2018-19 AFP Podcast Team

[AFP Podcast Season 4 Team]

The 2018-2019 podcast team is (back row, left to right) Jake Anderson, DO, Joe Seelbaugh, MD, Steve Brown, MD; (middle row) Sarah Coles, MD, Tyler Coles (technical guru); (front row) Shawn Abreu, MD, Jenna Buchanan, MD, and Kim Koike, 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 2018-2019 hosts of the AFP Podcast are Program Director Steven R. Brown, MD, and third-year residents Shawn Abreu, MD, Jenna Buchanan, MD, Kim Koike, MD, and Joe Seelbaugh, MD. Faculty members Jacob Anderson, DO, and Sarah Coles, MD, fact-check and pitch in. Tyler Coles is the sound and technical guru.


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  • November 15, 2018

    This episode includes discussions on incarcerated patients, Lown Right Care, cardiac testing, osteoporosis, Name That Drug, glecaprevir/pibrentasvir for chronic hepatitis C, conduct disorder, hoarseness.

  • November 1, 2018

    This episode includes discussions on knee pain evaluation, culture-specific asthma education, type 2 diabetes in children, gun violence, knee osteoarthritis, type 2 diabetes guideline, Song: “Everybody Needs a Family Doctor”, epidural anesthesia, common acute medical problems in the pregnant patient, meconium-stained amniotic fluid.

  • October 15, 2018

    This episode includes discussions on the shingles vaccine, urinary retention, the flu shot, high blood pressure in children and adolescents, long-acting muscarinic antagonist use in asthma, and a review of prostate cancer screening.

  • October 1, 2018

    This episode includes discussions on hepatitis C, abdominal wall pain, internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy, mechanical low back pain, depression in adolescents, and aging well.

  • September 15, 2018

    This episode includes discussions on febuxostat, hemolytic anemia, STEPS: crisaborole, screening ECGs, well-child visits, and HPV testing.

  • September 17, 2018

    This bonus episode includes an interview with Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine at Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine. Topics discussed include heath equity, leadership, advice for medical students, profound clinical experiences, music, and inspiration from quotes.

  • September 1, 2018

    This episode includes discussions on common foot problems, insomnia, newborn reflux, severe chronic joint pain, irritable bowel syndrome, and post-caesarean section ileus.

  • August 15, 2018

    This episode includes discussions on nutrition in toddlers, preoperative care in older patients, point-of-care ultrasound, caesarean sections, blood pressure, delafloxacin, cognitive decline, and epistaxis.

  • August 1, 2018

    This episode includes discussions on type 1 diabetes, food insecurity, rheumatologic tests, treatment of overweight children, recruiting in health centers, and terbinafine for onychomycosis.

  • July 15, 2018

    This episode includes discussions on hepatitis B, stimulant and designer drugs, low back pain, marijuana counseling, delivering bad or life-altering news, behavior counseling for skin cancer, and a special guest piece: “A Cautionary Tale for Quinquagenarians”.