31 episodes

Two doctors, one podcast, Alt-Middle as heck. Featuring Dr. Vinay Prasad (host of Plenary Session) and Dr. Zubin Damania (host of The ZDoggMD Show).

The VPZD Show Drs. Vinay Prasad & Zubin Damania

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    • 4.9 • 1.7K Ratings

Two doctors, one podcast, Alt-Middle as heck. Featuring Dr. Vinay Prasad (host of Plenary Session) and Dr. Zubin Damania (host of The ZDoggMD Show).

    CDC Masking Comments, Prior Auths, Paxlovid Data

    CDC Masking Comments, Prior Auths, Paxlovid Data

    Famous docs who can’t process evidence, prior authorization in healthcare and care variation, private equity and gray areas in medicine, the decline of academic medical centers, indoctrination in education, does Paxlovid actually work in populations that matter and the biases of observational trials, fake twitter medical experts, why hospital maintenance workers have more common sense than healthcare leadership, Cochrane mask review, CDC director masking comments and ivermectin, politics in science and why politicians simply can’t be honest, and more! Video here.


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    Check out our new Substack collaboration, "Sensible Medicine" here.

    Dr. Prasad's "Plenary Session" podcast.

    Dr. Damania's "ZDoggMD Show" podcast.

    More on Vinay.

    More on Zubin.


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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Sudden Deaths, Damar Hamlin, FDA Bivalent Fail

    Sudden Deaths, Damar Hamlin, FDA Bivalent Fail

    We were both victims of the "tripledemic" and now have Long Cold but we're BACK! In Episode 30 we dive into the recent focus on sudden deaths and cardiac arrest in athletes such as Damar Hamlin and whether vaccine causation can be attributed as many online "experts" insist, Vinay's new myocarditis paper, FDA withholding Moderna human data from advisory committee members during bivalent EUA approval, do medications really "expire" and much more!
    Video: https://youtu.be/DOQF2JNZug4


    Subscribe to "The VPZD Show" on your favorite podcast app.

    Check out our new Substack collaboration, "Sensible Medicine" here.

    Dr. Prasad's "Plenary Session" podcast.

    Dr. Damania's "ZDoggMD Show" podcast.

    More on Vinay.

    More on Zubin.


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    • 1 hr 32 min
    The Misinformation Police Strike Out (& More)

    The Misinformation Police Strike Out (& More)

    The boys are back in town 🔥. We talk about the future of social media, Elon Musk's Twitter, misinformation policing failures, metabolic health, being your authentic self and more. 
    Here's VP's Sensible Medicine article we referenced.
    Topics & Timecodes
    00:00 Verbal & non-verbal communication, listening & presence
    02:43 The future of social media, Zuckerberg, Elon's authenticity, Twitter & the blue checkmark disaster
    10:49 Z's alleged 30-millionaire status, calculating net worth, the importance of supporting content & creators you care about
    14:54 Sensible Medicine & VP's Misinformation Police article, suppression of ideas vs. presenting a better counter-argument, the far left & tribal identity
    27:08 Terrible midterm election predictions, Dr. Oz's inauthenticity & subsequent loss, pseudo-science "influencers"
    33:26 America's Frontline Doctors & Simone Gold's alleged implosion
    35:02 Masking kids & NEJM's paper, observational vs randomized control trials, bad science & its overlap with politics, myocarditis, MedScape & the attack on Mandrola
    46:30 Insulin resistance, the pros & cons of glucose monitoring as "health entertainment", metabolic health, cold plunge
    1:07:53 Bob Califf tweets & long Covid claims, Ashish Jha changes his tune
    1:13:36 Authenticity, being seen for who you authentically are, ZDadd tech support, post-meditation retreat realizations
    1:25:23 Predictions on the approaching world shift, final thoughts


    Subscribe to "The VPZD Show" on your favorite podcast app.

    Check out our new Substack collaboration, "Sensible Medicine" here.

    Dr. Prasad's "Plenary Session" podcast.

    Dr. Damania's "ZDoggMD Show" podcast.

    More on Vinay.

    More on Zubin.


    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Colonoscopy, Ladapo & Science Mag, UMN White Coat Oath

    Colonoscopy, Ladapo & Science Mag, UMN White Coat Oath

    ZD visits VP studios for a broad discussion about colonoscopy, Florida's surgeon general Ladapo and Science magazine, the new oath taken by UMN medical students during their White Coat ceremony, and MUCH more. The only thing missing is VP's signature black leather jacket 🔥
    Watch VP's breakdown of the NordICC colo trial here, here, and here. Read UMN's white coat oath and learn more about Ladapo and the Science magazine editorial here.


    Subscribe to "The VPZD Show" on your favorite podcast app.

    Check out our new Substack collaboration, "Sensible Medicine" here.

    Dr. Prasad's "Plenary Session" podcast.

    Dr. Damania's "ZDoggMD Show" podcast.

    More on Vinay.

    More on Zubin.


    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 1 hr 38 min
    NYU Professor Fired, COVID Personality Changes, College Mask Madness

    NYU Professor Fired, COVID Personality Changes, College Mask Madness

    We discuss firing of the NYU professor who's class was too hard, the problems with screening for medical school admission, Dr. Glauckomflecken's maskless Twitter selfie thing and the nature of virtue signaling, why JEDI aren't woke enough according to Scientific American (cuz eugenics of course), a recent study on personality changes due to the pandemic, CRAZY liberal arts college masking policies, and much more!


    Subscribe to "The VPZD Show" on your favorite podcast app.

    Check out our new Substack collaboration, "Sensible Medicine" here.

    Dr. Prasad's "Plenary Session" podcast.

    Dr. Damania's "ZDoggMD Show" podcast.

    More on Vinay.

    More on Zubin.


    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Bivalent Boosters, Healthcare Masking, Sensible Medicine

    Bivalent Boosters, Healthcare Masking, Sensible Medicine

    VP and ZD celebrate the return of in-person conferences, lament the challenges of continued mandatory masking in healthcare settings, and talk about better ways to get at truth (yeah, I'm kinda phoning in the summary of this dope discussion this time, just listen already 😂 #quietquitting)
    Video: https://youtu.be/B7V1RelMXwA


    Subscribe to "The VPZD Show" on your favorite podcast app.

    Check out our new Substack collaboration, "Sensible Medicine" here.

    Dr. Prasad's "Plenary Session" podcast.

    Dr. Damania's "ZDoggMD Show" podcast.

    More on Vinay.

    More on Zubin.


    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 1 hr 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.7K Ratings

1.7K Ratings

MarySunshine91 ,

You are missed!

No need to discuss the C-word, nor other downers like moral injury/system needing revamped; so how about something positive like the fun/light/love we find in our careers…after all, it’s our calling :)

kathrynR28 ,

Where did you go?

Starting to wonder if you guys broke up.

kimberlyirvine ,

What happened?

Where is this show? Did you guys break up?

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