Talking Admissions & Med Student Life
With Dr. Benjamin Chan
This is a resource to guide you on your journey to and through medical school. Get the inside scoop from pre-med advisors, physicians, faculty, alumni, and current medical students about different aspects of medical school. Topics will range from tips to getting admitted (and having your application stand out), to familiarizing yourself with the culture of medical student life, and how physicians came to choose their field of medicine.
Hosted by Dr. Benjamin Chan, associate dean of admissions and Idaho affairs at the University of Utah's School of Medicine, 'Talking Admissions and Med Student Life' brings valuable information to anyone thinking about a career in medicine whether you're in high school, pre-med or already a medical student. The views and opinions expressed in these podcasts are solely those of the participants and in no way reflects those of the UUSOM.
“On my away rotations I was able to appreciate that I had learned well here and had been taught how to present well and write notes, how to be professional.”Kelly knew that with a lower board score, it would take some additional maneuvers to increase her chances of interviewing for general surge ... Read More
“We kind of took a very passive approach where we just talked about it for a long time. We didn’t put a rank list together; we just kind of in all of our downtime had discussions.”Monica and George met at a Second Look Day event here at #UUSOM before matriculation. We talk about how an org ... Read More
Levon, who is in his third year here at #UUSOM, chose Forensic Pathology as his elective rotation. We talk about what interested him in Pathology, and what a typical day looks like as a Forensic Pathologist. We revisit the story of how he thought his friends had prank-called him with an acceptance ... Read More
“In the past we’ve been more focused on our tourism and our retirement communities, but the new goal of this community is to be more focused in the sciences and technology.” Nestled in St. George Utah, Dixie State University is a community style campus that welcomes it’s roughly 9000 studen ... Read More
“I always thought I wanted to be an OB/Gyn. My path has kind of always led me through women’s health and I got on my rotation on the first day and it was kind of just meant to be.” Alex grew up in Utah, but headed to #Harvard to pursue a degree in Anthropology. We talk about the differences ... Read More