2017-18 AFP Podcast Team

The 2017-2018 podcast team is (back row, left to right) Jake Anderson, DO, Evan Werk, MD, Joanna Campodonico, MD, Steven R. Brown, MD; (middle row) Michelle Hamilton, DO, Sarah Coles, MD, Tyler Coles; (front row) Shari Pressley, MD, Kellie Wheeler, MD, and Sue Dash, MD.

The AFP Podcast is a discussion of the key evidence-based learning points from each issue of American Family Physician (AFP). Each episode includes brief summaries of articles and other features, such as POEMs (Patient-Oriented Evidence that Matters), Cochrane for Clinicians, Practice Guidelines, Editorials, and Medicine by the Numbers, and discusses answers to clinical questions from the Family Physicians Inquiries Network. In addition, the podcast will feature interviews with family physicians about the specialty, share favorite tweets, and present other regular segments meant to keep the podcast timely, lively, and fun.

The AFP Podcast is produced in partnership with the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix Family Medicine ResidencyThe 2017-2018 hosts of the AFP Podcast are Program Director Steven R. Brown, MD, and third-year residents Joanna Campodonico, MD, Sue Dash, MD, Michelle Hamilton, DO, Shari Pressley, MD, and Kellie Wheeler, MD. Faculty members Jacob Anderson, DO, and Sarah Coles, MD, and fellow Evan Werk, MD, fact-check and pitch in. Tyler Coles is the sound and technical guru.

To create a successful podcast for the top journal in primary care, we need your feedback. You can e-mail us at afppodcast@aafp.org or tweet to @AFPpodcast(twitter.com) with comments and ideas.



You can subscribe to the podcast in the iTunes store(itunes.apple.com), Google Play Music(play.google.com), or Stitcher(www.stitcher.com) or download episodes from the list below.

ISSUE EPISODES
  • November 15, 2017

    This episode includes discussions on cardiomyopathy, gout, glucose management in hospital patients, latent tuberculosis screening, herpes zoster, sleep apnea, and an interview with family physician, educator, and writer Sandra Miller, MD, author of the new novel Only Rock is Real.

  • November 1, 2017

    This episode includes discussions on chronic cough, physical examination for the rotator cuff, heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, statins, and topical NSAIDs.

  • October 15, 2017

    This episode includes discussions on chronic rhinosinusitis, flu shot recommendations, social media use and mood disorders, fetal alcohol syndrome, and subclinical hypothyroidism.

  • October 13, 2017

    In this episode, we introduce Greyscale, a podcast created by Ben Davis, MD, family physician and faculty member at Swedish First Hill Family Medicine Residency in Seattle, Washington. Greyscale "takes a look at the not-so-clear areas of medicine by sharing physicians' own difficult encounters." The stories "showcase what can often be forgotten - the humanity behind the physician." We speak with Dr. Davis about his podcast, his inspiration for producing it, and his career path in family medicine. We also share "best of" clips from Greyscale. Greyscale can be downloaded from iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts and from Ben's website www.thebadhumors.com.

  • October 1, 2017

    This episode includes discussions on secondary hypertension, oral diabetes medications, testosterone therapy, food consumption, prolonged dual-antiplatelet therapy after myocardial infarction.

  • September 15, 2017

    This episode includes discussions on hair loss, the opioid epidemic, vitamin B12 deficiency, antibiotics for cellulitis, steroids for hives, steroids for osteoarthritis, and lifestyle change in diabetes.

  • September 1, 2017

    This episode includes discussions on atrial fibrillation, meningitis, varenicline for smoking cessation, exercise stress testing, and low back pain.

  • August 15, 2017

    This episode includes discussions on lower extremity limb abnormalities in children, health literacy, preventing falls in older persons, the routine pelvic exam, cerumen impaction, and dexamethasone for sore throat.

  • August 1, 2017

    This episode includes discussions on HIV complications, yoga and asthma, pelvic organ prolapse, developmental dysplasia of the hip, and probiotics.

  • July 29, 2017

    This episode is a live recording from the American Academy of Family Physicians National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students in Kansas City, Missouri on July 29th, 2017. Topics include: Physical examination maneuvers that matter, delayed antibiotic prescriptions, severe asymptomatic hypertension, medical mnemonics, podcast origin story, a systematic cookbook review, meniscal surgery, Choosing Wisely, and an interview with AAFP President John Meigs, MD, FAAFP.

  • July 15, 2017

    This episode includes discussions on lung cancer screening, herbal supplement interactions, niacin, screening for sleep apnea, rivaroxaban, primary care for refugees.

  • July 1, 2017

    This episode includes discussions on arthroscopic meniscal surgery, developmental delay, drug prices, insomnia, and acupuncture for migraine prevention.

 

Bill Dabbs, MD, Katherine Dabbs, MD, Ryan Dougherty, MD, and Meghan Dougherty, MD, put a carpool karaoke twist on the AFPPodcast theme song, "On a Mission."