May 20, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.
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Insights

Welcome to Insights. A series of thought-provoking discussions by leaders in arts, medicine and technology recorded live at Canada’s National Arts Centre.

Latest Episodes

  • Let’s talk…but who goes first?

    Jun 11, 2021 1:00:34

    Clara Hughes, a dual-season Olympian, is the only athlete in history to win multiple medals at both the summer and winter Olympic Games. She also knows what it’s like to...

  • Just where are you taking that history?

    May 17, 2021 1:11:44

    Student doctors are taught a formulaic way of “taking” patient histories and repeating their stories. Somewhere along the way, the essence of the person - and why they are seeking...

  • Beginning with the Truth with Dr. Alika Lafontaine

    Apr 19, 2021 1:10:29

    In this episode of the Arts, Medicine and #Life series Dr. Horton speaks with Dr. Alika Lafontaine about Indigenous healing and what we can all learn from it. The conversation...

  • We are All Perfectly Fine: Book Launch

    Mar 04, 2021 1:06:24

    Jillian Horton is an internist, a writer, a teacher and former Associate Dean, a meditator, a musician, and an expert on physician health. But she is also human. Like more...

  • Hayley Wickenheiser in conversation with Dr. Jillian Horton

    Feb 03, 2021 45:35

    When five-time Olympic champion Hayley Wickenheiser retired from hockey after 23 years, holding the record for most assists, points and goals for the Canadian Women’s National Team, she set her...

  • Words Matter: The Impact of Compassion

    Nov 24, 2020 44:35

    In this episode of Arts, Medicine and #Life series host Dr. Jillian Horton speaks with journalist Paul Adams and neurosurgeon Dr. John Sinclair, about the long and lasting impact of...

  • Burnout and Balance with Dr. Mamta Gautam

    Jan 09, 2020 1:01:05

    In episode 2 of the Arts, Medicine and #Life series Dr. Mamta Gautam dispels myths about physician burnout, and provides practical strategies any individual can deploy to rediscover their personal...

  • “The Call” with Dr. Jillian Horton

    Nov 25, 2019 55:36

    This is episode one of a five part series titled Arts, Medicine and Life. In this discussion Dr. Jillian Horton sets the stage for the series, reflecting on her own...

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