Help Managing Residency Applications

Applying and interviewing for residency programs can be overwhelming. To help you stay organized, we’re sharing two checklists from First Aid for the Match, 5th edition. The “Application Requirements” form will help you gather all the information you need to apply to programs. Then after your visit, complete […]

App Review: Medical Calculator for iPhone

By Ravish Amin To write a good patient note during your nephrology, cardiology, and pulmonary medicine rotations, you have to know the common medical formulas. The Calculate app from QxMD Medical Software will help you calculate: For Nephrology – eGFR with CKD-Epi, the Cockcroft-Gault equation, MDRD, anion gap, […]

USMLE-Rx Predicts USMLE Step 1 Performance

Rationale: Medical students have few validated predictors of USMLE performance. We hypothesized that USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax could predict USMLE Step 1 performance. Methods: In this prospective cohort study, 26 U.S. medical students who used USMLE-Rx for USMLE preparation completed baseline questionnaires regarding their performance on USMLE-Rx, Kaplan […]