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Scientists are human, too. So are therapists and doctors. Come join us as we tell human stories of both setbacks and successes and the kind of wisdom that only comes from failing the first time.

Scientists are human, too. So are therapists and doctors. Come join us as we tell human stories of both setbacks and successes and the kind of wisdom that only comes from failing the first time.
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Canada

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Scientists are human, too. So are therapists and doctors. Come join us as we tell human stories of both setbacks and successes and the kind of wisdom that only comes from failing the first time.

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English


Episodes

6 - Dr. Adam Rapoport: Maintaining Hope

12/10/2019
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Adam Rapoport, MD, MHSc, joins us to discuss the history of residential hospice and palliative care, why palliative care should be incorporated into all areas of healthcare, how being genuinely human is fundamental to building meaningful relationships with patients, and so much more! Dr. Adam Rapoport is a general pediatrician with a Masters in Bioethics. He is an Associate Professor in both the Departments of Paediatrics, and Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, as...

Duration:00:56:09

5 - Dr. Saadia Sediqzadah: Take a Stance

11/26/2019
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Saadia Sediqzadah, MD joins us to discuss her personal connection to her research and practice, the role of activism in medicine, decision science and how it affects clinical practice, stigma in mental health, and so much more! Dr. Saadia Sediqzadah is a PGY-5 Psychiatry resident at the University of Toronto, with a strong interest in psychotic illnesses. She recently graduated with a Science Master’s in Health Policy and Management at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. She also...

Duration:00:47:03

4 - Debbie Berlin: From Spark to Flame

11/12/2019
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Social worker and psychotherapist, Debbie Berlin joins us to discuss her trajectory into social work, how and why she decided to share her personal story of mental health, the importance of honesty, the inspirational work of palliative care, and so much more! Debbie has practised as a social worker and psychotherapist for more than 25 years in women’s shelters and community-based services. For 16 years she worked with children and families in the stem-cell transplant and pediatric brain...

Duration:00:59:02

3 - Lauren Vogel: The First Crepe

10/29/2019
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Health journalist, Lauren Vogel joins us to discuss the changing landscape of journalism, the writing process, parallels between journalism and healthcare, including the need to build trusting relationships, and so much more! Lauren Vogel is a journalist for the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), one of the top 10 general medical journals in the world. She has received national awards for her reporting on women's health, sexual health, and physician suicide. She has also...

Duration:00:39:39

1 - Dr. Paige Church: People See the Duck

10/15/2019
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Physician and neonatologist Paige Church joins us to discuss how her personal challenges, including experiences of failure, shaped her education and career, lessons learned from growing up in the health care system, her experience of “coming out” as having Spina Bifida, not letting other people’s narratives define you, and so much more! Paige Church, MD is based in Toronto, Ontario. She is a graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Her pediatrics training was completed at...

Duration:00:46:09

2 - Julia Hanigsberg: Odd One Out

10/15/2019
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Hospital CEO and president Julia Hanigsberg joins us to discuss her unique career trajectory, the positive impact that shared personal experience can have on healthcare, the importance of representation in media, blurring the lines between professional and personal content on social media, family partnership in healthcare, and so much more! Julia Hanigsberg joined Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital as its President and CEO in 2015. She has spent her career in government,...

Duration:00:57:27

0 - Accidental Intellectual Trailer

9/16/2019
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Come join us as we tell profoundly human stories of both setbacks and successes and the kind of wisdom that only comes from failing the first time. Producers: Bronwyn Lamond, Rachael Lyon, Harrison McNaughtan, Stephanie Morris, Lee Propp, & Ariana Simone Theme Music Artist: Alexandra Willet Website: alexandrawillettartist.com FB: @alexandrawillettartist IG: @awillettartist YT: youtube.com/AlexandraWillett Spotify:...

Duration:00:02:52