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DocTalks is a series of community health lectures and podcast featuring physicians and researchers at St. Joseph's Health Care London. Learn from the experts about how St. Joseph's is tackling the pressing health issues of our time and why it matters to you and your family. Attendance at events is free but guests must register beforehand to reserve their spot. You can RSVP for upcoming DocTalks events by visiting our events page to see what is coming up.  

In 2022, St. Joseph's launched the DocTalks Podcast, a conversation on what’s new and relevant in the world of Canadian medicine and hospital health care. Each episode is an interview with physicians, patients and caregivers to dive deep into what it’s like to treat and live with some of today’s most common health challenges. We invite you to check our DocTalks archive below where you can watch and listen to past lectures and podcast episodes. 

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Cheryl Forchuk
Dr. Cheryl Forchuk

Playing Musical Chairs: Understanding the Problem and Solutions Related to Homelessness

Jun 20, 2024
Homelessness is a complex social problem and Dr. Cheryl Forchuk is one of Canada's leading researchers on the topic. Learn more about the interacting components related to homelessness and hear about the research being undertaken to create and evaluate solutions.
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Dr. Narinder Paul
Dr. Narinder Paul

Theranostic Oncology: A New & Exciting Frontier for Cancer Treatment

Mar 21, 2024
Dr. Narinder Paul's fascinating presentation explores new medical imaging technology now available at St. Joseph's. His lecture focuses on how this new game-changing equipment is capable of diagnosing and detecting disease faster and earlier than ever before and how this will make a difference for you.
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Dr. Hassan Razvi
Dr. Hassan Razvi

Secrets of the Stones: An Update on the Prevention and Treatment of Kidney Stones

Nov 03, 2022
Kidney stones are an increasingly common and painful affliction that will affect 1 in 10 people during their lifetime. Renowned urologist, Dr. Hassan Razvi, explains what you need to know to prevent and treat them.
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Dr. Jennie Wells
Dr. Jennie Wells

Advancing Diagnosis and Treatment in the Care of Older People

Sep 22, 2022
Dr. Jennie Wells, Chair, Geriatric Medicine at St. Joseph’s discusses several health conditions commonly associated with aging and how we can best maintain cognitive and physical health into our golden years.
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Dr. Muriel Brackstone
Dr. Muriel Brackstone

Women’s Health: The Importance of Breast Cancer Screening

May 31, 2022
Dr. Muriel Brackstone is Medical Director of the Breast Care Program at St. Joseph’s Hospital. In this lecture, she discusses the importance of breast cancer screening and diagnosis, and how you can be your own health advocate.
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Dr. Tom Sheidow inside his office
Dr. Tom Sheidow

Understanding Retinal Disease: What You Can Do to Prevent Vision Loss

Jun 24, 2021
Dr. Tom Sheidow is an ophthalmologist and surgeon at St. Joseph’s Ivey Eye Institute as well as an associate professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine. He will discuss prevention strategies and current treatment options for common retinal conditions, such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease.
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DocTalks is a series of community health discussions featuring leading physicians and researchers at St. Joseph's Health Care London. Learn from the experts how St. Joseph's is tackling the pressing health issues of our time and why it matters to you and your family.

Attendance is free but registration is required.

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