February 28, 2023
In the latest episode of the Doc Talks vodcast, Doctors of BC Past President, Dr Ramneek Dosanjh, hosts a roundtable discussion with guests Dr Terri Aldred, Dr Faisal Khosa, Dr Tatiana Sotindjo, and Dr Evan Tlesla II Adams, to discuss equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) and anti-racism in health care. In the vodcast, they discuss how doctors can acknowledge their own biases and have courageous conversations in this area to bring about change both on an individual and system-wide level.
January 10, 2023
Globally, we’re currently facing a triple crisis of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution with the WHO estimating that more than 13 million deaths around the world happen each year due to environmental causes including climate change.
In the latest episode of the Doc Talks vodcast, Doctors of BC Past President, Dr Ramneek Dosanjh, hosts a roundtable discussion with her guests to discuss the pressing issue of planetary health and climate change, what doctors should know about this issue, how climate change impacts public health, and how doctors can support efforts in this crisis. The guests all have expertise in this area and have been involved with climate and planetary health organizations, such as the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment or Doctors for Planetary Health.
December 1, 2022
Today marks World AIDS Day and the start of Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week in Canada. In the latest episode of DocTalks, Doctors of BC President Dr Dosanjh speaks to guests Dr Julio Montaner, Dr Chelsea Elwood, and André Picard to discuss what doctors should know about HIV/AIDS and how they can promote equality around testing, prevention, and treatment.
September 27, 2022
Dr Ramneek Dosanjh, hosts a roundtable discussion with guests Dr Shannon McDonald, Dr Nel Wieman, and Dr Kelsey Louie from the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) to discuss the important issue of cultural safety, humility, and Truth and Reconciliation in the health care system. In this episode they also discussed the journey of Truth and Reconciliation, what doctors should know about this important issue, providing culturally safe care and promoting equity, and their hopes for the future.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.