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Growth requires embracing unfamiliar and even scary situations.
- Listener Riley wants some suggestions on experiences that will help him grow while he pursues his path to medicine.
- We discuss some comments from YouTube on female urologists and male patients.
- That leads to a discussion on why hospitals default to environments for adult patients which are downright hostile.
This week we start with a listener question. Riley’s about to apply to medical school after a winding path from high school dropout to welder to biochemist. He’s wondering if we can give him advice on activities that will help him to grow. Such a great way to put that question, and M4 Emma Barr, M3 Maddie Wahlen, M4 Abby Fyfe, and new co-host Jacob Hansen are on hand to offer some ideas.
Also, we discuss some comments we got on a previous episode’s YouTube video featuring urologist and men’s health specialist Amy Pearlman on the fear and shame some men feel when they think about seeing a female urologist. For instance: why do doctors make their patients wait for them surrounded by gross anatomy models and posters???
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