Free Associations

A Journal Club Podcast

Host Matt Fox describes how Free Associations was born.

Mad musings from the messy world of science.

Check in every other week with our hosts, Matt, Chris, Jess, and Don, to discuss best practices for reviewing journal articles.

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Most Recent Episode

More nurses, fewer deaths?

Free Associations Podcast | July 27th, 2021

Matt and Chris (in another summer two-person episode) review a new study on whether mandating the nurse to patient ratios can improve hospital outcomes, discuss what happened with the FDA approval of aducanumab, and Chris give us all the haikus he can.

Amazing and Amusing

Host Don Thea talks about Amazing and Amusing, his favorite segment of the podcast. Or, as he likes to refer to it, "Wacky Science."

One year of Free Associations

Host Matt Fox speaks about the first year of the podcast.

Suggestions or Feedback?

Are you stuck on a journal article that you would like help reviewing? Find an interesting study that made you laugh? Submit it to us and our hosts might review it on the next podcast!