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 […]
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 Supplementing First Aid for Immunology and Microbiology with board review apps challenges you to review a variety of content.
By Walter Wiggins 1 week prior to Test Day Approximately one week prior to test day, make sure you have a copy of your test registration printed out and some form of government-issued photo identification with your signature on it. It is very important that your name on […]
A study performed at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences questions whether or not medical students maintain their empathy towards patients as their studies progress.
The UPDATED OFFICIAL errata for the 2nd editions of First Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles and First Aid for the Basic Sciences: Organ Systems are now posted on our Errata Page. This update reflects content errors and typos that may create confusion that were submitted before April […]
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 […]