Medical Minded Podcast The official podcast of that provides medical education for healthcare professionals or just for the curious mind!

February 3, 2015  

A quick rundown of what gram staining is, how it works, and how it can be used to differentiate gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. 

January 23, 2015  

An introduction to BUN and creatinine lab values that includes what they are, what they mean and how they change. In addition, you learn how BUN to creatinine ratio (BUN:Cr) can help in the determination of prerenal, intrarenal or postrenal disease.

December 11, 2014  

A brief summary of the heart murmurs associated with left-sided valvular disease which includes mitral stenosis, mitral regurgitation, mitral valve prolapse, aortic stenosis and aortic regurgitation. 

December 9, 2014  

An introduction to heart sounds and the pathophysiology behind them! This episode serves as a foundation to understanding the heart murmurs that will be covered in future episodes. 

November 17, 2014  

A short review of the statistics, pathology and diagnosis of medulloblastoma. 

November 11, 2014  

A short overview of hypertension, related terminology and the process of evaluating patients. 

October 3, 2014  

An informative rundown of Staphylococcus aureus that includes its morphology, virulence factors, and some of the more prominent types of infections that it is causes. 

May 12, 2014  

This is the first of a two part series covering the pathogenic Clostridium species of bacteria. In this episode we will cover the causative agents of botulism and tetanus. Enjoy! 

May 7, 2014  

An introduction to the Medical Minded Podcast and a quick review of Bacillus anthracis and Bacillus cereus bacteria.