Dec 29, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Brian's Show Audio
White Coat Black Art Brian's Show Dec 29, 2012 | 27:30This week on White Coat, Black Art, Dr. Brian Goldman with three stories about the place where art and medicine meet that just happen to reflect his state of mind including a conversation with a fellow ER physician who's made a name for himself in another field:
filmmaking. Dr. Max Montalvo has directed a documentary and is now working on his third music video for the Canadian band the Tragically Hip. Brian asked him about balancing life in the ER with life behind the camera.
Dec 8, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Do Not Resuscitate Audio
White Coat Black Art Do Not Resuscitate Dec 8, 2012 | 27:30DNR is code for 'Do Not Resuscitate', a signed order on your hospital chart not to start CPR if your heart stops or put you on a ventilator if you stop breathing. This week Dr. Brian Goldman looks at how family members respond when doctors ask for a Do Not Resuscitate order on a loved one — and the perspective of doctors and nurses on getting the DNR.
Dec 14, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Adversity MDs:Breaking the silence Audio
White Coat Black Art Adversity MDs:Breaking the silence Dec 14, 2012 | 27:30This week stories from three up-and-coming MDs that will surprise you. All three live with a disability and it's not often their stories get told. That's because there's been an tradition of keeping quiet when you face any kind of adversity in medicine.But if you needed proof that attitude is changing -- these three are it.
Dec 1, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Medical Hotspots Audio
White Coat Black Art Medical Hotspots Dec 1, 2012 | 27:30What is a medical hot spot? This week on White Coat, Black Art, Brian visits one of Canada's hot spots - the west side of Saskatoon -- and sees how the community is trying to cool things down — and get people healthy.
Oct 20, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Customer Service Audio
White Coat Black Art Customer Service Oct 20, 2012 | 27:30This week, customer service comes to the hospital. Dr. Brian Goldman visits one of the first Emergency Rooms in Canada to tell you how long you'll have to wait to see the doctor. And find out how patients in the ICU react when they are asked a common customer service question.
Sep 29, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Unemployed Doctors Audio
White Coat Black Art Unemployed Doctors Sep 29, 2012 | 27:30For those of you who can't find a doctor...here's an unbelievable situation: more and more young doctors can't find a job. Brian talks to some newly-minted surgeons about how MD unemployment affects them and you.
Nov 5, 2012 | 23:13White Coat Black Art Susan Robarts - full interview Audio
White Coat Black Art Susan Robarts - full interview Nov 5, 2012 | 23:13Advanced practice physiotherapist Susan Robarts explains her unique role at the Holland Centre in Toronto, where she helps patients find alternative to hip and knee surgery. It's cut down on unneeded surgery and shortened waiting lists.
Sep 8, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Nagui's Choice Audio
White Coat Black Art Nagui's Choice Sep 8, 2012 | 27:30Nagui Morcos - ill with Huntington's disease - was one of very few people in Canada to publicly declare a desire to end his own life. We have an exclusive final interview in which he and his partner Jan Crowley talk about Nagui's agonizing decision.
Nov 23, 2012 | 39:07White Coat Black Art Laura Adams Speech Audio
White Coat Black Art Laura Adams Speech Nov 23, 2012 | 39:07Laura Adams runs an institute that's transforming health care in Rhode Island. As a young nurse, she saw ways to improve the system to reduce medical errors. But her world view really changed when she became a patient. Last June, she gave the keynote address at a tribute to the late Dr. Robert Buckman.
Nov 24, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Sully Show Audio
White Coat Black Art Sully Show Nov 24, 2012 | 27:30This week, using the hard fought lessons from the aviation industry to make health care safer and avoid medical mistakes. Brian Goldman speaks to Captain Sully Sullenberger, the pilot who safely guided US Airways Flight 1549 to an emergency landing in the Hudson River -- saving everyone on board. Sully and others speak about how the principles of aviation safety can be applied the world of medicine.
Sep 3, 2012 | 13:25White Coat Black Art The Drug Shortage: extended interview, Dr. Jackie Duffin Audio
White Coat Black Art The Drug Shortage: extended interview, Dr. Jackie Duffin Sep 3, 2012 | 13:25Dr. Jackie Duffin is a medical historian, hematologist and cancer specialist at Queen's University in Kinsgton. Her own personal brush with a shortage of blood pressure pills led Jackie to set up a website that lists which drugs are currently in short supply and looks at the reasons for the shortage. Here is our extended interview with her.
Sep 14, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art The Will to Die: Nagui Morcos Audio
White Coat Black Art The Will to Die: Nagui Morcos Sep 14, 2012 | 27:30White Coat, Black Art first introduced listeners to the Nagui Morcos story in April 2011 in the "Will to Die" episode. The show won a Canadian Medical Association Award. You can hear Brian's first interview with Nagui as well as an interview with his neurologist, Dr. Sharon Cohen.