USMLE Step 1 Postmortem: What to Do and What to Know Before Dedicated Prep Time | Part 2

February 12, 2019

Today's episode focuses on ITB's own Stewart Bryant's experience during his dedicated prep time for the USMLE Step 1 Examination. 

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USMLE Step 1 Pre and Post Mortem Overview | Part 1

February 1, 2019

Today's episode focuses on ITB's own Stewart Bryant and his experience leading up to and on the day of his USMLE Step 1 Examination. 

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Resources for Struggling Med Students and High Yield Microbiology Part 2 | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)

January 24, 2019

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Today's episode features two articles:  

USMLE Step 1 Question Breakdown: A 34 Year Old Woman with Elevated Blood Pressure 

Now, That's What I Call High-Yield: Microbiology Part 2

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Truths and Myths of USMLE Prep and High Yield Microbiology Part 1 | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)

January 17, 2019

 

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Truths and Myths of Starting USMLE Step 1 Prep

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Becoming a Medical Memory Master | Chase DiMarco from FreeMedEd & Dr. David Larson, author of Medical School 2.0

January 11, 2019

Today's episode features an excerpt from ITB's newest podcast, the Medical Mnemonist (click the link below to subscribe and listen to the complete interview). Dr. Chase DiMarco from FreeMedEd.org (and ITB's newest team member and podcast host-at-large) interviews Dr. David Larson on memory techniques and flashcard creation. Dr. Larson is the author of Medical School 2.0: An Unconventional Guide to Learn Faster, Ace the USMLE, and Get into Your Top Choice Residency 

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USMLE Step 2 (and other) Secrets with Dr. Ted O’Connell

December 18, 2018

Today we have a very special episode as we're announcing a new host for the ITB Podcast. Dr. Ted X. O'Connell (website here) is the author of Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, USMLE Step 3 Secrets and a bunch of other books in the medical education space. He also has a free podcast/audiobook version of USMLE Step 2 secrets which you can find on iTunes here. We are excited to have Dr. O'Connell join the ITB platform. In the months ahead, you'll be hearing from him a lot more, especially over on the Study Smarter Channel. ITB is "hella stoked" to have such an experienced educator join our team. 

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USMLE Question Breakdown: Structural Changes to the Heart plus Sleep Affects Learning in Medical School | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)

November 21, 2018

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A 62-year-old man presented to the emergency room with a 45-minute history of severe chest pain. EKG shows ST elevations in leads II, III, and aVF...

... 

Which of the following conditions is the most likely the cause of structural changes to the patient’s heart?

A) Atrial septal defect
B) Mitral insufficiency
C) Long-standing hypertension
D) Mitral Stenosis
E) Recent myocardial infarction
F) Ventricular fibrillation
 
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Building Resilience plus USMLE Question Breakdown: Pathophysiology of Pharmacologic Side Effects | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)

November 12, 2018

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Today's episode features three articles: 

Well-Being and Academic Skills in Medical School: Building Resilience Part 1 and Part 2
 
 
Question Excerpt: 

A 47 year old male with a past medical history of hypertension and obesity presents to his primary care physician for routine physical examination and yearly laboratory studies. His labs are remarkable for total cholesterol 190, LDL 75, and HDL 25...His physician starts him on a second medication at this time and his symptoms improve.

... 

This second medication works by what mechanism of action?

A: Dermal activation of Langerhans cells leading to increased prostaglandin release
B: Inhibition of cytochrome P450
C: Decreased breakdown of nitrous oxide
D: Inhibition of COX-2
E: Increased breakdown of dopamine

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