Working in the medical field can be stressful. Thankfully, countless tech-savvy doctors agree with you, and they open up in some great podcasts. It can be refreshing to hear other people speak about your own struggles.

Here are five great podcasts for doctors seeking kindred spirits if you don’t know where to begin.

1- 2 Docs Talk – All doctors can relate: There are some things you wish you could say to your patients, but for reasons can’t. The reasons range from being polite to not wanting to frighten the patient. 2 Docs Talk features some of these conversations.

2- The New England Journal of Medicine – This podcast is a great way to keep up-to-date with the latest with regards to medical research. With episodes less than thirty minutes long, you can listen to it during your commute or in the comfort of your own home.

3- The Dentalpreneur Podcast – Dentists will appreciate this podcast directed at them. Its aim is to make dentists less stressed and more fulfilled in their careers. It will inspire you to learn more and fully love your medical profession.

4- This Won’t Hurt a Bit – There’s room for humor in the medical profession, too. Dr. Mel Herbert and Dr. Jess Mason are the voices behind This Won’t Hurt a Bit, a podcast that leaves no stone unturned and no laugh wasted. Medicine can often be an overwhelming practice; this podcast reminds you that it doesn’t have to be grim.

5- The Peter Attia Drive Podcast – You might have heard of some of the guests featured on Dr. Peter Attia’s podcast, such as Rick Rubin and Tim Ferriss. The podcast focuses on having the leading minds of medicine come and discuss their work. If you want some fresh insights into your own practice, this is a good option for you.

Podcasts are a great way to keep with the times of the rapidly changing and growing medical industry. Whether you are listening for fun or to learn more, there are thousands to choose from beyond these five; do a bit of digging, and you’ll find your next favorite!

Anthony Kopiecki