• 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 158 - MAY 2022 - PART 2

    Constipation in children (1:30), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for low back pain (5:10), psoriasis (7:10), evaluation after first seizure (9:50), and kinesiology taping (14:50).


    Episode 157 - May 2022 - Part 1

    Supervised injection sites (1:30), MyProstateScore (4:40), sexually transmitted infections (9:10), Paxlovid (15:10), salt intake for patients with chronic kidney disease (17:20), and child maltreatment (20:20).


    EPISODE 156 - APRIL 2022 - PART 2

    Chlamydial and gonococcal infections (1:30), relapse of depression (6:50), where clinical practice guidelines go wrong (8:50), ulcerative colitis (11:10), vasomotor symptoms of menopause (17:00), and the number needed to treat game (19:30).


    EPISODE 155 - APRIL 2022 - PART 1

    Recurrent venous thromboembolism (1:30), antifungals for vulvovaginal candidiasis (4:30), common sleep disorders in adults (6:50), why physicians should not prescribe aducanumab for Alzheimer disease (14:40), medical care for adults with Down Syndrome (17:10), and alcoholic hepatitis (19:10).


    BONUS EPISODE 15 - APRIL 12, 2022

    The AFP Podcast welcomes Will Flanary, MD, aka Dr. Glaucomflecken, for some bonus laughs and bonus eye content.


    EPISODE 154 - MARCH 2022 - PART 2

    Thalassemia (1:30), casts for scaphoid fractures (6:40), abdominal pain (10:30), bacterial meningitis in children (12:40), parathyroid disorders (15:50), and AFP clinical answers (20:50).


    EPISODE 153 - MARCH 2022 - PART 1

    Appropriate use of electrocardiography in preparticipation physical evaluations (1:30), curbing cascades of care (4:20), sacroiliac joint dysfunction (6:10), health care–associated infections (10:50), preventing dental caries (15:00), and caring for patients who are Muslim who fast during Ramadan (17:50).


    EPISODE 152 - FEBRUARY 2022 - PART 2

    Topical nitroglycerin for lower-extremity tendinopathy (1:30), maturity-onset diabetes of the young (3:30), remdesivir for COVID-19 (9:50), pulmonary rehabilitation (13:00), borderline personality disorder (15:20), and Cologuard for colorectal cancer screening (19:00).


    Episode 151 - February 2022 - Part 1

    Common sleep disorders in children (1:40), colorectal cancer screening (6:50), hemoptysis (13:00), and POEMs: Valentine's edition (17:10).


    Episode 150 - January 2022 - Part 2

    Platelet-rich plasma for alopecia (2:10), cluster headaches (4:20), PrecivityAD for Alzheimer disease (8:20), muscle relaxants for low back pain (10:50), pruritus (12:20), and compression stockings to prevent deep vein thrombosis (16:20).


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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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