Dextrocardia
Episode 18: Dr. Kristin Miller - UMHS Alumni Association president

Episode 18: Dr. Kristin Miller - UMHS Alumni Association president

May 11, 2021

Dr. Kristin Miller was in the first graduating class of UMHS in 2011. She comes on the podcast to share her experience, what she’s done since graduation, and why she wanted to start up the UMHS Alumni Association.

Dr. Miller completed a residency at Florida State University Family Residency Program at Lee Memorial Hospital in Ft. Myers, Florida. She is now a family physician, life coach and motivational speaker in Oklahoma.

Follow Dr. Miller on Instagram @doctor_k_miller and visit her website https://drkristinmiller.com/

Episode 17: Lujain Qureshi - Introduction to Clinical Medicine

Episode 17: Lujain Qureshi - Introduction to Clinical Medicine

April 27, 2021

UMHS medical student Lujain Qureshi talks about her experience in Introduction to Clinical Medicine (ICM) and explains what standard patient encounters are and how to excel at them.

Episode 16: Lisette Lerma - Lessons from a pathology TA

Episode 16: Lisette Lerma - Lessons from a pathology TA

April 14, 2021

UMHS student Lisette Lerma talks about her experience as a Pathology I TA and gives tips and advice on how to succeed in pathology in Dextrocardia Podcast Episode 16.

Episode 15: Milagros Rivera Cora - Lessons from a physiology TA

Episode 15: Milagros Rivera Cora - Lessons from a physiology TA

March 31, 2021

Milagros "Mila" I. Rivera Cora is a Puerto-Rican second year medical student at UMHS, where she TA's the Physiology course. Listen in as Mila shares tips for how to succeed in this difficult medical school class.

Episode 14: Caroline Vargas - Lessons from an Epidemiology TA

Episode 14: Caroline Vargas - Lessons from an Epidemiology TA

March 16, 2021
With public health and a historic pandemic on everyone's minds, epidemiology couldn't be more important in the state of medicine. Epidemiology TA Caroline Vargas shares her tips and tricks to succeed in this relevant and crucial course.
Episode 13: Divya Krishnan - How to maximize Med 3 and 4 through extracurriculars and electives abroad

Episode 13: Divya Krishnan - How to maximize Med 3 and 4 through extracurriculars and electives abroad

March 2, 2021

Find out how to get the most out of your clinical rotations. UMHS alumni, Dr. Divya Krishnan talks about her medical school experience pursuing extensive extracurricular activity and clinical electives abroad.

Episode 12: Samantha DeFilippis - Lessons from an Immunology TA

Episode 12: Samantha DeFilippis - Lessons from an Immunology TA

February 16, 2021

What's your favorite lymphocyte? T-cells or B-cells? Immunology will give you a whole semester to figure out this important question. On your journey immunology, TA Samantha DeFilippis will teach you everything you need to know to do well in this low-unit but high-workload class.

Episode 11: Kerthy Sugunathevan - what happens in the Portland 5th semester?

Episode 11: Kerthy Sugunathevan - what happens in the Portland 5th semester?

February 2, 2021

UMHS basic science students often wonder what it’s like once they leave St. Kitts for the pre-clinical semester in Portland, ME. Clinical student, Kerthy Sugunathevan, talks about this transition and answers all of your burning questions about what happens in the Portland 5th semester.

Episode 10: Dr. Hope Mitchell (Black Lives Matter #4)

Episode 10: Dr. Hope Mitchell (Black Lives Matter #4)

January 19, 2021

Medical education has faced backlash for not including enough examples of how pathologies present on darker skin tone. Does this effect medical diagnosis? How do we diagnose conditions without being able to see them on the skin? Dermatologist Dr. Hope Mitchell dives in on these questions and shares her opinions for how we can reach racial health equity.

Episode 9: Aaron D’Souza - Lessons from a Genetics TA

Episode 9: Aaron D’Souza - Lessons from a Genetics TA

January 5, 2021

MECP2, RAS, and TP53. JAK2, RET, and BCR-ABL. Genetics is full of abbreviated names, pedigrees, and surprisingly, math. Not to worry, though - genetics TA Aaron D'Souza shares best practices to succeed in this class.

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