MCAT Basics Podcast

BONUS: Dr. Shannon Sovndal Interview

Dr. Shannon Sovndal, an emergency medicine specialist, discusses his medical journey, career experiences and advice for pre-med and medical students.

  • [0:36] Dr. Sovndal’s Background and Accomplishments
  • [01:18] Recurring Patients in an ER
  • [02:25] The Influence of Personality on Choosing Emergency Medicine
  • [04:18] Dr. Sovndal’s Journey into Medicine
  • [11:21] Economics & Emergency Medicine
  • [14:34] Burnout & Work-Life Balance
  • [19:23] A Week in the Life of Dr Sovndal

Are you a younger physician, pre-med student or medical student looking for more advice on navigating your career, emotionally, mentally and financially? Do take a look at the resources below:

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Thanks for listening!

Sam Smith

Sam completed his Bachelors of Science in Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. Following his graduation, he worked at the National Institutes of Health Vaccine Research Center studying HIV. Meanwhile, with a microphone in his garage, Sam founded the MCAT Basics podcast. The podcast has grown to become the top rated MCAT podcast on iTunes. In addition to podcasting, Sam enjoys the outdoors, sports, and his friends and family.

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