In this ultra HY podcast, I discuss a wide variety of scenarios and permutations of immunocompromised/transplant patients that commonly show up on the USMLE exams. Think of this as a continuation of Ep 173 (Immunodeficiency diseases). I explain pathophysiology and break things down in ways that makes understanding and remembrance easy. I end with a life lesson on “motivation”. For more info on the Step 2CK/3 class starting tomorrow (6/28-7/2), email me via the website.
Metabolic acidosis is a floridly HY topic to know and understand for all the USMLE exams. Unfortunately, many people struggle with it and resort solely to memorizing lists of differentials which is not ideal. Do you want to conceptually understand metabolic acidosis (both high and normal anion gap) and see it’s integrations with multiple disciplines? If yes, this podcast accomplishes just that. The final fact I wanted to mention but forgot is that anion gap increases with age. There are no attached slides.
In this short, but extremely HY episode, I discuss hyperkalemia from essentially every possible angle that the NBME could test on your exams. I spend time discussing vignettes and explaining pathophysiology so memorization is kept to the bare minimum. This podcast will help you get many questions right on your test. There are no attached slides.
In this HY podcast, I wrap up our discussion of diabetes as classically tested on the USMLE exams. As I did in episodes 301/302, I make tons of integrations with other disciplines and go through pathophysiology as a means of aiding thorough understanding. 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 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 podcast, I cover pretty much everything you need to know about the thyroid on NBME exams (especially 2CK). I discuss all commonly tested pathologies. You can easily become a thyroid expert after working through this short 35 min podcast. The only HY thing I forgot to mention here is the bit on Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome Type 2 (Hashimoto’s, Addisons, And T1DM with AIRE gene mutations). There are no attached slides.
In this episode, I begin a 3 part comprehensive series that should thoroughly walk you through dermatology as tested on the USMLE exams. I encourage you to look up representative pictures of said pathologies. I discuss classic presentations and some micro integrations. There are no attached slides. Also the next 2CK, 10 hr 1 day high yield course takes place on the 27th of this month. Email me to sign up.
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.
In this episode, I perform a very high level review of the vast majority of the genetic diseases tested on the USMLE exams. For those taking 2CK, I would strongly recommend not neglecting this podcast. The same recommendation goes to the folks taking Step 1. At the 32 minute mark, I take a small “podcast break” to give my thoughts on how the NBME appears to be approaching the new Step 2CK questions which tends to offer people a lot of stress and anxiety. You will be doing yourself a huge disservice not learning the bulk of this podcast. If you master this, genetic diseases should be a non-issue going forward. There are no attached slides.