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 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.
Oct 1, 2012 | 17:01White Coat Black Art Dr. Lou Francescutti: the full interview Audio
White Coat Black Art Dr. Lou Francescutti: the full interview Oct 1, 2012 | 17:01Dr.Lou Francescutti is the president-elect of the Canadian Medical Association and the president of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. We interviewed him in our recent show about unemployed doctors. He had a lot of provocative things to say about why some doctors can't find work, how the system is more about employment than making people well and how health care might look in the future. We thought many of you might want to hear the full interview he did with Brian.
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 4, 2010 | 52:34White Coat Black Art Residents Panel - Circling The Drain Audio
White Coat Black Art Residents Panel - Circling The Drain Nov 4, 2010 | 52:34Doctors can find it difficult to make the turn from saving patients to helping them die well. Nobody knows that better than residents.
Here's the full interview with a remarkable group of residents at McMaster University who spoke to Brian about those moments...and some of the jarring shorthand doctors use to talk about the end of life.
Sep 3, 2012 | 9:35White Coat Black Art The Drug Shortage: A mother's story Audio
White Coat Black Art The Drug Shortage: A mother's story Sep 3, 2012 | 9:35For Christine Sorensen, in Kamloops, B.C. the drug shortage has been a near disaster. Her 14-year-old son Derek has a rare form of epilepsy. His seizures can be controlled by one drug -- called Zarontin. Without it, he could die. As she told Brian, via skype, it's an older drug which is now impossible to find in Canada.