The ZDoggMD Show

Science Podcasts

Healthcare's only unfiltered voice. Interviews, medical deep-dives, and uncensored rants on a broad range of health and wellness topics hosted by UCSF/Stanford-trained physician Dr. Zubin Damania (AKA ZDoggMD).

Location:

United States

Description:

Healthcare's only unfiltered voice. Interviews, medical deep-dives, and uncensored rants on a broad range of health and wellness topics hosted by UCSF/Stanford-trained physician Dr. Zubin Damania (AKA ZDoggMD).

Twitter:

@zdoggmd

Language:

English


Episodes

Sunday Zen: Meditation & Retreat Q+A

1/29/2023
Meditation questions, what it's like on meditation retreat (virtual and in-person), thoughts on thoughts, emotion shadow work, reactivity, truth-realization, and more in this Q+A originally LIVE on Facebook. Watch the video here. Future retreats with Dr. Angelo DiLullo can be found here. Video show archive, audio podcasts, music parodies, Supporter Tribe membership options, merch, social media, and email contact form: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd Support us with a 1-time donation and get a...

Duration:00:58:28

Breaking The Silence: Shame In Medicine (w/Dr. Emily Silverman)

1/20/2023
Can healing happen when we shine a light on the dark places in medicine? Dr. Emily Silverman is a UCSF hospital physician and host of the popular podcast The Nocturnists. We dive into shame and emotional repression in doctors, healthcare professionals, and beyond. Check out the entire Shame series here. Learn more about Dr. Silverman here. Donate to her nonprofit here. Visit The Shame Space. Here is the gun violence article we referenced. Watch the video of our interview here. Video show...

Duration:01:50:21

Doc Vader LIVE in 2023: AVA (Ask Vader ANYTHING)

1/8/2023
He's a Sith Lord and burned out physician, more machine than doc now. YOU asked him ANYTHING, LIVE! Full video version here. Topics covered: 00:00 Intro 00:09 Pronouns 01:40 Damar Hamlin 03:37 Vaccines 08:57 Fairness 11:44 Societal fails 16:37 Shame 19:18 Universal masking 20:26 Bret Weinstein 22:36 Colonoscopy 23:44 Vaccine induced myocarditis 24:38 Naming your baby 26:54 Champagne 27:55 Lightsaber Vasectomies 29:08 Male nurses 31:15 Clinical leadership 32:07 Power of the Dark Side 35:14...

Duration:00:45:08

The Peril & Promise Of "Second Selfing"

12/14/2022
Avoid the pitfalls of your online "second self" by recognizing & navigating criticism, parasocial projections, audience capture, social media addiction, and creator burnout/metric obsession. Reference courtesy of The Stoa here. Watch the video here. Video show archive, audio podcasts, music parodies, Supporter Tribe membership options, merch, social media, and email contact form: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd Support us with a 1-time donation and get a personal email response from me:...

Duration:00:34:35

A Better Pandemic Playbook (w/Dr. Monica Gandhi)

12/11/2022
The ever-amazing Dr. Monica Gandhi returns to talk Flu/RSV/COVID, viral interference, China's zero-COVID response, MPox, and public health lessons from HIV for the next pandemic—while searching for true meaning beyond our apparent divisions. Watch the video here. Here's the paper summarizing Monica's proposed pandemic playbook. Find all our episodes with Dr. Gandhi here. Transcript & links here. Topics & Timecodes: 00:00 Intro 03:27 Influenza, RSV & COVID, "immune debt," viral interference,...

Duration:01:00:23

Sunday Zen LIVE: Who The Heck ARE You?

12/4/2022
Our entire conventional lives are based on a case of mistaken identity. Let's look for who we REALLY are, together (originally LIVE on YouTube) 🔥 Watch the video here. Video archive, music parodies, Supporter Tribe membership, merch, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd Support us with a 1-time donation and get a personal email thank you from me: paypal.me/zdoggmd More about Dr. Z: zdoggmd.com/about-z Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:23

When In-Laws Are More Dangerous Than Chocolate Cake (w/Dr. Ron Sinha)

12/1/2022
Arguing over vaccines at a holiday dinner with your relatives can raise your glucose more than dessert. We talk continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) as a personal window into diet, exercise, sleep, emotional stress, and more. Video: https://youtu.be/Cg55DR2s8uk With Dr. Ronesh Sinha: https://www.culturalhealthsolutions.com/ Follow him on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/roneshsinhamd/ Check out his Meta Health podcast:...

Duration:01:33:36

When In-Laws Are More Dangerous Than Chocolate Cake (w/Dr. Ron Sinha)

11/30/2022
Arguing over vaccines with your crazy relatives might raise your glucose more than dessert; continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for insight into diet, exercise, sleep, emotional stress, and more with Dr. Ronesh Sinha.Check out Dr. Sinha's website, follow him on Instagram, and subscribe to his Meta Health podcast. All our prior episodes together. Video: https://zdoggmd.com/continuous-glucose-monitoring/ Topics & Timecodes: 00:00 Intro to lifestyle medicine 02:30 ABIM recertification, left vs....

Duration:01:33:40

Seoul Tragedy, Vaccine Fatigue, Musk's Twitter (Live)

10/30/2022
Sunday Roundz, originally live on YouTube 10/30/22. Video: zdoggmd.com/seoul Gear: supportertribe4lyfe.com Video archive, audio podcast, music parodies, Supporter Tribe membership, merch, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd Support us with a 1-time donation and get a personal email thank you from me: paypal.me/zdoggmd More about Dr. Z: zdoggmd.com/about-z Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:12

A Billionaire, a Doc, & a Sorceress Walk Into a Closet (An Awakening Tale) w/Dr. Angelo DiLullo

10/18/2022
Dr. Angelo DiLullo (author of Awake, It's Your Turn) interviews ME 😂 We talk about my own weird history, becoming "ZDoggMD", advice for medical students and residents, and a crazy thing that changed my life back in 2012. If you really wanna wake up, subscribe to Angelo's amazing YouTube channel and check out all our previous conversations here. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SChalT87vnM Video archive, music parodies, Supporter Tribe membership, merch, social media, and email:...

Duration:02:19:25

Left Brain Vs. Right Brain & The Future Of Humanity

10/2/2022
Our collective shift towards left brain dominance may be the end of us all. A live discussion of the ramifications of increasing reductionism in healthcare, COVID, and beyond. Learn more about McGilchrist's The Master and His Emissary. Video: https://zdoggmd.com/left-right-brain/ Video archive, audio podcast, music parodies, Supporter Tribe membership, merch, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd Support us with a 1-time donation and get a personal email thank you from me:...

Duration:00:52:07

The Miracle Of This Moment (w/John Astin)

9/20/2022
A deep dive down the rabbit hole of our astonishing, non-conceptual experience of what IS. John Astin is a health psychologist, meditation teacher, musician, and the author of four books on spiritual practice, including This Extraordinary Moment. His guided meditations can be found on Sam Harris's Waking Up app. He has a Ph.D. in health psychology and is an adjunct professor of clinical and counseling psychology at Santa Clara and Notre Dame de Namur Universities. Find his books, teachings,...

Duration:01:48:13

Do We Need These Omicron-Specific Boosters? (w/Dr. Paul Offit)

9/15/2022
A must-watch deep dive into some science! Vaccine expert Dr. Paul Offit is less than impressed with evidence to support the Omicron BA.4/5 "bivalent" booster shots now rolling out for everyone 12 and older. We also talk polio and monkeypox and flu 👍 Video: https://zdoggmd.com/paul-offit-10/ Topics & Timestamps: 00:00 Intro 1:10 A brief history of the Covid vaccines, groups that benefit from boosting 5:12 Incubation periods and vaccination "goals," preventing infection vs. severe disease...

Duration:01:04:27

California's COVID Medical Misinformation Bill

9/13/2022
Should California discipline doctors who "disseminate misinformation or disinformation related to COVID-19?" Here's one California physician's take. Video: https://zdoggmd.com/misinfo-bill/ And here's the interview with Dr. Paul Offit I referenced. Read the full text of AB2098 here. Video archive, audio podcast, music parodies, Supporter Tribe membership, merch, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd Support us with a 1-time donation and get a personal email thank you from me:...

Duration:00:19:02

Why A Public Health Mob Turned On Dr. Leana Wen

9/1/2022
Seriously y'all, you can't make this s**t up 😂 When Dr. Leana Wen changed her hard core Covidian tune, the Twitter mob went into full attack mode. All to cancel her from speaking at a panel on "the backlash against public health" Oh, the irony! Here's an excellent related op-ed with links and a discussion I had with Dr. Vinay Prasad on The VPZD Show about this. Video: https://zdoggmd.com/leana-wen/ Video archive, audio podcast, music parodies, Supporter Tribe membership, merch, social...

Duration:00:11:34

The Three Great Untruths Destroying Our Kids

8/22/2022
Three pervasive distortions are at the root of tremendous suffering for children AND adults. Video: https://zdoggmd.com/3-great-untruths/ Read Haidt & Lukianoff's book The Coddling of the American Mind. Watch my related video on The Social Dilemma. Watch my interview on existential risk with Daniel Schmachtenberger. Video archive, audio podcast, music parodies, Supporter Tribe membership, merch, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd Support us with a 1-time donation and get a...

Duration:00:18:40

Reality Is Not What You Think (w/John Astin)

7/11/2022
What happens if you drop the mental labels, constructs and THOUGHTS about reality, and just look directly at your immediate experience? Strap yourself in because psychologist John Astin helps us see what's right in front of us, now and always 🤯 John Astin is a meditation teacher, musician, and the author of four books on spiritual practice, including Searching for Rain in a Monsoon. He has a Ph.D. in health psychology and is an adjunct professor of clinical and counseling psychology at...

Duration:02:12:30

Omicron Boosters, Kids' Vaccine & More (w/Dr. Paul Offit)

7/6/2022
Why did Dr. Offit vote NO on Omicron-specific boosters at the FDA advisory meeting? What's up with vaccine for the youngest kids? AND MUCH MORE... All our videos with Dr. Paul Offit here. And check out Paul's recent op-ed on variant-specific boosting in Stat News. Video: https://zdoggmd.com/paul-offit-9/ Topics & Timecodes: ​ 00:00 Intro, Omicron-specific vaccine, brief COVID history, what is a bivalent vaccine ​ 06:56 The FDA Vaccine Advisory Committee, political agendas & the seemingly...

Duration:00:53:23

Beyond The COVID Culture Wars (w/David Fuller)

7/1/2022
A pandemic post-mortem that looks ahead to how a post-COVID awakening might unfold, with Rebel Wisdom's David Fuller. Find more from David and his guests here, check out the recent live show we did together. Here's the Culture Wars 2.0 piece we referenced. Video: https://zdoggmd.com/covid-culture-wars/ Topics & Timecodes: 0:00 Intro 4:40 Health 3.0 & a broken healthcare system going into the pandemic 7:50 Rebel Wisdom’s central curation function 11:00 Zoom vs. in person and the effect on...

Duration:02:04:55

Feeding Your Baby: The Formula Crisis & Beyond (w/Mirine Richey)

6/14/2022
Just getting infants and toddlers fed seems harder than ever given formula shortages and lack of support for moms. Lactation consultant and educator Mirine Richey, MPH, IBCLC helps us unwind all the knots. Learn more about her work at Florida State. Video: https://zdoggmd.com/formula-crisis/ Topics & Timecodes: 0:00 Intro, the role of the lactation consultant 05:25 Infant nutrition, diversity among lactation specialists, physical breastfeeding vs. feeding breastmilk 08:17 Social...

Duration:01:24:11