In the dynamic world of medicine, staying informed and continuously expanding one’s knowledge is not just a choice; it’s a professional necessity. With an ever-evolving medical field (and subspecialty fields) and the pressing demands of patient care, physicians find themselves in constant pursuit of the latest medical insights and breakthroughs. Podcasts are a perfect learning companion for the busy physician lifestyle and can cover surgical procedures to medical policy and personal issues doctors face.
Premed/Med School Podcasts:
Medical School Headquarters
Not just one podcast but there are several including the MCAT Pod, Specialty Stories, Interview Prep, Board Rounds and more. Their assortment of pods provides insight and essential preparation for your future career.
Divine Intervention Podcasts
Podcasts relevant to the USMLE Steps 1-3 exams and 3rd year shelf exams.
Spoonful of Sugar
A podcast to help the medicine go down. For medical students, by medical students
Podcasts for All Physicians:
JAMA: Clinical Reviews and Author Interviews
JAMA editors and authors explore topics relevant to clinical practice and patient care and interview leading experts on pressing issues with medicine and health care.
Docs Outside the Box with Dr. Nii Darko
Drs. Nii and Renée Darko and featured guests have conversations about medicine, money, pop culture and more.
Explore the Space
Dr. Mark Shapiro’s podcast examines the interface between healthcare and society with thought leaders from across the spectrum. Be sure to check out his MedLasso series!
MGMA also hosts an assortment of podcast options but Insights covers a broad spectrum of healthcare topics including Women in Healthcare, Management strategies for your practice, Embracing AI, and more.
Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin explore medical history and discuss all the odd and weird ways physicians have tried to treat patients.
The Physician’s Guide to Doctoring
Dr. Bradley Block’s show offers a practical guide for practicing physicians and other healthcare practitioners looking to improve in any and all aspects of their lives and practices.
Bedside Rounds is a medical podcast by Dr. Adam Rodman about fascinating stories in clinical medicine.
The Podcast by KevinMD
Hosted by Kevin Pho, MD, The Podcast by KevinMD shares the stories of the many who intersect with our health care system but are rarely heard from. 15 minutes a day. 7 days a week.
Convey Med Podcasts
Several podcasts for all specialties that offer CME credits.
Podcasts for Anesthesiologists:
American Society of Anesthesiologists
Real conversations between Anesthesiologists offer unique insights about the challenges and opportunities being faced in the field.
ASRA News is the official newsletter of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA). The podcast includes articles that address hot topics in the anesthesiology field, opportunities for regional anesthesiology and pain medicine physicians to share their experiences and recommendations for various aspects of practice, organization news, and meetings.
Podcasts for Cardiologists:
Hosted by several Cardiologists, their goal is to democratize cardiovascular education, promote diversity and inclusion, provide mentorship and sponsorship, and invigorate a love for cardiovascular medicine and science.
Podcasts for Dermatologists:
Topical: the Dermatology Podcast
Kris Liu and Arash Mostaghimi talk candidly about what it takes and what it’s like on the road to becoming dermatologists.
AAD Dialogues in Dermatology
Dialogues in Dermatology podcasts keep up with the latest in dermatology. Listen in each week as subject matter experts discuss clinical treatments and practice trends.
Podcasts for Emergency and Critical Care Physicians:
The EMCrit team aims to bring the best evidence-based information from the fields of critical care, resuscitation, and trauma and translate it for bedside use in the Emergency Department (ED) and the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Trauma ICU Rounds
Their mission is to provide concise, clinically relevant, and up-to-date information on topics that span the spectrum of critical care, emergency general surgery, and, of course, trauma surgery.
Emergency Medical Minute
Our near daily podcasts move quickly to reflect current events, are inspired by real patient care, and speak to the true nature of what it’s like to work in the Emergency Room or Pre-Hospital Setting.
Podcasts for Endocrinologists:
Endocrine News Podcast
Our Endocrine News podcast brings you the latest research and clinical advances from experts in the field, whether you are in your car, office, or out for a run.
American Association of Clinical Endocrinology spans a wide range of topics related to Endocrinology.
Podcasts for Family Physicians:
American Family Physician Podcast
The AFP Podcast team is comprised of four Family Physicians who cover a broad range of topics that impact Family Medicine. It also includes episodes in Spanish!
Podcasts for Gastroenterologists:
Guts and Glory
The latest in gastroenterology and hepatology approaches, updates, and discussions that you can tune into anytime.
The American College of Gastroenterology hosts multiple podcasts that delve into research, case studies, and more.
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Podcasts for Internal Medicine Physicians:
CORE IM strives to empower colleagues of all levels and backgrounds with clinically applicable information as well as inspire curiosity and critical thinking.
A network of talented, creative, and endlessly curious students, residents, and clinician educators who work tirelessly to deliver a weekly show.
An award-winning, independent medical storytelling podcast hosted by physician Emily Silverman, which has featured the voices of over 450 clinicians in the United States and beyond.
Run the List
Run the List is a medical education podcast designed for medical students, new residents, and all learners hoping for a review in internal medicine. Short episodes take you through the diagnosis, management, and clinical pearls for common internal medicine problems. Learn more about us and our mission here.
Podcasts for Nephrologists:
An online medical journal club NephJC utilizes the nephrology (and related specialties) Twitter community to generate discussion and review current literature related to nephrology.
Podcasts for Neurologists:
Timely information for all neurologists hosted by the American Academy of Neurology.
NeurologyLive offers busy healthcare professionals treating neurological diseases to deliver practice-changing news and insight directly from top medical conferences and researchers.
Podcasts for Neurosurgeons:
The world’s first look behind the scenes of medicine’s most intriguing and exciting specialty. Experience the joys and pains of life as a neurosurgeon.
Podcasts for Obstetricians and Gynecologists:
The BackTable OBGYN Podcast is a resource for obstetricians and gynecologists to learn tips, techniques, and practical advice on all things OBGYN. Listen in to learn how leading physicians tackle major conditions with medical and surgical approaches
Podcasts for Orthopedic Surgeons:
Dr. Wendell Cole and Dr. Jay Fitts cover board reviews (and provide materials!), surgical techniques for all orthopedic subspecialties, and more.
Keeping current with orthopaedic science and research. A podcast from JBJS and OrthoEvidence, featuring Mohit Bhandari, MD and Marc Swiontkowski, MD.
Podcasts for Otolaryngologists:
The BackTable ENT Podcast is a resource for otolaryngologists to learn tips, techniques, and practical advice on all things ear, nose, and throat.
ENT in a Nutshell
ENT in a Nutshell is a free podcast production that provides high-yield clinical review in succinct, yet comprehensive 20- to 40-minute episodes that can be accessed anytime and anywhere. Information is presented by topic experts from various institutions using a structured format that incorporates a final summary and question-set at the conclusion of each podcast to reinforce key concepts.
Podcasts for Rheumatologists:
Hosted by Dr. Adam Brown, his podcast covers quick updated in the fields of autoimmunity, historical perspectices, and case presentations of medical mysteries.
Podcasts for Surgical Specialists:
Behind the Knife
Behind the Knife is a comprehensive surgery education platform for healthcare providers at all stages of their training and career.
Podcasts for Urologists:
The BackTable Urology Podcast is for practicing Urologists. Listen in to learn how leading physicians tackle major urological conditions with medical and surgical approaches.
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