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Postcall Podcast

A weekly podcast about what you love about medicine and what you love outside of your career, hosted by Nick Andrews.


Oct 25, 2019

Medical Muggle Nick Andrews and Emi Okamoto, MD, talk about football: the injuries, the NFL's Crucial Catch campaign, and what to tell patients and parents about football injuries and injuries from all sports. 

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The interview this week is with Jeff Pearson, DO, a family practice clinician practicing in Carlsbad, Calif. Dr. Pearson uses humor, magic, and general tomfoolery to forge a connection with his patients. 


  • Learn about the survey (01:00)
  • Dogs extend life (01:30)
  • Dogs combat burnout (03:03)
  • NFL Crucial Catch campaign (05:15)
    • Crucial Catch criticism (06:31)
  • Sports injuries (09:50)
  • Would you let your kid play football? (14:44)

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