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John J. Russell, MD
John J. Russell, MD
  • Chair, Department of Family Medicine
  • Director, Family Medicine Residency
  • Abington Memorial Hospital
  • Abington, PA
Program NameLast Air DateHosts/Guests
Long Walk Out of the Woods: A Physician's Story of Addiction, Depression, & Recovery
Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, & Mysteries of Blood
Personalizing Prophylaxis for Hemophilia A and B: A New Era in Treatment and Management
Exploring the Ethics of Vaccines
COVID-19 Essays from the Front: The First Six Months
Staying Safe for the Winter02/26/2021
At the Crossroad of Care: New Advances in Diabetic Kidney Disease02/24/2021
Updates on the COVID-19 Vaccine
Taking a Multidisciplinary Approach to Treat Active Psoriatic Arthritis02/24/2021
Access Challenges & Considerations Associated with Professionally Administered Biologics02/27/2021
Exploring an Evidence-Based Treatment Pathway for Chemorefractory Wild-Type RAS Metastatic Colore...02/24/2021
Improving Severe Asthma Outcomes: A New Era in Identification and Management01/18/2021
Navigating the Prior Authorization Process: Expert Perspective for a Postmenopausal Osteoporosis ...02/26/2021
Optimizing Outcomes & Improving Adherence: Use of Long-Acting Injectables in Early Schizophrenia02/24/2021
Ask the Expert: Optimal IBD Management for Ulcerative Colitis During COVID-1910/19/2020
A Look at Immunizations Through Time
The History of Quarantine09/12/2020
Coronavirus: What's in a Name?09/20/2020
Off-Label Medicines in Fighting COVID-19 & Through the Years
Managing Mental Health in the Times of Pandemic09/13/2020
A Tale of Two Cities: Social Distancing in the 1918 Influenza Pandemic09/13/2020
mCRC ‘State of the Union’: Current & Emerging Research Avenues to Know02/25/2021
Tumor Sidedness in mCRC: Translating the Latest Research Findings into Practice02/25/2021
Addressing Gaps in Biomarker Testing for mCRC at Diagnosis02/26/2021
A Closer Look at an IV-Administered Treatment Option for sHPT02/08/2021
Dosing Practices in sHPT02/08/2021
Making a Difference for Patients with sHPT12/24/2020
The Role of Primary Care in Diagnosing NSCLC02/26/2021
Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing01/03/2020
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women12/31/2019
The Bad Food Bible: How & Why to Eat Sinfully01/12/2020
Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic01/07/2020
Higher Risk, Lowered Age: New Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines02/26/2021
Could a Daily Dose of Baking Soda Combat Autoimmune Disease?02/26/2021
Is Telemedicine the New House Call?01/05/2020
Heart of the Matter: Emerging Treatment Options for Congenital Heart Disease01/06/2020
In Shock: One Doctor's Journey from Death to Recovery and the Redemptive Power of Hope01/01/2020
The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, & the Human Costs of Defeating Disease01/10/2020
An Epidemic of Empathy in Healthcare: How to Deliver Compassionate, Connected Patient Care12/21/2019
Dirt Is Good: The Advantage of Germs for Children's Developing Immune System12/23/2019
Pancreatic Cancer: The Hunt to Catch a Silent Killer02/26/2021
Physician, Heal Thyself: How to Prevent Burnout12/16/2019
Less Medicine, More Health: 7 Assumptions That Drive Too Much Medical Care01/05/2020
Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs01/06/2020
Sometimes Brilliant: The Impossible Adventure of a Spiritual Seeker & Visionary Physician Who Hel...12/14/2019
Inferno: A Doctor's Ebola Story12/30/2019
On the Front Lines of Medical Missions: Two Doctors' Perspectives12/26/2019
Drug Dealer, MD: How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard to Stop12/14/2019
Towards a Cure for Castleman Disease: One Doctor's Personal Journey12/04/2019
We CAN Fix Healthcare: The Future is NOW11/19/2018
The Big Five: Five Simple Things You Can Do to Live a Longer, Healthier Life12/27/2019
Recognizing Alzheimer's Disease at the Earliest Stages: Key Signs and Symptoms12/29/2019
1 Out of 10 Doctors Recommends: Weird Cures from the Annals of Medicine12/20/2019
The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government's Secret Mission to Find a Miracle Cure01/12/2020
10% Happier: How a Journalist Found Self-Help That Actually Works01/11/2020
Escape the Status Trap: Improve Your Finances12/27/2019
Applying the Evidence-Based Paradigm to Investing 01/06/2020
The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years01/04/2020
Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond12/24/2019
The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician's First Year10/18/2019
The Man Who Touched His Own Heart: True Tales of Science, Surgery, and Mystery12/07/2019
Dr. Mütter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine08/11/2019
Stoned: A Doctor's Case for Medical Marijuana01/11/2020
Shocked: Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead12/22/2016
Stealth Medicine in the White House: the Secret Heart Disease of President Franklin D. Roosevelt06/26/2016
Changing Outcomes: A Financial Recovery Strategy for Peak-Career Physicians06/25/2016
The Role of the Certified Diabetes Educator: A Team Effort01/08/2020
Toward a Healthier Journey for the Type 2 Diabetes Patient06/11/2018
Fostering a "Back to Basics" Model in Type 2 Diabetes Care07/29/2019
Young Doctors and The Perils of Instant Financial Gratification: Guiding Physicians Entering Prac...01/10/2020
Pedestrianism: When Watching People Walk Was America's Favorite Spectator Sport03/15/2016
Caring for the Heart: Mayo Clinic and the Rise of Specialization03/17/2016
The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults01/08/2020
Cured: How the Berlin Patients Defeated HIV and Forever Changed Medical Science08/29/2016
The Chimp and the River: How AIDS Emerged from an African Forest02/19/2016
Genius on the Edge: The Bizarre Double Life of Dr. William Stewart Halsted01/07/2020
The Shortlist: Dr. Russell's "Must Read" Recommendations
Exercise Will Hurt You: Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, and How the Dangers of Sports and Exe...01/06/2020
Managing Obesity in Primary Care: Updates from the Latest NIH Guidelines10/15/2018
ReachMD Panel on the CDC's Top 10 Public Health Threats: A Year in Review
The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York01/29/2018
Brain On Fire: My Month of Madness02/05/2021
Meet John Russell, MD
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital, Part 202/19/2016
Strange Medicine: A Shocking History of Real Medical Practices Through the Ages03/18/2016
The Witch in the Waiting Room: A Physician Investigates Paranormal Phenomena in Medicine01/06/2016
<i>The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis</i>01/07/2016
Asleep: The Forgotten Epidemic that Remains One of Medicine’s Greatest Mysteries09/13/2016
The American Plague: The Untold Story of Yellow Fever, the Epidemic that Shaped Our History09/29/2016
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital, Part 105/07/2015
League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth11/18/2015
Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentlemen Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age ...12/18/2015
Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-8203/06/2015
Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic02/27/2015
Drop Dead Healthy: One Man's Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection02/20/2015
Pox: An American History09/12/2014
Born To Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen07/10/2015
The Wild Life of Our Bodies: Predators, Parasites, and Partners That Shape Who We Are Today01/09/2015
The Panic Virus: The True Story Behind the Vaccine-Autism Controversy01/15/2016
Flu: The Story Of The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus that Caused It08/31/2016
Health Insurance Exchanges in the Corporate Benefits World08/30/2013
The Power of Habit10/24/2014
God's Hotel: a Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine12/04/2014
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus06/09/2016
The Road Back: A Journey of Grace and Grit07/26/2013
The President Is a Sick Man: Wherein the Supposedly Virtuous Grover Cleveland Survives a Secret S...09/01/2016
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Programs 2/27/21