June 29, 2020
From frustration over the spread of medical misinformation about COVID-19 to racial inequities in our healthcare system, this week’s guest Dr. Danielle Belardo and host D address some important conversations happening in the medical community. Dr. Belardo and D chat about how pandemic panic has led to the sharing of poorly-sourced information, how to make realistic changes towards plant-based diets, and how they’re trying to shift their own thinking when it comes to race and supporting anti-racist initiatives.
June 22, 2020
Dr. Rania Habib has always had a knack when it comes to children which is what ultimately lead her to oral and maxillofacial surgery, specializing in repairing pediatric clefts. In this jam-packed episode, host D and Dr. Rania Habib not only demystify for listeners what oral and maxillofacial surgery actually is, they also get into their considerations when it comes to making social change.
June 15, 2020
During this year’s Nurse Week, Host D checked in with a guest from Season One, Nurse Sarah, who is currently tending to COVID-19 patients in Florida. Nurse Sarah has now been working at the bedside for two years and speaks out about her current abnormal nurse reality working as an RN in a COVID unit in one of the country’s hardest hit areas.
June 8, 2020
This week’s guest is acute care nurse and real-life mermaid Andrea Dalzell, RN, BSN who also happens to be former Miss Wheelchair New York! In this episode, you’ll get to hear about how Andrea found her advocate voice in the nursing profession as well as her deep passion for applying her personal experiences of being a patient to bedside care.
June 1, 2020
In today’s episode, host D is joined by travel nurses Lauren Rusch and Corissa Quednow (they also happen to be future sister in laws!) who are currently working in Intensive Care Units in New York City during the pandemic. As governments warn their populations to stay inside to avoid the spread of COVID-19 and not overwhelm the healthcare system, Lauren and Corissa talk about what it’s been like to be at the frontlines and epicenter of the pandemic.
May 25, 2020
You’re not going to want to miss this week’s episode of The WoMed with nursepreneur Rebecca Love, RN, MSN. Host D and Rebecca discuss struggling to find your nurse voice and how nurses can finally get a seat at the table. Rebecca answers the question: what exactly are nurse hackathons!? She shares how hackathons are bringing much needed nurse knowledge to the forefront and helping to solve public health issues.
May 18, 2020
On this week’s episode, D is joined by our very first radiologist, Dr. Anjali Malik, who specializes in breast radiology. Anjali is a go-to source when it comes to breast cancer. She is currently serving on the medical board of Bright Pink and is vocal about the breadth of knowledge radiologists can bring to breast cancer awareness.
May 11, 2020
In part two of our catch up with former co-host and nurse extraordinaire, D and Dani talk about everything from treating COVID-19 patients with humanity and their thoughts on people protesting during the pandemic to their favorite healthcare-themed shows to binge in quarantine and whether Dani has some extra toilet paper to spare.
May 4, 2020
After having chatted with amazing people from different corners of the nursing community in this second season, this week D checks in with former co-host and nurse extraordinaire, Danielle LeVeck, DNP, ACNP. D and Dani talk about Dani’s wedding plans and share their own personal sentiments about COVID-19.
April 27, 2020
Today, our very first hospice nurse, Nurse Tami, joins The WoMed for an extremely important conversation on how nurses can fight for change during COVID-19. Tami is not only an incredible hospice nurse; she is a true healthcare influencer who is not afraid to call out what needs to be changed in the healthcare industry.
April 20, 2020
This week on The WoMed, your host D gets some major help from Sarah Gaines, RN (creator of The 6 Figure Travel Nurse), in debunking the world of travel nursing. They talk about the biggest mistakes nurses make and important things to be aware of with the temptation to “chase the pay” during the COVID 19 pandemic.
April 13, 2020
Are you obsessed with teeth like we are? Today on The WoMed, D is speaking with Aaleeyah Pringle Alim, Student Dentist. We discuss how COVID-19 has affected graduating students, our mutual love of teeth, and Aaleeyah’s passion for smiles and her path to aesthetic dentistry.
April 6, 2020
Join your host D as she interviews Dr. Maura Sammon and Andrea Leiner, NP from the Global Response Management (GRM) team, on location at the border camps in Matamoros, MX. GRM is a veteran led NGO providing civilian care in conflict zones.
March 30, 2020
Shout out to all the Night Shift Zombies out there! This week, your host D is sitting down with Lexie Robillard, Transport Nurse! A lot of you have been asking for Lexie specifically and I am happy to provide. She speaks about fear and doing things that challenge you, and her super cool career as a transport nurse. We switch gears and have a deep dive discussion into burn out and compassion fatigue.
March 23, 2020
This week, your host D sits down with Amy Hehre, PA. She is CEO and Founder of OVI Children’s Hospital in western Kenya. We discuss what led her to build a hospital in Kenya and her future plans for it.
March 16, 2020
Welcome back to The WoMed and sorry for the weather delay last week! Today your host D is speaking with Georgina Villarreal, MSN, RN aka Nurse Georgie. She is the purest definition of “She can do both.” With a double major in Spanish and Community Health, she then jumped into a masters Nursing program! Listen along as we dig into education, travel nursing, and the constant struggle of teaching people that women contain multitudes and we should quit putting people in boxes to define them.
March 2, 2020
Welcome back to Season 2 of The WoMed! Today your host D takes on her first solo episode with Jenna Mao, board certified Dance and Movement Therapist and Counselor. Join D as she learns the ropes of this growing hospital specialty and the way it's being used to aid children and their families during the hospital stay. Jenna shares some of her most powerful moments thus far in her career and you may need a tissue or two on hand.
January 6, 2020
Today on The WoMed, D and Dani share some bittersweet but exciting news to close out Season One of The WoMed, which will return for Season Two on March 2, 2020! The hosts discuss what they’re most looking forward to in the New Year, the importance of communication, and the badass Times Square billboard that’s showcasing Dani on behalf of all amazing nurses.
December 30, 2019
Today on The WoMed, Sonja Schwartzbach, AKA Nurse Sonja, joins D and Dani to share her journey through the world of medicine from publishing her first book, to finding her voice on social media, to heading back to school once again to become a nurse anesthetist.
December 23, 2019
Today on The WoMed, D and Dani share the good, the bad, and the ugly of working during the holiday season including what a typical holiday workload looks like, their favorite holiday memories in and away from the hospital, plus their tips and tricks on decorating with supplies.
December 16, 2019
Today on The WoMed, entrepreneur, influencer, and speaker Monique Doughty joins D and Dani to discuss stepping away from the bedside, coaching women entrepreneurs, and creating life rules and boundaries.
December 9, 2019
Today on The WoMed, the queen of pimple popping, Dr. Sandra Lee, joins D and Dani to talk about how she discovered people’s love of extractions through social media and created a dermatology empire.
December 2, 2019
Today on The WoMed, Dr. Kristamarie Collman joins D and Dani to talk about the importance of mentorship, her choice to pursue family medicine, and the motivation behind her empowering social media presence.
November 25, 2019
Today on The WoMed, Nurse-Entrepreneur Suzie Welsh joins D and Dani to share her journey in the world of medicine and how the broken system led her to launch her very own company.
November 18, 2019
Today on The WoMed, Dr. Tali Lando Aronoff joins D and Dani to share her incredibly inspirational story of surviving breast cancer, her training and career as a Pediatric ENT, and her powerful book, To Hell and Back.
November 11, 2019
Today on The WoMed, Michelle Maneevese joins D and Dani at the FIGS Retreat to discuss their life-changing experiences together in Peru, her journey so far as a woman in the field of Interventional Radiology, and how yoga has influenced all aspects of her life.
November 4, 2019
Today on The WoMed, Madalyn Nguyen shares her motivation behind becoming an osteopath, her soon-to-be-concluded journey through medical school, and how she uses her influence to spread positivity and help others reach their goals.
October 28, 2019
Today on The WoMed, neonatologist Shaliz Pourkaviani joins D and Dani to talk about the importance of a positive attitude, the benefits of locum tenens, and the need for women to support each other in the workplace.
October 21, 2019
Today on The WoMed, cardiologist turned singer-songwriter, Suzie Brown, joins D and Dani to talk music, medicine, and following your passions.
October 14, 2019
Today on The WoMed, Lauren Link joins D and Dani to define what exactly it means to be a dietician, her role as Director of Sports Nutrition at Purdue, and how athletes can effectively transition to post-athlete life.
October 7, 2019
Today on The WoMed, Nurse Sarah joins D and Dani to discuss her first year as a bedside nurse, getting ahead of burnout, and staying prepared for anything that may happen.
September 30, 2019
This week on The WoMed, D has a big announcement to make that leads into an honest and emotional conversation on the realities of nursing and how to lead authentic and meaningful lives while still making sure to make care of yourself.
September 23, 2019
Today on The WoMed, financial expert Rachel Cruze joins D and Dani to give advice on all things personal finance, from student loan debt and credit scores to living a comparison-free life.
September 16, 2019
Today, D and Dani are answering your questions! They’re taking on everything from the best ways to stand out as a recent grad and how to prevent burnout to their dream jobs and dream guests.
September 9, 2019
Today, D and Dani continue their empowering conversation with Katie Duke, discussing how past experiences affect the way we move forward and see the world, how best to deal with self-esteem and body-image struggles, and why the alternative title of this episode was bologna sandwiches.
September 2, 2019
Warning: explicit language! Today, Katie Duke joins D and Dani to get real about what it means to have a social media presence in the healthcare field, lessons learned from losing a job, and how to best support other women in the medicine.
August 26, 2019
Author, podcaster, content creator, and OG nurse blogger, Kati Kelber, sits down with The WoMed to discuss the unwritten rules of medicine, how to be OK with not knowing all the answers, and the importance of self-compassion.
August 19, 2019
Survivor and heart transplant recipient Leilani Graham shares her incredible story of navigating life through cardiac arrests and open-heart surgeries. She is now using her experience to advocate for patients and improve the future of healthcare.
August 12, 2019
What are some of the ways we can fill ourselves up and make ourselves whole in a world where we constantly give, give, give? Erin Treloar from Raw Beauty Talks speaks with the WoMed about decompressing, recharging, and creating change in our lives.
August 5, 2019
Today, D and Dani talk to Dr. Leah Roberts about her past and current roles ranging from personal trainer and nutritionist, commissioned officer in the US Army Reserve, to her residency and specialization in emergency medicine.
July 29, 2019
Dr. Brittany Odom joins the WoMed to discuss her path to becoming a doctor, how to use Instagram as a platform for good, and the best ways to combat imposter syndrome.
July 22, 2019
On today’s episode, Dr. Natalie Crawford answers the WoMed’s most pressing fertility questions and advises how best to go about preparing for your future family.
July 15, 2019
What exactly is a doula and what is the role they serve for mothers-to-be? Liz Presta (@esandoz, @miraculousmamas) joins The WoMed today to answer these questions and many more!
July 8, 2019
Today, D opens up about her father's impending surgery and the hosts discuss how health care providers function on the other side of the table. How do you cope? How do you help without taking over their care?
July 1, 2019
We always get questions on school. How to survive it, study tips, why we chose our certain paths. On The WoMed we discuss the different education pathways and try and help you navigate them as they relate to nurses.
June 24, 2019
The night shift can take its toll! It’s hard to manage, and it can turn you into the walking dead. On The WoMed we discuss working nights and offer tips to surviving the dark side.
June 17, 2019
What do nurses actually do? Dani and D take you through what it’s like in a daily shift. D talks life in the NICU and Dani discusses her shift as a Nurse Practitioner in the Cardiac ICU, bringing understanding to all that is involved in our careers.
June 10, 2019
Senator Walsh… Go fish? D and Dani discuss the Senator from Washington’s remarks and try to make sense of the bill being presented in Washington State and what it could mean for the rest of the country.
June 3, 2019
On the first episode of The WoMed, D and Dani open up about the very different paths that led them to careers in nursing.
May 17, 2019
New podcast for Women in Medicine coming June 3!
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