Episode 53: Meet Mark Black: double organ transplant recipient, marathon runner turned motivational speaker. Boy, does he ever have some insight directed towards medical students.

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Congenital Heart Defect Podcast

Cardiac Surgeries

His surgeries started at one day old for a congenital heart defect.

Ventricular Arrhythmias

By the age of 21 he had frequent ventricular tachycardia and was at risk for sudden cardiac arrest. He had a heart and two-lung transplant and ran his first half-marathon and 2.5 years until he ran his first full marathon. Now 3 are in his rear-view mirror.

Patient Opinion of Medical Students

Listen to the podcast to discover what advice he has for medical students! He spent a lot of time in hospitals, up to 6 months at a time growing up. Many places were teaching hospitals so his insights are very enlightening.

He authored a book titled Live Life From The Heart. To support him and order his book, visit Mark Black Speaks.

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