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States of Grace - An Inspiring Journey of Resilience, and Renewal
Winner of multiple audience awards, States of Grace intimately captures the profound transformation of a revered physician and her family in the wake of a life-changing accident. For Dr. Grace Dammann, a pioneering AIDS specialist who was honored by the…
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Near Death - The Intensive Care Unit at a Boston Hospital
NEAR DEATH is a film about the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Boston's Beth Israel Hospital. The film is concerned with how people face death. More specifically the film presents the complex interrelationships among patients, families, doctors, nurses, hospital staff…
Hospital - Daily Activities of an Urban Hospital
This Emmy-winning documentary by Frederick Wiseman shows the daily activities of a large urban hospital with the emphasis on the emergency ward and outpatient clinics. The cases depicted illustrate how medical expertise, availability of resources, organizational considerations, and the nature…
3801 Lancaster: American Tragedy - The Secret Crimes of Abortionist Dr. Kermit Gosnell
Six years ago, Dr. Kermit Gosnell was known in West Philadelphia as "The Good Doctor." Today, he sits behind bars, convicted of three counts of first degree murder. How did this beloved doctor become one of the most hated and…
Precious Life - An Israeli Pediatrician and a Palestinian Mother Working to Save a Life
A prominent Israeli journalist documents the struggle of an Israeli pediatrician and a Palestinian mother as they try to get treatment for her baby who suffers from an incurable genetic disease. Official Selection at the Toronto International Film Festival .…
Driven to Kill
Part of the Series: Harold Shipman: Driven to Kill
BBC
Focusing on Shipman's early years as a doctor, the development of his MO, and the deaths of Kathleen Gundy, Eva Lyons, Sarah Marsland, and Jack Shelmerdine. Driven to Kill offers a fascinating but chilling insight into the mind, methods, and…
Catching Dr. Death
Part of the Series: Harold Shipman: Driven to Kill
BBC
Using dramatic reconstructions of his crimes, this episode focuses on Shipman's increasingly brazen activities; the murder that lead to a police investigation, and Shipman's eventual conviction.
Second Opinion - Corruption in the Medical Field
This insider documentary chronicles the efforts of whistleblower Ralph W. Moss, PhD to expose a major cancer research center's attempt during the 1970s to conceal the true effectiveness of laetrile, an experimental, low-cost cancer drug.
Hero with a Thousand Faces - Doctors Fighting Ebola in West Africa
The recent outbreak of Ebola in West Africa was one of the most deadly health epidemics in recent history. Sierra Leone was the hardest hit by the virus. However, the story of Ebola isn't just one of mass death; it's…
Doctors in the War Zone - Saving Lives in Syria
BBC
This compelling film follows the medical teams risking their lives to save others in Syria. The United Nations estimates almost 200,000 people have been killed since Syria's civil war began, with many hundreds of thousands more injured. Millions have been…
Ron Taylor - Dr. Baseball
Ron Taylor: Dr. Baseball is the story of an 11-year Major League pitcher, who after winning two world championships (with the 1964 St. Louis Cardinals and the 1969 Miracle Mets) embarked on a USO tour through Vietnam that would change…
Against All Odds
Part of the Series: Brain Doctors
BBC
At Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital, mum Adele has just heard the devastating news from brain surgeon Jay Jayamohan that her three-year-old daughter Cerys has a malignant brain cancer. This film follows Cerys's battle and shows other patients who are battling…
From Poverty to Purpose: The Ben Carson Story - Role Model for Medicine & World-Renowned Neurosurgeon
How does an inner city African American kid with a self-proclaimed violent temper, become a world renowned brain surgeon, an inspiring role model for disadvantaged youth, a medical innovator and achieve success... against all odds? In 2001, CNN and Time…
Emergency
Part of the Series: Brain Doctors
BBC
The brain is the most complex and mysterious organ in the body and the neurosurgeons of Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital like Jay Jayamohan deal with brains which go badly wrong. Each year the hospital's Neurosurgery Department looks after 1,500 acutely…
Brain Doctors - The Neurosurgeons of John Radcliffe Hospital
BBC
High-risk, extremely skilled and breathtakingly complex, Brain Doctors features surgeons working at the very frontiers of their medical expertise and knowledge. In this special three-part series, cameras follow both paediatric and adult surgeons in John Radcliffe Hospital's Neurosurgery Department as…
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The Decision
Part of the Series: Brain Doctors
BBC
The parents of two year old Raj face an unimaginable dilemma. Ray has a brain tumour which, untreated, will kill him within months. Doctors at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital can operate but the surgery carries a high risk of paralysis.…
Harold Shipman: Driven to Kill - The Mind, Methods and Motivation of a Serial Killer
BBC
Devoted husband. Trusted doctor. Respected member of the community. Serial killer. Harold Shipman was the mild-mannered physician who fooled a nation, secretly killing over 250 people over a 30-year period. Featuring exclusive and intimate interviews with the only psychiatrist to…
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