Top 10 healthcare podcasts

TED, The Health Foundation, The New York Times, Mark Hyman, JAMA & The Lancet are the voices behind some of our Top 10 healthcare podcasts

10. The Health Foundation podcast

The Health Foundation

The Health Foundation is a charitable organisation that operates independently with a strong commitment to improving healthcare in the United Kingdom.

The podcast series features The Health Foundation’s Chief Executive Dr Jennifer Dixon who invites experts in healthcare to take an indepth look at the biggest issues affecting the healthcare sector. 

9. The Daily

The New York Times

The Daily is a highly acclaimed news podcast from The New York Times. Hosted by Michael Barbaro, the podcast discusses a range of subjects, including healthcare.

Episodes in the category include ‘Inside the Adolescent Mental Health Crisis’, ‘Public Health Officials Under Siege’ and ‘Why So Many Hospitals Are Suing Their Patients’.

8. TED Talks Health

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The TED Talks Health podcast presents captivating presentations by prominent experts in the healthcare industry, delving into diverse health-related themes, delivered by thought leaders, innovators and specialists from various disciplines. 

The podcast covers a broad spectrum, encompassing medical breakthroughs, mental health, public health, healthcare policies, advancements in healthcare technology, personal well-being and more.

7. The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, MD

Apple Podcasts

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, MD is a highly regarded podcast led by Dr. Mark Hyman, a physician, author and advocate for functional medicine and integrative health approaches.

The podcast engages with esteemed experts in the fields of health and wellness, as well as nutrition, functional medicine and lifestyle modifications.

6. The Healthcare Policy Podcast

Apple Podcasts

The Health Care Policy Podcast is hosted by David Introcaso and centres around in-depth discussions and interviews concerning healthcare policy. The podcast offers valuable insights and analysis on a wide range of healthcare policy issues and their influence on the healthcare system. Each episode features engaging interviews with experts, policymakers and researchers in healthcare. 

5. Healthcare Triage

Apple Podcasts

Hosted by Dr. Aaron Carroll, this podcast examines healthcare topics through a scientific and evidence-based approach.

"Healthcare Triage" is a podcast that takes a scientific and evidence-based approach to examine various healthcare topics. Hosted by Dr. Aaron Carroll, a paediatrician and health policy expert, the podcast explores important issues and misconceptions in the field of healthcare.

4. The Health Report

Apple podcasts

The Health Report is a podcast produced by ABC Radio National in Australia. It is a long-running programme that provides insights and analysis on a wide range of health-related topics.

Hosted by Dr. Norman Swan, a prominent medical journalist and broadcaster, the podcast covers a broad spectrum of health topics, including medical advancements, public health concerns, healthcare policies, disease prevention, treatment options and emerging health challenges.

3. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)

JAMA network

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) holds an esteemed position as one of the most prestigious and globally renowned medical journals. This peer-reviewed publication covers a diverse range of medical subjects and presents original research, clinical studies, review articles and editorials.

Its podcasts cover areas such as medical news, a Coronavirus Q&A and interviews with specialist authors. 

2. The Medical Medium Podcast

Apple Podcasts

The Medical Medium Podcast is hosted by Anthony William, known as the Medical Medium. He claims to possess intuitive abilities and a connection to a spirit known as the "Spirit of Compassion," which provides him with unique medical and health insights.

In this podcast, Anthony William explores alternative perspectives on health and discusses various health conditions and potential solutions. He shares his personal experiences, insights and recommendations for addressing health issues, with a focus on holistic and alternative approaches to healing. Nutrition, detoxification, and emotional well-being are often emphasised as important aspects of health.  

1. The Lancet Voice

Apple podcasts

The Lancet was founded in 1823 as a weekly general medical journal. In 2023, its podcasts are among the most reliable sources for healthcare information and ideas. 

The podcast features interviews with leading healthcare professionals and researchers, discussing topics related to medical science, public health and global health issues. Topics range from mental health in China to Universal Health Coverage, financing healthcare to the similarities between art and health. 


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