growth through authenticity

A podcast on diversity and amplifying underrepresented stories and voices in medicine. Like a seed that blossoms, it takes time to grow into our true, authentic selves. The lessons we learn along the way add to our identities. Medical residents Harjit Kaur, Margaux Miller, and Leen Samha, together with medical students Lina Ghabayen, Hạ Lê, and Mariam Asadian, discuss the challenges of studying and practicing medicine, and how their diverse backgrounds influence their everyday lives in medical school and beyond. Through honest and thought-provoking conversations, BUNDLE OF HERS continues to grow and learn from their diverse experiences, and each other.

Latest Episodes

Recognizing Cultural Backgrounds in Medicine (re-release)

Jul 16, 2020

"Every patient should be treated the same." WRONG! Quite the opposite—we believe no two patients should receive the same care. From their health conditions to their cultural backgrounds, each patient is different. Acknowledging and understanding the differences will help you provide better care....

Allyship, Part II (re-release)

Jul 9, 2020

It's easy to go with the flow—going against the current is the difficult task. And bringing up topics of race, prejudice, biases, and discrimination can be uncomfortable. But it's okay to be comfortable with being uncomfortable, because being an ally can be uncomfortable. Allyship is "the key to ...

Allyship, Part I (re-release)

Jul 2, 2020

Race and discrimination can be sensitive topics that people may find uncomfortable to speak about. But they don’t have to be. Talking about race doesn’t make you racist. Not talking about race doesn’t mean you’re not racist. Allyship is "the key to unlocking the power of diversity.” In ...

Being an Activist in Health Care (re-release)

Jun 25, 2020

You wanna change the world, heal its wounds, and make it a better place … all while studying for next week’s test. But when you’re worried about numbers and scores, the reason you’re studying medicine in the first place can be hard to hold onto. Margaux and Leen talk about activism in med ...

Decolonizing Medical Research (re-release)

Jun 18, 2020

It should be admitted that not all research are conducted equally with everyone in mind, because everyone is a lot of people. As human beings, and especially as medical experts, we should challenge the information we learn and ask whether it is real knowledge or skewed bias. We should critically ...

Confronting Anti-Black Racism (re-release)

Jun 4, 2020

Medicine is entrenched in anti-Black racism, just like every other institution. We are active participants in perpetuating harm. It's important to acknowledge the effects that racism has on our communities, whether it be discrimination for some or privilege for others. In this episode, we discuss ...

S3E28: Looking Back at Med School

May 28, 2020

Four years later, we finally reached the bittersweet end of medical school! In the season three finale of BUNDLE OF HERS, we reflect on some of our favorite memories, lessons learned, and accomplishments achieved. As we conclude this chapter, we also discuss the future and the legacies we hope to ...