Dr. Raj is a valued and trusted source in medicine, giving relevant advice on various media outlets and television shows such as The Doctors, KTLA and Larry King Now. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, he practices medicine at Keck Medicine of USC's division of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. He also travels to teach aspiring doctors around the world how to pass the USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3 and the Internal Medicine board exam. His life mission is to educate patients, students and aspiring doctors for better patient care. Other than that, Raj is just a normal 'dude'.
Keith is a Board-Certified Nurse Coach, career expert, writer, social media influencer, motivational speaker, and award-winning nurse blogger. Keith’s podcast, The Nurse Keith Show, offers valuable inspiration and information for nurses seeking meaning and satisfaction in their lives and careers. His platforms reach nurses worldwide, and he can be found at NurseKeith.com and on many social media channels. He lives in Santa Fe, NM with his remarkably intelligent cat, George.
Dr. Marks is a general and forensic psychiatrist of 20 years, whose mission is to increase mental health awareness and understanding by educating people on psychiatric disorders, mental well-being and self-improvement. She believes that insight creates change, both on a micro-level (personal growth) and a macro-level (reduction in fear and social judgement). Dr. Marks produces educational videos on her YouTube channel.
Dr. Todd Grande has a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision and is a licensed professional counselor of mental health as well as a licensed chemical dependency professional. His YouTube channel covers a variety of mental health topics from a scientifically informed perspective. His channel received 128k video views daily with 53k unique daily viewers. His rapidly growing subscriber base currently over 440k.
Dr. Ted O'Connell is a family physician, educator, author, innovator, and speaker. He served as the founding director of Kaiser Permanente’s Napa-Solano family medicine residency program and serves as a clinical professor for UC San Francisco, UC Davis, and Drexel University’s schools of medicine. He also founded Kaiser’s community medicine and global health fellowship, the first of its kind to combine the two disciplines, which has now expanded to eight programs across various medical centers. Dr. O’Connell attended the University of Notre Dame as an undergraduate, and completed his medical degree at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine. He completed his graduate medical education at Santa-Monica–UCLA Medical Center. He further completed the Emerging Leaders Program through the Permanente Medical Group as well as the Leading Innovations in Health Care and Education course at Harvard University.
Rou Reynolds is the frontman and a founding member of Enter Shikari, a British alternative-rock band formed in St Albans, Hertfordshire. Their debut studio album, Take to the Skies, was released in 2007 and reached number 4 in the Official UK Album Chart, and has since been certified gold in the UK. Their sixth album Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible was released in April 2020. Enter Shikari's lyrics, written by frontman Rou Reynolds, are often politically charged. He also stated that the band's general message is that "if we base our lives around love and unity, then that's all that matters."
Patrick is an Ob/Gyn and the original founder of ITB. He's the former director of undergraduate medical education for OnlineMedEd, director of content for a prominent osteopathic question bank. He was also at one time, a philosophy professor. Some of his greatest loves are music, philosophy and theology, and the four kids, who make his life more interesting (and maybe a bit more complicated).
Greg is a pediatrics resident in Austin, TX and host of ITB’s Physiology by Physeo podcast. When he’s not being a doctor for kids, he tries to stay happy and healthy by plugging in his headphones while at the gym, or by leisurely dining with his wife. Greg is dedicated to providing high-quality, free medical education to anyone who is willing to learn.
He is a Cofounder of InsideTheBoards and Cohost for some of the podcasts. Stewart became passionate about podcast when he realized there was a lack of quality audio material for medical students to use for studying. He is interested in a career in Orthopedic Surgery and when he has some free time (rarely) he enjoys traveling, running, and playing tennis.
Sehra Rahmany is a fourth-year medical student. She is passionate about promoting mental health awareness among medical students and professionals. She has published several articles with the American College of Physicians, AAMC Aspiring physicians, and the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society about the importance of empathy and avoiding burnout. Through her writing Sehra hopes to inspire future medical students as well as advocate for practices that increase well-being among individuals in the medical field. In her spare time, she is a yoga instructor, writer, and basketball enthusiast.
Amy Schattel is a fourth year medical student at West Virginia Medical School with the hopes of matching into a psychiatry residency in the near future. She attended Wheeling Jesuit and the University College Cork for her undergraduate education where she delved into the fields of creative writing and biology with equal fervor. Her passions include physician/student wellness, culinary and lifestyle medicine, psychiatry, and of course---writing. When she's not podcasting or learning on the wards, she can be found curled up with a good book and her regally fluffy cat, Rembrandt.
Pranay is a 4th year medical student at Touro University California. He will be applying for internal medicine residencies in the fall and hopes to specialize in gastroenterology or critical care medicine. Outside of medicine, Pranay enjoys hanging out with friends and family, travelling, hiking, and playing video games.