Lights, camera, action: mastering the virtual meeting

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us all to become more comfortable with virtual engagement. From faculty and group meetings to conferences to kids’ school to social events – it seems everything is online these days. And while we may finally be getting used to this after many months, most of us still have a lot to learn in terms of how to best present ourselves in the virtual space. We’ll discuss our favorite tips and tricks, as well as some audiovisual equipment that can help you look and sound better, without breaking the bank. Happy Zooming!

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Dr. Julia Magaña, Associate Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at UC Davis

Dr. Sarah Medeiros, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UC Davis

Resources and Recommended Equipment:


Shure MV7 Podcast Microphone

Shure MV5C Home Office Microphone

Shure MV88+ Video Kit Digital Stereo Condenser Microphone

Beyerdynamic FOX USB Studio Microphone


Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro Headphones (32 ohm model)

SONY  MDR-7506  Professional Headphones

Apple AirPods Pro


Dracast Halo Plus Series LED100

Lume Cube



Thank you to the UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine for supporting this podcast and to Orlando Magaña at OM Audio Productions for audio production services.

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