with Harjit Kaur, Margaux Miller, Bushra Hussein, and Leen Samha

A podcast about diversity in medicine. Medical residents Harjit Kaur, Margaux Miller, Bushra Hussein, and Leen Samha discuss the challenges of studying medicine and how their diverse backgrounds influence their everyday lives in medical school and beyond. Talking about topics that are underrepresented to keep the conversations honest and thought-provoking, BUNDLE OF HERS keeps it raw and real while stumbling gracefully through residency. Listen to their stories below and follow their journey on Instagram!

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Get to Know BUNDLE OF HERS

This is BUNDLE OF HERS, a podcast about what medical school is really like by four very different women, from very different backgrounds. We discuss the challenges of studying medicine and how our backgrounds influence our days in medical school and beyond. Join us as we keep it raw and real while stumbling gracefully through med school.

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S4E1: Be Fearless

Jan 21, 2021

BUNDLE OF HERS returns with more conversations and stories. Now, more than ever, it's important to listen to untold and underrepresented voices. In the first episode of season four, we talk about our hopes and goals for the future, and what it means to be fearless as we move forward. ...

Season Four of BOH Premiering in 2021

Dec 21, 2020

2020 has been a ride and as we get ready to welcome 2021, we would like to wish everyone a warm and cozy winter holiday as the year wraps. However you celebrate, keep safe. Thank you for joining our conversations during season three—BUNDLE OF HERS will be back with a new season and all-new episod ...

The Scope Presents: Clinical - Unit on the Brink

Oct 19, 2020

Bundle Of Hers is still on hiatus, but in the meantime, we wanted to introduce you to a new podcast from the same network that produces our show. It's called Clinical. Their current story, Unit on the Brink: Voices from the COVID Frontline, shares the narratives of medical frontline workers that are ...

"It's Not Right, But It's The Way Things Are"

Oct 1, 2020

Sometimes, you just need people to tell you the truth, even if the truth isn't something you might want to hear. A good mentor not only points out your strengths but also helps you correct weaknesses as well. In this mentor moment, Bushra remembers a hard, but important, piece of advice from her fir ...

"You Need to Start Saying, 'I Can Do This'"

Sep 24, 2020

It's a strange dynamic when everyone around you gives you praises and compliments, but you're full of negative self-doubt. Words can have the ability to bring you down, but it can also just as easily prop you up. In this mentor moment, Leen shares one of the most important lessons she learned in med ...

"It's Your Medical Team... May We Enter?"

Sep 17, 2020

The subjective education taught in medical school can cause medical professionals to presume patients will inherently give their trust, thus allowing us to move freely in their space and examine them without questioning. In this mentor moment, Margaux recalls an informal, but important, lesson learn ...

"She Didn't Look Like the Professors I Thought I Would See"

Sep 10, 2020

The way someone looks can impact our views of them—but it shouldn't. Someone's words and actions are the things that should matter. In this mentor moment, Harjit remembers a brief but impactful moment that helped her reflect on her own way of viewing the world. ...

"You Should Say it Without Casting a Shadow of Doubt"

Sep 3, 2020

The encouragement you receive from a young age can have the ability to propel you towards future greatness and success. In this mentor moment, Bushra reminisces on a moment from her childhood that boosted her self confidence and pride and set her on the path of becoming a doctor. ...

"I Was Meant to be an Emergency Room Physician"

Aug 27, 2020

No matter how passionate you are, doubt from others can do wonders in bringing you down. In this mentor moment, Leen thinks back to a moment she observed as a med student in the emergency room and reflects on how watching someone else's passion reignited hers. ...

"You Did a Great Job... I Know It's Hard"

Aug 20, 2020

Starting something new can come with a learning curve and imposter syndrome is very real. In this mentor moment, Margaux thinks back to words from a team leader and reflects on how simple words and acts of encouragement can make an immense difference for someone struggling to find their place. ...

"You Matter, and Your Voice Matters"

Aug 13, 2020

We should remember that we are all connected and intertwined, and so we should be uplifting each other. In this mentor moment—the first in a collection of MENTOR MOMENTS from BUNDLE OF HERS—Harjit remembers words from Oprah Winfrey and reflects on using her own voice as a tool to amplify stories ...

BUNDLE OF HERS introduces a new mini-series: MENTOR MOMENTS

Aug 6, 2020

We’re excited to share our mentoring moments with you! MENTOR MOMENTS is sharing moments that held life-changing and learning experiences. We believe that centering mentorship relationships around identity is vital—when we discover who we are and project our identities, we find people who we can ...

Inclusion vs. Tokenism (re-release)

Jul 30, 2020

Diversity can be a sensitive subject for some, and the line separating inclusion and tokenism can be blurry. Merriam-Webster defines tokenism as, "the policy or practice of making only a symbolic effort, as to desegregate." Have you ever been tokenized? ...

Language Barriers in Healthcare (re-release)

Jul 23, 2020

Medicine, like the human body, is a universal science. But a difference in language can create a barrier between physician and patient. How do we navigate something so universally similar when effective communication is missing? ...

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 u ...

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 par ...

Being an Activist in Healthcare (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 sc ...

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 thi ...

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 co ...

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 cr ...

S3E27: Bushra - Growth Beyond Boundaries

May 21, 2020

Concluding our IDENTITY SERIES—a four-parter exploring who we are as human beings—in this special episode, Bushra talks to long-time family friend, Anisa Abdullahi, about how their Somali upbringings have influenced their identities and shaped what it means to be successful in life. ...

S3E26: Margaux - Balancing Family as a Woman in Medicine

May 14, 2020

Continuing our IDENTITY SERIES—a four-parter exploring who we are as human beings—in this special episode, Margaux talks to Dr. Kyley Cox and Dr. Mckenna Coletti about how their decisions to start their families during medical school have influenced their identities and shaped their presence in ...

S3E25: Leen - Erased Realities of a Hidden Voice

May 7, 2020

We're excited to continue our IDENTITY SERIES—a four-parter exploring who we are as human beings. In this special episode, Leen talks to fellow medical student Lina Ghabayen about how their Palestinian culture has influenced their identities and shaped their presence in medicine. ...

S3E24: Harjit - Confidence from Community

Apr 30, 2020

We're excited to introduce our IDENTITY SERIES—a four-parter exploring who we are as human beings. In this special episode, Harjit talks to fellow medical student Siale Teaupa about how their different cultural backgrounds and upbringings have influenced their identities and shaped their presence ...

S3E23: Confronting Anti-Black Racism

Apr 16, 2020

"Racist" can be an emotional and triggering label—nobody wants to be called a racist. Anti-Black racism is an unfortunate part of American history and still exists today. It's important to acknowledge the effects that racism has on our communities, whether it be discrimination for some or privileg ...

S3E22: A Pandemic's Impact on Communities

Apr 9, 2020

As fourth-year medical students about to enter residency during a global health crisis, the future is unclear. We have questions and we're scared. But we'll fight through together. In this episode, we discuss the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on our communities. ...

S3E21: Health on a Global Perspective

Apr 2, 2020

The health of one individual has profound implications and impact the health of others, not only in their communities but worldwide. University of Utah Global Health aims to provide support and help local health organizations in their mission to improve the quality of life in their communities aroun ...

S3E20: Match Day 2020

Mar 26, 2020

Four years of medical school and months of residency interviews all leads up to Match Day, when the National Resident Matching Program releases results to applicants seeking residency and fellowship training positions in the United States. It’s an event that, traditionally, we’ve all celebrated ...

S3E19: Confessions from the Interview Trail

Mar 20, 2020

Fourth year of med school is all about residency interviews. Ours included a lot of travel horror stories, bronchitis, pre-dinners, rejecting/canceling interviews, the whole drama of the actual day—and Watermelon Sour Patch Kids. In this episode, we spill everything good and bad about being on the ...

S3E18: Supporting Self Identity

Mar 12, 2020

As healthcare providers, we hope we're able to treat any patient who may walk through our doors. But, unfortunately, discrepancies in healthcare is a real problem, especially for the LGBTQ community. How do you get a seat at the table when there's no table? In this episode, Margaux and Harjit talk t ...

S3E17: Understanding Self Identity

Mar 5, 2020

How you choose to identify is your choice—no one has the right to tell you otherwise, not your family, not your friends, not your physician. But finding—and expressing—your identity isn't always easy. Sometimes, there are external and internal pressures. In this episode, Harjit and Bushra talk ...

Coping With Failure in Med School (re-release)

Feb 27, 2020

Failing medical school is probably the biggest fear for every medical student. You don't anticipate you'll fail, and you can't really prepare for it either ... but what happens if you do fail? How do you handle the situation logistically? How do you handle the situation mentally? In this episode, we ...

S3E16: Money's Impact on Health Care

Feb 20, 2020

Money is a complex talking topic, especially between people with varying socioeconomic status. Education is expensive. Healthcare is expensive. But they shouldn’t be. In this episode, Harjia, Bushra, and Leen talk about their own relationships with money, and discuss how the political system affec ...

S3E15: Decolonizing Medical Research

Feb 13, 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 thi ...

How to Handle Medical Skepticism (re-release)

Feb 6, 2020

There will always be people who don’t trust the empirical evidence we have worked so hard to study. Listen as we discuss how to navigate mistrust with medicine. ...

Going Beyond "Let Me Know if You Need Help" (re-release)

Jan 30, 2020

Sometimes it can feel awkward to reach out to someone you notice may need support. Learning how to navigate and break through these feelings is a key part of being a compassionate doctor, colleague, and friend. ...

S3E14: Bridging Cultures in Medicine

Jan 23, 2020

Native American voices and stories are very few in a lot of conversations—but that doesn’t mean they’re silent. Sometimes, one voice is enough to influence and create positive change. In this episode, Margaux and Harjit talks to Celessta Merrill, an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN), a ...

S3E13: Finding Stability In Medicine

Jan 16, 2020

A common consensus in med school is that the hard part is getting in. But truth is, a lot of us worry about whether or not we’ll actually become physicians. Med school can be filled with a lot of doubts, especially if you feel like you haven’t found stability in the field of medicine. In this ep ...

S3E12: Storytelling with Eli Saslow

Jan 9, 2020

The stories we tell about who we are, who we’ve been, and who we want to become are important. Everyone deserves to have their stories told and heard, no matter the content. In this episode, we have a conversation with The Washington Post’s Eli Saslow about his book, Rising Out of Hatred: The Aw ...

Confessions of a 3rd Year Medical Student (re-release)

Dec 19, 2019

You know you’re a medical student when you cannot count how many times you’ve run after a resident… only to follow them to the door of a bathroom. It happens. We’re sharing some of our embarrassing, funny, confusing, and frustrating moments of third-year so far… because you shouldn’t hav ...

Delivering Difficult News (re-release)

Dec 12, 2019

Going into medicine, a lot of us might fear delivering difficult news and information to patients and their families. After all, what's the "right" way to tell someone they've been diagnosed with cancer, or that their parent has passed? As doctors, is it better to be strong for the patient, or be vu ...

Inclusion vs. Tokenism (re-release)

Dec 5, 2019

Diversity can be a sensitive subject for some, and the line separating inclusion and tokenism can be blurry. Merriam-Webster defines tokenism as, "the policy or practice of making only a symbolic effort, as to desegregate." Have you ever been tokenized? ...

Dare to Be Visible (re-release)

Nov 28, 2019

Your voice is powerful. In this episode, we discuss why—and how—we speak up regarding difficult issues and topics. And we dare you to do the same. ...

S3E11: Shaping the Future - Conversations from AAMC 2019

Nov 21, 2019

When you think about the future of medicine, what do you see? What do you envision? Together with our home teams, University of Utah School of Medicine and University of Utah Health, we traveled to Phoenix, Arizona for the 2019 AAMC Annual Meeting to ask how the rest of the country is shaping the fu ...

S3E10: Adapting to New Environments

Oct 31, 2019

In a new environment, it’s human nature for most of us to want to fit in. We want to feel like we belong and part of a community. But if we’re trying to be like everyone else, at what point do we lose our own identifies? Harjit and Margaux welcomes back Bushra and Leen, and talk about adapting t ...

S3E9: The Power of Reading

Oct 24, 2019

One’s reading journey is an interesting thing. We started with other people reading to us, then we read single words, then sentences. It began with picture books, then chapter books, textbooks, then research papers. We read for different reasons, too. For some people, reading is therapeutic. Other ...

S3E8: Allyship, Part II

Oct 17, 2019

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 u ...

S3E7: Allyship, Part I

Oct 10, 2019

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 par ...

S3E6: (What to Do) When Your Family's in Medicine

Oct 3, 2019

If a parent or sibling (or any family member) is also in the medical field, does that mean you're going into a family business? If you grew up in a medical family, you know what we're talking about—"Are you going to be a doctor, too?” How do you know if you're on this path because of passion, or ...

S3E5: Imposter Syndrome in Med School

Sep 19, 2019

"The persistent inability to believe that one's success is deserved or has been legitimately achieved as a result of one's own efforts or skills" is Oxford Dictionary’s definition of imposter syndrome. In this episode, Harjit and Margaux share stories about when they’ve felt like imposters in me ...

S3E4: The Food Situation

Sep 12, 2019

Let's all agree to agree on food. We all need to eat—it's an essential part of living. But yet, some of us skip meals more often than our bodies can handle. The issue of finances or access to food aside, sometimes you just don't have time for food. Due to the nature of a lot of our jobs, sometimes ...

S3E3: Being an Activist in Healthcare

Sep 5, 2019

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 sc ...

S3E2: #GrowingUpBrown

Aug 29, 2019

“Where are you from?” — What prompts the question and what’s it really asking? Your ethnicity, culture, where you were born, raised, and where you call home are identifiers of who you are. Ideally, you should feel comfortable and proud of who you are. Unfortunately, many people of color in A ...

S3E1: Choosing Your Speciality: Expectations vs Reality

Aug 22, 2019

Safe to say choosing a specialty is one of the most important decisions to make for any medical student. Do you choose the specialty, or does the specialty choose you? There can be a lot of expectations in the decision-making process—especially if you came into medical school with unintended biase ...

Get to Know BUNDLE OF HERS

Aug 15, 2019

This is BUNDLE OF HERS, a podcast from four very different women, from very different backgrounds. We keep it real and raw, focusing on honest and thought-provoking conversations about the challenges women and minorities face in the field of medicine. Join us as we stumble gracefully through med sch ...

S2E25: Looking Back at 3rd Year

Jul 3, 2019

It's the season two finale and we're reflecting back on memories from our third year of medical school: lessons we've learned, goals we've achieved, and challenges we overcame. And we also look forward to the future—preparing for the end of our medical school journey (!!!) and the conversations we ...

S2E24: Social Media's Influence

Jun 26, 2019

We’ve never really considered ourselves as influences—we like to think we’re just sharing stories about diverse experiences in medicine. But with more and more influencers using social media to expand their reach, what does it mean to be an authentic social influencer? In this episode, we talk ...

S2E23: Balancing Confidence with Humility

Jun 12, 2019

There's a common stereotype that claims doctors are overly confident. That's actually true—it takes confidence to save a human life. But, having confidence doesn't equal to being high and mighty. Being confident means believing in yourself. Believing you're more than a test score or a bad rotation ...

S2E22: Environmental Rights and the Connection to Health

Jun 5, 2019

According to UNEnvironment.org, environmentalism is, "Any proclamation of a human right to environmental conditions of a specified quality." Access to clean air, drinkable water, and a safe environment are some of the basic human rights we sometimes take for granted, simply because we have access. I ...

S2E21: Finding Sucess in Rejection

May 22, 2019

Rejection isn't something a lot of people want to talk about, but it's probably safe to assume rejection happens to a lot of people. Whether it's rejection to med school, from a mentor, or even from friends who aren't in the mood for hanging out—rejection's hard. But rejection doesn't have to be t ...

S2E20: Leadership Through Diversity

May 8, 2019

How do you play the game but still get what you want? How do you make a change while still fitting into the system? In this episode, we talk to Dr. Nwando Olayiwola, chief clinical transformation officer at RubiconMD and founder of the Association of Minority Women Professionals, about making change ...

S2E19: Coping With Failure in Med School

Apr 10, 2019

Failing medical school is probably the biggest fear for every medical student. You don't anticipate you'll fail, and you can't really prepare for it either ... but what happens if you do fail? How do you handle the situation logistically? How do you handle the situation mentally? In this episode, we ...

S2E18: Delivering Difficult News

Apr 3, 2019

Going into medicine, a lot of us might fear delivering difficult news and information to patients and their families. After all, what's the "right" way to tell someone they've been diagnosed with cancer, or that their parent has passed? As doctors, is it better to be strong for the patient, or be vu ...

S2E17: Ambiguity of Culture and Religion in Science

Mar 27, 2019

It can sometimes be difficult to separate between religion and science, especially if you practice both. But, religion and science can co-exist. In this episode, Leen and Harjit talk to fellow classmate Bryan Grover about navigating the ambiguity of culture and religion in science, and the discussio ...

S2E16: Normalizing Sex Education

Mar 13, 2019

It's something the majority of us can relate to, but many actually don't receive proper sex education, or they’re getting unhelpful and misinformed information. Sex education is surprisingly still stigmatized in medical school. On this episode, we talk about why, as future doctors, we think it's c ...

S2E15: History, Present, and Future of OB/GYN

Feb 27, 2019

For a long chunk of history, the field of medicine was male-dominated and obstetrics and gynaecology was no exception. In this episode, we talk about the growth of the field, the root of sensitivity surrounding the medical specialty, and why, even though OB/GYN is now largely female-dominated, discr ...

S2E14: Discussions of Weight Bias in Health Care

Feb 13, 2019

Healthy bodies can come in all shapes and sizes. But sometimes our cultural weight bias (or fatphobia) can interfere with patient rapport. Margaux and Harjit discusses the issue of weight bias in health care. ...

S2E13: Aligning Passion with Purpose

Jan 30, 2019

Third-year of med school involves a lot of soulsearching—we're more than halfway to becoming physicians and finding the time to balance everything in life can be a huge task. In this episode, Leen and Bushra talk to Dr. Megan Fix, emergency medicine physician and mentor for medical students and re ...

S2E12: End-of-Year Reflections

Dec 12, 2018

Life keeps going but that doesn't mean you shouldn't slow down every now and then to reflect on all the good you've accomplished and all the milestones you've passed. Self-reflecting is important for self-growth—it can help ground you to where you want to be and get to in life. As the year comes t ...

S2E11: The Climb to Residency isn't as Steep as it Appears

Dec 5, 2018

For many med students, the climb to residency can seem like a steep mountain, and it can be difficult to take a step back and recognize your accomplishments. But it's important to remember that all residents, all physicians, were med students at one point in their journey to the top. We talked to ps ...

S2E10: Going Beyond "Let Me Know if You Need Help"

Nov 28, 2018

Sometimes it can feel awkward to reach out to someone you notice may need support. Learning how to navigate and break through these feelings is a key part of being a compassionate doctor, colleague, and friend. ...

S2E9: Making Connections

Nov 21, 2018

Whether you connect on a cultural level, or that you're women practicing medicine, most of us want to feel like we matter, like we're valued. Making connections with others from the same communities can give you a sense of belonging. ...

S2E8: Confessions of a 3rd-Year Medical Student

Oct 17, 2018

You know you’re a medical student when you cannot count how many times you’ve run after a resident… only to follow them to the door of a bathroom. It happens. We’re sharing some of our embarrassing, funny, confusing, and frustrating moments of third-year so far… because you shouldn’t hav ...

S2E7: Inclusion vs. Tokenism

Oct 10, 2018

Diversity can be a sensitive subject for some, and the line separating inclusion and tokenism can be blurry. Merriam-Webster defines tokenism as, "the policy or practice of making only a symbolic effort, as to desegregate." Have you ever been tokenized? ...

S2E6: 'New Amsterdam' Pilot Review

Oct 3, 2018

We watched and discussed New Amsterdam, NBC's newest medical drama based on the oldest public hospital in the United States — the good, the bad, and the medical inaccuracies. ...

S2E5: Language Barriers in Healthcare

Sep 26, 2018

Medicine, like the human body, is a universal science. But a difference in language can create a barrier between physician and patient. How do we navigate something so universally similar when effective communication is missing? ...

S2E4: Fitting Into the Hospital Hierarchy

Sep 12, 2018

Medical school is tough enough without feeling like you're not good enough. Not smart enough. Not hard working enough. As third-years, fitting into the hospital hierarchy can be challenging. Are you part of the team? Or are you only a student? ...

S2E3: Showing Empathy

Sep 5, 2018

There have always been discussions about whether physicians should show empathy or remain stern when interacting with patients. And while there are valid points on both sides, it's important to remember that physicians are human beings. And human beings have emotions. ...

S2E2: Recognizing Cultural Backgrounds in Medicine

Aug 29, 2018

"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. ...

S2E1: Learning Curves

Aug 22, 2018

The main difference between first and second year of medical school verses third year is the hands-on patient experience. You're finally able to put everything you've learned from lectures and books to practice... and then realize there's a learning curve. ...

S1E30: Looking Back at 2nd Year

Apr 18, 2018

Thirty episodes in, we're reflecting back on favorite memories from our second year of medical school, the lessons we've learned, and the goals we've achieved. And we're also looking forward to the future—third year rotations and a whole lot more conversations on a second season of BUNDLE OF HERS! ...

S1E29: Burnout in 2nd Years

Apr 11, 2018

Burnout looks different at various phases of medical education. On this episode, we discuss what second-year burnout looks like and how we combat the stress. ...

S1E28: Disparities in Med School Applicants

Apr 4, 2018

We get real about the discrepancy in representation of different races and ethnicities in medical school. ...

S1E27: Mothers in Medical School

Mar 28, 2018

Medical school is hard, and many people navigate it with a family. On this episode, we learn how two moms balance medical school and family life. ...

S1E26: Dare to Be Visible

Mar 21, 2018

Your voice is powerful. In this episode, we discuss why—and how—we speak up regarding difficult issues and topics. And we dare you to do the same. ...

S1E25: Definition of a Leader

Mar 14, 2018

Leadership is a common skill set that's looked for on a medical school application. But what actually is leadership and what makes someone a leader? ...

S1E24: The Good Doctor

Mar 7, 2018

ABC's new hit medical show, The Good Doctor, explores many layers of medicine. On this episode on BUNDLE OF HERS, we're discussing the groundbreaking show and what it means to be a "good" doctor. ...

S1E23: Can a 'Bad' Student Be a Good Doctor?

Feb 21, 2018

Does the type of student you are define the type of doctor you'll become? Some may think slow, or bad, learners can't become good doctors--but we think otherwise. ...

S1E22: What is Love...?

Feb 14, 2018

Exchanging Valentine's Day cards in grade school, crushes, flirting, dating, marriage... this is the gossip on love in medical school. ...

S1E21: How to Handle Medical Skepticism

Feb 7, 2018

There will always be people who don’t trust the empirical evidence we have worked so hard to study. Listen as we discuss how to navigate mistrust with medicine. ...

S1E20: Thank Your Mentors

Jan 31, 2018

January is National Mentoring Month. Take the time to thank the teachers, doctors, and family members who have encouraged, supported, and challenged you to grow. ...

S1E19: Women in Medicine - Then vs Now

Jan 24, 2018

Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones helps us "lose the pantyhose and pumps" as we compare and contrast medical school today with what medical school was like for women in the '70's. ...

S1E18: The Road to Medical School

Dec 13, 2017

You don't have to have perfect MCAT scores or grades to get into medical school. Listen to Margaux and Harjit's "non-traditional" experiences of getting into medical school. ...

S1E17: LGBTQIA Health

Dec 6, 2017

Join us as Matthew Petersen, a 4th year medical student, takes a break from his residency interviews to discuss LGBTQIA health and how daily interactions impact our lives. ...

S1E16: The Ethics of Healthcare

Nov 22, 2017

The U.S. healthcare system isn’t perfect. Join us as we discuss if there is anything we can do as medical students and as future physicians to provide healthcare to those in need. ...

S1E15: Navigating Pressures of Body Image

Nov 15, 2017

Since starting BUNDLE OF HERS, we’ve learned about promoting ourselves on social media. In this episode, we discuss how we're navigating the pressures surrounding body image. ...

S1E14: English as a “Second” Language

Nov 1, 2017

Join BUNDLE OF HERS as we discuss how our childhood experiences with language affects our learning and self esteem, even in medical school. ...

S1E13: Peace Corps

Oct 25, 2017

Our classmate, Maggie Bale, joins Leen and Margaux to talk about her service with the Peace Corps before medical school. The content of this podcast is Maggie’s alone and does not reflect the views of the U.S. Government, the Peace Corps, or the Botswana Government. ...

S1E12: Grey's Anatomy 14x01 Review

Oct 10, 2017

Any Grey's Anatomy fans out there? We are! And we had a chance to watch the new season premiere after our finals. Join us as we discuss the great—and not so great—aspects of medicine on TV. ...

S1E11: Nontraditional Routes to Medicial School

Sep 26, 2017

There's more than one way to get to medical school. Justin Leavitt shares his story and has encouraging words for those who aren't on the traditional route to medical school. ...

S1E10: Our Births Stories

Sep 19, 2017

Join us as we share our birth stories from around the world in conjunction with the OB/ GYN portion of our Metabolism & Reproduction unit. ...

S1E9: Islamophobia in Health Care

Sep 11, 2017

Does Islamophobia effect health care? Listen to our personal experiences as we talk to fellow medical student, Ali Etman. ...

S1E8: Dressing for Medical School Interviews

Sep 5, 2017

Dress or suit? Black or white? We've been through it—let us help you navigate the stress of dressing for medical school interviews. ...

S1E7: Advice for 2nd Years, from 3rd Years

Aug 29, 2017

Join Brian Coburn and Nancy Ann Little, current third-year medical students, share their second-year experiences with BUNDLE OF HERS. ...

S1E6: Our Mental Health

Aug 22, 2017

Have you felt depressed? We have. Join us as we share our experiences navigating mental health in medical school. ...

S1E5: The Hippocratic Oath

Aug 15, 2017

As first-year medical students prepare for their white coat ceremony, BUNDLE OF HERS discuss and dissect the Hippocratic Oath. ...

S1E4: Tips and Advice for MS1

Aug 8, 2017

The spark notes of medical school orientation, what they might not tell you, how to navigate your first year and things to remember. ...

S1E3: Summer's Over

Aug 7, 2017

We are back, ready, refreshed. Hear about adventures and summer fun times. ...

S1E2: End of MS1

Aug 6, 2017

What does a medical student do after they PASS the first year final? ...

S1E1: This Is Who We Are

Aug 5, 2017

Get to know Harjit Kaur, Margaux Miller, Bushra Hussein, and Leen Samha—BUNDLE OF HERS—and why we got into the field of medicine. ...

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