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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.
 
How can you tell if it's heartburn or a heart attack? What do you do if someone you love has a stoke? Dr. Troy Madsen, Emergency Department physician, answers these questions and more. He'll give you perspective and information to help you decide if it's really an emergency and what to do in those situations. From falls to the flu, Dr. Madsen will keep you informed about the common reasons why people end up in the ER so you can avoid a trip there yourself.
 
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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 facing the COVID-19 pandemic head-on. Learn more …
 
After sitting for a long time you notice one leg is swollen and your calf is painful. Should you go to the ER? Emergency room physician Troy Madsen says the risk of a blood clot in your leg from sitting too long is reason to visit the ER. Find out why sitting for a long time during a car drive or plane flight can be dangerous, who can be at risk, a…
 
MacArthur Fellows, recipients of the highly-regarded “genius grants”, are chosen for their extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits. So, what makes someone a “genius”? In a conversation with 2020 fellow and U of U Health evolutionary geneticist Nels Elde, PhD, he explains his scientific research and how it unleashes his c…
 
You are suddenly hit with a severe headache that you’ve never experienced before. Maybe you pass out; maybe it makes you sick to your stomach. Should you go to the ER? Emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen says these “thunderclap headaches” might be a sign of something much more serious. On this episode of "ER or Not" we talk what potentially life th…
 
For many parents, the pacifier was a godsend in helping soothe their infant—especially for those fussy late nights. But prolonged use of the binky may lead to dental problems and orthodontic work, and in some cases, even hinder speech development. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains when and why your child should stop using a pacifier and share…
 
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 connect with. Join us as we grow together through our…
 
Whether you're asymptomatic or have symptoms, wearing a face mask can help reduce the chance of spreading coronavirus for everyone—including children. But getting your child to wear a face mask can be a difficult task. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner has some tips for getting your child accustomed to wearing a face mask during the COVID-19 pandemic.…
 
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 unlocking the power of diversity.” In part two of a t…
 
Parents know to take their kid to their pediatrician when they’re sick, but children should also be visiting regularly even when they seem healthy. Your child’s well visit is much more than just a physical. Dr. Cindy Gellner explains what pediatricians are checking for during your child’s visits and why it is so important to their mental, physical …
 
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 part one of a two-part discussion, Harjit and Margaux talk to D…
 
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 school and what it means to be an activist and advocate in h…
 
Your recent ear piercing is red and swollen and you suspect it might be infected — should you go to the emergency room? On this ER or Not, emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen discusses the potential serious complications that can come from an infection of the ear, including hearing loss and hospitalization. Learn what you need to look for and …
 
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 think about the ideas that might have formed througho…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful for many of us. This can be particularly true for mother’s who are breastfeeding and may have concerns about the health of their baby. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why breastfeeding is perfectly safe and can actually be beneficial for both baby and mom, even during a viral outbreak.…
 
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 create. When season four of BUNDLE OF HERS returns, …
 
The global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has hit our teens hard. Major life events are postponed or canceled. Social interactions are cut off. Experts are describing this as “social reorientation.” Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains how physical distancing is affecting kids, especially teenagers, and how you can support them through their fe…
 
"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 privilege for others. In this episode, we discuss contributi…
 
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 around the world. In this episode, Harjit, Margaux, and…
 
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