Introduction Recently, my classmate Eric Busto coordinated a talk on providing safe care to patients with Autism. There were tons… Read more Ep 13. Autism: Beyond the Diagnosis
Introduction I like to refer to Matthew McAdam as the “most zen person” in our class. It is hard to… Read more Ep. 12 Mindfulness and Meditation in Medicine
Introduction As a refugee from war-torn El Salvador, the recent developments in the United States have struck a deep, personal… Read more Ep 11. Professionalism, advocacy and public life- when physicians should speak up
Introduction The “DUDES Club” started in August 2010 when 70 men in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver attended a community… Read more Ep 10. DUDES Club- A men’s health success story
*WARNING: This episode contains talk of depression and suicide. Introduction The PHQ-9 (a questionnaire that screens for depression) looks for… Read more Ep 9. medice, cura te ipsum- mental health in medical school
Introduction It is rare to have a conversation that completely changes your opinion about an issue. Maybe Dr Perry is… Read more Ep 8. Pharmaceutical influence: do you really need a free sandwich?
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Introduction: Victoria Zhang (left) and Sarah Weicker (right) are two amazing classmates in my medical class, Class of… Read more Ep 6. LGBTQ+ topics in the medical curriculum
Introduction: When I got into medical school, I anticipated some stress from the rigorous training. I didn’t anticipate how… Read more Ep 5. Student debt: what every med student should know
Introduction: Matthew Ramsey is a father of two with 20 years of experience in media rooms across the… Read more Ep 4. What future doctors should know before working with the media