DocTalks vodcast: An interview with Dr Bonnie Henry

August 16, 2022

Prior to her keynote address at the Joint Collaborative Committees (JCC) Pre-Forum event in May 2022, Doctors of BC sat down with Dr Henry to hear her thoughts on the pandemic, her message for physicians, and how we can learn from challenges in the health care system to rebuild and move forward.

DocTalks podcast: Emergency preparedness - Tips from the front line

August 12, 2022

In this episode of DocTalks, we speak to Dr Aseem Grover, Site Medical Director of the Fraser Canyon Hospital in Hope, BC., about his experiences and lessons learned in providing continued patient care in emergency conditions. Based on his unique insight, he describes how doctors can proactively plan to safeguard their practice in an emergency. 

DocTalks vodcast: ACEs and high-conflict separation and divorce

June 6, 2022

In this first episode of our new DocTalks vodcast, Doctors of BC President Dr Ramneek Dosanjh hosts a roundtable discussion that gives viewers insight into Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and high-conflict separation and divorce and what doctors and lawyers need to know to best support families experiencing it. It also speaks to the cross-sectoral allyship between doctors and lawyers to raise awareness of ACEs and how they can work together to promote the well-being of their patients and clients.

In this episode Dr Dosanjh speaks to guests, Dr Linda Uyeda, a family doctor, Linda Hamilton QC, the President of the Law Society of BC, and Jane Morley, QC, from Access to Justice BC.

DocTalks podcast: Physical and online violence - How to protect yourself

May 18, 2022

In this episode of DocTalks, we speak to experts Julie Jones and Carl Prophet about how doctors can optimize their physical and online safety. Based on the live webinar hosted by Julie and Carl, this episode gives listeners insight into the current political climate, its effect on violence for BC doctors, and simple steps toward making a plan and using tools to stay safe.

DocTalks podcast: How understanding ACEs can change the way you practice

June 23, 2021

In this episode of DocTalks, we talk to Dr Linda Uyeda who, after the birth of her first child 18 years ago, expanded her medical education to explore neuroscience, parenting, trauma, and attachment. We learn about the physiological impact of trauma and ACEs on our minds and bodies, and how understanding the science can shift thinking to make a difference to the way doctors’ practice and the support they provide to patients.

DocTalks podcast: Vaccine hesitancy - Talking to patients about the COVID-19 vaccine

April 28, 2021

In this episode of DocTalks, we speak to vaccine safety scientist Dr Julie Bettinger, and family doctors Dr Birinder Narang and Dr Baldev Sanghera, about the critical role doctors play in vaccine acceptance among patients and how culture, media, and misinformation can play a significant role in vaccine hesitancy.

DocTalks podcast: Burnout and COVID-19 - Warning signs and when to act

March 3, 2021

In this episode of DocTalks, we speak to psychiatrist Dr Jennifer Russel and family doctor Dr Lawrence Yang about how caregiver burnout has intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic and what strategies and supports are available to help. 

DocTalks podcast: Putting Indigenous cultural safety into practice

January 13, 2021

In the first DocTalks podcast of 2021, we invite Dr Terri Aldred and Len Pierre to discuss how to define and understand cultural safety and the intricacies of addressing this systemic problem.

DocTalks podcast: Reducing risks of medications for seniors

January 7, 2020

How to make deprescribing more like dancing than wrestling

Doctors of BC is pleased to introduce the first video in a new multimedia series called DocTalks — a series of videos and podcasts promoting dialogue on timely, relevant topics impacting the BC medical community—and the patients and families they care for.

DocTalks podcast: primary care change in BC

November 22, 2019

Doctors of BC is introducing the first podcast in a new multimedia series called DocTalks. In the series, featuring podcasts and videos, physicians offer presentations and promote dialogue on timely, relevant topics impacting the BC medical community — and the patients and families cared for by physicians.

Do you have a suggestion for topics you would like to see covered in future podcasts? We would like to hear from you.

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