• 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 131 - April 1, 2021

    HIV infection in adults (1:30), active management of the third stage of labor (5:50), the suicidal patient (7:50), kinesiology taping for osteoarthritis (11:20), medication overuse headache (13:40), and obstructive sleep apnea and chronic insomnia (16:00).


    Episode 130 - March 15, 2020

    Canadian Syncope Risk Score (1:30), topical corticosteroids (4:20), helping patients make healthy decisions about COVID-19 (12:20), radial and ulnar fractures (15:50), the KIDs List (21:30), and bempedoic acid (24:30).


    Episode 129 - March 1, 2020

    Difficult to treat and severe asthma (1:30), serum lactate in sepsis (6:50), repeat bone mineral density testing (10:30), primary care continuity and mortality (12:00), HPV vaccine and invasive cervical cancer (13:30), initiating hormonal contraception (14:50), 12-step programs for alcohol use disorder (20:30). Last chance to complete our listener survey before March 15, 2021. You could win a $50 gift card! www.aafp.org/afpsurvey


    Episode 128 - February 15, 2021

    Health maintenance for women of reproductive age (1:40), magnesium for asthma (7:30), frailty (9:10), colonoscopy screening (13:40), bipolar disorders (15:30), recurrent cellulitis in patients with edema (17:30), and diary of a family physician (19:20). Please complete our listener survey before March 15, 2021 with a chance to win a $50 gift card! www.aafp.org/afpsurvey


    bonus Episode 12 - february 3, 2021

    Coauthor family physicians Krys E. Foster, MD, MPH, FAAFP; Christina N. Johnson, MD, PhD; and Cleveland Piggott, MD, MPH, share their essay, Dear White People. Originally published in Ann Fam Med. 2021;19(1):66-69. Shared with permission. Outro music "Trick or Treat" by RYYZN. https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn/trick-or-treat


    EPISODE 127 - february 1, 2021

    Telemedicine for musculoskeletal issues (1:30), sexual assault (7:10), exercise for respiratory tract infections (12:10), the QuantiFERON-TB Gold+ test (14:00), patient-collected HPV testing (17:00), and AFP Clinical Answers (19:30).


    Episode 126 - january 15, 2021

    Hip pain in adults (1:30), icosapent ethyl for cardiovascular disease (6:00), unhealthy drug use screening (9:20), labor dystocia (11:40), osteoarthritis management (17:00), low back pain relief with placebo (19:50), and the placebo game (21:20).

    See references for the placebo game in the podcast.


    Episode 125 - january 1, 2021

    An editorial on systemic racism (1:40), breast cancer screening (5:00), electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation (10:30), treatment-resistant depression (12:30), eating disorders in primary care (14:50), and appropriate use of diagnostic imaging (18:50).


    Episode 124 - december 15, 2020

    Lasmiditan for migraine (1:30), peripheral neuropathy (3:50), long COVID (9:00), preoperative evaluation and frailty assessment (11:50), degenerative cervical myelopathy (14:20), and an ode to 2020 (17:40).


    Episode 123 - december 1, 2020

    Parkinson disease (1:30), penicillin allergies (5:30), low-protein diets for chronic kidney disease (7:40), levonorgestrel intrauterine system (10:20), seasonal affective disorder (12:20), and dementia medications (14:40).


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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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