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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

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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.

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

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


Parenting your parents

12/8/2016
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Most Canadians will, at some point, care for an elderly family member. It can be a stressful and difficult experience.

Duration: 00:27:04


I was his wife and a witness: Dr. Lucy Kalanithi reveals how dying taught her husband to live

11/25/2016
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Dr. Lucy Kalanithi reveals how dying of terminal cancer taught her husband,author of the best-selling memoir "When Breath Becomes Air" to live well.

Duration: 00:26:39


Into the breech

11/4/2016
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Ottawa midwife Betty-Anne Daviss is a rare breed in health care. She does vaginal breech births.

Duration: 00:27:03


Still Kathryn

10/28/2016
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Meet a young caregiver who her life on hold to help her mother with early-onset Alzheimer`s.

Duration: 00:27:03


I'll Never Forget you.

10/7/2016
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Patients and healthcare workers share letters of thanks to each other, for making a difference in their lives.

Duration: 00:27:05


Bonus Podcat: Britt Marie Hermes, ex-naturopath

9/16/2016
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A follow up to our program on naturopathy. Dr. Brian Goldman talks to ex-naturopath Britt Marie Hermes about her the profession and why she left her practice.

What's the Harm?

9/9/2016
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Dr. Brian Goldman looks at the trend of integrating naturopathy with western medicine.

Park Your Frustration - Again

1/21/2016
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With the news that Ontario is freezing hospital parking fees we bring you our "Park Your Frustration" episode from Oct. 2011.

Spin, Science and E-Cigarettes Rebroadcast

12/30/2015
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White Coat, Black Art lifts the fog on the spin and science being used in the debate over e-cigarettes. Originally aired Sept 12/15

One More Thing

12/25/2015
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Six smart, strong women - mothers of children with complex diseases - are on a mission to make the system better. Not just for them but for you.

I'll Never Forget You

12/17/2015
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Patients write letters to the healthcare workers they never got a chance to thank the first time around.

Sock Drawer Stories

12/11/2015
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How a unique art project mounted by a Calgary-based EMT is helping first responders heal from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

WCBA - Death's Door

12/4/2015
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Beyond the debate. Quebec's step-by-step march to allow doctors to help terminally ill patients to die...and what that means for the rest of the country.
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