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Top 10 Podcasts Doctors Should Listen To

As technology continues to grow, new methods of keeping up to date with all the latest news, publications and information continue to pop up everywhere. Podcasts have become an increasingly popular way for people to stay up to date with topics they care about or to have an insight into the lives of other subject professionals whilst on the go. 

This is no different for doctors around the world. Due to the busy nature of the job, it can often be hard to stay up to date with all the latest trends or controversies. So, what better way than to listen to a podcast whilst driving to work. Here are the top 10 podcasts that doctors should be listening to. 

Straight Talk MD – Dr. Frank Sweeny presents this controversial medical podcast and covers a range of different topics from things like medical marijuana to plastic surgery. Definitely worth a listen if you like a range of different and often obscure topics.

Second Opinion – Professor of Medicine at UoC, Michael Wilkes hosts this captivating podcast which focuses on things like medical ethics and some of the topics surrounding them.

The 10 Minute Healthcare Marketing Podcast – This is a great podcast if you’re always on the go and don’t have much time to listen to hours of talking. Lasting only 10 minutes, this podcast helps doctors to build their online presence. 

PodMD – A top podcast if you want to dip in and out of a podcast which touches on relevant issues in the medical field. This quick podcast is perfect for listening to on your lunch break. 

2 Docs Talk – Amy Rogers, MD and Kendall Britt, MD take 15 minutes each week to discuss everything that doctors don’t get to discuss with their patients and cover a range of different, important and controversial topics.

This Won’t Hurt a Bit – Maybe you want an entertaining medical podcast, then you might want to check this one out. Covering everything from medical history to humour and gross medical care, you won’t be disappointed. 

The #HCBiz Show! – Hosts Shahid Shah and Don Lee cover everything from psychology to administration in this informative medical podcast. 

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) – A weekly medical journal that publishes two podcasts that are 30 minutes or less and discuss things like remaining relevant in the medical field. 

Bedside Rounds – This humorous podcast is the perfect mix of education and entertainment. The topics and stories are usually very intellectual and touch on many of the different social and cultural issues that occur in the healthcare sector. 

Docs Outside the Box – This podcast is super interesting and touches on some of the amazing feats and extraordinary things that doctors around the world have done. This podcast is a great way to get inspired to take practicing medicine to the next level, no matter what you specialise in as a doctor. 

So next time you’re bored on your lunch break, why not consider giving one of these great podcasts a listen.

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