• American Family Physician Podcast

    More than 40,000 listeners tune in to each episode of AFP Podcast to get their clinical highlights. The episodes have been downloaded over 4,000,000 times. Find out why the podcast is so popular and was awarded the 2018 Innovative Program Award by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine and top honors by the Association of Media and Publishing.

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    Episode 118 - September 15, 2020

    Basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas (1:30), insulin types (6:50), hypertriglyceridemia (8:20), diverticulitis (12:30), anaphylaxis (14:50), treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (18:40), and Where I Listen (21:00).


    EPISODE 117 - September 1, 2020

    Thyroid nodules (1:30), palliative care during public health emergencies (6:30), preterm birth diagnosis (10:00), corticosteroids for community-acquired pneumonia (12:40), urinary tract infection in children and infants (15:00), and subclinical hypothyroidism (19:50).


    Episode 116 - August 15, 2020

    Sarecycline (1:30), IgA vasculitis (5:00), oseltamivir (11:00), Paget disease (12:50), colorectal cancer screening (17:20), colchicine postmyocardial infarction (20:20).


    Episode 115 - August 1, 2020

    Acute pyelonephritis (1:40), fetal fibronectin testing in preterm labor (6:00), intrapartum fetal monitoring (7:50), race-based treatment decisions perpetuate structural racism (11:40), neck pain (14:10), and antibiotic adverse effects (18:20).


    Episode 114 - July 15, 2020

    D-dimer to rule out pulmonary embolism (2:20), syphilis (3:30), mind-body treatments for pain (8:10), asymptomatic bacteriuria (9:40), community-acquired pneumonia (13:00), colon cancer screening outreach by mail (17:40), dapagliflozin (19:10), and acetaminophen for osteoarthritis (22:10).


    Episode 113 - July 1, 2020

    Blood product transfusion in adults (1:30), nicotine replacement therapy (6:50), cervical colposcopy (9:30), antiemetics for acute gastroenteritis in children (13:00), and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (15:00).


    Episode 112 - June 15, 2020

    Fever in infants and young children (1:30), anticoagulation in older adults (5:20), acute respiratory distress syndrome (8:30), acute bacterial rhinosinusitis (13:40), an ode to season 5 (17:00).


    Episode 111 - June 1, 2020

    MRI breast cancer screening in dense breasts (5:40), positive pressure ventilation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (8:30), supplemental oxygen in acute coronary syndrome (10:10), the preparticipation physical evaluation (12:20), emergency contraception (16:10), muscle relaxants for acute low back pain (18:40), and a COVID-19 research brief (19:30).


    Episode 110 - May 15, 2020

    Ectopic pregnancy (2:30), varicose veins (7:20), screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (8:30), the older driver (11:10), atopic dermatitis (13:10), top 20 POEMs of 2019 (18:10), and a COVID-19 research brief (20:40).


    Episode 109 - May 1, 2020

    Tranexamic acid (2:50), IBSchek for irritable bowel syndrome (6:10), endometrial biopsy (8:10), megestrol for palliative care (11:30), migraines in children (14:00), chronic dyspnea (16:20), antibody testing for SARS-CoV-2 (19:00).


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    The 2020-2021 podcast Resident co-hosts are (back row, left to right) Krista LaBruzzo, MD, Kiana Espinosa, MD, Amy Picone, MD; (front row) Ronna Lao-Wilson, MD, Genevieve Lambert, MD, Jocelyn Bowker, MD, Ee-Lynn Loi, MD, Meredith Rosenthal, MD

    The 2020-2021 podcast team (left to right) Jake Anderson, DO (faculty podcast editor), Bill Dabbs, MD (music), Sarah Coles, MD (faculty podcast editor), and Steven R. Brown, MD (co-host)

    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 CliniciansPractice Guidelines, Editorials, and Medicine by the Numbers, and discusses answers to clinical questions from the Family Physicians Inquiries Network. In addition, the podcast features interviews with family physicians, favorite tweets, and other regular segments.

    The AFP Podcast is produced in partnership with the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix Family Medicine ResidencyThe 2020-2021 hosts of the AFP Podcast are Program Director Steven R. Brown, MD, and residents Jocelyn Bowker, MD, Kiana Espinosa, MD, Krista LaBruzzo, MD, Genevieve Lambert, MD, Ronna Lao-Wilson, MD, Ee-Lynn Loi, MD, Amy Picone, MD, and Meredith Rosenthal, MD. Faculty members Jacob Anderson, DO, and Sarah Coles, MD, fact-check and pitch in. Bill Dabbs, MD, provides the music. Tyler Coles is the sound and technical guru.

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