Ep102 I Father Doctor David DeMarco
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2w ago
You read that right, Father AND Doctor. It doesn’t get any more Loyola than that. But how does a physician with a private practice in Dayton, Ohio find themselves being called to become a Jesuit Priest on the Red Lake Reservation in Northern Minnesota? Join Katherine as she sits down with the Stritch School of Medicine’s much beloved Father Doctor David DeMarco as they discuss his childhood, dual calling, and reflective practice. Dr. Hardt said it best when he described Father Doctor David DeMarco as the ideal fit for Loyola because he is “kind, a good listener, highly intelligent, a skilled p ..read more
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Ep101 | Military Medicine
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1M ago
In today’s episode, we take a look at a unique scholarship opportunity that allows healthcare professionals to pay for their education while serving their country. Learn the ins and outs of the Health Professions Scholarship Program from Jesse Webb, a medical student in the program within the Air Force. Jesse Webb is a fourth year medical student at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Originally from Minnesota, Jesse has always called the Midwest his home. After four years in St. Paul, MN studying biology at Bethel University and singing in the college’s internationally-reco ..read more
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Ep 100 | Diversity Within Medical School Admissions
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2M ago
Dean Sunny Nakae is back! In this episode we discuss diversity within medical admissions - a hot topic with recent news coming out about affirmative action. Dean Nakae provides wisdom, interesting discussion, and pertinent information for pre-med students applying for medical school or for medical professionals within their training/practice. Make sure to take a listen to one of our most popular episodes with Dean Nakae, Episode 3: Must Hear Discussion on Medical School Admissions. Dr. Nakae is dedicated to access and equity in medical education and healthcare through transformative leadership ..read more
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Ep99 l How to Teach Medical Students to be Healers with Dr. Sari Hart
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by Medicus
2M ago
Dr. Sari Hart is an Emergency Medicine physician at Hines VA Hospital and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. She is also the founder of ESME, Emotional and Social Medical Education and the creator of Healer's Art Reflections, which she was inspired to create as a sequel to Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen's Healer's Art. She was born in Chicago, in the very same rooms where she would later learn to deliver babies. She completed medical school and her emergency medicine residency at University of Chicago. Her emergency medicine experience spans t ..read more
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Ep98 | Climate Change, Social Justice, and Medicine: Worlds Collide
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by Medicus
3M ago
Eva Rawlings Parker, MD is back! In this episode we discuss the intersection of climate change and social justice, and how it can have an impressive impact on your health. We first heard from Dr. Parker in Episode 86: Effects of Climate Change on Dermatology and Medicine. Make sure to go back and give that one a listen! As a reminder, Dr. Parker’s impressive bio is as follows: Dr. Parker is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is President of the Nashville Dermatologic Society and Vice President of the Williamson County Medical Society. Dr. Parker ..read more
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Ep97 | More Homework: The Second Medicus Reading List
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by Medicus
3M ago
Hey, you! Yeah, YOU! What are you doing reading this podcast description when you could be reading one of the books recommended by Medicus team members in our newest reading list episode?!?! Stop wasting time and get going! Content covered: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson God’s Hospital: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine by Victoria Sweet “What I Would Give” by Rafael Campo (poem) When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor’s Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity by Izzeldin Abuelaish Being M ..read more
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Ep95 | Abortion Care in a Post-Roe v. Wade America
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4M ago
In this episode, we discuss the implications of the recent Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson, taking away the constitutional right to abortion by overturning Roe v. Wade and granting states the authority to impose restrictions on abortion care. We speak with Amy Perez, a nurse and abortion care provider living in Texas, about what the decision means for reproductive health and Amy Perez is a queer activist from Madison, Wisconsin. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a minor in Chican@ & Latinx studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As an undergrad, the ..read more
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Ep94 | MS4 Perspective: Orthopedic Surgery
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5M ago
In this 4th year medical student (MS4) series, we investigate the field of Orthopedic Surgery. Our guest, Dr. Brooke Dickens, shares what led her to pursue this male dominated field and how to make yourself a competitive applicant while staying true to yourself. Brooke Dickens is a first year orthopedic surgery resident at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Hospital. Originally from California, Brooke has found herself a home throughout the United States. After four years in Cambridge, MA playing soccer for Harvard Women's Soccer and earning her BA in Neurobiology, she spent time doing policy w ..read more
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Ep93 | Addressing the Emergency Medicine Job Shortage Report: Dr. Mark Cichon
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6M ago
In this episode, we interview Emergency Medicine physician Dr. Mark Cichon on the recent ACEP report regarding potential Emergency Medicine physician job shortages over the next decade. This has been a hot topic among medical students and emergency medicine residents. Dr. Cichon clears the air on this report and gives great insight into the world of emergency medicine.  Dr. Cichon is a Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology, and has been a member of the Loyola University Chicago faculty since joining the institution in 1996. D ..read more
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Ep92 | MS4 Perspective: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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6M ago
In this 4th year medical student (MS4) series, we investigate the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Our guest, Hye-Jin Yun, shares what led her to pursue this often overlooked specialty and how to make sure you make the most of virtual interviews. Hye-Jin ("HJ") Yun is the former MS4 Class President and recent graduate of Loyola Stritch School of Medicine. She is a preliminary intern at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco and will be training at Stanford University for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). As a former performer, she holds a certificate in ..read more
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