How to Shadow a Doctor | Premed + Med Student Physician Shadowing 101 | Get Into Medical School

Timestamps below
How to find doctor shadowing opportunities, how to ask a physician if you can shadow them, what to do at a hospital/clinic, and what you can do after your experience to get a letter of recommendation or even just leave a good impression.

00:47 How can you find shadowing opportunities?
04:02 How to ask for a shadowing op?
05:16 What should you do before you shadow (prep)?
06:27 Things to do while shadowing
09:14 Post shadowing tips (thank you notes, LOR’s, etc)

Tips for premed students and also a few for medical students (however med students can often do more and are often expected to bring their white coat and stethoscope to the clinic).

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Boards and Beyond: https://www.boardsbeyond.com/
Pathoma: https://www.pathoma.com/
Sketchy Medical: https://www.sketchymedical.com/
Anki: https://apps.ankiweb.net/ + https://www.reddit.com/r/medicalschoolanki/
Kaplan: https://ww1.kaptest.com/usmle/practice/step-1-qbank
First Aid Cases: https://amzn.to/2KGSgTM
UWORLD: https://www.uworld.com/step1/step1_qbank.aspx
Complete List: https://youtu.be/dxu9gUTeDJQ

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USEFUL MED SCHOOL GEAR, TOOLS, SUPPLIES, OR GIFTS:
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Littmann Master Cardio: https://amzn.to/2v2mw1v
Littmann Cardio iv: https://amzn.to/2AlseAU
First is good, last two are more than necessary but extra sensitive

DEVICE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MED SCHOOL:
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Wacom Intuos Small w/ wireless adaptor: https://amzn.to/2mRkZqu
Intuos Medium wireless: https://amzn.to/2LBxm95
^^larger size not necessary
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Surface Pen: https://amzn.to/2OoC9bP
iPad Pro 10.7″ : https://amzn.to/2v0ZKHk
^^a little easier to carry in your whitecoat vs 12.9″
iPad 2018 to save money: https://amzn.to/2mUXrkS
Apple Pencil: https://amzn.to/2KqYFgT
iPad Case: https://amzn.to/2My8HCM
Laptop: Pretty much any PC nowadays works, Apple, Microsoft, etc doesn’t matter.

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Books
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