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 What the New Medical Podcast DDx Gets Right About Diagnosis

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17 Best Medical Podcasts...

Podcasts have been around for a long time but they have been gaining a newfound popularity as of late. We are in what some people are calling the “Podcast Renaissance.” With better than ever content, podcasts are the hot new way to get your news and hear fascinating stories and ideas.

Bedside Rounds

A tiny podcast about fascinating stories in clinical medicine. Opinions are my own.


DDx is medical shorthand for differential diagnosis, and this is a podcast about how doctors think and learn on the job. It’s hosted by Dr. Raj Bhardwaj and is produced by Figure 1, the global knowledge-sharing platform for medicine.

Docs Outside the Box

Doctors doing extraordinary things! Dr. Nii Darko features doctors who are building legacies in career and in life.

Doctor's Digest

Doctor's Digest is pleased to announce our practice management library now includes concise and informative podcasts created from the expert editorial you have come to expect from our publication.

Doctors Unbound

Welcome to Doctors Unbound podcast. This is a show that highlights physicians doing interesting things outside clinical medicine, and the experts that can help them. Starting a business, or blog, investing, writing, or entering politics, this show gives you a behind-the-scenes look at doctors doing amazing things.

Explore the Space Podcast

Examining the interface between healthcare and society, with thought leaders from across the spectrum.


PeerView Podcasts bring audio highlights from the latest PeerView programs directly to your computer. If you wish, you can then transfer these to a portable MP3 player for convenient listening. PeerView Podcasts now also feature video podcasts which allow you to view slides along with the audio. This feature is available through iTunes and will work with the video enabled iPod.

Physician’s Guide to Doctoring

This is a podcast that answers the question, "what should we have been learning while we were memorizing Kreb's cycle?" This is a practical guide for practicing physicians and other healthcare practitioners looking to improve in any and all aspects of our lives and practices.

Second Opinion

An examination of medical ethics and the practitioners who define them.

Sound Practice

SoundPractice.net was the first podcast in the world dedicated to medical practice management, providing a vibrant practice management community with the ability to tap into the rich editorial content of The Journal of Medical Practice Management® through audio feeds and online commentary. The goal of SoundPractice.net is to redefine media by utilizing online multimedia. Content will evolve with every posting and SoundPractice.net will create a National conversation on medical practice management.

Surviving Medicine

This podcast was founded by a group of medical students, residents, and physicians. They interview medical professionals and discuss a variety of topics related to medicine and medical education in the present day and the future of the healthcare industry. Check out the episode featuring BoardVitals Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Andrea Paul, where she discusses her journey from med school to starting her own business and becoming a physician entrepreneur - Board Vitals

The Clinical Problem Solvers

This internal medicine podcast focuses on sharing expert opinions in diagnostic reasoning. Listeners will develop a framework for approaching future clinical problems. Each episode takes a case-based process to educate audiences on building a network for improving diagnosis- Board Vitals

The Curbsiders

Meet The Curbsiders team, a national network of students, residents and clinician educators from across the country representing 15 different institutions. On the show we “curbside” the experts to deconstruct various topics in the world of medicine to provide listeners with clinical pearls, practice changing knowledge and bad puns.

The House of Pod: A Medical Podcast

A medical podcast with two doctors and a guy named Joe. We answer your questions, cover the latest news, and help pull back the curtain on the world of medicine.

The Nocturnists

On The Nocturnists podcast, doctors share stories of joy, sorrow, and self-discovery. Based on the live storytelling event of the same name, and hosted by physician Emily Silverman, this podcast is animated by a deep-seated curiosity about health, illness, and human connection.

The Short Coat Podcast

Are you a medical student or thinking about applying to medical school? This Internet radio show features discussions, interviews, and events that focus on the intense and amazing world of medicine.

The Undifferentiated Medical Student

The Undifferentiated Medical Student was created to champion these overwhelmed medical students and to empower them to start thinking about their future on their own.

2 Docs Talk

2 Docs Talk is the podcast about healthcare, the science of medicine and everything in between.

Board Rounds

Board Rounds for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 is here to make sure you are as prepared as possible when you walk into to take your board exam. This test can make or break your residency dreams and we want to make sure you do as well as you can.


EM:RAP features a world-class faculty from around the globe, presenting a range of EM topics in a tightly edited audio format. Emphasis is added through the lectures by our internationally acclaimed hosts Anand Swaminathan and Mel Herbert.


Emergency Medicine Podcasts from eMedHome. We are committed to helping Emergency Medicine Practitioners provide the best possible care for their patients. Our goal is to provide relevant, practical, authoritative clinical information that you can immediately put to use during your next shift.

EMS Office Hours

Weekly podcast discussing current EMS related topics, services and products for paramedics and emts.

Everyday Emergency

Welcome to Everyday Emergency, a podcast by Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) bringing you true stories from people on the frontline of humanitarian emergencies across the world.


Emergency medicine core content.

ID Podcasts

Infectious disease learning at your pace - idPodcasts.net

Instant Anatomy

Welcome to InstantAnatomy.net a website with illustrations of the Human Body to aid the learning of Human Anatomy with diagrams, podcasts and revision questions.


Each week Nature publishes a free audio show. It's hosted by Adam Rutherford and Kerri Smith and features journalists Geoff Brumfiel and Mike Hopkin. Every show features highlighted content from the week's edition of Nature including interviews with the people behind the science, and in depth commentary and analysis from journalists covering science around the world

Ophthalmology Update

An evolving series of news reports, case histories, and exclusive conversations with leading researchers from Digital Podcast.

Research to Practice

Research to Practice - As the premier provider of audio education for oncology professionals, we recently made the important decision to offer all of our acclaimed series as Podcasts.

Science Podcasts

Science's weekly podcast takes you on a tour of some interesting stories in the journal and on its sister sites.

Shrink Rap Radio

All the psychology you need to know and just enough to make you dangerous.


TWiV is a weekly netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick. Hosted by Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Alan Dove, two professors and a science writer.

Audio Medica

Audio Medica is a powerful source of medical and health news delivered directly from the mouths of the doctors, medical scientists and health experts making it.

Audio-Digest Foundation

Provide high-quality, convenient, and affordable continuing professional education to physicians and other healthcare professionals so they can meet the growing requirements to learn and to improve patient care, thereby promoting/enhancing the health of the general public.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Lectures

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center offers several podcast which are available free and can be "subscribed" to via iTunes. To learn more and to subscribe, simply click the links below.

TEDTalks Science and Medicine

Some of the world's greatest scientists, doctors and medical researchers share their discoveries and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world.

The Lancet

A weekly audio summary featuring discussion and debate of the most important research and analysis in health and medicine from The Lancet. Our editors discuss highlights of the current issue, including interviews with authors of key articles, to provide context and insight to advancements in medicine and health worldwide.

Therapeutics Education Collaboration

Welcome to the home of one of the top (typically in the top 5) medical podcasts in Canada. The podcasts are presented by James McCormack and Michael Allan. We try to promote healthy skepticism and critical thinking and most of the podcasts are presented in a case-based approach. We also try to inject some humour into the whole process to make the learning more interesting.

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