Fast Talks with Family Docs

fast talks with family docs

Fast Talks with Family Docs

The official OAFP Podcast!

We are proud to announce our official podcast is available to listen now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify! Get ready to be captivated by the passion and expertise of our hosts as they guide us through the vibrant world of Family Medicine in Oklahoma! Join the OAFP in exploring the fascinating stories and incredible contributions of our local physicians through Fast Talks With Family Docs.

If you would like to be involved in podcast creation as a guest, please fill out the form below titled “Interest Form.”

We are so excited to dive in with you to the diverse realm of Family Medicine through Fast Talks With Family Docs! Hosted by OAFP members Dr. Vedala and Dr. Palmer, this podcast unveils the myriad ways Oklahoma’s local docs are revolutionizing healthcare in our communities. From rural practices to urban clinics, join us as we explore how these dedicated professionals are shaping the future of medicine right here in Oklahoma.

Meet the Hosts!

Dr. Phil Palmer

Podcast Co-Host

Phil Palmer, MD, FAAFP is a board-certified family medicine , sports medicine, and lifestyle medicine physician with Integris Health and is a core faculty member with the Integris Great Plains Family Medicine Residency Program. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, and then completed the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center Family Medicine Residency and the OUHSC Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship. 

He previously served as Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Deaconess Hospital in OKC and also served one term as Chief of Staff. He is currently Medical Director of the Great Plains Family Medicine clinic and is one of the two Oklahoma delegates to the American Academy of Family Physicians Congress of Delegates.  He also serves as a Colonel in the Army Reserve Medical Corps.

He is married and is the father of four grown children. In his free time, he likes to read, is very engaged with his church and teaches a Sunday school group, and most of all loves to roadtrip across Oklahoma and America with his wife.

 

Dr. Veer Vedala

Podcast Co-Host

Raghuveer Vedala, MD, FAAFP, Dipl. ABOM is a board-certified family and obesity medicine physician at Norman Regional’s Primary Care – South OKC clinic. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, completed his residency at Wesley Family Medicine in Wichita, Kansas, and chose family medicine for the chance to build patient relationships and offer diverse care.

In his free time, he enjoys traveling with his wife, being a foodie, playing with his dogs, ballroom and Bollywood dancing, karaoke and keeping up with personal fitness.

“I’m excited to be on Fast Talks with Family Docs Podcast because it lets me promote family medicine, celebrate what makes it great, support my fellow family physicians, learn from inspiring people, and be involved in advocacy in my state. I’m so thrilled to be a part of this project! Can’t wait to see what’s next on Fast Talks!” – Dr. Vedala

 

Meet the Guests!

Dr. Syeachia Dennis

Podcast Guest (Episode One)

Syeachia Dennis, MD, MPH, FAAFP is a certified family physician with an extensive background in health education, promotion, and policy. Formerly an associate professor and assistant resident program director at the OU-TU School of Community Medicine in Tulsa, she is now in healthcare administration and most importantly is the current President of the Oklahoma Academy of Family Physicians!

“Thrilled to be the inaugural guest on the OAFP podcast, Fast Talks with Family Docs! This podcast is an opportunity to speak on the uniqueness of our specialty, the diverse landscape in which we practice, and share what makes family medicine so impactful. Huge thanks to Dr. Phil Palmer and Dr. Veer Vedala for shining light on family medicine in Oklahoma!”

 

Dr. Abbey Woods

Podcast Guest (Episode Two)

Abbey L. Woods, MD is board certified in Family Medicine and has been practicing in the Oklahoma City area since completion of her residency. She is married with one daughter. Her husband was born and raised in South Oklahoma City, and his large family has deep ties to this community.

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