About the Show
White Coat, Black Art is an original and provocative show demystifying the world of medicine. Host Dr. Brian Goldman reveals the culture of medicine and the health care system from the point of view of those who work on the other side of the gurney. Doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers explain how things really work and why, with a refreshing and unprecedented level of honesty.
Host Dr. Brian Goldman
is a veteran ER physician and one of Canada's most trusted medical broadcasters. He has been an award-winning medical reporter for CBC Television's The Health Show as well as The National. He's known across Canada as CBC Radio One's "House Doctor." Brian has a proven knack for making sense of medical baffelgab. On 'White Coat, Black Art', he takes listeners past medical bluff and bluster and shows what really goes on at hospitals and clinics. Brian is also author of The Night Shift, Real Life in the Heart of the ER, which takes readers to the front line of emergency medicine and offers a compelling inside view into an often shrouded world.
For more information about Brian's book, visit Harper Collins
Senior Producer Dawna Dingwall
joins the White Coat, Black Art team after spending eight seasons producing documentaries and interviews for the CBC Radio program Dispatches. Two children were also produced during that time (but not on work hours). Dawna has also worked as an editor and producer in CBC's National Radio newsroom and on programs including This Morning, Cross Country Checkup and Q, as well as local programs in both Toronto and WInnipeg. She's been a newspaper reporter in Ottawa and WInnipeg and in another life, was an English teacher in Japan and lived out of a backpack all over Asia. Now, she travels with two car seats, a lot of snacks, sunscreen and hats. In her downtime, she sleeps. In her uptime, she listens to the radio and hopes to one day finish watching season 5 of the The Wire.
Producer Kent Hoffman
joins White Coat after wearing many different hats at CBC Radio. He's worked on the CBC Radio programs As It Happens, The World This Weekend, Sounds Like Canada, and Cross Country Checkup. He spent some time on the program Outfront helping people outside the CBC produce their own radio documentaries. And he did a bit of his own personal storytelling on a couple of programs he produced based on his Dad's record collection. His radio philosophy: If it sounds good -- it is good.