Independent production company, Somethin' Else has been commissioned by the British Medical Journal to produce a series of podcasts.
The programmes will feature broadcasters including former Today presenter Sue MacGregor and the BBC's Case Notes presenter, Graham Easton.
The shows will feature interviews with specialists in the field of medicine including England's chief medical officer, Sir Liam Donaldson.
Easton will present the first of the magazine style shows and the second will be hosted by MacGregor. Somethin' Else is producing the initial podcasts with a view to further productions.