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.
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
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
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.
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.
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 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
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!
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
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/
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/
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
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 karapeppermd.com.
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: https://instagram.com/browngirlwhitecoatpod Abdullah's facebook: Abdullah Elnaji. Snapchat @theriseofabdul
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: https://www.instagram.com/saiebear/ Alana: https://www.instagram.com/pagingdrbryant/ Avi: https://www.instagram.com/dr.avivarma/ Alia: https://www.instagram.com/medicalglam/ Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/browngirlwhitecoatpod/ Favorites: Avi - Mess Free Markers Alana - Clarifying Serum Saie - Lavento Sports Bra
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: http://www.twitter.com/dr_goodday Podcast Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/browngirlwhitecoatpod Saie's Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/saiebear