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 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.

Episode 25 – Doctors and Dragons – Book 1 – (Chapter 4 – The Gore Pit feat. Claire and Dabin)

Returning back to the stage of magic and fantasy, our intrepid adventurers journey into the Gore Pits. After meeting Steve Mullens in the gnoll dungeon, our team becomes separated. Tune in to hear if they survive in the arena!

Episode 23 – Pre-Medical Admissions (Student Questions – feat. Dabin)

After a brief hiatus from starting clinical rotations, Chris and Erik are back with a new episode where Dabin somehow found his way back onto the podcast. We answer questions from pre-medical students found on Student Doctor Network, and Erik administers a brief quiz to see who is the better friend courtesy of 17 magazine.

Episode 22 – Traditional Chinese Medicine (feat. Destinee)

Destinee joins us this week and shares her experiences from studying medicine in Taiwan for the summer, and educates us about the differences between the Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Allopathic medicine that we are currently studying. In addition, we talk about procedures that Destinee had the opportunity to perform on patients such as various …