InsideTheBoards for the USMLE, COMLEX & Medical School

The Physiology of Medical Education and USMLE Prep (Part 1) with Rhett and Michael from Physeo

August 22, 2019

Today's episode features returning guests and friends of ITB, Rhett and Michael, the founders of the Physeo platform interviewed by host of ITB's Physiology by Physeo Podcast, Dr. Greg Rodden. They discuss how Physeo got started, balancing creative endeavors and med school, pursuing your dreams, and how Physeo can help you learn what you need to succeed in med school and on the boards. 

0:30 - Patrick provides some advice for making you shine on the wards 

4:40 - Our sponsor this week is Muse, a tech enhanced headphone device that uses EEG to help you meditate, center yourself, and de-stress. Check them out (and help ITB) by going to

6:00 - Example from the USMLE Step 1 Version of ITB's All Audio Question Bank beta (powered by Exam Circle

7:35 - Interview with Greg and the Physeo guys 

33:13 - An update on the state of InsideTheBoards 

35:50 - Easter Egg...The Medicine of HBO's Chernobyl


InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast 

Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to or just click here to check it out on iTunes. We're planning a USMLE Step 2 Study Smarter Series in the coming months, covering each of the required clerkships and how to study for the shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2 and COMLEX Level 2. 

ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App

The Audio Qbank by InsideTheBoards mobile app has both free and premium features and is available on both Android and iOS

To get started, first, create a Boardsinsider Account on our website

Free Features 

  1. All of our podcasts in one place organized into playlists for easy studying (also with less ads and exclusive content) 
  2. Mindfulness meditations designed specifically for medical students 
  3. A monthly offering of high yield content (questions dissections, audio qbank samples) available only on our mobile app. 

Premium Features

Subscribe to an ITB premium account and get additional features 

  1. Access to 500+ audio optimized board style practice questions in our Audio Qbank. The Step 1 version is powered by Exam Circle and the Step 2 Version is powered by OnlineMedEd. New questions added each month. 
  2. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 
  3. Audio Flashcards (coming soon) 

Our audio qbank is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time.  

Learn more about the Audio Qbank by InsideTheBoards mobile app here

Legal Stuff and Credits

InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, NBOME or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards fully adheres to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies.

Music: Enter Shikari "Radiate" from the album "Rat Race" (used with permission). Check out the music video here and their new single, Stop the Clocks on Spotify

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