11 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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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.

    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
    Comparison and Overwhelm

    Comparison and Overwhelm

    Dr Bittman discusses the unavoidable feelings of comparison and overwhelm during our premed and med school years. 
    -Learn tips for quieting the comparison that leaves you feeling inadequate. 
    -It's overwhelming to think of the years of training and sacrifices ahead. I have advice for staying calm, and prioritizing. 
    -Lastly we discuss social media. It often leaves us feeling inadequate. I've found people who inspire and empower me, who show real life, good and bad.
    www.sarabittmanmd.com

    • 20 min
    Interview with Family Medicine Resident Jacqueline Segelnick (Cooking for Boards)

    Interview with Family Medicine Resident Jacqueline Segelnick (Cooking for Boards)

    In this episode Dr Bittman interviews Jacqueline Segelnick. Dr. Segelnick is a first year resident in Family Medicine, creator of the well loved IG account Cooking For Boards, cookbook author, wife and mother. 

    Listen to Jacquelines wise advice on healthy eating, fitness, time management, becoming a mother in medical school, and more. 

    Find out how you can receive a copy of Dr Segelnicks cookbook, Cooking for Boards. 

    • 35 min
    Interview Tips from an Interviewer

    Interview Tips from an Interviewer

    In this episode Dr Bittman shares her experiences as both an interviewee and now interviewer for residency candidates. Learn key tips for interview success including:
    What to Wear
    How to Prepare
    How to answer "Tell Me About Yourself"
    Be real, show emotion!
    Ask questions
    Talk to Residents
    Second looks, thank you notes, letters of intent: Do they matter?

    And a Love of the Week that is guaranteed to save you money this holiday season!!

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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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