By Walter Wiggins Congratulations! This is a wonderful achievement, and you should celebrate again, regardless of your score. If you’re satisfied or even happy/thrilled/ecstatic with your score, congratulations, again! If you’re not very satisfied with your score, keep your head up and celebrate that you will never have […]
By Ravish Amin We here at First Aid/USMLE-Rx are all about your success. With that in mind, we want you to turn a simple clerkship into a residency. Here’s how.
We love this video from: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Class of 2014 Created by: Emily Silverman Alessa Colaianni Starring: Alessa Colaianni Annie van Beuningen Tommy Rappold Matt Molloy
By Ravish Amin Studying neurology with USMLE-Rx is a great way to review basic concepts like mental status, cranial nerve functions (including vision), strength, coordination, reflexes, and sensation.
By Walter Wiggins You didn’t pass the USMLE Step 1 exam. Now what? First of all, I offer you my condolences. You worked really hard to get to this point and finding out you didn’t pass Step 1 of the USMLE was probably very traumatic. Even if you […]
A 70-year-old man presents to the emergency department complaining of increased shortness of breath with minimal exercise, cough, and fatigue. These symptoms began 2 weeks ago and have progressed gradually. He reports he used to feel this way “all the time” years ago, but that this has not […]
By Walter Wiggins The Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) is opening up the MyERAS website for residency applicant registration on July 1, 2012. This will mark the beginning of the ERAS 2013 cycle. You should receive an electronic token from your designated Dean’s Office in order to register […]
By Dr. Tao Le It’s that time of the year! I’m heading to New Haven this weekend to begin working with the Yale author team to revise First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 for 2013. The 2012 edition was a big step forward in terms of an […]
Wondering if the USMLE-Rx Qmax is really worth all that time and investment? Trying to figure out how best to incorporate your First Aid text into your board preparation? Check out how one USMLE-Rx subscriber prepared for his boards and ended up scoring a 260/99 on the USMLE […]
By Walter Wiggins Congratulations! You’ve just taken Step 1. Or maybe you’re reading this post in advance of taking Step 1… Regardless, this is the attitude you should embody during the post-test waiting period. You’ve worked really hard to get to this point, so you should celebrate. Take […]