We know medical professionals are very busy and often don’t have time to read all the latest journals to keep updated in their field. With the rise in popularity of podcasts, medical students, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals are now able to cover their everyday reading material on the go. Simply pop in your earbuds while you are on your lunch break or listen during your commute. Keeping up-to-date with the latest healthcare news and trends has never been easier.

Did you know in America over 112 million people listened to podcasts last year and this number continues to drastically increase? According to statistical reports, 42 million people listen to podcasts on a weekly basis and cover nearly 5 topics in a week. Thanks to podcasts, now healthcare professionals are able to easily stay updated on the latest advancements in science, research, and policy.

We have created a list of our top 5 medical podcasts for medical professionals and they are:

Medscape podcast: You can stay updated with the latest medical news and features from Medscape. It is easy to access a vast amount of information on the go and listen to the commentary of clinical experts and renowned physicians. You can subscribe to specific podcasts depending on your field such as family medicine, cardiology, pediatrics, and more.

BMJ podcast: One of the most widely read journals, BMJ also offers a podcast that covers an array of topics for the medical professional. It can be accessed in the form of audio or video file. They also offer an offline function and have added several new features to enable easy listening for medical professionals.

New England Journal of Medicine podcast: New England Journal of Medicine is among the most prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals for the healthcare professional. Their podcast features the latest medical research findings, review articles, editorial opinions, and interviews covering a wide variety of topics of interest for any medical professional.

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) podcast: This comprehensive podcast covers a variety of topics that are crucial for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. You can subscribe to your specific field of interest such as cardiology, psychiatry, oncology, internal medicine, and many more. New episodes on the latest developments and discoveries are added regularly.

Intensive Care Network podcast: This podcast is dedicated to intensive care medicine and is updated weekly on a variety of different topics important to the ICU professional.

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