25 episodes

A regular panel of doctors and experts. We bring timely, accurate updates on the COVID-19 crisis in Alberta.

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    • Health & Fitness

A regular panel of doctors and experts. We bring timely, accurate updates on the COVID-19 crisis in Alberta.

    Briefing: The EMS Crisis

    Briefing: The EMS Crisis

    Mike Parker, EMS Paramedic and President of the Health Sciences Association of Alberta, speaks to the mounting crisis in our province's EMS system from centralization, ambulance red alerts, and more. Dr. Joe Vipond provides an update on the COVID-19 situation in Alberta.

    • 56 min
    Briefing: The Family Medicine Crisis

    Briefing: The Family Medicine Crisis

    Dr. David Keegan (Calgary Family Physician), Dr. Neeja Bakshi (Internal Medicine Physician), Dr. Mukarram Zaidi (Calgary Family Physician), and Sandra Azocar (Executive Director, Friends of Medicare) discuss the crisis in family medicine in Alberta and the added complications COVID-19 has left. Dr. Joe Vipond provides an update on the COVID-19 situation in Alberta.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Briefing: Preventing the Fifth Wave

    Briefing: Preventing the Fifth Wave

    Dr. Malgorzata (Gosia) Gasperowicz (Developmental Biologist), Dr. David Fisman (Physician Epidemiologist), Dr. Kashif Pirzada (Emergency Physician), Dr. Lorian Hardcastle (Associate Professor, U of C Law), and Thomas Lukaszuk (Former Alberta Deputy Premier) discuss strategies to avoid a fifth wave of COVID-19 in Alberta. Dr. Gasperowicz provides an update on COVID-19 in Alberta.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Briefing: Pediatric Vaccine Safety

    Briefing: Pediatric Vaccine Safety

    (Pediatrician), Sarah Mackey (Alberta Vax Hunters), and Dr. Wing Li (Support our Students) talk about pediatric vaccine efficacy, safety, and the booking process in preparation for soon arriving Health Canada approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in kids aged 5-11. Dr. Joe Vipond provides a brief update on the COVID-19 situation in Alberta.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Briefing: COVID-19 & Transplants

    Briefing: COVID-19 & Transplants

    Alberta), Reanne Booker (PhD(c), MN NP), Tisa Perra, and Lindsey Kemp talk about isolation, cancelled surgeries, and immunosuppressant drugs specifically with the effects of COVID-19 on transplants. Dr. Joe Vipond provides an update on the COVID-19 situation in Alberta.



    The photographs of Lindsay Kemp's tiny human are available at popab.ca.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Briefing: Misguided Efforts for Herd Immunity

    Briefing: Misguided Efforts for Herd Immunity

    Dr. Malgorzata (Gosia) Gasperowicz (Developmental Biologist, University of Calgary), Dr. David N. Fisman (Professor of Epidemiology and Infectious Disease Specialist, University of Toronto), and Dr. Lisa Iannattone (Assistant Professor of Dermatology, University of Montreal) address herd immunity myths and misconceptions. Dr. Joe Vipond (Calgary Emergency Physician) provides an update on the COVID-19 situation in Alberta.



    View the presentations on our website at popab.ca

    • 1 hr 7 min

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