May 18, 2013 | 15:55Day 6 Angelina Jolie, Genes and Patents Audio
Day 6 Angelina Jolie, Genes and Patents May 18, 2013 | 15:55The gene that told Angelina Jolie she would likely develop breast cancer is patented. But can someone patent a gene that everyone has in their body? Brent discusses the ethics of gene patenting with Andrew Coen and Richard Gold.
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.
Feb 18, 2013 | 27:24The Current 'Bad Pharma': Why Ben Goldacre says drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients Audio
The Current 'Bad Pharma': Why Ben Goldacre says drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients Feb 18, 2013 | 27:24So, it isn't necessarily what you know about a drug, that can hurt you. Ben Goldacre says it is what neither you, nor even your doctor, can find out about a drug that can complicate things. From drug trials that are tiny or end too soon, to the patients who drop out of them and are never factored in again, the doctor and epidemiologist says it is time for transparency and more public detail.
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.
Sep 17, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Nurse Bullying Audio
White Coat Black Art Nurse Bullying Sep 17, 2011 | 27:30There's a saying you hear in hospitals: nurses eat their young. Not doctors, paramedics, or physios, just nurses. Dr. Brian Goldman speaks with two nurses who say they were bullied by their colleagues, and find out how the experience affected them and their patients. He also speaks with Kathleen Bartholomew, the author of "Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility: Why Nurses Eat Their Young and Each Other".
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.
Dec 3, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Generation Rx: Town Hall Audio
White Coat Black Art Generation Rx: Town Hall Dec 3, 2011 | 27:30Prescription narcotics like OxyContin relieve pain but come with significant risk of addiction. Listen to our public town hall from Brockville, Ontario: "Generation Rx: The Use and Abuse of Prescription Pain Medication".
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 24, 2012 | 19:34White Coat Black Art Sully Sullenberger - Full Interview Audio
White Coat Black Art Sully Sullenberger - Full Interview Nov 24, 2012 | 19:34In 2009 Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, safely guided US Airways Flight 1549 to an emergency landing in the Hudson River in New York…saving everyone on board. Now he's bringing hard fought lessons from aviation safety to the world of medicine. Here's Brian's full conversation with Sully Sullenberger from this fall's Carmel Authors & Ideas Festival in California.
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.