October 2011

Park Your Frustration Show

Last summer, my dad was admitted to North York General Hospital with a life threatening illness.  Following that, he was transferred to the Baycrest Centre for...

Breaking Up Mailbag

For a rebroadcast, you sure had a lot of comments about our show this week on how to fire your doctor as well as when and...

Dr. Brian on Strombo Tonight

I've been toiling on WCBA for lo these past four years - waiting for the BIG BREAK.  Well, it finally arrived.  This evening marks my...

Breaking Up Show - Encore

Tune in this week for this popular episode from last season. More about the show in a moment.  Next week, we have the all-new episode...

Can We Talk? Mailbag

Our show this week about the way health professionals talk to you, about you and to each other generated a lot of talk from you. ...

Want Better Treatment From Your Doctor? Be Likeable

Whether at work or at home, pleasantries can make life a lot easier. And based on the results of a study published in the October...

Can We Talk? Show

       Physician and author Siddhartha Mukherjee with host Dr. Brian Goldman. We're offering you a crash course in medical communication this week.  Not woolly medical jargon...

Dr. Robert Buckman: Friend, Colleague and Mentor

I was working in the ER at Mount Sinai Hospital this past Monday evening when I read online the news that Dr. Robert Buckman had...

Respect Mailbag

This week's show was all about health care professionals giving and getting respect for one another in the system.  The show featured a conversation with University of...

Respect Show

This week's episode is about the importance of respect for and between health care workers. Laura Servage, a doctoral student from the University of Alberta who watches...

Nelson Dream Team Mailbag

This week's show highlighted the role of midwives in the delivery of maternal care in Nelson, BC.  It also took focused on the high degree...

Overdiagnosis = Overkill

Ask most patients, and they say their doctor has a good reason for ordering tests and prescribing treatments.  Turns out their doctor may secretly disagree.  That's the...
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