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Jul 21, 2022

The untapped benefits of using psychotherapy techniques in everyday practice drive this conversation between Dr Sarah Fraser and Dr Peter MacKean. A semi-retired family physician in PEI, Dr MacKean aims to raise awareness and uptake of these methods in family medicine training and practice.

This podcast builds on his...


Jul 13, 2022

Dr Sarah Fraser hosts a discussion on this challenging area of care with Dr Maureen Allen, a family physician in Antigonish, NS. Dr Allen shares insights that research in noninvasive neuroimaging has revealed about how the brain adapts to chronic pain and how we can reframe our thinking about chronic pain to enhance...


Jul 7, 2022

Do you struggle with knowing when and how to apply screening guidelines as part of providing preventive care? Dr Nick Pimlott digs into the challenges associated with teaching and learning these skills with 3 authors of “Going against the status quo in screening: call to action to improve teaching in preventive health...


Jun 28, 2022

In this Third Rail edition of the podcast, Dr. Sarah Fraser interviews Dr. Ewan Affleck. Dr. Affleck is a family physician and health informatician who has worked in Canada’s north for the last 30 years. He has received the Order of Canada for his work in health informatics in the Northwest Territories and is also...


May 18, 2022

Dr. Nick Pimlott interviews Dr. Stuart Iglesias, a retired rural family physician with anesthesia and surgical skills and tireless champion for high quality rural and remote medical care in Canada. Dr. Iglesias is a co-author of “Consensus statement on networks for high-quality rural anesthesia, surgery, and...