• 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 5,000,000 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 137 - JULY 2021 - Part 1

    Unintentional weight loss in older adults (1:50), the top 20 research studies of 2020 (6:40), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations (9:50), GeneSight (12:20), single-dose opioid analgesics (14:30), and rapid antigen and molecular tests for SARS-CoV-2 (16:40).


    EPISODE 136 - June 15, 2021

    Irritable bowel syndrome (2:00), penicillin allergy (7:30), obstetric lacerations (11:40), tobacco cessation (14:00), mobility assistive device use in older adults (18:30), and information on a new hypertensive guideline (22:50).


    Episode 135 - June 1, 2021

    Continuous glucose monitoring (1:40), polycythemia vera (3:10), preoperative A1C thresholds (7:50), pessaries for managing pelvic organ prolapse (11:00), tinnitus (13:20), eggs and cardiovascular disease (17:40).


    Episode 134 - may 15, 2021

    Post-ICU care in the outpatient setting (1:30), screening smokers for lung cancer (5:40), screening for carotid artery stenosis (6:50), hypothyroidism (8:20), SGLT2 inhibitors (15:00), and AFP Clinical Answers lightning round (17:00).


    Episode 133 - MAY 1, 2021

    Urethritis (1:30), exercise for dysmenorrhea (5:50), caring for transgender athletes (8:10), in-flight emergencies (11:30), the FM/a blood test for fibromyalgia (17:40), and ibuprofen vs. acetaminophen (20:40).


    Episode 132 - April 15, 2021

    Interpreting SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic tests (1:30), hepatitis B screening (6:00), mifepristone and misoprostol for early pregnancy loss and medication abortion (10:00), an exciting news update from the AAFP (13:40), and dyslipedemia management (15:10).


    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


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    The 2021-2022 podcast Resident co-hosts are (back row, left to right) Andrew Ochoa, MD; David Blystra, MD; Jayme Sherman, MD; (front row, left to right) Zulianna Ibrahim, MD; Heather Merchut, DO; and Maggie Gergen, DO

    The 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 hosts of the AFP Podcast are Program Director Steven R. Brown, MD, and residents David Blystra, MD, Maggie Gergen, DO, Zulianna Ibrahim, MD,  Heather Merchut, DO, Andrew Ochoa, MD, and Jayme Sherman, 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.

    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 with comments and ideas.


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