White Coat, Black Art
Haves and Have Nots: Midwifery in Canada09/26/14
A check up on midwifery in Canada. We visit Toronto's new birth centre where more than 400 babies are expected to be born this year, and then Brian goes to Newfoundland find out why it's taken 30 years for midwives there to get licensed.
White Coat Mini Podcast - Palliative Care vs Assisted Death
Will more access to palliative care curb support for assisted suicide in Canada?
WCBA - Dr. Phil Hebert and Parkinson's Disease
The long and personal journey of Dr. Phil Hebert from family physician to patient with Parkinson's disease. He tells why he kept the diagnosis a secret for so long and what finally convinced him he had to quit practising medicine.
White Coat Mini Podcast - D68
How ready is Canada to deal with outbreaks of enterovirus D68, a new virus that has hospitalized more than a thousand children?
White Coat - After the Error Part Two
Beth Daley Ullum tells the story of trying to save her unborn son who had a serious heart defect. She had to break through the medical culture of secrecy to find the best surgeons to perform a very delicate operation.
White Coat Mini Podcast - Visiting Hours
Should we do away with hospital visiting hours? Should you be allowed to visit patients whenever you want?
White Coat - After the Error Part One
What happens after a medical error and is saying sorry really enough? Two mothers in two countries who both lost newborn children help us pull back the curtain on what happens after a medical mistake is made.
Labour Day Podcast - Journey to the Other Side of the Gurney
Dr. Nikhil Joshi, 28, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma last year. He reveals how becoming a cancer patient has made him a better doctor.
White Coat Mini Podcast - Alternative Medicine
Doctor Brian Goldman explains why two prominent US scientists want to pull the plug on research into alternative medicine.
White Coat Mini Podcast - Doctor Angst at the CMA Annual Meeting
The Canadian Medical Association's annual meeting is under way in Ottawa. Doctors are fretting about their future in which almost everywhere you look, someone other than a doctor is doing things that used to be their job.
White Coat Mini Podcast - Ebola
Welcome to our new White Mini podcast which features Dr Brian Goldman's weekly House Doctor column for CBC Radio afternoon shows across Canada. This week: how worried should Canadians be about Ebola.
Podcast Bonus: Leslee Thompson on Patient Engagement
Leslee Thompson is the president & CEO of Kingston General Hospital. This is a longer version of an interview we did with her after Brian visited KGH to see the work they've done in patient engagement.
Podcast Bonus: Montel Williams on MS and Celebrity
Earlier this year we talked to TV-show host Montel Williams about his public battle with MS and his choice to undergo the so-called "Zamboni" procedure. We were only able to air fraction of the conversation. This is Brian's full chat with Montel.
Bonus Podcast: White Coats on the Black Art of Writing Sick Notes
Dr. John Axler and Dr. Donna Henrikson talk to Brian about the black art of writing sick notes that satisfy patients, employers and themselves.The Ontario Medical Association has suggested employers should back off sick note requirements.
WCBA Podcast Bonus - Gluten-Free: All It's Cracked Up To Be?
Books like Grain and Wheat Belly have helped turn the gluten-free food market into a multi-billion-dollar industry. What do dietitians think of the claims? Find out as Brian interviews Kate Comeau with Dietitians of Canada.
Lessons From the Hudson to the Hospital Dec 28 PODCAST
This week, on our last program of the season, we bring you a couple of our favourite interviews from a previous program and something new to ring in the new year.
The Dragon Slayers Podcast
The holidays are a time when we share stories of hope and inspiration. On this week's show, we have two stories of young patients we're calling The Dragon Slayers.
WCBA Organ Donation
This week, in the spirit of giving, we take a look at organ donation.
The Guru and the Hackers
This week on White Coat Black Art, Dr. Brian Goldman looks at the rocky relationship between health care and information technology.
The Physician and The Prisoner - PODCAST
what happens when a doctor is asked for his unbiased medical opinion but finds himself compelled to become an advocate instead? Dr. Goldman speaks to Dr. Stephen Xenekis who went from expert witness for Omar Khadr's defense to advocate on his behalf.
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