Brown Girl White Coat show

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." We hope you leave feeling empowered, inspired, and entertained.

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 The Latest on the COVID-19 Vaccine ft. Dr. Purvi Parikh | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 3267

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:  Avi:

 Is General Surgery the Right Career for You? ft. Heba (@essenceofmed) | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1615

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

 So You Want to Learn About Podiatry School? Navigating an Underestimated Field of Medicine | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2871

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:  You can follow Alana @pagingdrbryant and Yona @ThePodiatryJourney.

 What a Business Degree Can Do For You as a Physician | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2575

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: You can follow Avi @dr.avivarma and Dr. Amani Jambhekar @ajvictorymd.

 The Culture of Medical Education and Taking Care of Yourself in the Process ft. Dr. Carranza-Chahal | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2783

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!

 Amanda Wan on Starting Her Own Podcast, Getting Sponsored, and "Influencing" | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1814

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

 Dr. Arumala on Life as an OBGYN and Making Yourself Indispensable | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 4320

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  Hope you enjoy!

 Navigating Life as a Physician Couple | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 3901

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: Avi:

 Dr. Asra Mazhar on the COVID-19 Vaccine and a Career in Family Medicine | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2249

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: Alia:  Dr. Mazhar:

 Dr. Owolabi on Her Passion for Pediatrics, Small-Scale Advocacy, and Academic Medicine | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 3065

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: Saie:

 A Mindful Moment With Alana | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1465

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:  Alana:

 It's Time to Humanize Doctors: Dr. Kara Pepper on Physician Burnout | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2165

On today's episode, Avi chats with Dr. Kara Pepper, an internal medicine physician and life coach who specializes in burnout, perfectionism and imposter syndrome.  Follow Us on IG: Avi @dr.avivarma  Dr. Pepper @karapeppermd Also check out Dr. Pepper's website

 Siblings in Medicine: Alia and her brother take us back to their roots | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 3073

On today's episode, Alia brings on her brother, a second year medical student, to chat about their childhood, fitness and mental health. Hear them chat about how far they made it and the trials and triumphs along the way!  Follow us: Podcast:  Abdullah's facebook: Abdullah Elnaji.  Snapchat @theriseofabdul

 Your Co-Hosts Discuss Self-Care, Mental Health, and Being "Influencers" | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 3350

Today, all four co-hosts are on the podcast to talk to ya'll about self-care during these rough winter and pandemic months, mental health, their personal lives, and what influencing on Instagram means to them. Follow us: Saie: Alana: Avi: Alia: Podcast: Favorites: Avi - Mess Free Markers Alana - Clarifying Serum Saie - Lavento Sports Bra

 Dr. Ghidey on Being a Research Scientist, Grad School, and Dating a Med Student | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 4637

On today's episode, Meron, Saie's boyfriend, joins us to talk about his grad school experience - everything from choosing a grad school to attaining research as an undergraduate student. We also chat about maintaining a relationship and making time for each other with both of our busy schedules. Thank you so much for sending in questions for this episode! We answered almost all of them. <3  Follow Us! Meron on Twitter: Podcast Instagram: Saie's Instagram:


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