critical care podcasts

Critical Care Podcasts

With more than 500,000 podcasts and millions of episodes, finding a podcast related to Critical Care field becomes a truly challenge.

About 30% of Americans listen to podcasts, and about 50% of those are categorized as educational. Podcasts are a great way for Critical Care Professionals to stay up to date on the latest clinical information and get tips for personal and professional development.

We searched the internet for the most popular and constantly updated Critical Care related podcasts and here’s what we’ve found so far.

If you don’t see your favourite podcast on the list, feel free to send it us.

iCritical Care Podcasts
iCritical Care offers a wide selection of in-depth interviews on adult and pediatric topics. Gain unique perspectives as hosts chat with authors of the latest Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine articles, well-known speakers and prominent SCCM members. Rated among the top 20 medical podcasts on iTunes, iCritical Care Podcasts are a valuable resource listeners can take anywhere.

Critical Care Practitioner Podcasts
This is a series of podcasts which aim to discuss current issues in Critical Care and Social Media. Critical care Practitioner interviews other practitioners and updates on new research and practices within the speciality.

EMCrit Podcast
EMCrit is devoted to Maximally Aggressive Care: Maximally Aggressive Curative Care and Maximally Aggressive Palliative Care. To that end, we bring the best evidence-based information from the fields of critical care, resuscitation, and trauma and translate it for bedside use in the Emergency Department (ED) and the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

AAEM Critical Care in Emergency Medicine Podcast
David Farcy, MD FAAEM FCCM, Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical in Miami Beach, Florida, speaks with national and international experts in the field of critical care in emergency medicine. Join us each month for insights on a timely topic of importance for emergency physicians.

Critical Care Symposium Podcast
The Critical Care Symposium (CCS) was initiated to satisfy the purpose of creating a world-class environment for medical enrichment in the North of England, particularly in Manchester. It was envisioned as a common informal platform wherein professionals from the field of Critical Care could provide and enhance the knowledge of delegates on current practices and related fields of interest.

Intensive Care Society Podcast
Educational events, interviews with the very best in Critical Care and presentations from the UK’s biggest multidisciplinary critical care meeting.

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
The aim of this podcast is to help residents who are reviewing for their board exams as well as to provide a forum for interesting topics, debates and interviews in the areas of anesthesia and critical care.

R.E.B.E.L. EM Podcast
R.E.B.E.L. EM stands for Rational Evidence Based Evaluation of Literature in Emergency Medicine. We cover a myriad of topics, primarily focusing on evidence-based clinical topics. The mission of REBEL EM is to cut down knowledge translation of research to clinical application (Bench to Bedside), using a structured critical appraisal method of evaluation.

Nutrition in Surgery Podcast
Paul Wischmeyer, MD, EDIC, welcomes distinguished scientists and clinicians from across the U.S. to discuss the role of nutrition in surgery.

Behind The Knife: The Surgery Podcast
Behind the Knife is a podcast aimed for everyone interested in not only an in-depth look at the broad range of surgical topics, but a “behind the scenes” look at the interesting, controversial and humanistic side of surgery from some of the giants in the field.

On this podcast we’ll review FOAM and tie it to core content, providing some review and references for listeners to read on their own, as well as board review questions.

Breathe Easy Podcasts
Breathe Easy Podcasts (American Thoracic Society) are discussions about pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine from our assemblies, sections and committees as well as discussions of general interest to the ATS community.

The Purple Pen Podcast
The Purple Pen Podcast is hosted by two clinical pharmacists: Jane Booth and Dan Guidone. The Purple Pen Podcast is a fortnightly discussion about clinical pharmacy in Australia. Each episode is an interview with someone interesting – a mix of clinical and practice topics.

The Skeptics’ Guide to Emergency Medicine (SGEM)
The Skeptics’ Guide to Emergency Medicine (SGEM) is a knowledge translation (KT) project. The goal of the SGEM is to shorten the KT window from over ten years down to less than one year. It does this by turning traditional medical education on its head. Much of content is a result of the Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine (BEEM) process started by Dr. Andrew Worster.

The Resus Room
At least twice a month The Resus Room will bring you podcasts on a variety of Emergency Medicine topics that you’ll use every day in and around the resus room, centered around evidenced based medicine and with reference to national and international guidelines.

Mastering Intensive Care
A podcast focused on conversations to inspire intensive care clinicians to become the best they can be in the practice of intensive care. The Mastering Intensive Care podcast was created to help and inspire intensive care clinicians to improve the care we give to our patients.

The Mastering Nursing Podcast
Featuring in-depth interviews with influential and leading nurses, host Keith Carlson’s conversations address the practical work-life of nurses in a wide variety of sub-specialties, exploring topics from treating clients, to work-life balance, and more. If you’re a nursing professional interested in hearing from dynamic leaders in the nursing field, or a nursing student that wants to learn more about how your education gets applied in the real world, tune in!

The Internet Book of Critical Care Podcast
Brought to you by a partnership that transcends the 49th parallel. Join Adam Thomas and Josh Farkas in the podcast that accompanies The Internet Book of Critical Care. The IBCC podcast will explore key points in each chapter. Initially the release of podcasts may lag a bit behind the chapters for logistic reasons. However, our goal is to eventually have a podcast for each chapter. Subsequently, the podcast will discuss updates to the IBCC based on new evidence.

Your first year as a registered nurse is challenging. This podcast is hosted by experienced nurses from, who discuss the basics of that first year. From orientation, code blues, tricks of the trade, and personal experiences, to time management, delegation, patient deaths, and more.

Breathe Easy Podcasts
Breathe Easy Podcasts by American Thoracic Society (ATS), discussions about pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine from our assemblies, sections and committees as well as discussions of general interest to the ATS community.

The Elective Rotation Podcast
Voted #1 Podcast for Pharmacists, The Elective Rotation Podcast is a free twice-weekly show where you can listen to critical care and hospital pharmacy information. If you are a Pharmacy Student, Resident, Pharmacist, Nurse, Physician, or Critical Care Practitioner in a hospital, intensive care unit (ICU) or emergency department looking to improve your practice, The Elective Rotation delivers unbiased critical care and hospital pharmacy content from a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist.

CorConsult Rx: Evidence-Based Medicine and Pharmacy
Evidence-based medicine and drug updates for pharmacists, physicians, NPs, PA-Cs, and students that are on the go. Topics applicable to nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants, physicians, and students.

Your Next Shift
Your Next Shift offers a dynamic listening experience. Host Elizabeth Scala, MSN/MBA, RN has strategically crafted a program that provides both practical strategies and inspiring nursing career stories. Weekly episodes present listeners with mindset shifts to be themselves and career techniques to do their best.

Emergency Medicine Cases
In-depth round table discussions with two or more of Canada’s brightest minds in Emergency Medicine on practical practice changing EM topics since 2010.

Walking Home From The ICU
Kali Dayton, ACNP-BC, is a nurse practitioner in a medical surgical intensive care unit (ICU). She hands the microphone to ICU survivors and bedside caregivers to reveal the realities of ICU experience and patient journeys after discharge. The big picture of sedation and immobility is discussed and we explore how to improve long-term patient outcomes. We shift the vision from transferring out of the ICU to walking straight home after the ICU.

The Podcast by KevinMD
Social media’s leading physician voice, Kevin Pho, MD, shares the stories of the many who intersect with our healthcare system but are rarely heard from.

Saving Lives: Critical Care w/eddyjoemd
Reviewing evidence based strategies to care for the Critically Ill patient in the Intensive Care Unit. This podcast is hosted by Eddy Joe Gutierrez, MD.

Trauma ICU Rounds
Medical education podcast dedicated to providing high-quality, concise, and clinically relevant multimedia content spanning the spectrum of surgical critical care, emergency general & trauma surgery.

The Elective Rotation
#1 ranked critical care and hospital pharmacy podcast. A free twice-weekly podcast where you can listen to critical care and hospital pharmacy information.

Found Down
This is a weekly show full of untold nursing stories that are sometimes hilarious, macabre, insane or anything in between.