If you've ever found yourself sitting in a lecture hall asking yourself, "is this really the best way to be taught?" Or, "I'm so tired of listening to someone lecture to me from a podium reading off a PowerPoint," listen to this episode! We've always known deep down that there must be a better way to learn and to learn faster. Unless you're skilled at drinking from a firehose, the amount of material taught in veterinary school is seemingly impossible to learn. Seth got the chance to sit down with medical/PhD student, MBA, and education enthusiast, Chase DiMarco to go deeper into this topic. Chase is an expert on learning techniques and how to better learn in a medical school setting. This episode is chockfull of gems any veterinary student can implement to learn better and faster.
Chase DiMarco is an MS, MBA-HA and MD/Ph.D-candidate. He is the Founder and educator at FreeMedEd, which he began in 2014 to consolidate free educational resources for his classmates. He also hosts the Medical Mnemonist Podcast and is the CEO of FindARotation clinical rotations service. He has explored many facets of medical education, the psychology of learning, and accelerated learning techniques. As an average student, it wasn’t until after he had attained graduate education that he learned to implement accelerated learning and educational efficiency. He has a passion to make studying easier for all students and bring great educational resources to the masses.