Podcast of the Week: Sawbones

This podcast is good for those who are interested in: Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, the history of medicine, misguided medicine, weird cases, myth-busting, humor

Typical length of episodes: About 40 minutes on average

How often a new episode comes out: About once a week

Episode topics: tide pods, wound care, the glass delusion, and much more.

Sample episode — “ALS and the Many Diseases of Jean-Martin Charcot: this episode discusses the disease that shaped Stephen Hawking’s life and the unusual, prolific physician that discovered it.

Tidbit about the show: Dr. McElroy hosts this podcast with her husband Justin and exasperatedly “explains” contemporary and historical medical situations to him in a humorous way. Their comedic take on medicine has garnered a loyal following.

About the host: Sydnee McElroy, MD is a Family Practitioner at Marshall Health in Huntington, WV.

Listen via: iTunes, Stitcher, Maximum Fun

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