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Clinical Podcasts

The websites below provide open access to clinically-oriented podcasts and audio recordings, delivering a broad mix of lectures and interviews and conversations and commentary. The content on these sites can be listened to online or downloaded.

Internal & General Medicine Podcast Sites

The JAMA Network

The American Medical Association publish the journal JAMA as well as 11 other subspecialty journals. The JAMA network audio includes podcasts that explore the latest original research and current clinical topics. Different types of podcasts are available, including:
  • Clinical reviews: In-depth interviews about current ideas and innovation in medicine, science, and clinical practice
  • Professionalism Best Practice: A series that uses actual medical cases to explore how clinicians address challenging clinical situations and adverse events in medical practice
  • Editor Summaries
  • Author Interviews

BMJ Talk Medicine

Interviews and conversations from the British Medical Journal

NEJM This Week

Weekly audio summary for the New England Journal of Medicine

NEJM Interviews

Audio interviews with selected authors from the New England Journal of Medicine

NEJM Clinical Practice

Recordings of clinical practice articles from the New England Journal of Medicine being read aloud.

NEJM Journal Watch

Audio podcasts featuring the week's news, plus your comments and pertinent interviews.

Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts

All medical related podcasts available from Johns Hopkins experts, including POdMed - an entertaining 10 to 11 minute conversation which will bring you up to speed on the discussion surrounding four of the latest scientific studies.

MJA Podcasts

Interviews and conversations from the Medical Journal of Australia

On The Wards

An innovative educational website designed for prevocational doctors in Australia and beyond.

RACP Podcasts

Pomegranate is a monthly medical podcast created by physicians, for physicians.

American Family Physician Podcast

The AFP Podcast is a discussion of the key evidence-based learning points from each issue of American Family Physician (AFP). Each episode includes brief summaries of articles and other features, such as POEMs (Patient-Oriented Evidence that Matters), Cochrane for Clinicians, Practice Guidelines, Editorials, and Medicine by the Numbers, and discusses answers to clinical questions from the Family Physicians Inquiries Network. In addition, the podcast will feature interviews with family physicians about the specialty, share favorite tweets, and present other regular segments meant to keep the podcast timely, lively, and fun.

Harvard Medical School Podcast Library

Our podcasts take you behind the scenes at Harvard Medical School. They highlight cutting-edge research, innovative education programs, and trends in biomedicine through interviews and analysis.

CMAJ Podcasts

CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) podcasts bring interviews with authors and experts on important topics, practical clinical information and more.

Australian Family Physician

Interviews and conversations from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

The Journal of Family Practice

Interviews and conversations from ""The Journal of Family Practice".

Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Summary of monthly issues of the journal "Mayo Clinic Proceedings".

UpToDate Talk

UpToDate faculty discuss important “What’s New” and “Practice Changing UpDates”, based on recent medical journal articles, in our clinical podcasts. Our contributors are recognized physician leaders in their fields and offer their expertise regarding each update and its impact on clinical practice. Each clinical podcast includes the most current clinical information available as of the release date listed. [Freely available - not restricted to subscribers].

Cochrane Podcasts

Interviews and conversations from the Cochrane Library.

The Health Report

Radio National broadcasts with Dr Norman Swan. Australian Content.

The Short Coat Podcast

Broadcasts from the amazing and intense world of medical school, from the students at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

Audiomedica General Medicine

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. News is delivered in the form of one-to-one interviews with the experts conducted by specialist reporters.

Nature Podcast

Each week Nature publishes a free audio show. It's hosted by Kerri Smith and Adam Levy, with reporters Noah Baker, Ewen Callaway, Lizzie Gibney, Geoff Marsh and Charlotte Stoddart. 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.


MedConversations is a series of medical education podcasts, flashcards, and other resources. It’s designed by physician trainees to illuminate the path to medical enlightenment.

Common Rounds

After weeks, months and years of sitting through tedious lectures, reading voluminous textbooks and navigating the complexity of medical literature we had to find a better way….an alternate way.The Common Rounds (much like Grand Rounds) is our solution. A podcast, a resource centre and an opportunity to explore, learn and navigate the complexity inherit in medicine. An alternative approach, a discussion and sharing of ideas that is both entertaining and informative. Welcome and we hope you’ll enjoy the journey that is The Common Rounds – Medical Education By Medical Students For Medical Students.

Hospital and Internal Medicine Podcast

Intended for the medical professional who enjoys learning for the sake of it. Dr. Porat is a practicing Colorado Hospitalist and Board Certified in Internal Medicine.

IM Reasoning

Welcome to IM Reasoning with your hosts Dr. Art Nahill and Dr. Nic Szecket, two general internists with a passion for teaching clinical reasoning. Join us for case discussions, conversations and interviews that explore issues important to medical students, trainees and practitioners of clinical medicine, with a special focus on clinical reasoning, the once-mysterious process behind the remarkable abilities of the master clinician.

The Doctor Paradox

The Doctor Paradox is about addressing why despite having incredibly meaningful jobs, doctors are increasingly unhappy in their work.

Peerview Press

PeerView Press is an independent, professional medical publishing company focused on gathering and reporting information pertaining to clinically relevant advances and developments in the science and practice of medicine. Podcast subject areas include Clinical Pharmacology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Gastroenterology; Immunology and Transplantation; Infectious Diseases; Internal Medicine; Kidney and Genitourinary DIseases; Neuroscience and Psychiatry; Oncology & Hematology; Family Medicine and General Practice; Heart Lung and Blood. 

Before The Abstract

Springer Nature Storytellers and the Before the Abstract website are both part of an endeavor by Springer Nature to highlight the importance and utility of storytelling in science. As the need to communicate research beyond the confines of scholarly circles grows, Springer Nature is offering authors and potential authors the opportunity to talk about their real-life experiences as researchers, in their own words. We feature these personal stories through a mix of podcasts recorded at live events and written submissions, as well as a section featuring discussions on storytelling in scientific communications and tips on how to craft a narrative.

The Waiting Room Podcast

Whether you are suffering from a certain disease or generally interested in medical research and healthcare, The Waiting Room is a trustworthy resource of medical knowledge. For our podcast and too our blog, we collaborate with both specialists and medical journalists to provide you with accurate, reliable and easy-to-understand information about health issues in a broad set of areas.