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May 30, 2023

The Physician Shortage Part 5 - Solutions

This week, the Medical Dads finish their dissection of the physician shortage crisis by discussing some potential solutions, both real and imagined! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/medic...

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May 8, 2023

The Physician Shortage 4 - Doctor Burnout

As our discussion of the physician shortage rolls on, we break down the whole concept of doctor burnout. To the Medical Dads, it feels like more doctors are burning out than ever before, but why does it happen and what …

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April 19, 2023

The Physician Shortage Episode 3 - How it Affects Patients

This week, the Medical Dads continue their look at the physician shortage crisis by looking at what happens to patients when there aren't doctors. Some of the effects are to be expected, others, not so much. --- Send in a …

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March 27, 2023

The Physician Shortage Episode 2 - What Happens to the Patient?

As we continue our discussion about the physician shortage in Canada, we take a look at what actually happens to patients when there aren't enough doctors around. We examine a compromised health care system, from walk in clin...

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March 18, 2023

The Physician Shortage Episode 1 - Where Did All the Doctors Go?

The Medical Dads begin a discussion about the physician shortage crisis in Canada. What is going on and what can be done about it? This week, on the first episode, the Medical Dads lay out the basis of the physician …

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Feb. 27, 2023

Talking Tests and Exams

This week, Stu and Dave reminisce about their memories of a lifetime of test taking, and wonder if there is a point to all the tests and exams that their children have to go through. --- Send in a voice …

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Feb. 20, 2023

The Medical Dads Enter Middle Age

This week, its official! The Medical Dads are officially middle aged. Or are they? Depends on who you ask, perhaps1 In any case, Stu and Dave break down some common middle aged dad problems and discuss how to cope with …

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Jan. 24, 2023

Side Gigs

In this episode, the Medical Dads talk about side gigs-those jobs on the side that people do to make a little extra money, and how sometimes, side gigs aren't the best way to go if you are looking for car …

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Jan. 12, 2023

Books 2023

Recorded just before Christmas, the Medical Dads talk about what books they and their kids are reading of late. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/message

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Dec. 20, 2022

The Presence of Christmas Presents on Christmas Present

Stu and Dave sit down to unwrap the realities of Christmas presents. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/message

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Dec. 15, 2022

What do you want to be when you grow up?

The Medical Dads ponder the serious issue of what they should do with their lives when they finally grow up. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/message

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Nov. 26, 2022

The Scariest Medical Dads Episode

This week, the Medical Dads sit down to share some scary stores. Like really, really scary stories. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/message

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Nov. 14, 2022

An Ode to Hockey Dads

Stu and Dave talk about a particular Canadian institution/caricature: the hockey parent. Stu reflects on his time as a hockey dad, while Dave looks forward to many cold hours standing behind the glass. --- Send in a voice m...

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Nov. 8, 2022

Back to School Season 4 Premiere

The Medical Dads podcast returns for year 4 with their season premiere, going back to school in a time when Covid has been conquered... sort of. Note: this episode was recorded in September 2022 and was supposed to air then,...

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Nov. 1, 2022

Anxiety Part II

This week, Stu and Dave continue their discussion on anxiety with a focus on older children and how to approach these issues as parents, --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/message

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Oct. 19, 2022

Anxiety and School Phobias

The Medical Dads sit down to talk about mental health this week. They share frustrations about the health care system when it comes to mental health, then examine a few common anxiety disorders that parents might have to face...

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Oct. 9, 2022

Thanksgiving 2022 - What is there to be thankful for?

For Thanksgiving 2022, the Medical Dads sit down to ponder all the things that we really aren't so thankful for about the world in 2022 while looking for a silver lining through it all. --- Send in a voice message: …

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Aug. 30, 2022

Behind the Scenes of the Medical Dads

The season finale of the 3rd season of the Medical Dads is finally upon us. Join us as we take a peek under the hood of everyone's favourite not quite so medically inclined parenting podcast. We talk a bit about …

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Aug. 15, 2022

Your Time or Your Money

This week, the Medical Dads talk about work life balance-what they learned about it from their parents, and the life principles around it that they would like to pass on to their children. --- Send in a voice message: https...

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July 27, 2022

The Medical Dads on Dad Friendships

The Medical Dads explore why being a dad is a lonely business. Whether its meeting people through their children's playdates, or through athletic endeavours, its not easy to for dads when it comes to friendships. --- Send i...

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July 20, 2022

The Medical Dads at the Movies: Turning Red and the Batman

Finally, the Medical Dads are proud to present their own take on Sickle and Ebert's movie reviews. For your listening pleasure, a deep dive review of two movies of vital, global importance (also known as the only two movies D...

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July 13, 2022

Summer Plans with the Medical Dads

In this episode (recorded a few weeks earlier in June), Stu and Dave talk about their plans for the upcoming summer, and why the summer of 2022 promises to be more interesting than just another COVID summer. --- Send in …

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June 17, 2022

Happy Father's Day

The Medical Dads are here to ring in the biggest day of the year! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/message

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June 7, 2022

The Medical Dads Guide to What You Need To Know Before You See Your F…

This week, in a continuation of the discussion about life in the Pediastric ER, the tables turn and Stu puts Dave in the hot seat to find out what people should know before they book an appointment with their family …

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