Med Talks

Conversations created by medical students for medical students.
Weekly English South Africa Education
17 Episodes

Wrapping up 2020

Hey guys, so we are wrapping up our year! And what a year it's been! From our side we are super grateful for each and everyone one of you and the support you've shown us! We can't wait for next year either - it's going to be an exciting one…
8 Dec 2020 44 min


Ever wondered what the difference is between a biokineticist and physiotherapist? Us too! Join us in this episode to find out a bit more about this interesting profession!
27 Nov 2020 48 min


As students and young Drs, out of all the allied health professionals, we tend to work the closest with nurses. But do you really know what their job actually encompasses? Well, this episode we find out!
20 Nov 2020 36 min

Occupational Therapy

Next up on our new season we will be chatting a bit about occupational therapy! This field is certainly broad and quite underrated. Click to listen to find out how we probably wouldn’t be able to live without this profession!
13 Nov 2020 39 min


Welcome to a new season where we explore the worlds of our allied healthcare professionals! We felt this season was really important to help students and young Drs have a better understanding of what our wonderful colleagues do in order to create a better integrative system! First up we have…
6 Nov 2020 29 min

Bettering our Health Care System

Hey guys! Welcome back to the 3 part mini-series! This is the last episode with Docs in Slops and we will be chatting about how to better the current system and what plans are already in place.
25 Sep 2020 37 min

Issues Faced in our Healthcare System

Hey guys! We hope you enjoyed last weeks introduction to the Docs in Slops team. This week we are going to be diving into some heavy topics - specifically relating to the issues faced in our healthcare system. It’s something all of us are affected by, so stay tuned because…
18 Sep 2020 34 min

Meet the Docs in Slops

Hey guys and welcome back! Over the next few weeks we have put together a mini series that will be making its debut! We are chatting to the notorious Docs in Slops and handling quite a heavy topic - the South African healthcare system. This episode we meet the team!
11 Sep 2020 31 min

The Process of Specialty

For the last episode of season 2 we will be taking a dive into the process of specialty! It's a long journey to becoming a general practitioner but many of us that are still fledglings don't quite know how to go about specializing and for many of us it's a…
6 Aug 2020 36 min

Perspectives on Med School

This week we will be discussing perspectives on medical school - does it prepare you for the reality that you will one day face and the journey of it!
30 Jul 2020 25 min

Integrative Medicine

On this weeks episode we will be discussing something that not many medical professionals are aware of - Integrative medicine. ⁣ ⁣ Are you interested? Because you should be! It’s the new way forward in medicine, a combination of the best of the best.
23 Jul 2020 39 min

Moments That Shaped Us

This week we decided to change things up and thought it was about time you got to know us better! ⁣ Joey and I will be talking about the moments that shaped us in Med school.
16 Jul 2020 33 min

Approach to Clinical Examinations

Hey guys! We hope you enjoyed last weeks episode. This week we will be talking about every medical students worst nightmare - clinical exams and how to prepare. Listen now to find out more!
9 Jul 2020 28 min

Balancing It All

Hey guys and welcome back! Covid 19 has obviously caused many changes for everyone but we haven't let it rain on our parade! We are back with season 2 after our mini series and we thought we would kick it off with something many medical students try and reach for…
2 Jul 2020 29 min

Finance Tips for Young Doctors

It’s no secret that as young Drs our salaries are pretty reasonable. ⁣ The journey to financial freedom is however different for everyone - some of us have loans to pay off, families to support or we are blessed enough to be able to do as we please. ⁣ ⁣…
13 Apr 2020 28 min

Medical Experiences from a 2nd Year Intern

In our second episode we address what the life of a young medical Dr is like. As I'm sure many of you know, being a medical student has many challenges in all sizes, shapes and forms. There are a lot of good times, but a lot of heart breaking ones…
6 Apr 2020 37 min

Internship Application Process

Often as medical students in South Africa, one of the biggest things we wonder about is where we will be placed for internship. There are so many things to consider whilst doing your application and unfortunately for us, most of us aren’t aware of all the hospitals in South Africa,…
30 Mar 2020 35 min