Pomegranate Health

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Pomegranate Health is an award-winning podcast that addresses compelling questions about the culture of medicine. How do doctors make difficult clinical and ethical decisions? How can one communicate better with patients? How can health delivery be made more equitable and efficient?

You’ll hear from clinicians, researchers and advocates. Every episode is developed with the guidance of RACP members, to inspire excellence in practice.

On each episode page there is a MyCPD link for Fellows to log credits for listening. Please also check out all the other Online Learning Resources @ RACP which include eLearning courses and recorded lectures.


Why a pomegranate?
The fruit has featured on the coat of arms of the Royal College of Physicians since 1546, and then that of RACP almost four hundred years later. The pomegranate is an ancient symbol of sanctity, fertility, and regeneration in all the major religions. 

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Latest episodes

Ep49: Training in the Bush Part 2—Remote WA
Ep48: Training in the Bush Part 1—Country NSW
Ep47: Complex Adolescent Transitions—Congress 2019
Ep46: The First 1000 Days—Congress 2019
Ep45: Medical Fitness to Drive
Ep44: Cervical Screening–Less Is More
Ep43: What’s in a Name? -  Disruption Part 2
Ep42: The Value Proposition- Disruption Part 1
Ep41: Targeting Diabetes
Ep40: Rebooting CPD Part 2—Feedback and Audit
Ep39: Rebooting CPD Part 1—Origins
Ep38: Making a Connection
Ep37: Ethical Dilemmas—Congress 2018
Ep36: Acute Coronary Syndrome Part 2—Secondary Prevention
Ep35: Acute Coronary Syndrome Part 1—Diagnosis
Ep34: Diagnostic Error Part 2—Systems
Ep33: Early Days for Cannabis Therapy
Ep32: Diagnostic Error Part 1—Cognitive Bias
Ep31: Ngā Kaitiaki Hauora
Ep30: Being Human
Ep29: Drug Interactions and Deprescribing
Ep28: Transitions to Fellowship
Ep27: Severe Asthma
Ep26: Dealing with Uncertainty – Part 2
Ep25: Dealing with Uncertainty – Part 1
Ep24: Social Medicine – Themes from Congress 2017
Ep23: Managing Autism in the ED
Ep22: Transitions to Retirement
Ep21: Genomics for the Generalist – Part 2
Ep20: Genomics for the Generalist – Part 1
Ep19: Health, Disease and Death in the Early Colony
Ep18: Integrating Health and Social Care
Ep17: Better Practice in Paeds
Ep16: Mind the (Gender) Gap
Ep15: Methamphetamine – Beyond the Hype
Ep14: Fever of Unknown Origin
Ep13: A Fresh Start for Disability Services
Ep12: Perspectives on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Ep11: Adolescent Health Adds Up
Ep10: Evolving Your Practice
Ep9: The Gut Microbiome and IBD
Ep8: Obesity Inside Out
Ep7: The Art of Supervision
Ep6: Antibiotic Resistance – Are We All Doomed?
Ep5: Physician, Heal Thyself
Ep4: Stem Cell Therapies Today
Ep3: Law at End-of-Life
Ep2: Cultural Humility
Ep1: Recognising Death
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