• 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 6,000,000 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 170 - NOVEMBER 2022 - PART 2

    Long COVID (1:40), management of head and neck injuries by the sideline physician (4:50), enuresis in children (10:30), surviving sepsis (16:10), vericiguat for heart failure (18:20), and magnesium sulfate in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (23:10).

    EPISODE 169 - NOVEMBER 2022 - PART 1

    Smoking cessation (1:40), Binx IO for chlamydia (8:30), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory use and bone healing (10:30), peripheral edema (13:50), anal dysplasia (19:00), and vitamin supplementation (21:10).

    EPISODE 168 - OCTOBER 2022 - PART 2

    Endometriosis (1:40), substance use disorders (5:20), the spiritual assessment (9:50), aducanumab (16:00), hypertension in children (18:00), and early exercise after concussion (19:50).

    EPISODE 167 - OCTOBER 2022 - PART 1

    Schizophrenia (2:00), obstetric care in maternity deserts (6:10), exercise for low back pain (9:30), duty to report incompetent physicians (12:20), albumin infusion for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (14:40), and polymyalgia rheumatica (17:10).

    EPISODE 166 - SEPTEMBER 2022 - PART 2

    Ibrexafungerp for vulvovaginal candidiasis (1:30), acute headache (4:10), risk of infection with intravenous iron (10:00), thrombocytopenia (12:20), and influenza vaccine after myocardial infarction (15:50).

    EPISODE 165 - SEPTEMBER 2022 - PART 1

    Medications for the common cold (1:40), evidence-based contraception (4:20), procalcitonin for respiratory tract infections (8:40), Achilles tendon rupture (12:00), chronic constipation (14:30), and management of rheumatoid arthritis (18:10).

    EPISODE 164 - AUGUST 2022 - PART 2

    Countering medical misinformation (1:30), arthropod bites and stings (3:30), overuse of screening colonoscopies (8:40), abdominal aortic aneurysm (11:10), oral vs. intravenous iron (14:10), shared decision-making (15:40), and rapid-fire AFP clinical answers (18:50).

    EPISODE 163 - AUGUST 2022 - PART 1

    Race as an identifier in clinical presentations (1:30), diverticular disease (2:50), medical cannabis (8:00), air cleaners for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (10:20), scrotal masses (11:50), and prone positioning in COVID-19 (17:20).

    EPISODE 162 - JULY 2022 - PART 2

    Celiac disease (1:50), top research studies of 2021 for primary care physicians (5:00), membrane sweeping (11:00), exercise during pregnancy (15:40), and screening for gonorrhea and chlamydia (17:40).

    EPISODE 161 - JULY 2022 - PART 1

    Acute pancreatitis (2:30), proton pump inhibitors (7:10), palliative care interventions (9:10), coronary artery calcium scoring (11:50), acute diarrhea (17:00), and weight loss medications (20:40).


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    The 2022-2023 Season 8 podcast resident co-hosts are (standing, left to right) Serenity Sweet, MD; Cayman Martin, MD; Megan Kelly, MD; (sitting, left to right) Kreena Patel, MD, MPH; Kaylee De Tranaltes, MD; Ali Etman, MD; Trey Begaye, MD.

    The podcast team includes (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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