15 Podcasts for Primary Care Clinicians
No time to read the journals? No problem. These podcasts are jam-packed with pearls to keep you up-to-date in your clinical practice.
We’ve also included some other great podcasts with very entertaining and thought-provoking content that will make you ponder, laugh and even cry.
Enjoy them while you are on call or listen while commuting. They won’t disappoint.
Let’s get to it.
- AFP: American Family Physician Podcast
- JAMA Clinical Reviews
- End-of-Life Conversations: The Talk
- The Nocturnist
- Bedside Rounds
- Fixing Healthcare
- The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast
- Core IM | Internal Medicine Podcast
- Harrison’s PodClass: Internal Medicine Cases and Board Prep
- Annals On Call Podcast
- The Podcast by KevinMD
- Pediatrics On Call
- Pimped: Ob/Gyn
- The ZDoggMD Show
1. AFP: American Family Physician Podcast
Twice a month, faculty and residents of the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix Family Medicine Residency discuss key clinical points from each issue of American Family Physician (AFP). AFP publishes clinical reviews that help keep physicians current with advances in diagnosis and treatment. Contributing editor: Dr. Steven Brown.
2. JAMA Clinical Reviews
Author interviews that explore the latest clinical reviews.
3. End-of-Life Conversations: The Talk
Ease the difficult conversations around prognosis and end-of-life care by listening to fellow family physicians’ stories about what it is like to have the conversation. You can learn from your colleagues how to communicate effectively and compassionately with patients about their treatment options, including possible medical interventions and palliative care. CAFP is dedicated to ensuring that both family physicians and patients feel comfortable discussing these difficult topics and hopes to continue to gather physician voices. Start an end-of-life conversation today.
4. The Nocturnist
The Nocturnists is a live show and podcast where doctors tell stories from the world of medicine. Based in San Francisco and hosted by physician Emily Silverman, our show is animated by a deep-seated curiosity about health, disease, and human connection.
5. Bedside Rounds
Bedside Rounds is a storytelling podcast about medical history and medicine’s intersections with society and culture. Host Adam Rodman seeks to tell a few of these weird, wonderful, and intensely human stories that have made modern medicine.
America’s already costly and complicated health care system is facing an enormous new burden, as COVID-19 spreads across the country. Fighting this virus and fixing the flaws it has revealed in our health care system will require us to tackle hard questions with no easy answers. It will require Tradeoffs. Long-time health care reporter Dan Gorenstein hosts an examination of health care, policy, and people; and the weighty decisions we all find ourselves faced with.
7. Fixing Healthcare
“A Podcast With A Plan to Fix Healthcare” with Dr. Robert Pearl, Jeremy Corr and Guests
8. The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast
Supercharge your learning and enhance your practice with this Internal Medicine Podcast featuring board certified Internists as they interview the experts to bring you clinical pearls, practice changing knowledge and bad puns. Doctors Matthew Watto, Stuart Brigham, Paul Williams and friends (a national network of students, residents and clinician educators) deliver a little knowledge food for your brain hole. Yummy! No boring lectures here, just high value content and a healthy dose of humor. Fantastic for Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Primary Care, and Hospital Medicine.
9. Core IM | Internal Medicine Podcast
Core Internal Medicine via following segments:
5 Pearls || Clinically relevant pearls on IM topics!
Mind the Gap || Why do we do what we do?
Hoofbeats || Dissecting clinical reasoning!
At the Bedside || Explore everyday challenges
10. Harrison’s PodClass: Internal Medicine Cases and Board Prep
Courtesy of AccessMedicine, Harrison’s PodClass delivers illuminating and engaging discussions on key principles of internal medicine, around board-style case vignettes from the acclaimed McGraw-Hill book, Harrison’s Self-Assessment and Board Review.
11. Annals On Call Podcast
Each Annals On Call podcast features Dr. Bob Centor discussing and debating a clinically influential article published in Annals of Internal Medicine with a guest expert.
12. The Podcast by KevinMD
Social media’s leading physician voice, Kevin Pho, MD, shares the stories of the many who intersect with our health care system but are rarely heard from. Welcome to The Podcast by KevinMD.
13. Pediatrics On Call
A podcast on children’s health from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Each episode features interviews about new research and hot topics in the field of pediatrics. Learn about the most important innovations from the people behind them. This podcast is for pediatricians and other health professionals who serve children and their families. And if you’re a parent or caregiver, it’s also for you.
14. Pimped: Ob/Gyn
Pimped-Ob/Gyn is a podcast aimed at medical, PA, and NP students who are entering their clinical rotation in Ob/Gyn. It covers topics including Your Ob/Gyn Survival Guide-Tips and Tricks, Labor and Delivery, Vaginal deliveries, C-sections, Hysterectomies and more.
Each podcast walks you through a portion of what you’ll experience during your clinical rotations, gives you tips for excelling, preps you for the Pimping that’ll occur and sets you up to overall Honor the rotation!
15. The ZDoggMD Show
gHealthcare’s only unfiltered voice. Hosted by UCSF/Stanford-trained physician Dr. Zubin Damania (AKA ZDoggMD).
What other podcasts have you enjoyed? Feel free to share. Comment below.