“This is Water” by David Foster Wallace Summary

Recently, I had the pleasure of re-watching a speech which many had said changed their outlook on life. It seems that I was the center of my own life for far too long. I wanted to summarize some of my take-aways from this speech. The most obvious realities are hardest to talk about. An education …

Starting a Company in Medical School

Intro Starting a company can be tough. I always wonder who’s crazy enough to start their own company in medical school, because going to medical school by itself is pretty daunting. I recently watched a panel which was hosted by MD++, and thought it would be interesting to write up some of the things that …

Dan Munro: Building a Better Healthcare System

LISTEN HERE: APPLE | SPOTIFY | GOOGLE Podcast Episode Summary Welcome to Podcast #71. Today’s guest is Dan Munro, who is, in his own words, “not a clinician or an economist,” but he is interested in how healthcare is broken in the United States and how technology innovation and policy can solve that. He first …

The Grind Doesn’t Define You

Giving and Growing in a World of Negativity It’s ironic that the medical field is arguably the most humane profession, yet we put our residents and physicians-in-training through such pain and suffering. A recent article by Dr. Pamela Wible noted that residents’ hours are “capped” at 28-hour shifts and 80-hour work weeks, which are equivalent to two …

#70 Dr. Peter Ubel

Peter A. Ubel M.D. is the Madge and Dennis T. McLawhorn University Professor of Business, Public Policy and Medicine at Duke University. A physician and a behavioral scientist, he uses the tools of decision psychology and behavioral economics to explore topics like informed consent, shared decision making and health care cost containment.  He has authored …

#69 Dr. Howard Forman

Professor Forman is a Professor of Diagnostic Radiology (and faculty director for Finance),  Public Health (Health Policy), Economics and Management.  Professor Forman directs the Health Care management program in the Yale School of Public Health and teaches healthcare economics in the Yale College Economics Department. He is the faculty founder and director of the MD/MBA …

#68 Dr. Abhishek Kumar

Dr. Kumar is is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Interventional Radiology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.  He completed his fellowship training in Vascular and Interventional Radiology  at the Mount Sinai system in NYC. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Interventional Radiology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He mentors many …

#67 Dr. Jerry Balentine

Dr. Balentine received his undergraduate degree from McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. He attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine graduating in 1983. He completed his internship at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Philadelphia and his Emergency Medicine residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the Bronx, where he served as …

#66 Dr. Kevin Klatt

Kevin is currently a postdoctoral associate the laboratory of David D. Moore, PhD, focusing on the role of lipids and one carbon metabolism-related nutrients on nuclear receptor signaling with broad relevance to both physiological and pathophysiological states. Kevin additionally is a primary collaborator for NCT03194659, a randomized, controlled trial of choline supplementation during pregnancy.

#65 The AnKing – Tyson Burnham

We are four medical students attending the University of Utah School of Medicine. We love Anki but found it very difficult to use at first. We originally made a few videos to help our classmates and eventually decided to keep making tutorials so we could share with all Anki users worldwide. The four of us …