“I sit through hour after hour of lecture, trying to focus and hang on and internalize as much as I can. But by the end, I am just absolutely frustrated and worn out. And then when it is time to actually ‘study’ later that day, I feel like I’m starting from scratch. Except it’s worse because it’s so late in the day, and I am dead exhausted.”
In this new video series, STATMed founder Ryan Orwig examines life as a doctor or medical student with ADHD. He outlines how ADHD affects your ability to study, take tests effectively, and manage your time. And he shares common patterns he’s observed with ADHD-affected medical students and physicians.
In future videos, Ryan will dig into how ADHD manifests for medical students and doctors and offer strategies to overcome these challenges. Be sure to subscribe to our email list for updates!
In this podcast episode, host Ryan Orwig is back with Dr. Jim Culhane to dig into ways students can incorporate retrieval practice as their go-to med school study habit. They share three different retrieval practice strategies students can use to maximize their studying.
In part one of a two-part miniseries, Ryan Orwig and Dr. Jim Culhane analyze the benefits of retrieval practice versus more passive study methods.
In this episode, Ryan and David discuss more common mistakes students and doctors make on medical board exams, including predicting, partial true versus partial false, and code-failure misses.
Looking for actionable strategies to improve your studying and test-taking skills for the USMLE and other tests? Check out these three episodes of Inside the Boards where our founder, Ryan, goes over the practices we teach in our STATMed Study Skills Class and Boards Workshop.
In this podcast, alumni from the STATMed Study Skills Class dive into the top 10 reasons STATMed Learning can help in med school.
I was getting by in med school, but it was a lot of brute force and brutal hours. Definitely ‘study harder’ and not ‘study smarter,’ and maybe it was not sustainable. I’ll never know because I took the STATMed Class between 1st and 2nd year. My efficiency and mastery went through the roof, and I had time to have a life. Frameworking, retrieval practice, and the ASA changed my life.
We’ve always heard that if studying and learning in undergrad is like sipping from a water fountain, then learning in med school is more like trying to take a drink from a firehose.
In this podcast episode, we dig deeper into the top 13 test-taking errors to avoid when taking medical board exams and other tests.