Podcasts

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A collection of podcasts for those who prefer an audio learning experience. Continuing professional development information is provided where available. This is a curated list of podcasts from individuals, organizations, or publications that College librarians have deemed reputable. If you are having difficulty accessing a podcast or are questioning its suitability, please let us know at medlib@cpsbc.ca.
 
Links are active as of October 2019 and are updated on a rotating basis.

Podcasts by type

Anesthesiology

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
Anesthesiology Journal's PodcastOverviews and discussions of issues of Anesthesiology~4 per month15-45 minutesFreeNo
Open AnesthesiaPodcasts covering grand rounds and educatory topics in anesthesia~5 per month< 45 minutesFreeNo

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Emergency medicine

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
The EMJ Club Emergency Medicine PodcastPodcast journal club for emergency medicine~5 per year> 15 minutesFreeNo
EMJ PodcastSummary of the articles in the most recent issue of Emergency Medicine JournalMonthly> 15 minutesFreeNo
Annals of Emergency MedicineSummaries of articles from the current issueMonthly> 45 minutesFreeNo
Emergency Medicine Cases"...round table in-depth discussions on core EM topics with 2 or more EM Cases guest experts..."Fortnightly> 45 minutesFreeMainpro2 credits
Broome DocsJournal Club and rural related episodes~12 per year> 45 minutesFreeNo
RuralEMDiscusses topics relevant to rural emergency medicineMonthly< 45 minutesFreeAMA 0.5 Credits through Delta County Memorial Hospital CPD Committee

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Family medicine

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
American Family Physician PodcastDiscusses main points from each issue of American Family PhysicianFortnightly15-45 minutesFreeNo
FP Audio™Educational episodes on various topicsEnduring material; monthlyUnknownSubscription or per episodeAMA PRA Section 1 Credit through the American Academy of Family Physicians; AAFP Prescribed Credits
The Good GPUpdates on clinical topics relevant to the general practitioner~12 per year> 15 minutesFreeNo
Primary Care Perspectives: Podcast for Pediatricians"Listen in as Katie Lockwood, MD, a primary care pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses hot topics in primary care with experts from across the Hospital. In this podcast series for pediatricians, CHOP subject-matter-experts weigh in on issues affecting the daily practice of pediatricians." ~12 per year15-45 minutesFreeAMA PRA Category 2 credit

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Gastroenterology

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
American Journal of Gastroenterology Author Podcasts"Podcast interviews with authors of clinically impactful articles published in the journal"Monthly> 15 minutesFreeNo
CAG PodcastEducational podcasts on relevent topicsIrregularly15-45 minutesFreeNo
The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology PodcastCovers current topics and researchMonthly> 15 minutesFreeNo
Frontline GastroenterologyDiscussions of articles published in Frontline GastroenterologyIrregularly> 15 minutesFreeNo

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General – multi-disiplinary interest

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
The BMJ PodcastPodcasts covering various articles published in the BMJIrregularly; ~2/week< 45 minutesFreeNo
CMAJ PodcastsPodcasts covering various articles published in the CMAJFortnightly> 15 minutesFreeNo
Cochrane PodcastsPodcasts where authors discuss/explain their published Cochrane reviewsIrregularly< 15 minutesFreeNo
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical LecturesAudio files of Dartmouth Hitchcock Grand Rounds Irregularly; ~5/month> 45 minutesFree

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Johns Hopkins Medicine PodcastsA variety of podcasts covering medical topics from patient care to researchWeekdays< 15 minutesFreeNo
JAMA Editor's Summary"...overview of the research, review, and opinion in the latest issue of JAMA…"Weekly< 15 minutesFreeNo
JAMA PodcastsDiscussions on topics relevent to recent JAMA articlesIrregularlyhighly variableFreeNo
Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast"Stay on top of your practice with podcasts from colleagues at Mayo Clinic"Weekly15-45 minutesFree; cost for CPDAMA PRA Category 1 credits for selected episodes
The Medical Journal of Australia PodcastsPodcasts on various topics of medical interestWeekly15-45 minutesFreeNo
NEJM This Week – Audio SummarySynopses of the most recent NEMJWeekly15-45 minutesFreeNo
NEJM Audio InterviewsInterviews with recent NEJM authorsWeekly< 15 minutesCost; free for subscribersNo
NEJM Audio Clinical Practice Clinically relevant podcasts on current topicsMonthly15-45 minutesCost; free for subscribersYes
University of Oxford Podcasts: Evidence-based Health CareDiscussions of current topics in evidence-based health careIrregularly; ~12/year< 45 minutesFreeNo
BS Medicine PodcastA case-based approach to medical reasoningIrregularly; ~3/month15-45 minutesFree for recent episodes; subscription needed for older episodesNo
Key Literature in Medical Education (KeyLIME)"We bring you the main points of a medical education article in under half a hour"Weekly15-45 minutesFreeMOC Section 2; Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
BMJ Best Practice"... interviews with clinical experts, aimed at healthcare professionals and students with an interest in keeping up to date with the latest scientific developments, evidence-based medicine and guidelines"Irregularly; ~12/year15-45 minutesFreeNo

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General – science

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
ScienceDiscussion of recent Science articlesWeekly15-45 minutesFreeNo
NatureDiscussion of recent Nature articlesIrregularly; ~4/month15-45 minutesFreeNo

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Infectious disease

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
Emerging Infectious Diseases® PodcastDiscussions of various articles from the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases®Irregularly; ~3/month15-45 minutesFreeNo
Infectious Diseases Society of America Guideline UpdateSummaries of IDSA guidelinesIrregularly15-45 minutesFreeNo
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy's Antimicrobial Stewardship PodcastMembers of the field discuss antimicrobial stewardship research and policyIrregularly; ~6/year15-45 minutesFreeNo
The Lancet Infectious Diseases AudioDiscussions of articles from The Lancet Infectious DiseasesIrregularly; ~2/year> 15 minutesFreeNo
Cochrane Infectious DiseasesDiscussions of Cochrane reviews relevant to infectious diseasesIrregularly< 15 minutesFreeNo
The OFID Podcast"Open Forum Infectious Diseases provides free podcast interviews with experts in the field"Irregulary; ~5/year> 15 minutesFreeNo

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Internal medicine

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
Annals on CallIn depth discussion and analysis of an annals of Internal Medicine articleFortnightly15-45 minutesFree; CPD cost for  non-ACP membersAMA PRA Category 1 through the American College of Physicians
Annals of Internal Medicine PodcastHighlights from each issue of the Annals of Internal MedicineFortnightly< 15 minutesFreeNo
JAMA Internal Medicine Author Interviews"Hear authors from the current issue of JAMA Internal Medicine discuss their ideas and findings"Monthly> 15 minutesFreeNo
The Rounds Table"Its purpose is to provide an informative and irreverent discussion of new research from major medical journals"Weekly< 45 minutesFreeNo
Louisville LecturesEducational podcasts on various internal medicine topics, aimed at residents~FortnightlyHighly variableFreeNo
CORE IM PodcastA mix of case studies and discussion of various conditions~Fortnightly> 15 minutesFreeNo
The Curbsiders"Board-certified internists bringing you expert interviews"Weekly15-45 minutesFreeAMA PRA Category 1 through the American College of Physicians and other organizations

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Neurology

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
JNNP Podcast"...our focus is on the common disorders...but with a keen interest in the Gordian knots that present themselves in the field, such as ALS"Irregularly; ~12/year> 15 minutesFreeNo

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Obstetrics and gynecology

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
BJOG PodcastsPodcasts from the British Journal of Obstertrics and GynaecologyMonthly< 15 minutesFreeNo
Obstetrics & GynecologyDiscussion of three articles from that month's issue of Obstetrics & GynecologyMonthly15-45 minutesFreeNo

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Ophthalmology

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
As Seen from Here"...interviews authors of recent papers in peer-review ophthalmology journals and holds discussions with faculty at meetings around the globe in As Seen From Here"~Fortnightly> 15 minutesFreeNo
JAMA Ophthamology Author Interviews"Hear authors from the current issue of JAMA Ophthalmology discuss their ideas and findings"Irregularly; ~12/year> 15 minutesFreeNo

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Orthopedics

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
Orthopodcasts"Orthopodcasts is a series of podcasts available on a variety of trauma and orthopaedic (T&O) topics to both educate and entertain"Not updating< 15 minutesFreeNo
British Journal of Sports Medicine PodcastDiscussions of articles published in the British Journal of Sports MedicineWeekly15-45 minutesFreeNo
American Journal of Sports Medicine PodcastsBoth quick and in depth discussion of articles from the American Journal of Sports MedicineMonthly> 15 minutesFreeNo
JAAOS Unplugged"Every month, join us as we summarize research articles and review a featured article from the latest issue of the Yellow Journal"Monthly15-45 minutesFreeNo
The Bone and Joint Journal Podcasts"Listen to exclusive interviews with authors from selected BJJ papers"Monthly15-45 minutesFreeNo

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Otolaryngology

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
FreqENTcy"Podcasts from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck"Irregularly; ~7/year< 45 minutesFreeNo
OTOCovers research and guidelines from recent issues of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryMonthlyUnknownFreeNo
Stanford Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds PodcastStanford OHNS grand roundsIrregularly; ~10/year> 45 minutesFreeNo
JAMA Otolaryngology Author Interviews"Hear authors from the current issue of JAMA Otolaryngology discuss their ideas and findings"Irregularly; ~6/year> 15 minutesFreeNo

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Pediatrics

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
PediapodDiscussions of current articles from Pediatric ResearchMonthly< 15 minutesFreeNo
JAMA Pediatrics Author Interviews"Hear authors from the current issue of JAMA Pediatrics discuss their ideas and findings"Irregularly; ~12/year< 15 minutesFreeNo
Archives of Disease in Childhood Podcast"Our podcasts cover a range of child health issues from the Archives of Disease suite of journals including Fetal & Neonatal and Education & Practice. The podcasts are a regular rotation of editor highlights, coverage of specific articles, as well as interviews with authors and specialists."~Fortnightly> 15 minutesFreeNo
Lancet Child & Adolescent Health AudioAudio coverage of recent journal articlesIrregularlyhighly variableFreeNo
Clinical Podcasts"Featuring practical insights, clinical presentations or specific diagnoses, clinical guidance and policy recommendations, these podcasts will appeal to paediatricians, family physicians, residents, and allied health professionals."Irregularly; ~12/year> 15 minutesFreeNo
Radio Rounds"Radio Rounds is a free podcast series for healthcare professionals featuring Washington University pediatric specialists. Each 10-minute podcast focuses on topics relevant to pediatricians and health care providers caring for children."Weekly< 15 minutesFreeNo
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh's Pediatric Hospital Medicine PodcastCoverage of medical topics relevant to the pediatric doctorIrregularly; ~6/year> 45 minutesFreeNo
Primary Care Perspectives: Podcast for Pediatricians"Listen in as Katie Lockwood, MD, a primary care pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses hot topics in primary care with experts from across the Hospital. In this podcast series for pediatricians, CHOP subject-matter-experts weigh in on issues affecting the daily practice of pediatricians."Irregularly; ~12/year15-45 minutesFreeAMA PRA Category 2 credit

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Physical medicine and rehabilitation

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
RehabCast"...in-depth interviews with scientists publishing in the journal and news briefs relevant to all rehabilitation clinicians..."Monthly15-45 minutesFreeNo
PMReport"...explore the latest trends, controversies and advances in the world of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in conjunction with invited experts in the fields"Irregularly; ~10/year15-45 minutesFreeNo
RUSK Rehabilitation"Hear experts from NYU Langone’s Rusk Rehabilitation discuss the latest in research and treatment options during the Rusk Insights on Rehabilitation Medicine podcast"Fortnightly15-45 minutesFreeNo

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Psychiatry

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
AJP AudioRecap of recent issue with a more in depth look at three of that month's CPD papersMonthly> 15 minutesFreeNo
Psychiatric Services From Pages to Practice"Tune in to Psychiatric Services From Pages to Practice to learn about the latest mental health services research and why it is relevant. Topics include community-based treatment programs, collaborative care, evidence-based treatment and service delivery, criminal and social justice, policy analysis, and more."Monthly15-45 minutesFreeNo
The Medical Mind Podcast"A podcast about innovation in mental health care from the APA Division of Education"Monthly15-45 minutesFreeNo
RCPsych PodcastsInterviews with notable people about their workIrregularly; ~6/year> 15 minutesFreeNo
The Lancet Psychiatry AudioDiscussion on the topics of recent articles in Lancet PsychiatryIrregularly; 10/year> 15 minutesFreeNo
JNNP Podcast"...our focus is on the common disorders...but with a keen interest in the Gordian knots that present themselves in the field, such as ALS"Irregularly; ~12/year> 15 minutesFreeNo
JAMA Psychiatry Author Interviews"Hear authors from the current issue of JAMA Psychiatry discuss their ideas and findings"Monthly> 15 minutesFreeNo
Australasian PsychiatryDiscussions with experts in the field of psychiatryMonthly> 15 minutesFreeNo
Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Podcast"Best therapy practices, medicine, history, the newest research, and how the brain works"Monthly> 45 minutesFree; fee for CPDAMA PRA Section 1 Credits through UCI School of Medicine

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Public health

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy's Antimicrobial Stewardship PodcastMembers of the field discuss antimicrobial stewardship research and policyIrregularly; ~6/year15-45 minutesFreeNo
University of Oxford Podcasts: Public HealthExperts discuss current issues and ideas related to public healthIrregularly; ~4/yearhighly variableFreeNo
Inform me, Informatics"PHII's podcast tells the stories of some of the top experts and practitioners from the field of public health informatics"Irregularly15-45 minutesFreeNo
American Journal of Public Health PodcastDiscussions around public health related papersMonthly15-45 minutesFreeNo
Public Health ReviewDiscussions on the effects of various public health topics (American focused)Monthly15-45 minutesFreeNo
The Lancet Global Health AudioDiscussion on the topics of recent articles in Lancet Global HealthIrregularly; ~6/year< 15 minutesFreeNo
The Rural Health VoicePodcasts discuss "rural health issues at the grassroots level"~Fortnightly15-45 minutesFreeNo
Rural Health Leadership RadioDiscussions of innovations and needs for rural healthWeekly15-45 minutesFreeNo

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Rural medicine

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics"Analyzes relevant surgical and obstetric studies in the context of rural surgery and obstetrics"Irregularly; ~6/year15-45 minutesFreeMainpro
The Rural Health VoicePodcasts discuss "rural health issues at the grassroots level"~Fortnightly15-45 minutesFreeNo
Broome DocsJournal Club and rural related episodesIrregularly; ~12/year> 45 minutesFreeNo
RuralEMDiscusses topics relevant to rural emergency medicineMonthly< 45 minutesFreeAMA 0.5 Credits through Delta County Memorial Hospital CPD Committee
Rural Health Leadership RadioDiscussions of innovations and needs for rural healthWeekly15-45 minutesFreeNo

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Surgery

NameDescriptionFrequencyLengthCostCPD
JAAOS Unplugged"Every month, join us as we summarize research articles and review a featured article from the latest issue of the Yellow Journal"Monthly15-45 minutesFreeNo
JAMA Surgery Author Interviews"Hear authors from the current issue of JAMA Surgery discuss their ideas and findings"Monthly> 15 minutesFreeNo
JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery Author Interviews"Hear authors from the current issue of JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery discuss their ideas and findings"Monthly> 15 minutesFreeNo
Surgery 101"'Surgery 101' is a series of podcasts designed to help people learn about the basics of surgery"Irregularly; enduring materialHighly variableFreeNo
Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics"Analyzes relevant surgical and obstetric studies in the context of rural surgery and obstetrics"Irregularly; ~6/year15-45 minutesFreeMainpro
University of Oxford Surgical Grand Rounds LecturesExperts in the field discuss their workIrregularly; ~10/year< 45 minutesFreeNo
Surgery Sett

"The Surgery Sett podcast is dedicated to exploring the ideas, inventions and innovations of the worldwide surgical community and their intersections..."

Fortnightly> 15 minutesFreeNo
RACS Post Op Podcast"...features extended interviews on articles in the current issue of Surgical News magazine, plus practical advice that surgeons can implement in their practices..."Monthly< 45 minutesFreeNo
Behind the Knife"...explores all the disciplines of general surgery in this informal discussion and interview format"Weekly< 45 minutesFreeNo

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