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Top 7 Evidence-Based Study Methods for Medicine

Top 7 Evidence-Based Study Methods for Medicine Are you using evidence-based study methods for your medical training? Medical students frequently ask each other which resources are used and how one studied for the last test. However, it’s infrequent they find useful information. The problem with this method, though it seems intuitive to begin here, is the…

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The Future of Medical Education Design

The Future of Medical Education Design Is medicine ready for a complete overhaul of the system? Those in healthcare hear regularly how inefficient the system is and even how corrupt it has become. Between insurance companies and pharmaceutical prices, we have plenty of bad guys to point the finger at. Politicians rant and rave, but…

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How to Not Fail at Medical School: Part 2- Organization & Schedules

How to Not Fail at Medical School: Part 2- Organization & Schedules In this continuation of the How to Not Fail at Medical School series, we will review tips on organization and schedules.  Though many of them may seem obvious, it’s easy to forget the basics when stressed out and overworked. But, with any luck, this episode…

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Advanced Medical School Note Taking with Mind Maps

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In Accelerated Learning for Medical School, we discussed the main points of how to make Mind Maps, as well as other mnemonic devices. But we didn’t go into too much detail about how exactly to implement them in your study routine. Here are some of the ways I have tried to utilize Advanced Medical…

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A Look Back at 2018 for FreeMedEd

A Look Back at 2018 for FreeMedEd Apologies for letting the FreeMedEd blog go for the past few weeks. There have been some great new additions, and they have been occupying a lot of time recently. As we approach the New Year, it’s time to recap what has happened in 2018 for FreeMedEd. It has been an amazing…

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Memory Palaces for Medical Students

Memory Palaces for Medical Students I left you on a bit of a cliff-hanger in Accelerated Learning for Medical School. I know, such a cruel thing to do! But you will see that we require a bit of time to explain this in words. It’s much better to show you how to create Memory Palaces for…

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A Dyslexic Journey Through Speed Reading and Mnemonics

A Dyslexic Journey Through Speed Reading and Mnemonics Yep, it’s another one of those “if I can do it, anyone can do it!” type of posts. Even so, I hope this will give a little insight into the topic of discussion (i.e.: accelerated learning) from a new perspective. It is time to delve into a…

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Are Medical Tutoring Services all They’re Cracked Up to Be?

Are Medical Tutoring Services all They’re Cracked Up to Be? *Update February 2020: you can now schedule a FREE consult or a study skills/mnemonics training/test-taking skills session with Chase DiMarco! This is a difficult topic to write on. Generally, I like to have a bit more experience on a topic if at all possible before writing on…

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The 5 Best Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Podcasts

5 Best Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Podcasts First off, let me say these reviews are swayed towards the American podcasts. I’m not sure if that is a factor of what showed up on my podcasts searches in the past, or if there is a dominance in the podcast-verse of U.S.-based podcasts on this topic….

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Accelerated Learning for Medical School

Accelerated Learning for Medical School There is a TON of information out there these days about so called “accelerated learning” and how to implement it for personal use. The problem is, it’s not all quite the quality that those selling products on it may hint at. However, some of the tips and tricks are very useful, and…

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