17 June 2020

Elsevier Live,
Student Edition

This global virtual event brought together medical experts, acclaimed authors & inspiring students from around the world to exchange knowledge, discuss hot topics & share insights.

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The sessions

The online event program consisted of insightful student panels, interactive clinical cases, as well as wellness and mental health discussions. We also covered advice on online learning, how to be a leader in medicine, the science behind false news and much more! Register here to get exclusive access to all the session recordings.


Top tips for studying the biosciences

Dr Matt & Dr Mike
Hear top tips for studying the biosciences in Medicine/Nursing from YouTube educators, Dr Matt & Dr Mike, who have over 60k subscribers on their YouTube channel and more than 3.4 million views of their videos.

Self-care with authors of Netter’s Moving AnatoME: Wellness talk

Dr Stephanie Marango
A casual talk about why wellness is important in medical school, and how to make it happen. We’ve been there and want to share what we’ve learned along the way!

360-Degree Leadership in Medicine: Lead now

Dr Hao-Hua Wu
Join Dr Hao-Hua Wu as he introduces 360-Degree Leadership, addresses the myths and challenges of leading from the middle, and how to lead up, lead across and lead down.

Virtual Interactive Clinical Case: Can you reach a diagnosis?

Dr Raj Dasgupta
You are on placement and have just been asked to see the next patient, can you help them? Work with Dr Raj to get to the diagnosis of the patient.

Training Tips from the Kitchen ER

Dr Ximena Alvira
Learn some basic emergency skills from Dr Ximena as she uses common household items and a piece of fruit as her unfortunate patient. Simply watch and learn or feel free to follow along with any piece of fruit or vegetable you can find in your kitchen!

Five strategies for successful online learning

Dr Pragna Rao
The sudden switch to online learning has elicited mixed reactions from students. This talk will focus on 5 important strategies to help students on their remote learning journey.

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Featured speakers

Dr Matt Barton & Dr Mike Todorovic

University lecturers from Australia with a passion for teaching. Their goal is to help aspiring health professionals understand how the body works with their iTunes Top 10 Natural Sciences Podcast and YouTube channel “Dr Matt & Dr Mike”. They also have an ABC Radio segment and guest spots on National TV.

Dr. Raj

Dr Raj Dasgupta

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Dr. Raj is So Cal's Official Hometown MD practicing medicine at the University of Southern California (USC). He is a highly acclaimed doctor, professor, researcher and author of “Medicine Morning Report: Beyond the Pearls". He is also a well-know media personality, appearing on various media platforms and television shows. Dr. Raj’s life mission is to educate patients, students and aspiring doctors to better patient care.

Dr James Gill

An honorary clinical lecturer at Warwick Medical School and a locum GP. He was born in Belper, Derbyshire, England, a small town which recently made the news due to have a “nightly moo” during the COVID19 lockdown. Dr James' mission is to demystify the vagaries of the clinical examination, empower his students to realise that anything is possible, and hopefully successfully grow strawberries in his garden.

Dr Stephanie Marango

An integrative physician and educator. A graduate of Stanford University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, she educates about wellness at medical centers and health organizations nationwide. Her expertise is cited throughout print and broadcast media like Women’s Health, Shape, Fitness, and SiriusXM. Dr. Marango has also authored a variety of works from peer-reviewed research, to books such as Netter’s Moving AnatoME.

Dr Carrie McCulloch

Graduate of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, she is a co-founder of Kinected, co-author of Netter’s Moving AnatoME, as well as a teacher and educator of health and movement professionals. With a background in both movement & medicine, she bridges gaps between these two worlds for patients and students alike.

Dr Hao-Hua Wu

An orthopaedic surgery resident at the University of California, San Francisco with a strong interest in medical education, leadership and global health. As an educator, Hao-Hua is passionate about uplifting others with practical and actionable advice. Realizing better test prep resources were needed for NBME shelf exams, he authored the Gunner Goggles series published by Elsevier, which covers Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr Pragna Rao
Medical Educationist with a vast experience of conducting faculty development workshops for over two decades. Dr Rao has completed training programs conducted by the Medical Council of India-Board of Governors (MCI-BOG) Nodal Centers. She is the former Dean, and Professor of Biochemistry at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India. Dr Rao’s special interest is in reskilling medical faculty in using innovative and relevant technology in medical education to equip the next generation of medical doctors to deliver digital healthcare.