Introducing a Stanford Medical School professor, physician, and….. YouTube star! Dr. Eric Strong is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Stanford School of Medicine and creator of hundreds of videos watched by thousands.
Listen to our interview with Dr. Strong for the inside scoop on the channel that evolved from a favor to a group of residents to a wildly popular resource for thousands of med applicants, students, and residents worldwide.
1:39 – The humble beginnings of Eric’s Medical Lectures.
4:57 – Stanford’s interactive flipped classrooms, and why they have nothing to do with the channel.
6:43 – The case for monetizing the YouTube channel.
9:41 – Twitter sort of, Facebook no. Here’s why.
10:46 – The value of social media in medical education.
16:02 – Eric’s favorite type of feedback.
18:11 – Why Eric is proud of the chest x-rays series.
19:44 – How the video topics are chosen.
22:15 – The secret to making videos that even novices can understand.
25:37 – Resources for future MCAT takers.
28:09 – Beyond compassion & study skills: The most important trait a premed should develop.
31:30 – Want to fit in at Stanford? Stand out.
37:34 – What’s next for Eric’s Medical Lectures?
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• Eric’s Medical Lectures
• 10 Things Every Pre-Med Should Know About Becoming a Doctor
• Fluid Mechanics in Medicine – An Introduction
• Stanford Med video on the flipped classroom
• Stanford Medical School Admissions
• How To Upload Medical Terminology To Your Permanent Memory Bank
• The Doctor As Renaissance Man
• Medical School Admissions 2015-2016: A Dean’s Perspective
• Elliptical, Meet Med School: Interview with Andrea Tooley
• MCAT Scores, MCAT Prep, and #MCAT2015
• Valentine’s Day, Economics, and Stanford GSB