Dean Marc Kahn on The Future of Medical Education | The Academy #2

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The Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV presents The Academy Podcast. The Academy is a personal and professional development program that aims to improve the lives of all those associated with the school through education and information.

In this episode, we have Dr. Marc J. Kahn, dean of the medical school and vice president for health affairs at UNLV, as our guest. He discusses how human connection can impact the future of medical education, the importance of viewing life through a “serendipity lens,” and how he went from managing a restaurant in his teens to now leading a medical school.


00:00 Intro
02:00 Background on Dean Kahn
04:30 The Elephant Story
10:00 The Future of Medical Education
27:50 Finding the Right Fit
34:30 Getting an MBA as a Physician
36:30 The Katrina Response
44:30 Advice for Students
50:05 What’s Next for the School of Medicine
52:15 Last Piece of Advice

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Disclaimer: This content including advice provides generic information only. It is in no way a substitute for a qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information.

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