Starting a New Orthopedic Surgery Residency with Jai Iyengar, MD

Starting a New Orthopedic Surgery Residency with Jai Iyengar, MD

Learning isn’t easy. Teaching is even MORE difficult. What is it that fosters a successful program for those interested in becoming orthopedic surgeons? How does one find an effort that provides, learning, teaching and peer mentorship as a centerpiece? Jai Iyengar, MD, stops in to share insight about his new Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program inside …

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How to Excel at Being a Sub-Intern

How to Excel at Being a Sub-Intern

Learning about Orthopedic Programs across the nation is stressful enough, but how do you discover the best match for you as a resident — while at the same time finding potential matches for your skill sets, personality and potential future as a doctor? The question of finding a fit will continue on forever, but you’ll …

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Choosing Where to Apply for Residency

Choosing Where to Apply for Residency

As the world continues to evolve, the medical field continues to expand and offers many great avenues for the next generation to enter, learn and thrive – but is it REALLY that easy? It’s time to hear what orthopedic surgeons think of the existing process of Choosing Where to Apply for Residency. Find out what’s …

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Shohei Ohtani: What His Second UCL Injury Means

Shohei Ohtani: What His Second UCL Injury Means

His story has captivated sports fans worldwide. His injuries – including a recently diagnosed SECOND UCL injury – are also electric conversations in every corner of the known world. It’s time to see what orthopedic surgeons think of what Shohei Ohtani faces as he confronts the next step in his legendary Major League Baseball career …

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Get Up Off That Pelvic Floor – A Focus on Pelvic Health

Get Up Off That Pelvic Floor – A Focus on Pelvic Health

As the world continues to rebound from the worldwide pandemic, one thing is clear: we have all likely been sitting longer than ever. It’s time to change that. Why? The value of understanding, exercising and examining the pelvic floor is something that Physical Therapist Jennifer Kinder focuses on regularly, and she’s here today to share …

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Meniscus Tears – When Should You Worry?

Meniscus Tears – When Should You Worry?

Over the first week of training camp—there were a few meniscus injuries in the NFL training camp. Jalen Ramsay, CB for the Dolphins, is now out for months, and Chiefs WR Kadarius Toney had surgery to repair a partially torn meniscus in his knee Tuesday morning, and it is possible he’s ready for Week 1. …

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NFL Training Camp Injuries Report – July 2023

NFL Training Camp Injuries Report – July 2023

The time for NFL Training Camp is once again spooling up and – as is often the case, injuries are appearing in many places. Time to see what three orthopedic surgeons, from the University of California, San Francisco think about the recently reported injuries as the 2023 season prepares to launch. Connect with The 6-8 …

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Access the Entire 6 to 8 Weeks Podcast Archive…

Access the Entire 6 to 8 Weeks Podcast Archive…

Launched during the 2020 Pandemic, The 6-8 Weeks Podcast: Perspectives in Medicine Program has continued to build a unique, informative, educational library of programming that continues to this day. With guests and professionals from many skill sets, trades and industries, The 6-8 Weeks Podcast continues to connect listeners/viewers to the most-detailed information to add to …

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