The Role of Philanthropy in Healthcare
Tuesday February 22nd, 2022

For this episode, we have gathered three guests with exceptional backgrounds who all have one goal in common: to support the medicine of the future for all Quebecers. Kim Anderson, Andrew Molson and Jean-Guy Gourdeau will discuss the importance of philanthropy and its challenges with host Annie DeMelt.

The Evolution and Challenges of Mental Health Care
Tuesday January 25th, 2022

On January 25, 2022, we invited Dr. Karine J. Igartua, Chief of the MUHC Psychiatry Department and Medical co-lead of the MUHC Mental Health Mission, Dr. Howard Margolese, Director of the MUHC PEPP and Schizophrenia Spectrum Program (EPSSP), and Maryse Godin, clinical-administrative coordinator for the Emergency and Mental Health Mission of the MGH-MUHC, to discuss the challenges of …

What role does the MGH play as a teaching hospital?
Monday November 22nd, 2021

On November 10, 2021, we invited Dr. Liane Feldman, Surgeon-in-chief at the McGill University Health Centre, Dr. Phil Gold, former Chairman of the Department of Medicine at McGill and former Physician-in-Chief at the Montreal General Hospital, and Dr. Geneviève Genest, immunologist and allergologist, to discuss the role of the MGH as a teaching hospital.

How Pandemics Shape Medicine
Thursday October 21st, 2021

On October 10, 2021, we invited Dr. Donald Vinh, Infectious Disease specialist at MUHC, Dr. Nitika Pant Pai, Physician Scientist at the MUHC Research Institute, and France Paquet, Nurse Manager for the Infection Prevention and Control Department (adult side) of MUHC to discuss how pandemics shape medicine.

Innovation in Medicine
Thursday September 30th, 2021

On September 14, 2021, we invited Dr. Rhian Touyz, Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer of the Ri-MUHC, Dr. Gerald Fried, Co-Director of the Clinical Innovation Program (CLIP) at the RI-MUHC, and Dr. Edward Harvey, Trauma Surgeon at the MUHC, to discuss on innovation in health care.

Nursing – Interview with Chantal Souligny & Ariane Bélanger
Wednesday May 8th, 2019

Super nurses, mandatory overtime, diversity, recruitment and the next generation: nurses have been making the headlines for several months. To address these topics and discuss nurses’ central role in the care provided to our community, we sat down with Chantal Souligny, Director of Nursing at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and Ariane Bélanger, Head …

Addiction in Canada – Interview with Dr. Ronald Fraser
Tuesday January 29th, 2019

Can we be addicted to our cellphones, to wine, coffee or even to exercising? What defines an addiction? In this episode of the CODE LiFE podcast, we address the nature of addiction and the reasons why some people may be more at risk. We also discuss alcohol consumption habits, the impact of the legalization of …

An evening with Henry Mintzberg
Tuesday November 6th, 2018

The management of our health care system, the role of our community, and the myths that persist — these are some of the themes addressed by Professor Henry Mintzberg, Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, in this live interview with Dr. Phil Gold.

The soothing power of music
Tuesday November 6th, 2018

In his studio at the Montreal General Hospital, music therapist Dany Bouchard uses music to connect with patients of the Mental Health Mission. Through regular sessions, Dany helps access their emotions, patients express their feelings, and open new doors to healing.

Dr. David S. Mulder, a pioneer of our healthcare system
Tuesday November 6th, 2018

Thoracic surgeon by day and chief surgeon of the Montreal Canadiens by night, Dr. David S. Mulder has led an impressive career for many decades. Did you know that Dr. Mulder is also largely responsible for reforming the trauma system in Quebec? His contribution to provincial-wide reforms has had a sizeable impact on Quebeckers.