Brown Girl White Coat
Summary: Welcome to Brown Girl White Coat, a space created to encourage diversity in medicine and provide a realistic perspective on what medical school is "really like." I hope you leave feeling empowered, inspired, and entertained.
Today, Sully (aka @sullythedoc) joins me to talk about his recent interviewing process for medical school, how he prepared, and what ultimately led him to gain an acceptance! Instagram: @saiebear Podcast Instagram: @browngirlwhitecoatpod Go follow Sully: @sullythedoc
Dr. Joshi aka my lovely sister joins us back again to talk about how residency is going so far and gives us advice on tackling medical school clinical rotations. We also answer a listen question at the very end. Thanks so much to every for submitting DMs and questions! Podcast Instagram: @browngirlwhitecoatpod Personal Instagram: @saiebear Favorites Nike Socks: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0727VQWH7/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Fabletics Leggings: https://www.fabletics.com/products/WINN-II-SOLID-POWERHOLD-7-8-LG1934534-0001?psrc=search%5Fresults
Today, I talk about how medical school is not always pretty and the doubts I have while going through this whole journey. Instagram: @browngirlwhitecoatpod Personal: @saiebear
"Find problems and write them down." Peeyush joins me today to talk about his wild journey from starting Genetesis with his friends to turning it into a revolutionary technology ready to implement in emergency rooms everywhere. We talk about his favorite books, role models, the qualities he thinks are most important for becoming a great leader, and my favorite part: his advice to future healthcare professionals. Instagram: @browngirlwhitecoatpod Personal: @saiebear
My classmate at Baylor College of Medicine, Andy, joins me today to talk about her three gap years, two of which she spent being a case manager in Houston. She details how this experience made her a better applicant and better human. We also play a game of hot seat at the beginning to get to know her better! What a fun episode with the purest, sweetest medical student. Instagram: @browngirlwhitecoatpod Personal: @saiebear
Varenya Nallur is an Instagram fashion and beauty blogger who is also an incoming medical student. She and I chat about premed summers and what to do to stay productive and boost your application during this critical time. We also offer interview question help and discuss her premed journey and worries for medical school. Instagram: @browngirlwhitecoatpod Personal: @saiebear Follow Varenya: @vnallur
As a collaboration with the Short Coat Podcast, medical students from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine join to help answer listener questions. We talk about everything from applying to medical school and having a "plan b," to our most embarrassing moments as students. Instagram: @browngirlwhitecoatpod Personal: @saiebear Listen to the Short Coat Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/46vfbFy750NCIFD9YEyWzW Buy a t-shirt and support their charity: https://uiccomstores.org/product/scp-tee-spring-2019/
Dr. Maheshwari is a neurologist, assistant professor, and research scientist specializing in Epilepsy. Today, he joins me to talk about everything from his experiences in academic medicine to his opinions on Artificial Intelligence in the field of neurology and sleep hygiene. He is so passionate about teaching students and providing the best care for his patients, it is truly admirable and inspiring.
"Don't hurt anything that has a name." Dr. Brandt, a full time pediatric surgeon and Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, and Medical Ethics at Baylor College of Medicine, joins to discuss her passions and advice for medical students. We talk about everything from her experiences being the only woman in her residency class to gun violence and a physician's role in that space, all over a delicious cup of coffee. Instagram: @browngirlwhitecoatpod Personal: @saiebear
Catch up with Saie as she talks about the upcoming term in medical school and what she's studying. Saie also reflects on the past term and grappling with bouts of burnout and highlights the stories of boss women who helped her overcome this feeling. Instagram - @saiebear
Today, Manasi and Varsha, fellow first years in medical school, join Saie to talk about how to get over a spell of low productivity and how to take care of yourself during stressful situations. Hope you enjoy this relaxed girl chat about everything from kitchen appliances to boyfriends! Instagram: @browngirlwhitecoatpod Personal: @saiebear Varsha: varshasathappan Manasi: manasi_eats
Jacqueline, one of my best friends joins for a girl chat on lifestyle, health & fitness, and New Year's goals. We both answer listener questions at the end about paying for medical school and what they do outside of studying their lives away. Instagram: @browngirlwhitecoatpod Personal Instagram: @saiebear Sign up for Class Pass: http://class.ps/lAfNE
Get your academic goals for 2019 going with this episode all about study tips and tricks. Saie talks about her favorite apps and technology as well as strategies to conquer this semester's classes. Instagram: @browngirlwhitecoatpod Personal: @saiebear
Saie's sister and favorite human Tanvi, an OBGYN resident, joins to talk about everything from life in residency to her New Year's resolutions and goals.
Saie talks about why she chose medicine and the decisions that led her to her undergraduate school. She also details some struggles she faced and answers listener questions about her journey, as well as experiences in medical school thus far.