MJLH Podcast 2020 – Covid Conversations

Did you know that the McGill Journal of Law and Health has a podcast? 

The MJLH/RDSM Podcast aims to share informative and interesting episodes about current issues of law and policy relating to health. There are currently two episodes released as part of the Podcast’s new series, Covid Conversations

In the first episode, Sidney Black-Rotchin spoke with licensed psychologist Eric Widdicome. Eric holds a position at a university in Montreal, where he provides mental health services to students, and is also a service provider for Kahnawake Shakotiia’takenhas Community services. Sidney and Eric discussed student mental health in the age of COVID-19, how to build and maintain connections with your peers while remote learning, and more.

In the second episode, Bianca Braganza looked at the findings of the May 2020 report from Public Health Ontario, which examined neighborhood-level trends among COVID-19 cases through a health-equity perspective. She then sat down with Dr. Vinita Dubey, Associate Medical Officer of Health at Toronto Public Health. Bianca and Dr. Dubey talked about the report’s findings of social determinants of health, the long-term effects of COVID-19, and the role youth play in flattening the curve, along with several other topics.

Episodes can be found on Spotify and other platforms, as well as at this link:  https://anchor.fm/mcgill-journal-of-law-and-health/episodes/Welcome-to-the-new-MJLHRDSM-Podcast-series-COVID-Conversations-ehngrr

Ep. 3: A Harm Reduction Approach to COVID-19 with Professor Daniel Weinstock McGill Journal of Law and Health Podcast

In Episode 3 of COVID Conversations, Sidney and Bianca spoke with Professor Daniel Weinstock, who is a Full Professor at the McGill University Faculty of Law. This episode is the first in a three-part series with Professor Weinstock, where we discuss a range of topics related to the pandemic.  In this episode, Sidney, Bianca, and Professor Weinstock discussed how we can take a harm reduction approach to address the COVID-19 pandemic, in contrast to complete abstention from everyday activities.   If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the MJLH/RDSM podcast. If you have any questions about the podcast, please email info.mjlh@mcgill.ca. 
  1. Ep. 3: A Harm Reduction Approach to COVID-19 with Professor Daniel Weinstock
  2. Ep. 2: Race, Health Inequity, and COVID-19 with Dr. Vinita Dubey, Associate Medical Officer of Health
  3. Ep. 1: Student Mental Health with Eric Widdicombe, Licensed Psychologist
  4. Welcome to the new MJLH/RDSM Podcast series: COVID Conversations!

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