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JN Listen

JN Listen is an audio CME app that collects interesting, relevant podcasts based on peer-reviewed articles from JAMA and lets you earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ by completing a short quiz.

JN Listen is now available for iPhone in the iOS App Store.


Relevant topics in clinical medicine

Topics include diabetes, stroke, dietary guidelines, depression, Lyme disease, constipation, and more, with new podcasts added regularly. You can also set preferences, and the app will recommend episodes based on your interests.

In-app quizzes for CME credit

After listening to a podcast, you can take a short quiz for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. You can also track your credits and save, email, and print certificates—all right in the app.

Jump to related audio

When you've completed the quiz, you can use the Hear Related Audio feature to find the answer to each question you missed. No need to hunt or guess.

Hosted by physicians

JAMA physician editors conduct interviews with patients, investigators, and other experts who add perspective and context.

MOC credits automatically sent

Receive American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) MOC points for the CME quizzes you complete. Credits are transferred automatically to the ABIM on your behalf unless you choose to opt out.

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iPhone users can download the new JN Listen app from the iOS App Store.

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Access Options

You can listen to JAMA podcasts for free by downloading the JN Listen app

In order to take in-app quizzes and earn CME credit, you will need a subscription. Learn more here.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a subscription to listen to podcasts on JN Listen?
No, you can listen to podcasts, set preferences, and download episodes without a subscription. To take quizzes and earn CME credit however, you will need a subscription.

Is there a limit to how many quizzes I can take?
No, there is no limit to the number of quizzes you can take.

How do I get my CME certificate?
After you complete a CME activity, you can view your CME certificate by going to the My CME page, selecting the specific episode, and clicking View Certificate. The My CME page will only show certificates for activities you have completed in the app. You can view all CME certificates that you've earned in both the app and on the website by clicking My Transcript at the top of the My CME page, or by clicking My CME Transcript on the Account page.

Do I need to create an account with the AMA to listen to podcasts on JN Listen?
No, you can listen to podcasts, set preferences, and download episodes without creating an account or signing in.

Can I listen to podcasts and take quizzes offline?
Yes. You can save episodes for offline listening by downloading them to My Episodes. Quizzes for downloaded episodes can also be taken while offline. However, CME credits earned while offline will not be listed on your JAMA Network transcript until your phone regains internet access. These credits will be transmitted automatically as soon as internet access is restored; no user input is required.

How do I save an episode for offline listening/quizzing?
To download content:
(1) Click the download icon on the bottom right-hand corner of the episode tile on the Browse page,
(2) swipe left on the episode tile on the Browse page, or
(3) open an episode and click the Download button.

How do I delete a downloaded episode?
To remove downloaded content:
(1) Swipe left on the episode tile on the Browse or My Episodes page, or
(2) open an episode and click the Remove button.

Can I sign in on more than one device at a time?
Yes, you can be signed in on different devices with the same account. Your saved preferences, CME history, and audio-playback progress will be synced device to device, session to session.

Can I get JN Listen on my tablet or Android phone?
No. At this time JN Listen is an iPhone-only app. We will likely include Android devices and tablets in the future.

I am a medical student who does not need CME, but I’d like to take the quizzes for practice. Can I get access to the quizzes without purchasing a subscription?
Yes, if you are registered as a medical student you will get free access to the quizzes. Once you become a physician, access to the quizzes/CME will require a subscription. If you do not yet have an AMA / JAMA account, please make sure to select Medical Student when you create your account.

When I sign in to JN Listen I get an error and/or nothing happens. What can I do?
Try closing and reopening the app. You should be able to sign in once you have restarted the app. Keep in mind that the sign in page can take a few seconds to load; repeatedly clicking the sign in button can extend this delay.

How do I sign out?
Once you are signed in you will remain so until you choose to sign out, at which time you can simply go to the Account page and click Sign out at the bottom of the screen.

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