In this podcast, I discuss 3 common biases that are inherent in screening tests. I try to break down differences between these biases so you don’t confuse them on your exams.
Category: Public Health Sciences – USMLE Step 1
Divine Intervention Episode 399 – The 3 Confusing Poisonings (HY for Step 1-3)
In this HY podcast, I discuss salient means for differentiating poisonings from carbon monoxide, cyanide, and methemoglobin. I spend time discussing physiology that should help you navigate these questions with ease on exams. I conclude with a life lesson relevant to most medical students/trainees.
Divine Intervention Episode 364 – Effect Modification (+ Step 2CK/3 Course Reminder)
In this podcast, I discuss effect modification. I also discuss key differences between effect modification and confounding. The Step 2CK/3/NBME Test Taking Strategies course coming up this week are also discussed.
Divine Intervention Episode 363 – Taking the confusion out of confounding.
Confounding as a biostatistical concept literally confounds people on every USMLE exam. If you have a problem with this topic, this podcast is exactly what you’re looking for. I use lots of examples and then explain the ways this material can be tested on NBME exams.
Divine Intervention Episode 337 – How To Successfully Answer Drug Ad Questions On The USMLEs
In this short but HY podcast, I discuss specific tips and tricks for answering drug ad questions correctly.
Divine Intervention Episode 234 – USMLE Nov 2020 Changes Series 3: Medication/Transition of Care Errors.
In this HY podcast, I continue the CLEAN-SP curriculum that focuses solely on the new changes coming to the USMLE this month and next month. I spend time discussing medication and transition of care errors. I closely follow the USMLE content outline put out by the NBME. There are no attached slides.
Divine Intervention Episode 230 – USMLE Nov 2020 Changes Series 2: Quality and Safety.
In this episode, I continue the series that focuses on the changes coming to the USMLEs starting next month (May) from the quality and safety side of things. I cover the super HY quality and safety buzzwords and give copious examples. There are no attached slides.
Divine Intervention Episode 228 – USMLE Nov 2020 Changes Series 1: Palliative Care 1.
In this episode, I begin a series that should be relevant to the USMLE Step 1 and 2CK exams starting next month (May 2020). The USMLE will now begin to have questions on Communication, Legal/Ethical skills, And, Systems Based Practice/Professionalism/Patient Safety (CLEAN-SP). This intro podcast focuses on palliative care with some HY information on communication and advanced care planning. There are no attached slides.
Divine Intervention Episode 207 – The USMLE And Geriatrics Part 1.
In this episode, I discuss a large variety of HY geriatric topics that the USMLE expects you to know (falls, ADLs, depression, pressure ulcers, incontinence, cognition, and others). I strongly recommend getting this and the military podcast (Ep 204) down. Super HY for the more recent exams. There are no attached slides.
Divine Intervention Episode 204 – The USMLE And The Military (Ultra HY for all the USMLE exams!).
In this episode, I discuss a host of topics relevant to military servicemen and women that the NBME emphasizes on the respective USMLE exams. I strongly encourage you to listen to the podcast (or watch the video on the youtube channel, pls subscribe!). There are attached slides detailing the topics I discuss.
Divine Intervention Episode 204 The usmle and the military