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Brown Girl White Coat
36 minutes | May 2, 2021
Surviving Clerkships: Family Medicine
On today's episode, Alana reflects on her experiences rotating in both inpatient and outpatient Family Medicine. She gives us an update on her life as a 3rd year, some tips on how to be the most helpful med student in a hospital/clinic setting, and how to get the most out of your family medicine clerkship. Give her a follow @PagingDrBryant. Send us some feedback @browngirlwhitecoatpod + a review on Apple Podcasts if you loved (or didn't) the episode! <3
39 minutes | Apr 25, 2021
Brown Girl Talk: Confidence, Dating, and Finding Yourself
Today, Saie talks about her worst dating stories and finding confidence both in your professional and personal life. Enjoy the first episode in a series called: Brown Girl Talk, all about our own lives as boss women in STEM. Follow Us! Podcast Saie
23 minutes | Apr 18, 2021
All About Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation with Luisa Burgos
Alia chats with Luisa Burgos, a fourth year medical student who just matched into a Physical Medicine and Rehab residency. She explains to us the field of PM&R and why she chose this field. She also talks about how to be competitive for this field. Follow Us: Podcast: @browngirlwhitecoatpod Alia: @medicalglam Luisa: @lulu_liftsheavy
47 minutes | Apr 11, 2021
The Arab Girl in Medicine, Mental Health, and Borderline Personality Disorder ft. Yara Khalifa
On today's episode, Alia chats with Yara about being a Arab Muslim female in medicine, her personal experience with Borderline Personality Disorder (not medical advice), and the upcoming election. Follow us! Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/browngirlwhitecoatpod Alia: https://www.instagram.com/medicalglam Yara: https://www.instagram.com/coveredncontroversial
47 minutes | Apr 11, 2021
Talking Pulmonary and Critical Care with Dr. Neena Chandrasekaran
On this week's episode Avi talks to Dr. Neena Chandrasekaran (@neenzmd), a pulmonary & critical care fellow in Detroit, Michigan. They share their medical school experiences having both attended an international medical school. Dr. Chandrasekaran also shares some great tips for medical students, residents and fellows. She also talks about her experiences in the ICU during the pandemic. This episode is packed with tons of eye-opening information so definitely check it out!
45 minutes | Apr 4, 2021
Surviving Clerkships: Psychiatry
On today's episode, Alana shares her experience rotating in a psychiatric hospital as her first clerkship. She also teaches us about some common diagnoses in psychiatry and advice to master your OSCE and shelf exam. Follow Us: Alana: https://www.instagram.com/browngirlwhitecoatpod Alana: https://www.instagram.com/pagingdrbryant
29 minutes | Mar 21, 2021
How I Decided on Pediatrics & Match 2021 Experience
In today's solo episode, Alia discusses her experience with the Match 2021, why she chose to enter Pediatrics and how you can too! Follow her @medicalglam to see all her residency experiences!
30 minutes | Mar 14, 2021
My 5 Critical Tips for USMLE Step 1
Saie talks about the 5 most critical tips for studying for USMLE Step 1, as well as catches up and talks about her own mental health during this time. Feel free to reach out to us for a copy of the study schedule she used to study! Follow Us! Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/browngirlwhitecoatpod/ Saie: https://www.instagram.com/lifeofsaie/
46 minutes | Mar 7, 2021
A Peek into the Life of an Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Specialist
On today's episode, Alana interviews her mentor, Dr. Ike Okwuosa, an advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology specialist, as well as the Assistant Dean and Assistant Professor of medical education at Northwestern University. They chat about his journey to and through cardiac medicine, how to overcome microaggressions and prejudice in medicine, and a few pointers on how to succeed in clinical clerkships. Follow Us: Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/browngirlwhitecoatpod/ Alana: https://www.instagram.com/pagingdrbryant
54 minutes | Feb 28, 2021
The Latest on the COVID-19 Vaccine ft. Dr. Purvi Parikh
On today's episode, Avi speaks with Dr. Purvi Parikh, an allergist and immunologist and vaccine researcher who has been involved in the Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-Astra Zeneca COVID vaccine clinical trials. Follow us! Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/browngirlwhitecoatpod/ Avi: https://www.instagram.com/dr.avivarma
27 minutes | Feb 21, 2021
Is General Surgery the Right Career for You? ft. Heba (@essenceofmed)
Alia interviews Heba of @essenceofmed, a fellow IG blogger and friend, who is applying for general surgery this year. She takes us through why she chose this specialty, and how being an Arab Muslim female impacts this decision (or if it even does). Follow Us: Podcast: @browngirlwhitecoatpod Alia: @medicalglam Heba: @essenceofmed
48 minutes | Feb 7, 2021
So You Want to Learn About Podiatry School? Navigating an Underestimated Field of Medicine
On today's episode, Alana chats with Yona, a 3rd year podiatry student about all things podiatry school and podiatric medicine. He also shares some tips on the best ways to maximize your time as a professional student. In honor of Black History Month, Alana briefly sheds some light on the accomplishments of the first Black female surgeon in the South. Be sure to let us know what you think by leaving a review and rating on Spotify and Apple Podcasts! Follow the Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/browngirlwhitecoatpod/ You can follow Alana @pagingdrbryant and Yona @ThePodiatryJourney.
43 minutes | Jan 31, 2021
What a Business Degree Can Do For You as a Physician
On today's episode, Avi chats with Dr. Amani Jambhekar who is a breast surgeon oncologist currently building a breast cancer program in Houston, TX. They talk about Dr. Jambhekar's decision to obtain an MBA degree and how an MBA can help in the medical field. Dr. Jambhekar also shares her experiences of being a female in the surgical field, her work in advocating for pre-med, medical students and residents, and the importance of advocating for the BIPOC community. She and Avi also share their favorite skin care brands - Buttah (@buttahskin) and Haldi (@haldiskin), which are both Black & Brown-owned small businesses. Be sure to check out these amazing skincare brands, and definitely take a listen to this fun and jam-packed episode! Follow the Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/browngirlwhitecoatpod/ You can follow Avi @dr.avivarma and Dr. Amani Jambhekar @ajvictorymd.
46 minutes | Jan 24, 2021
The Culture of Medical Education and Taking Care of Yourself in the Process ft. Dr. Carranza-Chahal
On today's episode, Alia chats with Dr. Carranza Chahal about the culture of medicine, why it is the way it is, and how we can take care of ourselves during the process. She also shares with us how she started her writing business and how it has been a great tool for creativity expression for her. Follow Us @browngirlwhitecoatpod on Instagram!
30 minutes | Jan 17, 2021
Amanda Wan on Starting Her Own Podcast, Getting Sponsored, and "Influencing"
Amanda joins us today to talk about her awesome podcast - Behind the Girl Boss, as well as her YouTube channel and businesses. Saie and Amanda talk about all things podcasting, from how to get started, host, and find guests. Follow Amanda Wan - @itsamandawan Follow the Podcast - @browngirlwhitecoatpod
72 minutes | Jan 3, 2021
Dr. Arumala on Life as an OBGYN and Making Yourself Indispensable
On today's episode, Alana chats with Dr. Ruth Arumala, an OBGYN, reproductive surgeon and and assistant professor at TCU-UNTHSC school of medicine. They talk about all things OBGYN, underestimation of black women in medicine and she also gives advice on building confidence in your field of work. You can follow Alana @PagingDrBryant and Dr. Arumala @I.am.dr.arumala. Hope you enjoy!
65 minutes | Dec 27, 2020
Navigating Life as a Physician Couple
On today's episode, Avi chats with her husband, Dr. Abhishek Singh. He is a Family Medicine physician practicing Academic Medicine. They chat about navigating life as a physician couple and about his career in the field of Academic Medicine. Follow Us: Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/browngirlwhitecoatpod/ Avi: https://www.instagram.com/dr.avivarma
37 minutes | Dec 20, 2020
Dr. Asra Mazhar on the COVID-19 Vaccine and a Career in Family Medicine
Dr. Mazhar joins Alia today to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine, family medicine residency, and life as a new attending with a toddler. Follow Us: Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/browngirlwhitecoatpod/ Alia: https://www.instagram.com/medicalglam/ Dr. Mazhar: https://www.instagram.com/married.in.medicine/
51 minutes | Dec 13, 2020
Dr. Owolabi on Her Passion for Pediatrics, Small-Scale Advocacy, and Academic Medicine
Today, Dr. Owolabi, a pediatrician from Baylor College of Medicine, joins us to talk about her journey to academic medicine, advocacy on a smaller scale and what that means to her, and why she's so passionate about working with kids. Follow Us: Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/browngirlwhitecoatpod/ Saie: https://www.instagram.com/saiebear/
24 minutes | Dec 6, 2020
A Mindful Moment With Alana
On today's episode, Alana invites us to take a breather. She discusses the benefits of mindfulness, and her journey following a daily routine meant to help with mental clarity and taking ownership of the controllable aspects of our lives. Follow us! Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/browngirlwhitecoatpod/ Alana: https://www.instagram.com/pagingdrbryant
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