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If you're struggling on your premed journey, trying to figure out the best way to study for the MCAT, or trying to understand how to best apply to medical school, the award-nominated podcast, The Premed Years, has you covered. From interviews with Admissions Committee members and directors to inspirational stories from those who have gone before you, The Premed Years is like having a premed advisor in your pocket. Subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or anywhere else you listen to music or podcasts so you don't miss an episode. It's free. Every week. Don't forget to watch us on YouTube, or follow us on Instagram too! We're medicalschoolhq everywhere!

The Premed Years Ryan Gray

    • Science
    • 4.8 • 1.3K Ratings

If you're struggling on your premed journey, trying to figure out the best way to study for the MCAT, or trying to understand how to best apply to medical school, the award-nominated podcast, The Premed Years, has you covered. From interviews with Admissions Committee members and directors to inspirational stories from those who have gone before you, The Premed Years is like having a premed advisor in your pocket. Subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or anywhere else you listen to music or podcasts so you don't miss an episode. It's free. Every week. Don't forget to watch us on YouTube, or follow us on Instagram too! We're medicalschoolhq everywhere!

    The Importance of Authenticity in Medical School Applications

    The Importance of Authenticity in Medical School Applications

    Dr. Kilgo shares his shift from videography to Neurology, facing academic hurdles, and the importance of mentorship in medicine.

    • 30 min
    Pioneering Medicine as a First-Generation Latina Student

    Pioneering Medicine as a First-Generation Latina Student

    Join us as we explore the inspiring journey of Tabitha, a Latina premed student, navigating challenges and defying odds to become a physician.
    Links:Full Episode Blog Post
    Summer Health Professional Education Program (SHPEP)
    Fee Assistance Program
    Latino Medical Student Association
    Student National Medical Association
    Meded Media
    Blueprint MCAT
    Jack Westin / The MCAT CARS podcast

    • 29 min
    Finding Balance and Peace on the Medical Journey with Dr. Wendy Lau

    Finding Balance and Peace on the Medical Journey with Dr. Wendy Lau

    Join the fascinating journey of Dr. Wendy Lau as she reveals her unique path to embracing her calling in medicine. With an initial spark of interest in high school, Dr. Lau took the scenic route through the tech industry, only to find her way back to healthcare. This episode captures her inspiring story, highlighting the importance of perseverance, passion, and the powerful role of a supportive educational environment. Dr. Lau's experience illustrates how non-traditional paths can enrich the field of medicine, providing depth and diversity to our healthcare system.
    Burnout in medicine is not just a buzzword—it's a critical issue we tackle head-on, discussing how students on the brink of their medical careers can safeguard their passion and prevent the all-too-common professional fatigue. Weaving in the insights of Dr. Lau, this episode is packed with practical advice for maintaining that initial heartfelt drive. From managing expectations to prioritizing self-care, the conversation is an important one for anyone in the medical field seeking to preserve their love for the craft amidst the pressures of the profession.
    Rounding out our discussion, we delve into the serenity of Zen and its place in the medical world. Dr. Lau shares the enlightening ways she integrates these principles into her medical practice. For those striving to deliver compassionate care, her approach serves as a beacon, highlighting the potential for inner peace to elevate patient interactions. As the episode closes, a reminder stands to visit premedpodcast.com for more enriching content, and a parting encouragement for all to find balance and joy in the noble pursuit of healthcare.
    Links:Full Episode Blog Post
    Inner Practice of Medicine by Dr. Wendy Lau
    Meded Media
    Blueprint MCAT

    • 39 min
    Balancing Air Force Duties and Medical Dreams

    Balancing Air Force Duties and Medical Dreams

    Kali had always wanted to be a doctor, but difficult classes at the Air Force Academy she attended deterred her. Years later, Kali is navigating her dream.
    Links:Full Episode Blog Post
    Meded Media
    Blueprint MCAT

    • 36 min
    Re-routing to Medicine: The Unexpected Journey of an Athlete

    Re-routing to Medicine: The Unexpected Journey of an Athlete

    Discover how a devastating sports injury can inadvertently unveil a world of fascination for orthopedic surgery, prompting a career pivot.
    Links:Full Episode Blog Post
    Meded Media
    Evolving Medic
    Blueprint MCAT

    • 45 min
    Navigating Self-Doubt in the Pursuit of Dreams

    Navigating Self-Doubt in the Pursuit of Dreams

    After doing poorly in physics, Aaron doubted his ability to succeed as a premed. His pivot to nursing reaffirmed to him that he should follow his dreams!
    Links:Full Episode Blog Post
    Meded Media
    Blueprint MCAT
    Mission: Accepted

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.3K Ratings

1.3K Ratings

AshCapsho ,

Great podcast!

You can tell Ryan knows exactly what he is doing. All his podcasts are exceptional included The Premed Years. An invaluable resource for thousands of students aspiring to get into medical school. - The Capsho Team

Kyli Senter ,

Premed must have!

As a non-traditional premed student, this podcast has been a game changer! So much great information. So thankful for both Dr. Grays!

premed parent ,

One stop source for all things Premed

This is a great, informative podcast about all things Premed and guides students on every aspect of this arduous journey. Thank, Dr. Gray!

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