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A collaboration between InsideTheBoards and Elsevier, this is Dr. Ted O'Connell's podcast of the bestselling USMLE Step 2 Secrets, 5th Edition. It features an audio optimized version of USMLE Step 2 Secrets and high yield USMLE and COMLEX style question dissections so you can learn how the experts approach exam questions. Listen while you commute, exercise, clean, or do other "life stuff". This podcast is the perfect on the go study companion for your USMLE; COMLEX; and internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, or family medicine shelf exams.

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A collaboration between InsideTheBoards and Elsevier, this is Dr. Ted O'Connell's podcast of the bestselling USMLE Step 2 Secrets, 5th Edition. It features an audio optimized version of USMLE Step 2 Secrets and high yield USMLE and COMLEX style question dissections so you can learn how the experts approach exam questions. Listen while you commute, exercise, clean, or do other "life stuff". This podcast is the perfect on the go study companion for your USMLE; COMLEX; and internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, or family medicine shelf exams.

    INTRODUCING COVID-19: Commonsense Conversations on the Coronavirus Pandemic

    INTRODUCING COVID-19: Commonsense Conversations on the Coronavirus Pandemic

    COVID-19, the disease caused by a novel coronavirus, has created a global pandemic. This show aims to educate the public via interviews with leaders in healthcare, public health and policy. You’ll hear from former Kaiser CEO, host of the Fixing Healthcare podcast, and author of Mistreated: Why We Think We're Getting Good Health Care and Why We're Usually Wrong, Robert Pearl; critical care physician and frequent guest on The Doctors, “Dr. Raj” Dasgupta; Patrick C. Beeman, Ob/Gyn and founder of the medical education platform, InsideTheBoards; microbiology professor, Ken Rosenthal; and more.   Your host is Dr. Ted O’Connell, family physician, educator, and author of numerous textbooks and peer-reviewed articles. He holds academic appointments at UCSF, UC Davis, and Drexel University's medical schools and also founded the Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano Community Medicine and Global Health Fellowship, the first program in the U.S. to formally combine both community medicine and global health. Submit Your Questions for the Podcast Send an email to info@arslonga.media or check out covidpodcast.com What Can You Do? You can help spread commonsense about COVID-19 by supporting this podcast. Hit subscribe, leave a positive review, and share it with your friends especially on social media. We can each do our part to ensure that scientifically accurate information about the pandemic spreads faster than rumors or fears. Remember to be vigilant, but remain calm. For the most trusted and real time information on COVID-19 and the coronavirus pandemic, both the CDC and WHO have dedicated web pages to keep the public informed. The information presented in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice. 

    • 9 min
    Stay Vigilant, Remain Calm: An Update and Overview of COVID-19 for Medical Students with "Dr. Raj" Dasgupta

    Stay Vigilant, Remain Calm: An Update and Overview of COVID-19 for Medical Students with "Dr. Raj" Dasgupta

    This is a special episode we're posting across the InsideTheBoards network to educate med students on the clinical issues surrounding COVID-19 like how ventilators work, how patients are assessed and some potential questions students may have about the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Ted O’Connell, ITB’s chief content officer, and author of Crush Step 1 and USMLE Step 2 Secrets interviews Dr. Raj Dasgupta. “Dr. Raj” is a Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine physician and assistant program director for the University of Southern California’s Internal Medicine residency program. Dr. Raj is actively involved in media and has appeared on The Doctors, Bill Nye Saves the World and many others. He is one of the hosts for TNT’s Chasing the Cure and author of author of Morning Report: Beyond the Pearls, which you can learn more about at beyondthepearls.net. Dr. Raj is well worth following on social media. Check him out on Instagram (@dr_raj_), Facebook (@doctorRajD) or Twitter (@DoctorRajD)   The Audio Qbank by InsideTheBoards Mobile 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 insidetheboards.com Free Features All of our podcasts in one place organized into playlists for easy studying (also with less ads and exclusive content) Mindfulness meditations designed specifically for medical students A monthly offering of high yield content (questions dissections, audio qbank samples) available only on our mobile app. Early Access and exclusive content like a preview of the soon to be released "Crush Step 1" podcast and the "Inside ITB" podcast where we "get real" about the challenges of building ITB and the day to day behind the scenes stuff. Premium Features Subscribe to an ITB premium account and get additional features 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. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 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 What Can You Do? You can help spread commonsense about COVID-19 by supporting this podcast. Hit subscribe, leave a positive review, and share it with your friends especially on social media. We can each do our part to ensure that scientifically accurate information about the pandemic spreads faster than rumors or fears. Remember to be vigilant, but remain calm. For the most trusted and real time information on COVID-19 and the coronavirus pandemic, both the CDC and WHO have dedicated web pages to keep the public informed. The information presented in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice.

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    The Brand New USMLE Step 2 Secrets Podcast

    The Brand New USMLE Step 2 Secrets Podcast

    This is the introduction for the USMLE Step 2 Secrets podcast. The introduction will cover the purpose, scope, and details about the USMLE Step 2 Secrets Podcast. Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Netter's Anatomy Coloring Book, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Crush Step 1, and many more. Head over to us.elsevierhealth.com/insidetheboards and use the discount code ITB30 at checkout! InsideTheBoards' Other Podcasts InsideTheBoards: The Original Podcast The flagship podcast from InsideTheBoards' mission is to teach you to "think like a question writer" so you can study smarter, not harder and succeed on the boards. It features high-yield question dissections and interviews with leaders in the medical education world. More than that, its mission is to help students lead better lives inside and outside of medical school, be more confident on their exams, and to encourage balance between their studies and lives. Check it out wherever you listen to podcasts. Or just head over to insidetheboards.com/podcasts.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to listen on Apple Podcasts. We're running 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. The Medical Mnemonist (an InsideTheBoards Podcast) Check out another InsideTheBoards' original podcast on Apple Podcasts or, for cross platform, on Podbean. This one is focused on accelerated learning techniques and study hacks. 

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    USMLE Step 2 Secrets Wrap Up

    USMLE Step 2 Secrets Wrap Up

    • 5 min
    Chapter 39: Vascular Surgery

    Chapter 39: Vascular Surgery

    This is the Vascular Surgery chapter from USMLE Step 2 Secrets. Content covered in this episode includes:  [0:30]: Question Dissection: A 75-year-old man with an extensive 90-pack year history of tobacco use, hyperlipidemia, and a coronary artery bypass grafting 3 years ago sees his physician for abdominal pain...  [6:10] Vascular Surgery chapter of S2S including questions like: - How is carotid stenosis managed? - How are patients with claudication managed? - Describe the classic presentation of chronic mesenteric ischemia. Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Crush Step 1, and many more. Head over to us.elsevierhealth.com/insidetheboards and use the discount code ITB30 at checkout! 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 insidetheboards.com Free Features All of our podcasts in one place organized into playlists for easy studying (also with less ads and exclusive content) Mindfulness meditations designed specifically for medical students 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 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. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 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 InsideTheBoards' Other Podcasts InsideTheBoards: The Original Podcast The flagship podcast from InsideTheBoards' mission is to teach you to "think like a question writer" so you can study smarter, not harder and succeed on the boards. It features high-yield question dissections and interviews with leaders in the medical education world. More than that, its mission is to help students lead better lives inside and outside of medical school, be more confident on their exams, and to encourage balance between their studies and lives. Check it out wherever you listen to podcasts. Or just head over to insidetheboards.com/podcasts.   InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to listen on Apple Podcasts. We're running 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. Check out all of ITB's Podcasts on our BRAND NEW Website InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, NBOME or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners, collaborators, and guests fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies.

    • 25 min
    Chapter 40: Vitamins and Minerals

    Chapter 40: Vitamins and Minerals

    This is the Vitamins and Minerals chapter from USMLE Step 2 Secrets. Content covered in this episode includes:  [0:28]: Question Dissection: A 32-year-old woman reports to her community health clinic complaining of tingling in her hands and feet... [4:12] Vitamins and Minerals chapter of S2S including questions like: - Specify the signs and symptoms of the various vitamin and mineral deficiencies and toxicities. - Which vitamin is a known teratogen? - What are the physical findings of rickets (vitamin D deficiency) in children? - What is the classic Step 2 description of a vitamin C-deficient patient? Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Crush Step 1, and many more. Head over to us.elsevierhealth.com/insidetheboards and use the discount code ITB30 at checkout! 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 insidetheboards.com Free Features All of our podcasts in one place organized into playlists for easy studying (also with less ads and exclusive content) Mindfulness meditations designed specifically for medical students 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 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. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 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 InsideTheBoards' Other Podcasts InsideTheBoards: The Original Podcast The flagship podcast from InsideTheBoards' mission is to teach you to "think like a question writer" so you can study smarter, not harder and succeed on the boards. It features high-yield question dissections and interviews with leaders in the medical education world. More than that, its mission is to help students lead better lives inside and outside of medical school, be more confident on their exams, and to encourage balance between their studies and lives. Check it out wherever you listen to podcasts. Or just head over to insidetheboards.com/podcasts.   InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to listen on Apple Podcasts. We're running 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. Check out all of ITB's Podcasts on our BRAND NEW Website InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, NBOME or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners, collaborators, and guests fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies.

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