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15 EpisodesProduced by HotDocWebsite

Conversations with doctors progressing the field of medicine. We talk to cardiologists, paediatricians, surgeons, psychiatrists, dermatologists, and every specialty between. Presented by HotDoc. Hosted by Michael McKay.

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S01E15: Dr Fiona Wood—Burns surgery and spray-on skin

March 4th, 2021


Dr Fiona Wood is an Australian plastic surgeon with over 20 years experience specialising in burns. She is a consultant plastic surgeon at Fiona …

S01E14: Dr Rishi Manchanda—Upstream healthcare

December 17th, 2020


Dr Rishi Manchanda is a physician, author and healthcare leader who has spent more than a decade developing strategies to improve health outcomes in resource-poor communities. He has served as Director of Social …

S01E13: Dr BJ Miller—Palliative care and dying well

November 17th, 2020


Dr BJ Miller is a practicing hospice and palliative care physician and a triple amputee. He is one of the world’s leading public ambassadors for palliative care and dying well. He currently sees patients and caregivers …

S01E12: Dr Sandeep Jauhar—Cardiology and a history of the heart​

October 27th, 2020


Dr Sandeep Jauhar is a US cardiologist and writer for The New York Times. He has written three books. His most recent, Heart: A History, is …

S01E11: Dr Vikram Patel—Social medicine and global health​

September 29th, 2020


Dr Vikram Patel is a psychiatrist and Professor at Harvard’s Department of Global Health and Population. In 2015 he was listed in TIME Magazine’s 100 …

S01E10 Dr Daniel Kraft—The future of medicine

September 6th, 2020


Dr Daniel Kraft is a physician-scientist, inventor and entrepreneur. He has been the Chair of Medicine at Singularity University since the …

S01E09: Dr Richard Weller—Sunlight and heart health

August 25th, 2020


Dr. Richard Weller is a UK academic dermatologist whose views have been published in New Scientist, BBC, Sydney Morning Herald and more. He is an …

S01E08: Dr Mark Tyndall—Vaping and harm reduction for opioid use

August 9th, 2020


Dr Mark Tyndall is a physician, epidemiologist and public health expert. He has worked as the Director of the British Columbia Centre for Disease …

S01E07 Dr Nina Shapiro—Paediatrics and medical myths

July 19th, 2020


Dr Nina Shapiro is a paediatrician who is the Director of Paediatric Otolaryngology and a Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at the David Geffen …

S01E06 Dr Donald Berwick—Quality improvement

June 25th, 2020


Dr Donald Berwick is a Harvard-trained paediatrician and a leading authority on health care quality improvement. He co-founded the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in 1991 and was the CEO for two decades, turning …

S01E05 Dr Jud Brewer—Breaking habit loops

June 15th, 2020


Dr Jud Brewer is an addiction psychiatrist and internationally known expert in treating addictions with mindfulness. He has spent the past 20 years …

S01E04 Dr Barbara Natterson-Horowitz—What physicians can learn from vets

May 31st, 2020


Dr Barbara Natterson-Horowitz is a cardiologist and Professor at Harvard University’s Department of Human Evolutionary Biology. Dr Natterson-Horowitz …

S01E03 Dr Thomas Insel—Lessons on serious mental illness

May 17th, 2020


Dr. Thomas Insel is an American neuroscientist and psychiatrist who led the US National Institute of Mental Health from 2002 until 2015. During his tenure his team spent more than $20 billion in research. The most of …

S01E02 Dr. Ron Epstein—Combating physician burnout

April 30th, 2020


Dr. Ron Epstein is a Harvard trained family physician who started out practicing in the 70s when the HIV epidemic was just emerging and there was no treatment. Since then he has spent 40 years working in end of life and …

S01E01 Dr David Riedel—An infectious disease specialist’s take on COVID-19

April 29th, 2020


Dr David Riedel is an Associate Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Infectious Disease Fellowship Program at the University of Maryland’s hospital. When we spoke Baltimore was experiencing its expected peak …

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