Doctor, Doctor brings you discussions of practical and current medical topics with a focus on the dignity of the human person – body and soul. A trustworthy source of medical information and advice for Catholics.
Doctor, Doctor - 10/17/2020 - Tracy Windsor - A wrong prenatal diagnosis
Tracy Windsor, co-founder of the Be Not Afraid organization, explains why offering support, love, and real treatment options are so important for parents facing a prenatal diagnosis who are often offered abortion as the only option.
Doctor, Doctor - 10/10/2020 - The COVID-19 vaccine process
Vaccine expert Dr. John Grabenstein explains all the most important info about the COVID-19 vaccine process, including ethical concerns, how the research and trial process works, whether the current trials are showing success, when we can expect a vaccine to be available and who should get it.
Doctor, Doctor - 10/02/2020 - Catholic OBGYNs
Host Dr. Chris Stroud is the featured guest this time to talk about what it’s like to be a Catholic OB/GYN including why he chose this specialty, the biggest challenges for OBGYNs in general and especially for Catholics, the most important things for doctors and patients to know about women’s healthcare, and why more Catholics should become OBGYNs."
Doctor, Doctor - 09/26/2020 - Are Catholic Hospitals Catholic?
"Physician assistant Megan Kreft shares her story about being fired by a Catholic hospital for practicing medicine consistent with Catholic beliefs about human dignity, then medical ethicist Dr. Ashley Fernandes gives a broader perspective of how Megan’s story fits into the healthcare landscape, the problem with the trend toward giving patient autonomy the highest priority, and how Catholic healthcare providers can practice with great care for patients while staying firm in their beliefs."
Doctor, Doctor - 09/18/2020 - The family physician
Host Dr. Andrew Mullally is the featured guest this time to talk about what it’s like to work as a family physician including why he chose this, what it was like starting his own medical practice, and the advantages for doctors and for patients who choose family medicine.
Doctor, Doctor - 09/04/2020 - Dr. Bill Toffler - Respect for Patients
Dr. Bill Toffler, a family physician from Portland, OR who was fired from his practice for treating his patients with the same respect and dignity he had for many years, talks about how his faith led to him being marginalized and what Catholics in the healthcare community need to know about standing up for their conscience rights.
Doctor, Doctor - 08/29/2020 - A Medical Student During COVID-19
Medical student Brendan Rhatican is back to tell us about his third year of medical school: the biggest challenges and blessings, what he’s learned, how things have changed because of COVID-19, and more.
Doctor, Doctor - 08/22/2020 - Progress in treatments for COVID-19
Dr. George Delgado, the president and founder of the Steno Institute, discusses the latest progress in treatments for COVID-19 including hydroxychloroquine, steroids, convalescent plasma serum, and more. Plus he shares how he has been working to make sure religious groups are not discriminated against with COVID-19 response measures.
Doctor, Doctor - 08/14/2020 - Economic Impact of Contraception
Economist Dr. Tim Reichert explains the economic impact of contraception on society, including how birth control has a disproportionate negative effect on women and children both financially and in their ability to pursue desired relationships.
Doctor, Doctor - 07/31/2020 - Dr. Anthony Oliva-Challenges in Medicine
The specialty focus series continues with Dr. Anthony Oliva, who gives a behind the scenes look at what it’s like to be a general surgeon, how he chose his specialty, and some of the biggest challenges and rewards in his every day practice of medicine.
Doctor, Doctor - 07/24/2020 - MASK USAGE DURING COVID
Join DOCTOR DOCTOR as our guests infectious disease specialist Dr. Paul Carson and psychologist Dr. Peter Malinowski talk about mask usage to prevent coronavirus spread and why some people are so resistant to mask mandates.
Doctor, Doctor - 07/17/2020 - Downs Syndrome Bias- Dr. Treptow
Psychologist Dr. Robin Lynn Treptow talks about the life-changing effects of how expectations influence outcomes and how bias about Down's Syndrome impact people and families living with he diagnosis.
Doctor, Doctor - 07/10/2020 - Dr. Anthony Flood and Dr. Paul Carson
Dr. Anthony Flood and Dr. Paul Carson ask is the cure for Covid 19 is worst than the virus.
Doctor, Doctor - 07/03/2020 - Dr. Colosi & Dr. Zabiega Brain Death Pt2
The second in a two-part series examining brain death. The doctors talk to neurosurgeon Dr. Tom Zabiega and philosopher Dr. Pete Colosi about the limits of "brain death" as a definition of death and how Catholic teaching can help us honor the dignity of patients with significant brain injuries.