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Rod Squad: The Urology Podcast for Students

Rod Squad: The Urology Podcast for Students

Author: Parker Adams

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A medical student uncovers the niches in urology through specialist interviews, delivers simplified overviews of urological concepts, and details his personal experience through the match process.
52 Episodes
Featuring Vanderbilt's Urology Residents George Koch, MD and Christy Peterson, MD, the creators behind Urology Game Night, this episode goes over everything including residency life, medical student advice, women in urology, and the future of the specialty.
In this episode I talk about my general surgery rotation and what I learned. I also talk about where I am at with my applications with one month left before they are due. I spend the last little portion of this episode going over some improvements I think the application cycle could do.
In this episode, I talk about how to manage stage II and III testes cancer including when to do RPLND, chemotherapy, or radiation and the escalation of those therapies.
In this episode, I go over stage 1 seminomas and non seminomas and their respective management strategies.
In this episode, I quickly overview the high points of testes cancer, the intitial steps to take, and how to stage the cancer.
In this episode, I go over my first week of my detroit rotation. I go over some of the things I've struggled with and some advice that I feel I can give after the first week.
I interviewed and discussed the COMLEX Level 2 and STEP 2 with SD Upahvan Rai. She does an incredible job detailing how she shredded her boards and we discuss the stress of the ominous 2020 cycle.
In this episode, I spend time giving some updates. Notably, I just made a twitter account for this podcast (@rodsquadpod). For the content, I go over the basics of the physiology and the important signaling loops and structure you should know.
In this episode, I talk with Dr. Megan McMurray about her residency, advice for medical students going through training, and some other topics in urology.
In this episode, I talk with the two MAs I work with; Annie and Adriawna. We discuss what their role looks like, what suggestions they have for medical students, and their view on physicians and clinic workflow.
In this episide, my wife, Sarah Jensen, and I sit down and talk about how we have made our relationship work with medical school. We give advice, talk about the areas that we still need improvement on, and some things to consider as you progress through your training with an SO.
In this episode, I go over the surgery and things to look out for. I also talk about the differences between the textbook surgery and the one I was able to watch.
In this episode, I go over the most common benign tumors that you will come across. What makes diagnosing them difficult, and what findings can change your management.
In this episode, I go over some additional epidemiology and differential information on renal tumors. I also go over some of the common syndromes that predispose to renal tumors.
In this episode, I go over the 100-foot overview of the workup for renal tumors and the classification of cystic masses. I also go over basic evaluation steps as well as biopsy controversies.
Ep. 37: Hematospermia

Ep. 37: Hematospermia


In this episode, I talk about how to define low volume ejaculate and the most common causes. I also talk about hematospermia, the causes of it, and escalation of workup and treatment.
In this episode, I talk about anejaculation as well as retrograde ejaculation. I breifly talk about what causes these conditions and how to treat them.
In this episode, I briefly talk about the types of sensation issues a patient an have with ejaculation, what causes them, and ways to work them up and treat them.
In this episode, I give an overview of my ejaculation dysfunction series and I talk about timing of ejaculation disorders, what causes them, and some examples of what to treat them with.
Ep. 33: Varicocele

Ep. 33: Varicocele


In this episode, I talk about this condition and a general overview of incidence and pathophysiology. I also go over the common surgeries and talk through the one I saw myself.
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