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
By Walter Wiggins As you prepare for the USMLE Step 1, one of the things you should be doing every day is practice questions. I firmly believe in the importance of using a question bank, so I’m going to present my test-taking strategies with the assumption that you’re […]
By Ravish Amin How do clinical educators decide what competencies are important and how do they decide what is required for adequate daily performance on the wards?
By Ravish Amin The Anatomy 3D: Organs App for iPad features 3D models, audio lectures, and videos for anatomy review.
By Ravish Amin Medical education is keeping pace with emerging technology. Here’s four ways using virtual patients enhances what we learn.
By Walter Wiggins Once you get far enough into your study period to have established a routine, it’s important to take a step back and evaluate what you’re doing well and what you’re not. Truthfully, this evaluation of your study process should be continual. You’ll likely find that […]
By Ravish Amin Today’s e-learning management systems are tailored in ways that make them ideal for all types of degree programs. But, are they beneficial to med students?
By Ravish Amin Wordstash offers a unique, scientifically-based method of studying high-yield medical terms. Students can group medical terms similar to flashcard apps but with a focus on definitions.
By Ravish Amin The Pretest Neurology USMLE Review App for iPhone has around 500 USMLE Step2 CK-focused questions following content from PreTest: Neurology, 7th edition. As with the Pretest series, the questions are multiple choice in vignette format along with matching high yield concepts. Both correct and incorrect […]