14 episodes

She Studies Medicine is a podcast for females in medical training-Premed, Med Students, Residents and new attendings. This podcast is hosted by Sara Bittman, MD-a practicing Ob/Gyn, Med School clerkship director, and mentor to students and residents. Listen each week for topics pertaining to women in training-from practical study advice and admissions secrets, to work/life balance, family life, wellness tips and more. Join this community of supportive females to make these stressful years calmer and more manageable.

She Studies Medicine Sara Bittman

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    • 5.0, 9 Ratings

She Studies Medicine is a podcast for females in medical training-Premed, Med Students, Residents and new attendings. This podcast is hosted by Sara Bittman, MD-a practicing Ob/Gyn, Med School clerkship director, and mentor to students and residents. Listen each week for topics pertaining to women in training-from practical study advice and admissions secrets, to work/life balance, family life, wellness tips and more. Join this community of supportive females to make these stressful years calmer and more manageable.

    Mentorship for Women in Medical Training

    Mentorship for Women in Medical Training

    In this episode Dr Bittman discusses the importance of having female mentors at all stages of your medical training. Listen to the different types of mentors you should have-both personal and professional, where to find them, how to approach them, what to ask, how to thank them, and how to give back later on. 

    SaraBittmanMD.com

    • 19 min
    Coping with Covid: Medical school during a Pandemic

    Coping with Covid: Medical school during a Pandemic

    Covid has changed life for all of us. If you're Premed, Med student, resident or in practice, this pandemic has left us with many new emotions. Dr Bittman interviews Diana Zarowin, who is a 1st Year med student, to get a firsthand look at how medical students are feeling about this pandemic. Hear tips and advice for applying to medical school or residency in the coming months, facing much uncertainty. Dr Bittman shares advice for staying sane and connected during this stressful time.

    • 45 min
    I Bet You Need More Sleep! Interview with sleep expert Dr Matsumura

    I Bet You Need More Sleep! Interview with sleep expert Dr Matsumura

    It's not easy to get enough sleep during your premed, med school, and residency years. Dr. Bittman fully understands this, and in this episode she interviews Dr Andrea Matsumura, who is a fellowship trained sleep specialist. Hear her advice on:

    How much sleep you should get

    How to ensure your sleep is restful

    Caffeine: when and how much should you have?

    Harmful effects of not getting enough sleep, and more

    www.sarabittmanmd.com

    • 32 min
    Episode 11-Third Year Med School Rotations-tips from a Clerkship Director

    Episode 11-Third Year Med School Rotations-tips from a Clerkship Director

    As a former medical student, now a Clerkship Director for the Ob/Gyn student rotation, Dr Bittman has some tips and advice for 3rd Year Med school rotations. Listen to hear these pearls such as:
    When and how to study
    How to succeed-its very simple!
    How to be helpful as a med student
    How to "Take the Temperature" of the room
    How to keep an open mind throughout the year
    When to ask for letters of recommendation, and more!

    SaraBittmanMD.com

    • 31 min
    Episode 10: Audit your life, and what is an OB Hospitalist?

    Episode 10: Audit your life, and what is an OB Hospitalist?

    In this episode Dr Bittman explains how to audit your calendar to discover-what is a great use of your time, what isn't helping you or is draining your energy, and what things you LOVE that should be non-negotiable for this coming year. As busy students and residents, time is limited, so it's crucial to be deliberate with how you spend each day. 

    Dr Bittman also answers a question she gets asked all the time: What is an OB Hospitalist? How does this job work, and why is this a good option for women? 

    • 31 min
    Fertility preservation, family planning in Medical training-Conversation with Dr Natalia Grindler

    Fertility preservation, family planning in Medical training-Conversation with Dr Natalia Grindler

    In this episode Dr Bittman interviews Dr Natalia Grindler- board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. 
    Hear their conversation on:
    Family planning in Medical Training-Is there ever a "perfect" time? When to consider fertility preservation options? 
    Dual physician relationships- their unique challenges and benefits.
    Staying positive when exhausted and overwhelmed. 
    And more! To follow Dr Grindler visit Enhancingfertility.com or on IG follow Nataliagrinder_md
    www.SaraBittmanMD.com

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

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9 Ratings

9 Ratings

jackjack313 ,

Excellent podcast filled with valuable information

Dr. Bittman is a board certified OBGYN passionate about sharing the knowledge she has learned through her medical training and years of practicing. She is a role model for students all over the world. She shares valuable information worth listening to! Make sure to follow her Instagram account @sarabittman.md for more amazing content!
Xoxo
@cookingforboards

kg1384 ,

What a great podcast!

Sara is passionate, inspirational, and so eloquent in her messages. Can’t wait to hear more!

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