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 Perhaps the most crucial component of your approach to studying for Step 1 is consistent use of a high-quality online question bank. Hitting the books certainly has its place, but if you really want to perform to the extent of your capabilities, it’ll require what […]
Have you purchased the new edition of First Aid USMLE Step 1 yet? We’ve included some great new features to make studying easier.
By Ravish Amin A great app for designed to help you review the basics of the patient physical exam is the Physical Exam Essentials app for the iPhone and iPad.
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 Ravish Amin The AHRQ ePSS U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) App by HHS for iPhone and iPad is a great way to review the guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) on health care quality, […]
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, […]
By Lisa Mitchell COMLEX or COMLEX + USMLE? This question is often not treated as a simple matter of weighing pros and cons. Instead, it becomes a politically charged decision that has implications for loyalty to one’s profession and commitment to osteopathic principles. This kind of baggage is […]
By Lisa Mitchell Most of the pocket space in my short white coat is already spoken for, so whenever an attending recommends that I acquire another book or guide, I always check first to see if it is available as an iPhone application. The Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial […]