The Mind of Medicine: A Different Healthcare Conversation

The Mind of the Medical Student: Critical Insights From the Next Generation of Clinicians

April 06, 2022 Donna Gabriel, MS / Andres F. Diaz, MS Season 2 Episode 3
The Mind of Medicine: A Different Healthcare Conversation
The Mind of the Medical Student: Critical Insights From the Next Generation of Clinicians
Show Notes

Andres Diaz, a medical student and Chief Editor of The New Physician, talks with Donna about his journey from immigrant to medical student and the experience of being a medical student in today’s world, including the intersection of medicine and business and misconceptions people have about the future generation of clinicians. 

During this episode, you will learn about:

  • Andres’s unique journey to medical school as a Colombian immigrant and how it has shaped his perspectives on healthcare
  • The experience of being a medical student in today’s world and how that influences mental health
  • How medical students really prefer to learn
  • The inclusion of the “business of medicine” in medical school curricula 


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Music and lyrics: Nancy Burger and Scott Weber.