Dr. Brian Goldman  


Dr. Brian Goldman is one of North America’s most trusted voices in medicine. He is seen as the doctor who thinks like a patient. Dr. Goldman is the bestselling author of The Night Shift¬ and The Secret Language of Doctors. He also hosts the provocative radio show White Coat, Black Art on CBC Radio.

Dr. Goldman is one of those rare individuals with great success in not one but several adrenaline-pumping careers. He is a highly regarded emergency physician at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. He is also the host of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s award-winning radio show “White Coat, Black Art”, where he takes listeners behind the scenes of hospitals and doctor’s offices. Dr. Goldman unpacks and demystifies what goes on inside medicine’s sliding doors – with edgy topics that include the whistle blowing in health care, burnout among health professionals, racism in health care and how to getting to the head of the line in health care.





Dr. Samantha Nutt


Samantha Nutt is an award-winning humanitarian, bestselling author and acclaimed public speaker.  A medical doctor and a founder of the renowned international humanitarian organization War Child, Dr. Nutt has worked with children and their families at the frontline of many of the world’s major crises – from Iraq to Afghanistan, Somalia to the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Sierra Leone to Darfur, Sudan.  A leading authority on current affairs, war, international aid and foreign policy, Dr Nutt is one of the most intrepid and recognized voices in the humanitarian arena and is amongst the most sought-after public speakers in North America.  With a career that has spanned more than two decades and dozens of conflict zones, her international work has benefited hundreds of thousands of war-affected children globally.


Dr. Nutt is a respected authority for many of North America’s leading media outlets.  She is a regular foreign affairs panelist on the acclaimed news program, CBC TV NEWS The National with Peter Mansbridge. Dr. Nutt’s written work has been published by The Globe and Mail, The National Post, Maclean’s Magazine, Reuters, The Ottawa Citizen and The Huffington Post, among many others, and she has appeared in Time Magazine, Chatelaine Magazine , More Magazine and on CTV National News, Global TV News,  NBC Nightly News and BBC World News Service, to name just a few.



Dr. Craig Stephen


I am a professor in population health at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (University of Saskatchewan) and a clinical professor at the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia. I hold a PhD in epidemiology and am a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. My focus for the past 25 years has been the health interactions and inter-dependencies between people,  animals, society, environments. I have worked in the fields global health, ecosystem health, public health and wildlife health. My current work focuses on how to adapt action oriented methods from harm reduction and health promotion to deal with complex ecosystem and environmental health problems.