Sicker Than Your Average Health Show

Qualified yet unqualified, 4th-year medical student Josh Britton (MD ’21) and Preet Gandhi (MSc. Global Health ’20) give their take on everything health: from contemporary issues to the latest news. Join them as they dig into the health headlines that you might know, and tell you more about the ones you probably don’t.

Episodes

#WomenDocsCAN and the first Canadian Women Physicians Day, with Dr. Michelle Cohen, MD & Dr. Liana Hwang, MD

Preet & Josh are joined by two amazing female Canadian physicians, Dr. Liana Hwang and Dr. Michelle Cohen, to celebrate the first ever Canadian Women Physicians Day on March 11, 2021.

Our discussion highlights important conversations about gender inequities in medicine including the gender pay gap, women in medical leadership, and the history of women as physicians in Canada. Tune in today, then be sure to hop on twitter and check out #WomenDocsCan.

Join us as we dig into the health headlines you already know and more about the ones you don’t.

Twitter: @SickHealthShow

Instagram: @SickHealthShow

 

 

 

Credits

Editing and Production Assistance: Mack Britton

Logo design: Brad Hart

Music: Dark Whistle Triphop by Down 7 (thanks to RitualMusic.com)

Links:

Canadian Women In Medicine – The first ever Canadian Women Physicians Day

What the gender pay gap in medicine tells us about women’s health (Op-Ed by Dr. Michelle Cohen)

What’s driving the gender pay gap in medicine? 2020 News article by Boesveld S in The Canadian medical Association Journal (CMAJ).

https://informedopinions.org/view-expert-profile/?expert-id=45189

Sex-based disparities in the hourly earning of Surgeons in the Fee-For-Service system in Ontario 2019 Research article by Dossa F, et. al in Journal of American Medical Asscotaion (JAMA) Surgery.

Pay gaps in medicine and the impact of COVID-19 on doctors’ careers 2020 Comment article by Woodhams C, et. al in The Lancet.

A structured compensation plan improves but does not erase the sex pay gap in surgery 2018 Abstract by Morris M, et. al at the 138th Annals of Surgery Annual Meeting.

Let’s Get Virtual, with Dr. Danny Goel, MD

Video games, virtual reality (VR) and…. scalpels?! We’re just as surprised as you are. Sicker Than Your Average Health Show (STYAHS) is joined by special guest Dr. Danny Goel, MD to talk about how VR is changing the way we train surgeons, and how it might be changing healthcare as a whole. Dr. Goel took a break from training the surgeons of tomorrow to teach us a few things, including why you might be reaching for a VR headset sooner than you think!

 

Join us as we dig into the health headlines you already know and tell you more about the ones you don’t.

 

Ritual Music Discount Link: https://www.ritualmusic.com/r/SickHealthShow

 

Credits

Editing and Production Assistance: Mack Britton

Logo design: Brad Hart

Music: Jet Black by Bodywork – thanks to RitualMusic.com

Thanks to Joelle Seal from CBC Saskatchewan for consultation on bringing stories to life.

Links

TalkThatTok, with Dr. Anna Blakney, PhD

What if we told you our show wasn’t the quickest way to get your health information? We’re just as surprised as you are. Sicker Than Your Average Health Show (STYAHS) is joined by special guest Dr. Anna Blakney, PhD (https://www.tiktok.com/@anna.blakney) on episode four to discuss the latest developments in sharing health information, and whether it might be time for all of us to jump on TikTok…?!

Join us as we dig into the health headlines you already know and tell you more about the ones you don’t.

 

Ritual Music Link: https://www.ritualmusic.com/r/SickHealthShow

Promo Code: SickHealthShow for 50% off music.

 

Credits

Editing and Production Assistance: Mack Britton

Logo design: Brad Hart

Music: Let it Roll by Kaleidoscope Ltd. – thanks to RitualMusic.com

Thanks to Joelle Seal from CBC Saskatchewan for consultation on bringing stories to life.

Links

Do you Believe in Magic (Mushrooms)?

Is your doctor going to be tripping on mushrooms? Sicker Than Your Average Health Show (STYAHS) brings you our third episode! Josh & Preet look at the latest developments that may possibly make magic mushrooms available in Canada, before comparing and contrasting legalization when it comes to psilocybin versus cannabis.

Join us as we dig into the health headlines you already know and tell you more about the ones you don’t.

Credits

Editor: Mack Britton

Logo design: Brad Hart

Music: I Got a Funky Feeling by Calmer Palmer thanks to RitualMusic.com

Links

Robot Doctors

Are robot doctors really in our future? Sicker Than Your Average Health Show (STYAHS) brings you our second episode! Josh & Preet unwrap how technology has exploded in the last decade and made this a (possible) reality [1:00] before diving right into a full on debate [13:00] on why it might be possible, and why there might be things standing in the way of that very question.

Join us as we dig into the health headlines you already know and more about the ones you don’t.

Credits:

Logo design: Brad Hart

Music: Dark Whistle Triphop by Down 7 thanks to RitualMusic.com

Voices: Will, Colleen, Sydney, Hanna, Chris, Camille, Angela, Kassie

 

Links

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-50857759

https://hbr.org/podcast/2019/05/when-ai-meets-medicine

https://spectrum.ieee.org/the-human-os/artificial-intelligence/medical-ai/does-healthcare-ai-need-more-emotion

https://www.brookings.edu/blog/usc-brookings-schaeffer-on-health-policy/2019/03/05/will-robots-replace-doctors/

https://towardsdatascience.com/artificial-intelligence-replace-the-human-doctors-in-the-future-is-it-true-91b3ae9fea0e

https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/practices/20-years-physicians-expect-almost-one-third-their-job-to-be-automated-stanford-medicine

https://builtin.com/artificial-intelligence/artificial-intelligence-healthcare

https://medicalfuturist.com/robotics-healthcare/

https://www.verbsurgical.com/about/

https://youtu.be/z-EtmaFJieY

https://futurism.com/first-time-robot-passed-medical-licensing-exam

https://getreferralmd.com/2019/04/10-powerful-examples-of-ai-used-in-healthcare-today/

https://www.rtinsights.com/challenge-ai-medical-imaging/

https://www.forbes.com/sites/simonchandler/2020/11/11/researchers-propose-physical-ai-as-key-to-lifelike-robots/

https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/practices/20-years-physicians-expect-almost-one-third-their-job-to-be-automated-stanford-medicine

https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/news-room/docs/what-doctor-why-ai-and-robotics-will-define-new-health.pdf

https://www.mathworks.com/discovery/deep-learning.html

https://towardsdatascience.com/why-ai-will-not-replace-radiologists-c7736f2c7d80

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jan/22/will-robots-make-doctors-obsolete-nothing-could-be-further-from-the-truth

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1409841

https://bernardmarr.com/default.asp?contentID=645

https://singularityhub.com/2020/10/20/can-we-trust-ai-doctors-google-health-and-academics-battle-it-out/

The Most Expensive Drug in the World… For Free? With Dr. Stan Bardal, PhD

Drugs, lotteries and much more! Sicker Than Your Average Health Show (STYAHS) is releasing our first episode, where we talk about the most expensive drug in the world and how you can get it.

 

Join us as we dig into the headlines you might know and more about the ones you don’t.

 

Credits

Logo design: Brad Hart

Musical theme: Don’t Wake Me Up – by Indian Summer. Special thanks to RitualMusic.com

Vocal contributions from: Kassie, Joel, Hosam, Mackenzie, Lucas, Mike, Kim, Chris, Athina, and Sarah

Guest: Dr. Stan Bardal

Twitter & Instagram: @SickHealthShow

Music: https://www.ritualmusic.com/

Research For Today’s Show:

https://cadth.ca/onasemnogene-abeparvovec

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/canadian-baby-with-spinal-muscular-atrophy-to-get-world-s-most-expensive-drug-1.5153521

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-08-20/how-parents-get-zolgensma-the-world-s-most-expensive-drug

https://www.uptodate.com/contents/spinal-muscular-atrophy

https://curesma.ca/about-spinal-muscular-atrophy/

https://www.keionline.org/charity-nih-funding-related-to-zolgensma

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/drug-gene-therapy-lottery-cheo-ethics-orphan-disease-1.5420371

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/sky-high-cost-sma-treatment-spinraza-1.5085211

https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/newsevents/news/2020/average-cost-developing-new-drug-could-be-15-billion-less-pharmaceutical#:~:text=The%20study%20estimated%20that%20the,as%20high%20as%20%242.8%20billion.

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/10/doctors-with-borders/503786/

https://www.msf.org/when-free-not-fair-case-vaccine-donations

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