• 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.

    Want to listen to one of the interviews from the AFP Podcast? See the full list.


    Episode 149 - january 2022 - Part 1

    Transient global amnesia (1:40), paliforzia for peanut allergy (4:50), walking for hypertension (10:00), adenomyosis (11:40), saturated fat (15:10), and treatments for type 2 diabetes mellitus (19:40).


    bonus Episode 14 - January 10, 2022

    The advocacy episode: How can family physicians, students, and residents best advocate for our specialty, our patients, and our communities? Special guests are AAFP Board Member, Dr. Sarah Nosal; AAFP Senior Vice President, Stephanie Quinn; state legislator Representative, Kelli Butler; former state legislator, Senator Heather Carter; and former Director of State Department of Health Services, Will Humble. Topics include the first steps for becoming an advocate, using your voice, the five types of advocacy, engaging with your legislators, AAFP advocacy priorities, the role of professional associations, and the most important issues decided on a state level.


    Episode 148 - December 2021 - Part 2

    Community-acquired pneumonia in children (1:30), neonatal sepsis calculator (5:40), COVID-19 booster vaccinations (8:20), prediabetes diagnosis: helpful or harmful (10:00), septic arthritis (13:00), and Lyme disease (16:40).


    Episode 147 - DECEMBER 2021 - Part 1

    Cannabis essentials (1:30), comprehensive care (6:30), probiotics for antibiotic-associated diarrhea (8:00), hepatitis C (10:50), dismantling anti-Black racism (17:40), screening for gestational diabetes (20:20), and holiday ICD-10 codes (22:50).


    Episode 146 - november 2021 - Part 2

    Altered mental status (1:30), treatment for migraines (6:10), tirbanibulin (9:40), basal cell carcinoma (13:10), end-stage renal disease (16:20), and antibiotic therapy in community-acquired pneumonia (21:40).


    EPISODE 145 - November 2021 - part 1

    Vocal cord dysfunction (1:30), injections for trigger finger (3:50), Mycoplasma genitalium (5:40), fetal growth restriction (8:40), coenzyme Q10 (13:50), and dual antiplatelet therapy for stroke (17:00).


    Episode 144 - October 2021 - Part 2

    Hepatitis A (1:30), screening for ovarian cancer (5:30), refusing gifts from industry (8:00), diabetes-related foot infection (11:30), ultrasound for peripheral intravenous catheters (16:40), and venous thromboembolism (18:30).


    Episode 143 - October 2021 - Part 1

    Interventions to improve use of continuous positive airway pressure (1:30), onychomycosis (4:20), racial disparities at the end of life (8:30), osteomyelitis (10:10), diet and physical activity for cardiovascular disease prevention (15:10), and neonatal resuscitation (19:20).


    Bonus Episode 13 - october 13, 2021

    Hosts Ramla N. Kasozi, MD, MPH, and James Smith MD, MPH, board certified family physicians and recent residency graduates, welcome special guest Renee Crichlow, MD, family medicine faculty and leader, for a discussion of anti-racism, building community, breaking down barriers for medical education and minoritized students and faculty, and the importance of a patron in your career. Drs. Kasozi and Smith share their own thoughts on racism and its role in the history of medical education, challenges for minoritized learners in medical education, and their "10 suggestions about what you can do right now."

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    Episode 142 - September 2021 - Part 2

    Hereditary hemochromatosis (1:30), remdesivir (5:00), race-based clinical algorithms (8:30), melatonin in older adults (10:50), alcohol withdrawal syndrome (13:40), and epidural corticosteroid injections (18:50).


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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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