Living with ADHD in Medicine


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By MedSchoolCoach, Erkeda DeRouen, and MD. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Erkeda DeRouen talks to Dr. Diana Mercado, a family medicine physician in Texas. At Jackson County Hospital District, she serves as the chief medical officer, clinical medical director, and nursing home medical director. Today Erkeda chats with Dr. Mercado about her medical journey as an adult with ADHD and why it’s important to get diagnosed as soon as possible.

  • [00:39] Dr. Mercado’s Medical Journey and Background
  • [04:24] Managing symptoms of ADHD
  • [10:19] Getting through Medical School with ADHD
  • [17:16] How the ADHD diagnosis changed Dr. Mercado
  • [26:24] ADHD Coaching and How it Helps
  • [37:16] Dr. Mercado’s Advice to Pre-meds and Medical Student

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