By Vamsi Kancherla It’s that time of the year again; the time when every medical student in the country is required to submit their official Rank Order List (ROL) of the residency programs they hope to match. For students and programs, the deadline this year to SUBMIT & […]
App Review: European Journal of Cancer (EJC) iPad App Offers Oncology Articles With An Intuitive User Interface
By Ravish Amin An iPad application of the European Journal of Cancer now presents articles in clinical oncology, cancer prevention, and multidisciplinary oncology topics for clinicians and medical professionals accessible on the iPad.
By Walter Wiggins The USMLE Step 1 is unlike any test you’ve taken before. Therefore, it’s important to know how it works before you walk in the door of the testing center on test day. In this post, I’ll go over the format of the test, how it […]
By Ravish Amin The Guide to Immunology app has flashcards, figures, audio lectures, and multiple choice questions for MS1 and MS2 students reviewing immunology.
By Ravish Amin The Glasgow Coma Scale Android App is THE emergency medicine and neurology rotation have-to-have app. An intuitive interface leads the list of great features.
By Ravish Amin Accessing information from the web is easy – if you know what you’re doing. Different search techniques produce different results. Here’s how to vary your search techniques to get all the info you’re looking for.
Categories User Interface: (1 to 5), slicker interface gets higher number Learning format: (1 to 5), variety or quality gets higher number Quality of Questions: (1 to 5), higher quality gets higher number Price (1 to 5), more expensive gets lower number, however if price matches quality this […]
By Ravish Amin Choosing the right third year rotations is essential for medical students because what you experience on rotations helps you determine which field of medicine to pursue. These experiences also help create portions of the ERAS application for applying to the right programs. So, what should […]
By Walter Wiggins In my last post (“Preparing for the Boards”), we discussed several things you can and should be doing right now to get yourself ready for Step 1. Now that Step 1 is on your mind, you may have a number in mind for your ideal […]
By Walter Wiggins “Relax.” That’s the first word in Section I of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1, an often neglected but very helpful section that gives and overview of the things you need to know to prepare for the big day. As I’m writing this post, […]