Imagine being able to find an expert for just about anything premed related and picking his/her brain:
-Finding shadowing opportunities
-Getting into International medical schools
-Getting into Caribbean medical schools
-Finding research opportunities
-Improving your science GPA
-Finding the right mentors
-Getting good clinical experiences
-Using social media to help get into medical…Continue
Posted on February 25, 2013 at 1:08pm
Over the years I've been able to learn from a LOT of people. What I've realized is that the right teacher/coach/expert can leap frog the learning process. However, there is a lot of friction in finding that person. For example, it can take a lot of time and effort. Then there are questions on cost, availability, etc. In essence, there is massive information asymmetry. A clear lack of transparency.
Premed Network is going to remove a lot of the friction and information…Continue
Posted on February 22, 2013 at 2:48pm
Clearly our world is becoming more virtual. People are spending more time online than ever before. Technology continues to allow people to connect, communicate and collaborate regardless of geography.
In the coming weeks we'll be reaching out to physicians throughout the world to see if they have virtual work opportunities for our members. I don't know if this will work but it is important that we try. Unless we keep innovating we will not succeed.
As far as I know…Continue
Posted on August 21, 2012 at 8:16pm
Have you ever seen the movie Moneyball? The central theme is how the game of baseball has been changed by Billy Beane.
This is what excites me most about PN - the opportunity to change the game. To put it in mathematical terms, I see an inflection point.
Here in Silicon Valley there is a flood of innovation as entire industries are being reconfigured. I'll reference a great article from Marc Andreessen titled “Why Software is Eating The World”:…Continue
Posted on August 15, 2012 at 7:00pm — 3 Comments