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007 – Who are the Women in OMFS with Dr. Anderson, Donnelly, Linnebur



Marcus Hwang and his three guests have an important conversation about the challenges women face when entering OMS. They dissect the question on why there are so few women in OMS, discuss various factors that deter women from applying into the surgical specialty, and methods to bring more awareness to this issue. The 2021 Women … Continue reading 007 – Who are the Women in OMFS with Dr. Anderson, Donnelly, Linnebur


005 – How to Manage Student Loans as an OMS with Rob Bertman



Marcus Hwang explores student loan management with Rob Bertman, a senior consultant for Student Loan Planner. SLP consults with learners who have six-figure student debts and helps individualize payment plans. Knowing how to manage your student loans is crucial to minimize the amount of total capital and interest you pay over your career. What should … Continue reading 005 – How to Manage Student Loans as an OMS with Rob Bertman


003 – How to Build the Perfect Hybrid Practice with Dr. Eric Dierks



Marcus Hwang explores with Dr. Eric J. Dierks MD, DMD, FACS, FACD, FRCS(Ed) on the major factors behind the success of establishing Head and Neck Surgical Associates (HNSA | www.head-neck.com) as a prominent hybrid private practice in Portland, Oregon. What does a OMS hybrid practice look like? What challenges might you facing when establishing a … Continue reading 003 – How to Build the Perfect Hybrid Practice with Dr. Eric Dierks


002 – Is the MD Within Reach for OMS? with Dr. Mark Engelstad



Marcus Hwang explores with Dr. Mark Engelstad on the relevance of the medical degree to the modern day OMS. Can OMS residencies keep the medical degree as an option as requirements for medical licensure changes? Is there a difference in training in MD-OMS combined residencies? Does the MD matter today? Dr. Engelstad is the current … Continue reading 002 – Is the MD Within Reach for OMS? with Dr. Mark Engelstad


001 – Welcome to Let’s Talk Oral Surgery With Dr. Marcus Hwang



Join oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS) resident Marcus Hwang as he explores important conversations about OMS ranging from topics including the future of OMS, advances in technology, business strategies, and much more. Marcus Hwang received his DDS from the University of Washington and is continuing his education in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Oregon … Continue reading 001 – Welcome to Let’s Talk Oral Surgery With Dr. Marcus Hwang