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. 7: The Impact of COVID-19 on Employment and the Future of Remote Work with Phil Lord McGill Journal of Law and Health Podcast

In Episode 7 of COVID Conversations, Sidney and Bianca sat down with Phil Lord, who is currently completing an LL.M. at McGill University as a Bombardier scholar.  In this episode, Phil, Sidney, and Bianca discussed how COVID-19 has impacted employment, with a specific focus on the uneven consequences of the move to remote work, the connection between these impacts and existing social issues, and potential government interventions to mitigate these issues.  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. 7: The Impact of COVID-19 on Employment and the Future of Remote Work with Phil Lord
  2. Ep. 6: COVID-19 and Gender-Based Violence with Dr. Annelise Trudell
  3. Ep. 5: Mandatory School Attendance with Professor Daniel Weinstock
  4. Ep. 4: The Government's Role in Pandemic Management with Professor Daniel Weinstock
  5. Ep. 3: A Harm Reduction Approach to COVID-19 with Professor Daniel Weinstock

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