Episode 15: Dr. Keme Carter, Emily Sharp-Kellar, & Balaji Jothishankar and the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Keme Carter
Emily Sharp-Kellar
Balaji Jothishankar

I'm bringing you multiple guests - the Admissions Team from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine!  The Dean AND Director of Admissions get in on the conversation along with a current medical student.  You will hear the student perspective about Pritzker along with some insight into the value that medical students bring to the admissions process. 


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The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

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The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee  

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and now a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer.


Educated by Tara Westover

Educated is an account of the struggle for self-invention. It is a tale of fierce family loyalty and of the grief that comes with severing the closest of ties.


Revisionist History by Malcolm Gladwell.