White Coat, Black Art-logo

White Coat, Black Art

CBC

Dr. Brian Goldman covers the business and culture of medicine from his side of the gurney. On 'White Coat, Black Art', he takes listeners past medical bluff and bluster and shows what really goes on at hospitals and clinics.

Dr. Brian Goldman covers the business and culture of medicine from his side of the gurney. On 'White Coat, Black Art', he takes listeners past medical bluff and bluster and shows what really goes on at hospitals and clinics.
More Information

Location:

Toronto, ON

Networks:

CBC

Description:

Dr. Brian Goldman covers the business and culture of medicine from his side of the gurney. On 'White Coat, Black Art', he takes listeners past medical bluff and bluster and shows what really goes on at hospitals and clinics.

Language:

English

Contact:

Dr. Brian Goldman White Coat, Black Art, CBC Radio P.O. Box 500, Station " A", Toronto, Ont., M5W1E6 1-866-648-6714


Episodes

The hidden dangers of dense breasts

9/14/2018
More
More than 40 per cent of Canadian women have dense breasts that increase the risk of breast cancer and render many of those cancers invisible on a mammogram. It's a surprisingly common problem that experts say should be getting much more public attention.

Duration:00:27:09

Planet Youth: How Iceland turned around a crisis in teen drinking

9/7/2018
More
Dr. Brian Goldman travels to Iceland to find out how they turned around a culture of binge-drinking among youth, and discovers what we can learn from their incredible public health turnaround, just as Canada prepares to legalize cannabis.

Duration:00:26:53

How safe is your medical device? Even regulators may not really know (Encore)

7/11/2018
More
Could your hip replacement hurt you? Journalist Jeanne Lenzer explores the medical device industry in her book, The Danger Within Us.

Duration:00:27:04

Crisis of Care: A town hall meeting for families and their disabled children who are aging out of the system

7/6/2018
More
On June 12, White Coat, Black Art hosted a town hall meeting on 'aging out' at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto. Parents, caregivers gathered to talk about the crisis of care they face when children with disabilities and complex needs 'age out' of the pediatric system that has supported them for their entire lives.

Duration:00:54:26

Seniors tell Dr. Brian Goldman what it's really like to live in long-term care (Encore)

7/5/2018
More
Sharron Cooke and Devora Greenspon speak frankly about life in long-term residential care, from the loss of freedom to advocating for those who can't do it themselves.

Duration:00:27:05

She hid it for years, but now this doctor is talking about her own disability

6/28/2018
More
Dr Paige Church, developmental paediatrician talks about her life as a doctor with spina bifida.

Duration:00:27:28

Season Finale: #Metoo in Medicine Part 2, reaction to our town hall and a follow up our first story of the season

6/22/2018
More
This week: A follow to our #metoo in medicine show - A senior MD goes on the record about her experience being sexually harassed by a mentor, and details what she and others are doing to change the culture that allows for abuse. Reaction to our our Crisis of Care town hall event and we follow up on our first story of the season, about a woman who got treated for 'food addiction' alongside people who are addicted to alcohol and cocaine.

Duration:00:27:28

Crisis of Care: A town hall meeting for families and their disabled children who are aging out of the system

6/15/2018
More
On June 12, White Coat, Black Art hosted a town hall meeting on 'aging out' at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto. Parents, caregivers gathered to talk about the crisis of care they face when children with disabilities and complex needs 'age out' of the pediatric system that has supported them for their entire lives.

Duration:00:54:56

Cake and balloons and goodbye: Gilly's story

6/8/2018
More
Dr. Goldman spends a day with Gilly, a teen with autism and developmental delay. Gily is on the cusp of aging out of the programs that support her, and her parents are struggling to figure out how the family will manage when that happens.

Duration:00:27:09

Falling Through the Cracks: Greg's Story

6/1/2018
More
Greg Price, a 31-year-old Alberta man fatally fell through the cracks of the health-care system after being diagnosed with testicular cancer. After his 2012 death, his family advocated for change by continually telling his story. This week, we explore how Greg's story became a film to teach med students, and why some of the best in Canada's TV industry helped bring the film to life.

Duration:00:27:10

Music as Medicine & Medicine as Musical

5/31/2018
More
Professor Michael Thaut, explores how music can be used to treat cognitive ailments from dementia and Alzheimer's disease to brain injuries. Dr. Michael Ehrenreich, a dermatologist based in New Jersey, wrote Medicine: The Musical opens off-Broadway this fall.

Duration:00:27:06

Music as Medicine & Medicine as Musical

5/25/2018
More
Professor Michael Thaut, explores how music can be used to treat cognitive ailments from dementia and Alzheimer's disease to brain injuries. Dr. Michael Ehrenreich, a dermatologist based in New Jersey, wrote Medicine: The Musical opens off-Broadway this fall.

Duration:00:27:09

Adventures in medicine

5/18/2018
More
Dr. Lori Regenstrief took a job as the doctor on a luxury cruise liner and ended up having to treat herself. Astronaut Dr. Bob Thirsk tells Brian about practising in zero gravity. And Brian has his own tale of intrigue about visiting Russia and helping out a Soviet dissident. ** Note: This episode originally aired in January***

Duration:00:27:09

'I was sobbing uncontrollably': Patients say antidepressants difficult to quit

5/11/2018
More
When antidepressants first came on the market in the late 1980s it was recommended patients take them for six to nine months to relieve symptoms. But in 2018, in the US alone, 15.5 million people have been on anti-depressants for five years or more. And when they do try to stop, they face a raft of unexpected and debilitating withdrawal symptoms.

Duration:00:27:08

'I was sobbing uncontrollably': Patients say antidepressants difficult to quit

5/11/2018
More
When antidepressants first came on the market in the late 1980s it was recommended patients take them for six to nine months to relieve symptoms. But in 2018, in the US alone, 15.5 million people have been on anti-depressants for five years or more. And when they do try to stop, they face a raft of unexpected and debilitating withdrawal symptoms.

Duration:00:27:08

The Elephant in the Room

5/9/2018
More
Host Brian Goldman travels to Ottawa to meet two extraordinary women who share a common bond. Kim McLeod and Julie Drury were both mothers to children who doctors call “medically fragile”: two kids with rare diseases so complicated they need nearly round the clock care just to stay alive. Because of their medical conditions, both children died prematurely. With great strength, the two women share their stories of their children's last days. They impart their wisdom about how the medical...

Duration:00:25:31

The Elephant in the Room

5/4/2018
More
Host Brian Goldman travels to Ottawa to meet two extraordinary women who share a common bond. Kim McLeod and Julie Drury were both mothers to children who doctors call “medically fragile”: two kids with rare diseases so complicated they need nearly round the clock care just to stay alive. Because of their medical conditions, both children died prematurely. With great strength, the two women share their stories of their children's last days. They impart their wisdom about how the medical...

Duration:00:25:28

Paramedics hone in on 9-1-1 "hotspot" buildings to help isolated residents

4/27/2018
More
Each year Toronto’s Central Ambulance Communications Centre responds to more than 400,000 calls for 9-1-1 emergency care, but not everyone calling in has a critical emergency. After taking a closer look, one paramedic discovered that some buildings in the city are "hotspots" for 9-1-1 calls, meaning the residents made more than 100 9-1-1 calls a year -- three times the average. Jessie Lee, a community paramedic and systems engineer developed a "frequent caller" algorithm that pinpointed...

Duration:00:27:07

Paramedics hone in on 9-1-1 "hotspot" buildings to help isolated residents

4/27/2018
More
Each year Toronto’s Central Ambulance Communications Centre responds to more than 400,000 calls for 9-1-1 emergency care, but not everyone calling in has a critical emergency. After taking a closer look, one paramedic discovered that some buildings in the city are "hotspots" for 9-1-1 calls, meaning the residents made more than 100 9-1-1 calls a year -- three times the average. Jessie Lee, a community paramedic and systems engineer developed a "frequent caller" algorithm that pinpointed...

Duration:00:27:07

Still Kathryn

4/20/2018
More
Kathryn Fudurich was 21-years old when her 55-year-old mother Pat was diagnosed with dementia. Pat's memory loss began with small things, like leaving the TV remote in the pantry. But soon, she was forgetting to take her medication. Then she could no longer remember the route to get to her teaching job outside of Toronto. Soon it became clear that Pat could not manage living on her own, and Kathryn quit her job in London, Ontario and moved back home to care for her. Kathryn is among the...

Duration:00:27:18