Cardiovascular pharmacology is an area that the NBMEs have a strong focus on across all USMLE exams. Most people find this topic too nebulous to study (wrt Step 2CK/3) as it integrates with so many disciplines. If this is your problem, you have come to the right place. The goal of this podcast series is to show you exactly what you need to know from an NBME perspective, help you understand the material, and help you integrate things in the way the NBME loves to integrate them. For more details relating to the 2CK/3 24 Hour Course and NBME Test Taking Strategies Course taking place in 2 weeks, shoot me an email via the website.
Pleural abnormalities are a topic that show up in some way on the USMLE Step 1-3 exams almost 100% of the time, typically with multiple questions per exam. This podcast discusses essentially all you need to know in an easy to understand format. I spend time on mechanisms, integrations, and classic presentations to help you nail down the information.
This podcast is a continuation of Episode 221 (Part 1). In this podcast, I discuss a host of super HY trauma/ortho scenarios that classically pop up on USMLE exams. One big focus in this one are scenarios that are unusual but have a basis in sound pathophysiology. The NBME routinely exploits these for their benefit with head scratching questions. I spend a lot of time explaining mechanistic reasoning so it’s easy to remember. There are no attached slides.
In this extremely high yield podcast, I go into a thorough discussion of the coronavirus/COVID-19 in the context of NBME exams. I spend a lot of time explaining pathophysiology and making tons of integrations with immunology, cardio, pulm, micro, etc. This should essentially help you answer any USMLE Q you see and also help you understand a lot about what is going on with the pandemic in our world.
In this ultra HY podcast, I continue our comprehensive GI review series for all the USMLE exams. There are no attached slides.
In this HY episode, I continue the GI series that was begun in episode 293. As always, there’s lots of relevant integrations and pathophysiology is explained thoroughly.
In this ultra HY episode, I begin a separate review of gastroenterology with a discussion of lots of associated anatomy, embryology, and physiology. I do a lot of explaining so you’re not just memorizing random facts. I also make tons of integrations across multiple disciplines. To sign up for the 40 hr Step 1 course or the 16.5 hr 2CK Course/NBME test taking strategies course, shoot me an email through the website.
In this short but HY podcast, I discuss the most common NBME scenarios that relate to post exposure prophylaxis for a host of infectious diseases. There are no attached slides.
In this super HY podcast, I discuss extremely important, super commonly tested scenarios that show up on the NBMEs. For the shelf exams mentioned above, expect 5-10 questions from this single podcast and a slightly higher number on 2CK/Step 3. There are no attached slides.
In this episode, I cover the hematology that is classically tested on the surgery shelf exam. For those taking the shelf exam, don’t sleep on this. About 5-10% of the surgery shelf exam questions center around blood disorders. There are no attached slides.