Episode 34 – Birdhole Part 2 (feat. Madison)

We are back with a reunion episode that was due two months ago! So this is our official 14 month anniversary. Madison joins us facilitating a riveting question set designed by psychologist Arthur Aron that alleges to accelerate intimacy between strangers after answering 36 questions. As Erik so eloquently states, “We get down and dirty …

Episode 32 – Male Idiot Theory (feat. Madison)

We have an episode from the vault this week on the Male Idiot Theory featuring Madison! This week Chris and Erik talk about all the dumb things that they did in their past lives, and the guys take turns answering pageant questions from Miss Muscatine herself. (It’s Madison).

Episode 31 – Fatherhood (feat. Ryan)

In honor of father’s day, we bring longtime classmate and full-time father Ryan onto Podphylaxis to talk about his experience going through medical school while being married and having a son in his first year as a medical student. The gang eats crickets during the show and Ryan is going to raise his son to …

Episode 30 – Physician Burnout and Other Issues (feat. Mary Kate)

We are joined by Mary Kate this week on Podphylaxis, and we discuss our experiences on our surgery clerkship, being passionate about your work, and the cellular degeneration rates of newly minted resident physicians. The crew also gets curious about lampreys and its merits in sushi.

Episode 28 – Erik’s Grab Bag (feat. Dabin)

We have a bit of a potpurri for this episode, and Dabin tries to audition at being a “recurring guest host.” Join us this week as we take about black holes, debrief on our clinical rotations thus far, and an unsolicited medical review on Jordan Peele’s psychological thriller film Us.

Episode 27 – Taking the Road Less Traveled (feat. Paul)

This week we interview Paul about the multitudes of experiences he has had in his life. Some highlights include disaster planning for San Francisco, exploring diaspora colonies in South America, and holding Afghan community meetings in California after 9/11. Honestly, there’s so much more in the episode, you really just need to listen to the …

Episode 26 – New Directions (feat. Madison)

This week we introduce the newest member of the team and social media manager, Madison! We also discuss our sponsorship with Student Doctor Network, and the directions that the podcast will be taking in the future.  Erik discloses operational secrets, and the gang takes a Pokemon or prescription drug quiz.