the past 7 seasons and has a weekly medical segment on ABC news Los Angeles.
     
    Want more Dr. Raj?
    Check out the Beyond the Pearls lecture series! The Ultimate High Yield Bundle: The complete review of high-yield clinical medicine topics necessary for graduate medical education board exams including NBME, USMLE Steps 1/2/3, ITE and ABIM Boards.

    You can also listen to the Beyond the Pearls podcast.
     
    Check out our other shows:
    Physiology by Physeo
    Step 1 Success Stories
    The InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast
    The InsideTheBoards Podcast
     
    Produced by Ars Longa Media
    To learn more about us and this podcast, visit arslonga.media. You can leave feedback or suggestions at arslonga.media/contact or by emailing info@arslonga.media.
    Produced by: Christopher Breitigan and Erin McCue.
    Executive Producer: Patrick C. Beeman, MD
    The information presented in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and should not be construed as professional or medical advice.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 29 min
    More Than a Beauty Queen with Dr. Eva Khondaker

    More Than a Beauty Queen with Dr. Eva Khondaker

    Today's Episode
    Dr. Raj talks with Dr. Eva Khondaker about her background in beauty pageants, and how her pageant past has influenced her current role as a medical professional. Being a first-generation Bangladeshi immigrant, she discusses the ways that pageantry can positively impact women around the world in following their dreams. 

    Today's Guest
    Dr. Eva Khondaker is a recent medical school graduate from the University of Medicine and Health Sciences where she graduated with the highest honors. She owns a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alberta, majoring in biological sciences and a minor in classics. Eva has over ten years of medical and broadcast experience. Her experience ranges from appearing on local news channels to international TV networks such as ATN (Asian Television Network). Eva was crowned Miss Canada Galaxy International in 2007, Miss Alberta in 2007, and Miss Supermodel South Asia 2006. She went on to represent Canada on an international platform and placed first runner-up and was placed first in swimsuit and interview. She has also had the privilege of being awarded first runner-up in Miss India Canada 2007 in Toronto, Canada.

    In the past, Eva has been an ambassador for various non-profit organizations such as the Canadian Red Cross and the Cross Cancer Institute where she has helped raise awareness and fund research. Eva is also a published co-author of medical ethics and biostatistics textbooks specifically for students preparing for the USMLE. Recently, Eva has joined Inside the Boards as podcast host, tutor, question writer, and head of social media. In her personal life she is trained in classical Indian dance, loves going to the gym, and all things Sci-Fi. Currently, she is preparing for the 2023 match cycle. 

    About Dr. Raj
    Dr Raj is a quadruple board certified physician and associate professor at the University of Southern California. He was a co-host on the TNT series Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry, a regular on the TV Show The Doctors for the past 7 seasons and has a weekly medical segment on ABC news Los Angeles.
     
    Want more Dr. Raj?
    Check out the Beyond the Pearls lecture series! The Ultimate High Yield Bundle: The complete review of high-yield clinical medicine topics necessary for graduate medical education board exams including NBME, USMLE Steps 1/2/3, ITE and ABIM Boards.

    You can also listen to the Beyond the Pearls podcast.
     
    Check out our other shows:
    Physiology by Physeo
    Step 1 Success Stories
    The InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast
    The InsideTheBoards Podcast
     
    Produced by Ars Longa Media
    To learn more about us and this podcast, visit arslonga.media. You can leave feedback or suggestions at arslonga.media/contact or by emailing info@arslonga.media.
    Produced by: Christopher Breitigan and Erin McCue.
    Executive Producer: Patrick C. Beeman, MD
    The information presented in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and should not be construed as professional or medical advice.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 44 min
    Food Insecurity in the US with Dr. Tom Summerfelt

    Food Insecurity in the US with Dr. Tom Summerfelt

    Today's Episode
    Dr. Raj talks with Dr. Tom Summerfelt about his role in Feeding America’s mission to ensure equitable access to nutritious food for all. They discuss the factors regarding food insecurity and what we can do at both local and federal levels. 

    Today's Guest
    As the Chief Research Officer, Tom Summerfelt, Ph.D., leads the development and execution of Feeding America’s strategic research agenda—a roadmap for developing a deeper understanding of hunger in America, identifying the transformative strategies that will solve hunger and measuring and reporting the organization’s progress along the way. He partners with world-class external research experts to develop and conduct some of the most comprehensive and important studies on food insecurity—studies that are guiding changes in how our country addresses domestic hunger from the ground up.

    Prior to Feeding America, Tom served as the North America President of Convergence CT, where he worked collaboratively with health care providers, life science companies and payers in using technology to leverage real-world data to improve outcomes across the healthcare ecosystem. Before that, Tom served as the Vice President of Research & Innovation at Advocate Health Care, where he led a department that managed over 600 research studies at any given time and produced over 200 publications annually. Tom has spent over 20 years utilizing research and program evaluation as vehicles to create collaboration and partnership among organizations, to make community programs more efficient and effective, and to demonstrate impact in the lives of people. His work has included diverse projects that share a common focus on improving outcomes for vulnerable populations and reducing social disparities. 

    Tom earned his Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University and has held faculty appointments at Vanderbilt, Michigan State University and The University of Chicago.
     
    About Dr. Raj
    Dr Raj is a quadruple board certified physician and associate professor at the University of Southern California. He was a co-host on the TNT series Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry, a regular on the TV Show The Doctors for the past 7 seasons and has a weekly medical segment on ABC news Los Angeles.
     
    Want more Dr. Raj?
    Check out the Beyond the Pearls lecture series! The Ultimate High Yield Bundle: The complete review of high-yield clinical medicine topics necessary for graduate medical education board exams including NBME, USMLE Steps 1/2/3, ITE and ABIM Boards.

    You can also listen to the Beyond the Pearls podcast.
     
    Check out our other shows:
    Physiology by Physeo
    Step 1 Success Stories
    The InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast
    The InsideTheBoards Podcast
     
    Produced by Ars Longa Media
    To learn more about us and this podcast, visit arslonga.media. You can leave feedback or suggestions at arslonga.media/contact or by emailing info@arslonga.media.
    Produced by: Christopher Breitigan and Erin McCue.
    Executive Producer: Patrick C. Beeman, MD
    The information presented in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and should not be construed as professional or medical advice.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 47 min
    What's Brewing with Steven Fruci

    What's Brewing with Steven Fruci

    Today's Episode
    Dr. Raj talks with Steven Fruci about all things coffee-related. They discuss coffee terminology, how to keep your coffee fresh, and the question: Is there really a right or wrong way to drink coffee? 

    Today's Guest
    An expert in all things espresso, Steven Fruci is a business school graduate, an accomplished musician, and a co-host of the coffee podcast Bean There, Done That based in Toronto, Canada. With over 20 years of professional experience in the espresso coffee industry, Steven is a factory-certified espresso machine technician and second generation coffee distributor. Steven’s family business, Northwest Kitchenware, has been importing and distributing Italian espresso machines for over 40 years. As retailers as espresso makers for the home, as well as commercial machines for cafes and restaurants, the family has also developed their own premium blend espresso coffee to compliment their quality products. 
     
    About Dr. Raj
    Dr Raj is a quadruple board certified physician and associate professor at the University of Southern California. He was a co-host on the TNT series Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry, a regular on the TV Show The Doctors for the past 7 seasons and has a weekly medical segment on ABC news Los Angeles.
     
    Want more Dr. Raj?
    Check out the Beyond the Pearls lecture series! The Ultimate High Yield Bundle: The complete review of high-yield clinical medicine topics necessary for graduate medical education board exams including NBME, USMLE Steps 1/2/3, ITE and ABIM Boards.

    You can also listen to the Beyond the Pearls podcast.
     
    Check out our other shows:
    Physiology by Physeo
    Step 1 Success Stories
    The InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast
    The InsideTheBoards Podcast
     
    Produced by Ars Longa Media
    To learn more about us and this podcast, visit arslonga.media. You can leave feedback or suggestions at arslonga.media/contact or by emailing info@arslonga.media.
    Produced by: Christopher Breitigan and Erin McCue.
    Executive Producer: Patrick C. Beeman, MD
    The information presented in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and should not be construed as professional or medical advice.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 46 min

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Very Informative , great positive energy!

Very Informative , great positive energy!

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