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Dr. Drew Pinsky, board certified internist and addiction medicine specialist, takes listener calls and talks to experts on a variety of topics relating to health, relationships, sex and drug addiction.
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Weekly Audio Summary RSS feed. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.
Latest medical news and features from Medscape Internal Medicine
The BMJ Podcast
The BMJ is an international peer reviewed medical journal and a fully “online first” publication. The BMJ’s vision is to be the world’s most influential and widely read medical journal. Our mission is to lead the debate on health and to engage, inform, and stimulate doctors, researchers, and other health professionals in ways that will improve outcomes for patients. We aim to help doctors to make better decisions.
This podcast might not actually kill you, but it covers so many things that can. Each episode tackles a different disease, from its history, to its biology, and finally, how scared you need to be. Ecologists and epidemiologists Erin Welsh and Erin Allmann Updyke make infectious diseases acceptable fodder for dinner party conversation and provide the perfect cocktail recipe to match
The Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcast is a weekly presentation where practitioners can get evidence-based drug therapy content that is practical, entertaining and promotes healthy scepticism. In essence, we are the Medication Mythbusters. We present information that is useful and relevant to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants and other health professionals, and that can easily be incorporated into day-to-day practice. The podcast is presented by Dr. James McCormack, Profe ...
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Audio interview RSS feed. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.
Issue highlights and interviews from Annals of Internal Medicine.
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The Rounds Table
The Rounds Table is a free weekly medical podcast covering the latest and most important research from major medical journals. It is intended for all practicing healthcare professionals and aims to to help them keep up to date in the care of their patients.
Supercharge your learning and enhance your practice with this Internal Medicine Podcast featuring board certified Internists as they interview national and international experts to bring you clinical pearls and practice changing knowledge. Doctors Matthew Watto, Stuart Brigham, Paul Williams and friends deliver some knowledge food for your brain hole. No boring lectures here, just high value content and a healthy dose of humor. Fantastic podcast for Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Primar ...
Surgery 101
Welcome to Surgery 101, a series of podcasts produced with the help of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. The podcasts are intended to serve as brief introductions or reviews of surgical topics for medical students. We've aimed to cover a single topic in between 10-20 minutes so that you can quickly get a good idea of the basic concepts involved. Every episode is divided into chapters and concludes with several key points to summarize the topic. We are always keen to receive your ...
The Premed Years
The Premed Years is an extension of Started by Ryan Gray and his wife Allison who are both physicians, it is another means of bringing valuable information to pre med students and medical students. With interviews with deans of medical schools, chats with trusted, valuable advisors and up-to-date news, The Premed Years and are the goto resources for all things related to the path to medical school. We are here to help you figure out the medical school ...
Twice a month, faculty and residents of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Family Medicine Residency discuss key clinical points from each issue of American Family Physician (AFP). AFP publishes clinical reviews that help keep physicians current with advances in diagnosis and treatment ( Contributing editor: Dr. Steven Brown.
Stay informed of the most relevant medical developments by subscribing to Clinical Conversations (, from NEJM Journal Watch. This podcast features a round-up of the week's top medical stories, clinically-oriented interviews and listeners’ comments…in 30 minutes or less. Produced by the publishers of the New England Journal of Medicine, NEJM Journal Watch ( delivers independent, practical, and concise information you can trust.
PeerView is an independent, professional medical publishing company focused on gathering and reporting information pertaining to clinically relevant advances and developments in the science and practice of medicine. As publishers of PeerView Publications, PeerView is solely responsible for the selection of publication topics, the preparation of editorial content and the distribution of all materials it publishes.
Core Internal Medicine via following segments:5 Pearls || Clinically relevant pearls on IM topics!Mind the Gap || Why do we do what we do?Hoofbeats || Dissecting clinical reasoning!
iCritical Care: Critical Care Medicine is a customized podcast feed that offers a portion of the iCritical Care podcasts, delivering only those related to the Society of Critical Care Medicine's premier peer-reviewed, scientific journal in critical care. The Critical Care Medicine journal covers all aspects of acute and emergency care for the critically ill or injured patient. This feed offers in-depth interviews with authors to gain special insight into the clinical breakthroughs, promising ...
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Bedside Rounds
Bedside Rounds is a storytelling podcast about medical history and medicine’s intersections with society and culture. Host Adam Rodman seeks to tell a few of these weird, wonderful, and intensely human stories that have made modern medicine.
Engaging and topical conversations with authors of research, clinical reviews, and opinion pieces published in JAMA. Subscribe for the latest information, ideas, and innovations in clinical medicine and health policy.
Weekly Infusion
Hosted by Dr. Drew Pinsky.
Dr. Drew Pinsky partners with Leeann Tweeden in hosting Dr. Drew Midday Live with Leeann Tweeden on Talk Radio 790/KABC in Los Angeles and on KGO 810 in San Francisco. Dr. Drew isn’t just a celebrity doctor… he is the face and authority of medical views and advice in the media. The longtime syndicated late night host of Loveline gained major attention and celebrity after starring on his own VH1 show, Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, and continued his successful television run with Dr. Drew on ...
A Gobbet o' Pus
A cool ID case, a stupid joke and a factoid you can use. What more do you need?
Timely and engaging discussions about advances in clinical research and practice, biomedical science, public health, and health policy.
Audio presentations by Dr. Ronald Hoffman on the topics of preventive medicine and natural healing
This podcast is about strange medicine. I will use my experience as an ER nurse to explore the world of medicine. True Crime, coroners cases, medical mysteries, bizarre treatments from around the world, scary diseases and medical breakthroughs. Real life stories from the Emergency Room. Sometimes it's the cure that kills you!
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Audio Interviews with Authors of articles in the JAMA Network Specialty Journals
The Medical Collaborative Podcast is a podcast series where we interview medical specialists to find out specifics about their specialty. These specifics include how they came to be in their specialty, what other specialties they considered, what their average day is like, the ups and downs that they experience, their work life balance and their advice for medical students and interns. Whether your interest is cardiology, paediatrics, orthopaedics, GP or other, TMC has you covered.
A weekly podcast series, hosted by Frank Domino, MD, covering newsworthy topics and patient-focused best practices in Family Medicine.
Join the The Dr John Podcast with Mike Garvey, 7PM Mondays on Rock Nights.
The Clinical Problem Solvers in an Internal Medicine Podcast created to share expert opinion in the area of diagnostic reasoning, to develop frameworks for approaching clinical problems, and to build a network around improving diagnosis through a case-based, iterative process.Twitter: @CPSolversWebsite: clinicalproblemsolving.comTeam:Rabih Geha - clinician-educator, UCSFReza Manesh - clinician-educator, Johns HopkinsArsalan Derakhshan - 3rd year resident, HopkinsSharmin Shekarchian - 3rd yea ...
Where does a medical cure come from? 100 years ago, it wasn't uncommon for scientists to test medicines by taking a dose themselves. As medical technologies get cheaper and more accessible, patients and DIY tinkerers are trying something similar—and mainstream medicine is racing to catch up. Prognosis explores the leading edge of medical advances, and asks who gets—or should get—access to them. We look at how innovation happens, when it fails, and what it means to the people with a disease t ...
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Hello and welcome to the Zero to Finals podcast. My name is Dr Thomas Watchman. I am a trainee GP in the UK and I love creating educational material for medical students. This podcast is designed to be a time efficient revision tool to help you study for your medical exams. Each podcast leads on from the next and each season tackles a different are of medicine. The podcast supplements the material available on the website, in the Zero to Finals books and on the Zero to F ...
Ben Gowland explores new ways of working in general practice. He talks to those making changes happen, gets underneath what they did, how they managed to do it, and the challenges they faced along the way.
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As England’s presumed consent law for 2020 clears parliament, Veronica English, head of medical ethics and human rights at the BMA, say that evidence from Wales and other countries shows that it could increase transplantation rates. But Blair L Sadler, physician and senior adviser to California State University, consider such legal changes a...…
Katie Wiskar, GIM fellow at the University of British Columbia, and Paxton Bach, general internist in Vancouver are back on The Rounds Table. This week they are covering oral versus intravenous antibiotics for bone and joint infections (OVIVA trial) and lung ultrasound integrated with clinical assessment for diagnosing acute decompensated heart ...…
Fruit juices, for kids and adults, may include lead and other metals; how to reduce your exposure.
In this episode I cover asthma. If you want to follow along with written notes on asthma go to or find the respiratory section in the Zero to Finals medicine book. This episode covers the pathophysiology, triggers, presentation, diagnosis and management of asthma. The audio in the episode was expertly edited by H ...…
Join us as we discuss deprescribing, the provider-supervised process of discontinuing inappropriate medication(s). We will review minimizing risk, improving quality of life and maximizing patient-centered care. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC Landing Page:…
Adventures of a Pus Whisperer.By (Mark Crislip).
In episode 410, Mike, James, and Adrienne discuss the evidence around antidepressants in the elderly. We find 40% to 80% of elderly patients will recover with antidepressants, but a number of studies show no difference from placebo response rates. In addition, approximately 20% will stop due to adverse effects. Show notesTools for Practice…
It can be difficult to know what to do when a person in severe psychological distress presents to a general practice or community clinic, particularly if they are behaving aggressively, or if they are refusing help.Most patients who are acutely disturbed present no danger to others, however situations can evolve rapidly. Frontline staff need to...…
Interview with David Urbach, author of The Role of Disease Label in Patient Perceptions and Treatment Decisions in the Setting of Low-Risk Malignant Neoplasms
Interview with Emily Y. Chew, MD, author of Association of Dietary and Supplementary Calcium Intake With Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Age-Related Eye Disease Study Report 39
Prognosis is back for a second season. Over the next few weeks, we're acknowledging how science and technology are making it easier for us to know pretty much everything there is to know about ourselves: Where we come from. The best time to conceive. What might kill us. And what happens when we start getting all that information, and handing it ...…
In this exciting podcast, Dr. Randolph Nesse, a pioneer in evolutionary psychiatry, discusses his new book "Good Reasons for Bad Feelings." Nature doesn’t care whether we feel bad—our emotions are shaped by natural selection to maximize the survival of the species. But there’s a mismatch between our ancient emotional wiring and the circumstance ...…
Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. Randolph Nesse, a pioneer in evolutionary psychiatry, about his new book, "Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry." Episode description Dr. Daniel Restrepo joins the CPSers to share his approach to AKI. Schema Dr. Daniel Restrepo Dr. Daniel Restrepo is a Chief Resident at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Florida befor ...…
Go online to to view the entire program with slides. In this activity, an expert in multiple myeloma discusses newer safety and efficacy data surrounding novel and emerging therapeutic drug classes for multiple myeloma, including agents directed against intracellular targets and immune-based treatment. The activity will also ...…
It is widely believed that the Civil War created a legion of opium addicts, but some experts think otherwise. Drug historian Dr. David Courtwright joins us this week to discuss this period in history, as well as the first incident of iatrogenic addiction (addiction caused by physicians) in the United States, and the widespread use of patent med ...…
David had to take do postbac at a community college to be able to work full-time. He was asked why, but he was still able to receive multiple acceptances.
Dr. Laszlo Madaras is chief medical officer of the Migrant Clinicians Network and a clinical assistant professor at Penn State College of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. L. Madaras and Others. Social Distance and Mobility — A 39-Year-Old Pregnant Migrant Farmworker. N Engl J Med 201 ...…
Interview with Katrina E. Abuabara, MD, MA, MSCE, author of Assessment of Sleep Disturbances and Exhaustion in Mothers of Children With Atopic Dermatitis
Interview with Peter Rhee, MD, MPH, and Bellal Joseph, MD, authors of Nationwide Analysis of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta in Civilian Trauma
Featuring articles on treatments for renal-cell carcinoma, psychosis with stimulants for ADHD, diagnosing pulmonary embolism in pregnancy, GC gene deletion and vitamin D-binding protein deficiency, and Europe's Plan S; a review article on Helicobacter pylori infection; a case report of a man with atrial fibrillation, depression, and anxiety; an ...…
US ranks 54th between Iran and Algeria for health at age 65; Anecdotal evidence for the benefit of colostrum on white blood cells; I'm an 82-year-old female with thinning hair on my head. What supplements might help me?; I'm a 22-year-old male and grind my teeth at night. What can help relax my muscles?…
What is your opinion of resistant starch for those following a low carb diet? Can we safely go hog wild on rice and pasta that's been cooked, chilled and reheated?; Hey Dr. Hoffman, check out pickleball as a form of exercise!; What are your thoughts on using Fosteum for osteoporosis?; Low carb diet linked to atrial fibrillation?…
Some precocious policy wonks take a deep dive into the evolving trends and future directions for our primary care workforce. Experts, Dr. Fatima Syed and Dr. Deep Shah return to school us on Physician Supply and Demand, the Access Gap, role of NPs and PAs, Retail Clinics, and Managed Care Clinics. ACP members can visit ...…
Molecular Testing for EGFR Mutations in the Context of a Changing Treatment Landscape, Evolving Testing Options, and New Guidelines: What Pathologists Need to Know and Do
Drew Altman, President and Chief Executive Office of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, talks with Claire Brindis, Director of UCSF's Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, about medical costs affecting family budgets and where he sees a possibility for reform. Series: "Helen Edison Lecture Series" [Show ID: 34652]…
Adventures of a Pus Whisperer.By (Mark Crislip).
Pulitzer Prize-winning NY Times journalist Matt Richtel is author of "An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System." The book traces the history of our understanding of the immune system and reviews cutting edge strategies for addressing our current epidemics of autoimmunity, allergy and cancer. Richtel introduces us t ...…
Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning NY Times journalist Matt Richtel, author of "An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System."
Are you ready to dilate your mind? Or at least your eyes? We hope so, because that means you’re ready for another Poisoncast episode! This week we’re joined by our friend Matt Candeias from In Defense of Plants to chat about Atropa belladonna, a lethal yet beautiful plant that lives up to all of its many names, including deadly nightshade, bell ...…
Author Robert Greene joins the show to talk about his newest book 'The Laws of Human Nature' in which he attempts to discover what drives people, even when they may not know it. They also discuss Robert's past works including 'The 48 Laws of Power' and 'The 33 Strategies of War'.For Hers: go to Visit and use ...…
In this episode I cover lung function tests, spirometry and peak flow assessment. If you want to follow along with written notes on lung function tests go to or find the respiratory section in the Zero to Finals medicine book. This episode covers the obstructive and restrictive lung disease, spirometry ...…
Eggs good, eggs bad—make up your mind! Why most health news is fake; The 88-year-old man who ate 25 eggs per day; Is cocoa good for Type 2 diabetes? Treatment of food poisoning; Mushrooms reduce the risk of cognitive decline by 50%.
Naps rival medication for blood pressure control; Cozaar, Hyzaar drug recalls due to cancer-causing contaminants; Medications often formulated with harmful inactive ingredients; IV vitamin C boosts efficacy of chemo for pancreatic cancer; Mediterranean diet may shave seconds off your 5K time; Protein supplements at bedtime boost muscle power, N ...…
Inpatient hypertension is tricky. What’s the best way to answer those overnight nursing phone calls for elevated blood pressures? What’s the role of treating hypertensive urgency in the hospital? Plus, Our nephrology experts put a new issue on the generalist’s radar: are ACE-inhibitors dangerous to give (or hold) during an operation? This NephM ...…
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