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Nick Carr

Dr Nick Carr is a well known Melbourne General Practitioner and media presenter. Today on the show, he talks with Rob and Steve about how the face of general practice has changed with…

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Lexi Frydenberg

Dr Lexi Frydenberg is an experienced general paediatrician with a special interest in neurodevelopmental problems. Working at the Royal Children's Hospital and in private practice, Lexi also enjoys teaching and mentoring paediatric trainees…

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Philosopher Patrick Stokes

Associate Professor Patrick Stokes is a philosopher at Melbourne's Deakin University and he has some very interesting reflections about the pandemic. In this week's episode, he talks with our two psychiatrists about social…

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Anna Korin

Dr Anna Korin, an Emergency Physician at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, chats with our two intrepid psychiatrists. Anna works on the medical front line and she talks about just what that means…

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Nelly Thomas

Comedian, author, broadcaster, educator and social commentator Nelly Thomas joins Rob and Steve just as the COVID numbers start to rise again in Victoria. Nelly talks about her experience as a mum and…

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Chris Edmond

Chris Edmond is a Professor of Economics at Melbourne University, having completed his doctorate at UCLA in 2004, followed by working as an Assistant Professor at Stern School of Business in New York…

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Michelle Leech

It's hard to believe that one person can do so many important things related to health, but Professor Michelle Leech is not only a leader in medical education but rheumatology too. Michelle is…

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Karin Leder

Few people are as well placed as Professor Karin Leder to comment on the pandemic in Australia. Karin is Head of the Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit in the School of Public Health and…

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Kate Stern talks reproduction and COVID

Associate Professor Kate Stern is a fertility specialist, gynaecologist and reproductive endocrinologist as well as being the Clinical Director and Head of Clinical Research at Melbourne IVF. In today's episode Kate chats with…

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Raf Epstein

Journalist Raf Epstein talks to Steve and Rob about the societal impact of Covid-19. With his decades-long experience as an ABC journo, Raf sheds light on the pandemic from his perspective as a…

About this program

Who better to take on the viral pandemic and economic chaos than two psychiatrists? Steve Ellen (Dr Doolittle) and Rob Selzer (Dr Mal Practice) from Radiotherapy examine the major changes Coronavirus (Covid-19) has foisted upon us and our responses to them. Using this period of social distancing as an opportunity for reflection and analysis, Steve and Rob present the psychological aspects of the greatest challenge humanity has faced in generations.