Dec 29, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Where Art and Medicine Converge Audio
White Coat Black Art Where Art and Medicine Converge 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: film making. 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 22, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Doctors in the Family, Yurkiewicz Blog, ZDogg M.D., and the Medical Parody contest winners Audio
White Coat Black Art Doctors in the Family, Yurkiewicz Blog, ZDogg M.D., and the Medical Parody contest winners Dec 22, 2012 | 27:30On a holiday edition of White Coat Black Art, what it's like when being a doctor is a family business. We'll meet two med student sisters from Harvard who both blog about medicine. Plus a conversation with ZDogg M.D. He's a Las Vegas internist whose music video parodies about modern medicine have already gone viral with a cult following of doctors. All that and we announce the winners of the White Coat Black Art medical parody contest.
Dec 14, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Breaking the Silence with the Adversity Doctors Audio
White Coat Black Art Breaking the Silence with the Adversity Doctors 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 8, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Realities of the Do Not Resuscitate Order Audio
White Coat Black Art Realities of the Do Not Resuscitate Order 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.
Nov 24, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art What the Canadian Healthcare System can learn from U.S. Airways Flight 1549 Audio
White Coat Black Art What the Canadian Healthcare System can learn from U.S. Airways Flight 1549 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.
Nov 3, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Unnecessary Surgery Audio
White Coat Black Art Unnecessary Surgery Nov 3, 2012 | 27:30This week on White Coat Black Art: Are all trips to the operating room necessary? Hysterectomies are one of the most common major surgeries performed on North American women. But many hysterectomies may be medically unnecessary. When patient and journalist Holly Bridges looked for options other than a hysterectomy to treat her bleeding -- she faced a system resistant to change. She talks to Brian about her new book "The UNHysterectomy."
Oct 27, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art The Price of Life Audio
White Coat Black Art The Price of Life Oct 27, 2012 | 27:30This week, putting a price on life. Jamie McKinley is dying from a rare brain tumor. There is hope in a new drug called Avastin which seems to be helping others like him live longer. But there's a catch. The cancer drug costs 10-thousand dollars a month, and the province where he lives, New Brunswick, doesn't cover the cost. Jamie McKinley does not want to bankrupt his family to pay for it.
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.