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White Coat, Black Art

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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.
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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

Every patient that could have been saved we saved

1/12/2018
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Dr Kevin Menes was on duty as an ER doctor after the worst mass shooting in US history.

Duration: 00:27:11


Adventures in Medicine

1/4/2018
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We hear from doctors whose medical degrees took them places they never expected...from cruise ships to space ships.

Duration: 00:27:05


Dear Brian, I am writing in response to your episode on...

12/29/2017
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This weel, it’s all about you. You have sent us a ton of emails, letters, tweets and Facebook posts about what you heard on the program so far this season. We share some of them.

Duration: 00:27:05


A midwife, an obstetrician and a mother-to-be

12/21/2017
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In 2011, Dr Brian Goldman travelled to Nelson, a city of just over 10,000 located in BC's Southern Interior. This picturesque region boasts one of the most successful groups of midwives in all of Canada.

Duration: 00:27:06


Just Ask Me - Seniors talk about long-term care

12/15/2017
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Sharron Cooke and Devora Greenspon speak frankly about life in long-term residential care.

Duration: 00:27:06


WCBA - Wounded Healers

12/8/2017
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How peer support workers help people with mental health crises in the ER of the North Bay Regional Health Centre.

Duration: 00:27:06


Why fake news is bad for your health

12/1/2017
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A Canadian doctor is caught in the eye of a fake news storm. Snopes Science editor Alex Kasprak tells us how to sniff out fake health newse. And why stem cell stories are so vulnerable to becoming fake-news clickbait.

Duration: 00:27:06


The Age of Anxiety

11/24/2017
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White Coat Black Art looks at the growing number of kids with anxiety and why the healthcare system is largely failing to help them.

Duration: 00:27:08


Paige Church on being a doctor with a disability

11/17/2017
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Dr Paige Church, developmental paediatrician talks about her life as a doctor with spina bifida.

Duration: 00:27:07


Doctor Burnout

11/10/2017
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Health professionals are hurting like never before. Studies show close to half of Canada's doctors are burned out and the numbers are going up.

Duration: 00:27:07


Getting to Zero

11/3/2017
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The story of Kirk Foat, who shocked his doctors by coming up with his own successful plan to wean himself off prescription opiods. And a Toronto doctor who has become an expert in "de-prescribing' patients like Kirk, who want off opioids.

Duration: 00:27:06


Outbreak of doubt

10/27/2017
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Vaccine hesitancy means that 11 per cent of Canadian 2 year olds are not fully immunized against measles, and 23 per cent don’t have all the recommended doses for diphtheria, whooping cough and tetanus.

Duration: 00:27:06


Dancing Queen

10/20/2017
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As Canada mourns Gord Downie, we share the inspirational story of Catherine Wreford-Ledlow. The Winnipeg woman is facing a similar diagnosis with the same kind of courage and intention - to do good in the world before she leaves it.

Duration: 00:27:06


Family Tree Helps Solve Eight-Generation Mystery Disease

10/13/2017
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Meet the family with FCAS, a disease so rare that just six hundred people on the planet have been diagnosed with it. Lynn Bidner, the matriarch reckons it goes back at least eight generations.

Duration: 00:27:06


One in a million

10/6/2017
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Ian Stedman had red eyes, migraines,skin rashes and joint pain all his life. Dozens of MDs failed to diagnose him. So, he lived with it. When his daughter was born with the same symptoms, he turned to "Dr. Google" and diagnosed his own rare disease.

Duration: 00:27:06


From ER to office How the practice of medicine is changing

9/29/2017
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As part of CBC's Workshift series: medical scribes making a doctor's job easier, a family MD who records office visits so patients can listen back from home and Dr. Brian Goldman weighs in on the fax machine.

Duration: 00:27:02


Floods Fires Hurricanes and Hospitals

9/22/2017
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As the Atlantic Hurricane season continues unabated White Coat, Black Art tells the story of how hospitals cope when natural disasters strike.

Duration: 00:36:48


They never should have let him go

9/15/2017
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Bonnie Bricker's son, Reid had serious mental-health problems. When he became an adult, she was often left out of the loop when it came to his care. She's now working to change the system to help others in distress – and their loved ones.

Duration: 00:27:02


Can you be addicted to food?

9/8/2017
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Is being addicted to food the same as being addicted to crack?

Duration: 00:27:09


I'll Never Forget You 2016

12/22/2016
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Your letters of gratitude for that special health care worker. And from our side of the gurney, letters from health care workers to that special patient they’ll never forgot.

Duration: 00:32:20

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