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.
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".
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.
Sep 10, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Personal Support Workers Audio
White Coat Black Art Personal Support Workers Sep 10, 2011 | 27:30At retirement homes, a growing number of Canada's seniors receive nursing care from personal support workers who say they're increasingly being asked to perform duties they aren't qualified to do, putting their reputations and your safety at risk.
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 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.
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.
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.