• 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 205 - MAY 2024 - PART 1

    Acute pericarditis (1:30), saw palmetto for benign prostatic hyperplasia (5:30), baclofen for alcohol use disorder (8:00), nausea and vomiting (10:30), fecal microbiota spores for Clostridioides difficile (15:20), and monoclonal antibody therapy for Alzheimer disease (18:20).

    EPISODE 204 - APRIL 2024 - PART 2

    Noninsulin therapy for type 2 diabetes mellitus (1:50), high-dose flu vaccine (4:40), remote psychotherapy for chronic pain (6:20), lumbar spinal stenosis (8:30), primary care access in areas with aging populations (12:40), and herbal medicines for functional dyspepsia (14:10).

    EPISODE 203 - APRIL 2024 - PART 1

    Preventive care for men who have sex with men (1:30), inactivated polio vaccine (5:30), Beers criteria (7:20), streptococcal pharyngitis (12:20), peanut ball in labor (17:00), and watching and waiting for symptomatic gallstones (18:30).

    BONUS EPISODE 17 - APRIL 8, 2024

    Ten concepts of information mastery that every family physician should know: relevance, validity, intention to treat, sensitivity and specificity, likelihood ratios, pretest probability, relative risk and odds ratio, number needed to treat, standardized mean difference, guidelines we can trust.

    EPISODE 202 - MARCH 2024 - PART 2

    Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (1:30), melatonin for delirium (5:00), fezolinetant (6:30), remote psychological therapies for chronic pain (9:30), hypertensive disorders in pregnancy (12:30), and cognitive behavior therapy for long COVID (18:50).

    EPISODE 201 - MARCH 2024 - PART 1

    Thiazide diuretics (2:20), pancreatic cancer (4:40), DermTech pigmented lesion assay (8:30), chronic low back pain (17:00), hearing aids (23:40), and blood pressure cuff size (27:50).

    EPISODE 200 - FEBRUARY 2024 - PART 2

    Urinary tract infections in adults (2:00), brexpiprazole as adjunctive therapy for depression (5:30), chronic conditions in hospitalized patients (8:30), postpartum hypertension (13:40), inequities in kidney transplant (15:50), and exercise for depression in older adults (17:40).

    EPISODE 199 - FEBRUARY 2024 - PART 1

    Abnormal uterine bleeding (2:00), eating disorders (7:00), osteopathic schools and family medicine residencies (9:10), chronic insomnia (11:10), an insomnia editorial (15:10), and plaque psoriasis (16:40).

    EPISODE 198 - JANUARY 2024 - PART 2

    Injections of the hip and knee (1:30), carpal tunnel syndrome (6:20), Opill for contraception (8:10), acute coronary syndrome (12:20), oral isotretinoin (16:50), and screening for syphilis (19:20).

    EPISODE 197 - JANUARY 2024 - PART 1

    Sarcoidosis (1:30), compression therapy in venous ulcers (4:30), FilmArray GI panel (6:30), medications for alcohol use disorder (10:00), removing erroneous penicillin allergy labels (14:50), and tadalafil for benign prostatic hyperplasia (16:50).


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    The 2023-2024 Season 9 podcast resident co-hosts are (back row, left to right) Sarthak Garg, MD; Jessi McMinn, MD; Kayla Caruso, MD; Jennifer Wainwright, MD; Rob Arend, MD; Lizzie Braunreuther, MD (not pictured, Ione Locher, 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 Practice 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 2023-2024 hosts of the AFP Podcast are Program Director Steven R. Brown, MD, faculty member Jacob Anderson, DO, and residents Jacqueline Alvarez, MD; Rob Arend, MD; Lizzie Braunreuther, MD; Kayla Caruso, MD; Sarthak Garg, MD; Ione Locker, MD; Jessi McMinn, MD; and Jennifer Wainwright, MD. Faculty member Sarah Coles, MD, fact-checks and pitches 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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