By Ravish Amin The surge in apps for anatomy has given medical students a choice in how they choose to learn anatomy. While most apps include excellent anatomical detail about the human body, only some apps combine these visuals with great software features, resulting in a systems-based approach […]
By Vamsi K. Kancherla and Jaysson Brooks Every year, doctors in training are challenged with significant changes to our healthcare system. While this increasingly complex system is stressed by the business and politics of medicine, future and current physicians are expected to deliver cost-effective care. Today’s physician training […]
By Ravish Amin The right diagnosis requires first sorting and organizing differentials of a patient’s condition based on clues obtained from the patient history and physical exam.
Most score reporting of Step 1 results occurs within four weeks of testing. However, because of necessary modifications to the test item pool, there will be a delay in reporting for some examinees testing beginning in mid-May 2012. The target date for reporting Step 1 scores for most […]
By Ravish Amin Medical procedures e-Learning is evolving due mostly to the combination of the digital presentation of procedures using videos, mobile application platforms, and quality content.
The wait is over! The complete 2012 First Aid Step 1 Express video course is finally available! There are plenty of choices out there, but this the ONLY OFFICIAL First Aid course, and it is the ONLY course taught by First Aid Authors. Over 100 hours of high-yield […]
By Lisa Mitchell For some US medical students, there are three possible match days: military, osteopathic, and main residency match (aka the one you’ve probably heard of). Here are the basics on all three.
By Ravish Amin PubMed Mobile is available as a free download from the Android Market.
By Walter Wiggins 3-4 weeks prior to Test Day This is a great time to take a self-assessment. If you haven’t done a full-length simulation of the Step 1 exam, I recommend you do that now. Take special care to review your practice exam and identify any remaining […]
By Ravish Amin The Case Files Internal Medicine app features a high yield clinical problem solving guide, cases, and pearls