Most recent episodes

Episode 5

Sound Engineer:
Nick Hoskin

Music by:
Scott Holmes

Featured Guests:
Dr. Susan Jack
Dr. Shawn Mondoux

Interviewer:
Dr. Teresa Chan

Narratives in Healthcare | Clinical Scholarship

In the fifth episode of MacPFD Spark, we will be discussing narratives in healthcare/education and a new book club initiative for helping develop empathetic practices with Dr. Susan Jack from the School of Nursing at McMaster University. Afterwards, Dr. Shawn Mondoux will be giving some insight into clinical scholarship and will introduce to us all of its benefits and intricacies. New Spark episodes launch on a biweekly basis - with exception for special event and themed episodes - so be sure to check back often for more content to help you grow and enhance your career in the health sciences!

Featured Guest(s) - Dr. Susan Jack and Dr. Shawn Mondoux
Interviewer(s) - Dr. Teresa Chan

Episode 4

Sound Engineer:
Nick Hoskin

Music by:
Scott Holmes

Featured Guests:
Dr. Robert Fleisig
Dr. Emma Apatu

Interviewer:
Dr. Teresa Chan

Creativity | Public Health Program

In the fourth episode of MacPFD Spark, we are welcoming back Dr. Robert Fleisig to discuss notions of creativity in healthcare and providing solutions for health-based problems before learning about the Master's of Public Health program at McMaster University with Dr. Emma Apatu. New Spark episodes launch on a biweekly basis - with exception for special event and themed episodes - so be sure to check back often for more content to help you grow and enhance your career in the health sciences!

Featured Guest - Dr. Robert Fleisig and Dr. Emma Apatu
Interviewer(s) - Dr. Teresa Chan

Special Episode I

Sound Engineer:
Nick Hoskin

Music by:
Scott Holmes

Featured Guests:
Sarah Adjekum
Lyndon George

Dr. Ameil Joseph
Dr. Madeleine Verhovsek

Interviewer:
Dr. Teresa Chan

From Stories to Action: Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Healthcare

In this special episode, MacPFD Spark provides an alternate format to the McMaster University Department of Medicine's Chairs Grand Rounds talk on addressing anti-black racism in healthcare which took place on October 1st of 2020. Our thanks goes to speakers Sarah Adjekum, Lyndon George, Dr. Ameil Joseph, and Dr. Madeleine Verhovsek for their insights and by helping this discussion take place by sharing their lived experiences on sensitive subject-matter.

Featured Guest(s) - Sarah Adjekum, Lyndon George, Dr. Ameil Joseph, and Dr. Madeleine Verhovsek

Episode 3

Sound Engineer:
Nick Hoskin

Music by:
Scott Holmes

Featured Guests:
Dr. Dina Brooks
Dr. John Kelton

Interviewer:
Dr. Teresa Chan

Sponsorship & Mentorship | Innovation Initiative

In our third episode of the MacPFD Spark podcast, we will be discussing what it means to be a great mentor and sponsor with Dr. Dina Brooks before learning about the Michael G. DeGroote Innovation Initiative at McMaster University with Dr. John Kelton. New Spark episodes launch on a biweekly basis - with exception for special event and themed episodes - so be sure to check back often for more content to help you grow and enhance your career in the health sciences!

Featured Guest(s) - Dr. Dina Brooks and Dr. John Kelton
Interviewer(s) - Dr. Teresa Chan

Episode 2

Sound Engineer:
Nick Hoskin

Music by:
Scott Holmes

Featured Guests:
Dr. Susan Reid
Dr. Geoff Norman

Interviewer:
Dr. Teresa Chan

Women in Academia | Founding Fathers

In our second episode; we will be discussing issues surrounding women in academia before learning more about the history and inception of the medical school at McMaster University. New Spark episodes launch on a biweekly basis - with exception for special event and themed episodes - so be sure to check back often for more content to help you grow and enhance your career in the health sciences!

Featured Guest(s) - Dr. Susan Reid and Dr. Geoff Norman
Interviewer(s) - Dr. Teresa Chan

Episode 1

Sound Engineer:
Nick Hoskin

Music by:
Scott Holmes

Featured Guests:
Dr. Robert Fleisig (School of Engineering)
Dr. Ruth Chen (School of Nursing)

Interviewer:
Dr. Teresa Chan

Design Thinking | Nursing Education

In Episode 1 we bring you two very cool topics - Design thinking, and Nursing Education. In this episode, Dr. Teresa Chan interviews Dr. Robert Fleisig, who is cross appointed to FHS and the W. Booth School of Engineering. Dr. Fleisig discusses the nature of design thinking and how it fits in healthcare. Then she interviews another rockstar educator - Dr. Ruth Chen - Nurse Practitioner and Nursing Academic. Dr. Chen discusses the behind the scenes of nursing education and shares a bit about her leadership journey.

Featured Guest(s) - Dr. Robert Fleisig and Dr. Ruth Chen
Interviewer(s) - Dr. Teresa Chan

Episode 0

Sound Engineer:
Nick Hoskin

Music by:
Scott Holmes

Featured Guests:
Dr. Anjali Kundi (Niagara Regional Campus)
Dr. Amanda Bell (Niagara Regional Campus)

Interviewer:
Dr. Teresa Chan
Dr. Anjali Kundi

The Pilot

Our pilot episode Dr. Teresa Chan (Assistant Dean) and Dr. Anjali Kundi (Niagara Regional Campus Faculty Development Lead) describes the purpose of our podcast. Then, we bring you a podcast where Dr. Kundi interviews the wonderful Dr. Amanda Bell, who is the Assistant Dean of Niagara Regional Campus.

Featured Guest - Dr. Amanda Bell
Interviewer(s) - Drs. Teresa Chan, Anjali Kundi

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