White Coat Black ArtWCBA - Dr. Phil Hebert and Parkinson's DiseaseSep 20, 2014 | 27:29The long and personal journey of Dr. Phil Hebert from family physician to patient with Parkinson's disease. He tells why he kept the diagnosis a secret for so long and what finally convinced him he had to quit practising medicine.
White Coat Black ArtWhite Coat - After the Error Part TwoSep 13, 2014 | 27:29Beth Dalley Ullum tells the story of trying to save her unborn son who had a serious heart defect. She had to break through the medical culture of secrecy to find the best surgeons to perform a very delicate operation.
White Coat Black ArtBeth: "A complete waste of a very healthy life."Sep 9, 2014 | 29:55In this extended interview, Beth Daley Ullem talks about the death of her newborn son, Michael, due to medical error in 2003. She used a $4-million dollar settlement to set up a foundation to push for more transparency in health care.
White Coat Black ArtKate: "I was assured this was a baby I'd be taking home."Sep 9, 2014 | 28:15In this extended interview Kate Austin-Rivas and her husband Didier talk about the day their daughter Ireland was born and their feelings about the apology they received from the hospital in the aftermath of her death.
White Coat Black ArtAfter the Error Part 1Sep 5, 2014 | 27:31What happens after a medical error and is saying sorry really enough? Two mothers in two countries who both lost newborn children help us pull back the curtain on what happens after a medical mistake is made.
White Coat Black ArtLabour Day Show - Journey to the Other Side of the GurneyAug 29, 2014 | 27:29Dr. Nikhil Joshi, 28, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma last year. He reveals how becoming a cancer patient has made him a better doctor.
White Coat Black ArtWhite Coat Mini Podcast - Alternative MedicineAug 25, 2014 | 15:10Doctor Brian Goldman explains why two prominent US scientists want to pull the plug on research into alternative medicine.
White Coat Black ArtWhite Coat Mini Podcast - Doctor Angst at the CMA Annual MeetingAug 18, 2014 | 16:26The Canadian Medical Association's annual meeting is under way in Ottawa. Doctors are fretting about their future in which almost everywhere you look, someone other than a doctor is doing things that used to be their job.
White Coat Black ArtWhite Coat Mini Podcast - EbolaAug 11, 2014 | 15:54Welcome to our new White Mini podcast which features Dr Brian Goldman's weekly House Doctor column for CBC Radio afternoon shows across Canada. This week: how worried should Canadians be about Ebola.
White Coat Black ArtWeb Feature: White Coats Reveal Black Art of Writing Sick NotesJan 10, 2014 | 20:22Dr. John Axler and Dr. Donna Henrikson talk to Brian about the black art of writing sick notes that satisfy patients, employers and themselves.The Ontario Medical Association has suggested employers should back off sick note requirements.
White Coat Black ArtLessons From the Hudson to the HospitalDec 27, 2013 | 27:30This week, on our last program of the season, we bring you a couple of our favourite interviews from a previous program and something new to ring in the new year.
White Coat Black ArtHelene Campbell - Extended InterviewDec 22, 2013 | 16:14Brian's extended interview with Helene Campbell who had a double-lung transplant operation 2 years ago. She shares her thoughts on facing death and using her new found knowledge about the healthcare system to become an engaged patient.
White Coat Black ArtThe Dragon SlayersDec 19, 2013 | 27:29olidays are a time when we share stories of hope and inspiration. On this week's show, we have two stories of young patients we're calling The Dragon Slayers.