Medical Mnemonist Podcast

Lessons Learned in Medical Education Entrepreneurship

Chase DiMarco holds an MS, MBA-HA, and is an MD/PhD-candidate, having studied at Saint James School of Medicine in the Caribbean. He is the founder of FreeMedEd and host of The Medical Mnemonist and 1-Minute Preceptor podcast. Today’s episode sees Chase interviewed by 4th year medical student Sharif. They will cover his time in medical school and how he would approach studying if he could go back.

  • 04:24 What Motivated Chase to Begin FreeMedEd
  • 07:10 Filling the Gaps: What Teachers Don’t Know About Learning Techniques
  • 08:40 The Benefits of Preceptors
  • 10:20 How Chase Would Have Applied Memory Techniques for Study
  • 12:35 The International Schooling Experience
  • 15:10 The Qualities of a Successful Medical Student
  • 18:06 Competitiveness and Burnout
  • 26:15 Chase’s Daily Medical Student Routine
  • 32:48 The Techniques Chase Wishes He Knew in Medical School
  • 47:50 Implementing a Mind Palace
  • 51:38 Quality of Learning Over Quantity
  • 53:37 Using Memory Techniques to Create Free-Time


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Chase DiMarco

Chase DiMarco is an MS, MBA-HA and MD/Ph.D-candidate. He is the founder of MedEd University, a free medical education resource, the host of the Medical Mnemonist & Rounds to Residency podcasts creator of several medical education platforms, and CEO of FindARotation clinical rotations service.

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