Ep. 205 Stanley Goldfarb on Taking CRT Out of the Exam Room

Our guest is Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, author of the recently-released Take Two Aspirins and Call Me By My Pronouns, a book that details the intrusion of critical race theory and identity politics into medical education and medical practice. He is a former Associate Dean for Curriculum at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and returns to the show to discuss his book and the new organization that he is leading to push back against the new trend.

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Stanley Goldfarb: Twitter

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  • Ep. 102 Curriculum Subverted: An Academic Leader Pushes Back Against Woke Medicine (with Stanley Goldfarb)
  • Ep. 140 Amy Wax on Wokeness in Medicine
  • Ep. 149 James Lindsay: Critical Race Theory, Post-Modernism, and Medicine

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Ep. 204 Maternal Mortality: Statistics and Realities, with Steven Calvin

Our guest is Steven Calvin, a maternal-fetal medicine physician who is currently serving on the US HHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality (SACIM). Dr.Calvin has 40 years of experience in the field and is the founder and medical director of the Minnesota Birth Center. We have a wide-ranging conversation discussing trends in maternal mortality, COVID and pregnancy, and the role of midwives in the ecology of obstetric care.

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Steven Calvin: Bio at the Charlotte Lozier Institute and Minnesota Birth Center

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Ep. 203 Why Non-Compete Clauses Turn Patients Into Property, with Amy Doherty

Our guest is Dr. Amy Doherty who was issued a restraining order from her former employer for allegedly violating a non-compete clause. She received the order a week after opening her new practice in an underserved area.

GUEST:

Amy Doherty: Practice website, FaceBook page, and personal blog

LINKS:

  • “Divine Savior suit seeks to stop doctor from opening a Portage practice” (report in the Portage Daily Register)

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Ep. 202 Ian Miller on the Global Failure of Mask Mandates

Our guest is Ian Miller, author of Unmasked: The Global Failure of COVID Mask Mandates, a detailed chronicle of 24 months of arbitrary, wholly inconsistent, and grossly unscientific mask mandates. 

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Iam Miller: Twitter and Substack

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Ep. 200 Public Health and Conservatives: Time for Affirmative Action?

Our guests are University of Chicago Professor Harold Pollack and Robert Graboyes, Senior Fellow at the Mercatus Center discussing the place of conservatives in public health.

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Harold Pollack: Twitter and Website

Robert Graboyes: Twitter and Website

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Ep. 199 David Cayley: How the Mythology of “Saving Lives” Is Tearing Us Apart

David Cayley returns to the show to discuss the the social fractures and “divisions among friends” engendered by the pandemic response. Using the thought of Ivan Illich as a point of departure, we have a wide-ranging conversation on the myths and realities of the role of science in political life.

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David Cayley Website

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Ep. 198 Shamez Ladhani on COVID and Children: What the Science Shows

Our guest is Dr. Shamez Ladhani, a pediatric infectious disease specialist with a focus on vaccine-preventable diseases. He also holds a position of epidemiologist at Public Health England and has been among the first to obtain real life data on the effects of the pandemic on children and schools. He joins us to discuss his perspective on what a public health policy based on data, rather than perception and fear, should look like.

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Shamez Ladhani: Twitter and ResearchGate profile

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Shamez Ladhani. “Children and COVID-19 in Schools” Perspective article in Science Magazine, November 2021

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Ep. 197 Accad v. Koka on Brain Death

Dr. Accad and Dr. Koka hash out their disagreements on the question of brain death.

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  • Ep. 196 Taking a Stand Against Brain Death with Paul Byrne, MD, and Christine Zainer, MD

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Ep. 196 Taking a Stand Against Brain Death

Our guests are Drs. Paul Byrne a pioneer neonatologist and Dr. Christine Zainer, an anesthesiologist from Wisconsin. Drs. Byrne and Zainer discuss their involvement in the care of patients with severe brain injury, particularly those given a diagnosis of “brain death.”

GUEST:

Paul Byrne: Website

LINKS:

  • “Dr. Paul Byrne: From preemies to end-of-life issues, one man has made a difference.” (article from Celebrate Life magazine by Rob Sample)
  • Doyen Nguyen: The New Definitions of Death for Organ Donation and Transplantation: A Multidisciplinary Analysis from the Perspective of Christian Ethics (Amazon link)
  • Michael Potts, Paul Byrne, Richard Nigels Beyond Brain Death: The Case Against Brain-Based Criteria for Death (Springer)

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  • Ep. 35 Why Brain Dead Isn’t Dead: An Introduction to “Shewmon’s Challenge.” with Alan Shewmon, MD
  • Ep. 45 Brain Death at the Bedside with Fred Rincon, MD
  • Ep. 145 Diagnosing Brain Death: Clinical and Legal Quagmires with Doyen Nguyen, MD, and Alan Shewmon, MD

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