Episode 4 of The Otter Side of Research is now streaming!
Competing with Friends? Survivor’s Bias in USMLE?Stream episode 4 of The Otter Side of Research now on Spotify!In this podcast episode, we delve into a few common myths we all come across in the USMLE journey. Watch a snippet below!Should you compete with your friends or share your knowledge with everyone? Is there a subconscious survivor’s bias…View more and download
OTTO x HOU SUMMIT (RESEARCH COMPETITION AWARDS)
We are proud to announce that The Otto Research Initiative is sponsoring prizes for all research competition winners at the Humans of USMLE Bangalore and Hyderabad summits this weekend! At Otto, we train our mentees to be able to conduct reviews independently rather than just publish one paper. Winning research competitions requires sincerity and dedication, values that…View more and download
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Episode 3 of The Otter Side of Research is out now!
Our most requested podcast yet!Episode 3: “CV Building: A Misnomer” is out now! Click on the link below to stream it 🙂 Episode Highlights: Join us, as we hope to make your time at medschool more productive and enjoyable at the same time.Tip: 1.5x is the norm, iykyk 🙂View more and download
The second episode of “The Otter Side of Research” is out now! 🦦
Episode 2: Networking on Linkedin, at conferences and for the match – Our Perspective! Episode Highlights: Just like The Otto Research Initiative, our aim with this podcast is to help the medical student community evolve and learn more about basic research methodology. Our straight up approach, combined with real-life suggestions based on our own first-hand experiences will…View more and download
The Otter Side of Research: Our brand new podcast!
Introducing The Otter Side of Research podcast, a subsidiary of The Otto Research Initiative. By our founders, Dr Avanthika Chaithanya and Sharan Jhaveri 🦦. Episode 1: Navigating Medical School- Research, Student organisations and Social Media. Highlights of the first episode: 1. Your first research project- Where to start and whom to approach?2. Student organisations- Legitimate or pyramid schemes?3.…View more and download
Live Q&A on Research, every Friday of March 2023!
Calling all International Medical Students/Graduates!Hear ye, Hear ye! Join us for an insightful talk on how to kick-start your research journey. The founders of The Otto Research Initiative, Sharan Jhaveri 🦦 and Dr Avanthika Chaithanya, are excited to share practical tips and advice to help you get started in the world of medical research as an International Medical Student/Graduate.From global conferences,…View more and download
IMPORTANT POLICY UPDATE BY THE OTTO RESEARCH INITIATIVE.
Please go through this post in detail, if you’re waiting for an update on your application or if you are yet to apply to work with us. – Avanthika & Sharan 🦦 Founders.View more and download
The Otto Resident Network!
The OTTO Resident Network aims to connect incoming IMG residents amongst themselves and their seniors in order to promote research and collaboration. 🦦 Connections and networking don’t happen overnight. For someone to trust you enough to recommend you, a brief meeting over dinner isn’t enough. But working with each other on a research project will cultivate a team…View more and download
Otto’s 6 month anniversary! 🥳
10th March marked the 6 month anniversary of The Otto Research Initiative! In celebration, we got customised otter T-shirts! 😄🦦 “Running Otto has been one of the greatest adventures of my life. It has made me more empathetic, patient and has given me perspective. When you’re mentoring people who are 5,-7-9-11 years older than you from all over the…View more and download
Free USMLE Q&A session this weekend! (5th and 6th Feb 2022)
Hey everyone! As promised, we have something exciting lined up for you. 🙂 This is especially for those who have freshly begun or about to start their USMLE journey. Being a non-profit organisation, we constantly seek avenues to provide value to our followers. We have all seen many people who provide “mentoring” or “guidance”, and charge exorbitantly…View more and download
Otto reached a 1000 followers on LinkedIn today!
To all the IMGs out there, Thank you so much for all the LOVE! The Otto Research Initiative has reached 1000 followers on LinkedIn today. What started as a tiny phone conversation in September ’21 has now turned into a global research movement. 8 PubMed indexed publications and many more on the way.A total of 120+ mentees trained/under training…View more and download
Celebrating 100 days of The Otto Research Initiative!
Thank you for all the love! We are now 1000+ IMGs strong, worldwide. Ever wondered why The Otto Research Initiative is named so? Well, it’s our favourite animal! 🦦 The playful otter plays a very special role in both of our lives. To commemorate 100 days of our organisation, we decided to donate to The Sea Otter…View more and download
The Otto Telegraph
Click on the Download Button to grab your copy today!It’s finally here! (Cue drumroll, please)The first issue of the Otto Telegraph is now available on your favorite social media platform. For the uninitiated, The Otto Telegraph is our Quarterly newsletter which includes: The first 5 Abstracts from the Otto Research Initiative. Launched in Sep’ 2021, we mentored…View more and download
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