Curve Balls & Med School (feat. Derin Adejare-Smith)
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Ohio State M4 (and future anesthesiologist) Derin Adejare-Smith joins the podcast to talk about her blog "Curve Balls & Med School", which has motivated hundreds of pre-medical students for over 6 years to pursue careers in medicine.

  • Introduction:  
    • Who is Derin Adejare-Smith? 
    • How did you get to where you are sitting right now?
  • Curve Balls & Medical School
    • How did it start?
    •  What has kept it going?
    •  What has been the most rewarding part of it all?  Take us to a moment where you realized the power of what you do?
    •  What do you think is the role of a physician in promoting healthy habits and behaviors in their patients?
    • As a future doctor and fitness enthusiast, and someone who blogs in a way that i’m sure is therapeutic for you well-being,
  • Art of the Side Hustle/Side Project
    • Her opinion on free time in medical school
    • Growing interest & demand in finding physicians who can have an impact beyond the walls of the hospital;  
      • Do you agree? and do you see yourself being that kind of physician?
      • What advice would you have for people, who are busy like yourself (med students, residents, pre-meds, lawyers, whoever) and are looking to carve out some time to pursue a passion but are unsure of how?
  • Let’s fast forward 10 years, it’s 2029; 
    • Who is Derin Adejare now? What’s she up to? Where can we find her? 

Follow Derin: @hey.derin (Instagram), @AdejareSmith (Twitter)

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