Podcasts

These particular podcasts focus on the COVID19 pandemic in Canada. In the circumstances we are facing today, leadership is needed at all levels of the health care system. We will be talking to those who are helping guide our response to the unique challenges we are facing.

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Dr. Gillian Kernaghan, president and CEO of St. Joseph's Health Care in London, ON discusses leadership principles and values that are guiding her actions in managing the COVID19 pandemic.

 

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The president of the Canadian Federation of Medical Students Victor Do discusses what impact the COVID19 pandemic is having on medical students and how they are pitching in and providing support to help deal with the situation.

 

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Dr. Curtis Johnston is a critical care intensivist and physician co-lead in the Operations section of the Alberta Health Services Emergency Coordination Centre. He discusses the current and potential future impact of the COVID19 pandemic on the Alberta healthcare system.

 

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The President and CEO of Alberta Health Services Dr. Verna Yiu tells how her organization has moved to address the COVID19 pandemic and what our response pandemic could mean for healthcare in the future.

 

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Dr. John Haggie, the minister of health and community services for Newfoundland and Labrador looks at how the COVID19 pandemic will transform our healthcare system in the future

 

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The Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) has developed a number of resources to aid physicians during the COVID19 pandemic for some time. CMPA Council President Dr. Debra Boyce describes some of these as well as her own insights about the current situation.

 

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As President and CEO of the Nova Scotia Health Authority, Dr. Brendan Carr is playing a pivotal role in helping Nova Scotia manage the COVID-19 pandemic. He outlines what the province is doing and how he sees healthcare evolving in the future.

 

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Dr. Joshua Tepper, president and CEO of North York General Hospital discusses provider well-being, health equity and quality care in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

 

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Dr. Joanne Liu, is a pediatric emergency physicians from Quebec and past president of Médecins Sans Frontières International. She provides insights on the COVID-19 pandemic based on her experience with global humanitarian efforts.

 

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Being a pioneering Canadian astronaut, emergency physician and hospital administrator has given Dr. Dave Williams valuable insights into leadership principles that can be applied to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

 

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Dr. Scott McLeod is Registrar of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta which has been working with other provincial medical organizations to provide guidance to physicians in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic

 

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Dr. Margaret Steele, dean of medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland believes the COVID-19 pandemic will have a lasting impact on medical education in Canada

 

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Dr. Anne Snowdon, heads SCAN Health (Supply Chain Advancement Network in Health) and has unique insights into the importance of organized supply chains to counter the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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The explosive growth of virtual care in Canada due to the COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most marked changes in how health care is now delivered in Canada. This podcast explores the views of a number of Canadian leaders on this trend.  Featuring Drs. Curtis Johnston, Verna Yiu, Philip Edgcumbe, Brendan Carr, Joshua Tepper, Scott McLeod, and John Haggie.

 

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Dr. Shannon Fraser, incoming President of the Canadian Society of Physician Leaders, has been at the centre of managing the COVID-19 outbreak in Montreal and has unique insights into how the pandemic has been handled in that province.

 

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Dr. Philip Edgcumbe is a biomedical engineer and recent graduate of the UBC MD/PhD program. He is also an innovator and international speaker on how disruptive technologies are changing health care.

 

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Marian George is co-chair of the Alberta Patient and Family Advisory Group which advises Alberta Health Services on policies, planning and the delivery of health services in the province. She describes the important role patient and family advisors are playing in dealing with the COVID19 pandemic.

 

 

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Dr. Mamta Gautam is an Ottawa psychiatrist and expert in physician health. She has traced the phases Canadian physicians have gone through in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the specific impact of the pandemic on women.

 

 

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In this first of a 3-part series on the ABC of Anger Management, physician health expert Dr. Mamta Gautam discusses A - Allowing the emotion and how to do this in a constructive way

 

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In the second of our 3-part series on the ABC of Anger Management, Ottawa psychiatrist Dr. Mamta Gautam talks about the B: How to burn off the excess energy that anger can produce.