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The Beyond the Pearls podcast, based on the Morning Report series from Elsevier, has been adapted for audio in collaboration with series editor, Dr. Raj Dasgupta, InsideTheBoards, and the volume editors of the Morning Report series’ five volumes covering Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Surgery. 
Like the books in the series, the podcast uses an in-depth case dissection format and aims to deliver practical, concise and easy to digest information that is especially relevant for those studying for the USMLE Step 3, but students or others revising other USMLE or COMLEX exams will also find value. 
Most episodes present a high-yield topic in a morning report or grand rounds format, and include must-know "pearls," an in-depth discussion of differentials and treatment, and assessment questions that support exam preparation. The Beyond the Pearls podcast also offers bonus episodes based on some of Dr. Raj’s most popular, highly-rated lectures. 
Visit beyondthepearls.net to become part of the BTP community and get the Beyond the Pearls books and more ultra high yield, entertaining educational content from Dr. Raj. 

Beyond the Pearls: Cases for Med School, Residency and Beyond (An InsideTheBoards Podcast‪)‬ Ars Longa Media

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The Beyond the Pearls podcast, based on the Morning Report series from Elsevier, has been adapted for audio in collaboration with series editor, Dr. Raj Dasgupta, InsideTheBoards, and the volume editors of the Morning Report series’ five volumes covering Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Surgery. 
Like the books in the series, the podcast uses an in-depth case dissection format and aims to deliver practical, concise and easy to digest information that is especially relevant for those studying for the USMLE Step 3, but students or others revising other USMLE or COMLEX exams will also find value. 
Most episodes present a high-yield topic in a morning report or grand rounds format, and include must-know "pearls," an in-depth discussion of differentials and treatment, and assessment questions that support exam preparation. The Beyond the Pearls podcast also offers bonus episodes based on some of Dr. Raj’s most popular, highly-rated lectures. 
Visit beyondthepearls.net to become part of the BTP community and get the Beyond the Pearls books and more ultra high yield, entertaining educational content from Dr. Raj. 

    Internal Medicine: Lung Adenocarcinoma

    Internal Medicine: Lung Adenocarcinoma

    Today's Episode
    Dr. Esther G. Chong reviews the case of a 57 year old male who presents with a 1 week history of shortness of breath and a productive cough. He has a history of COPD and has shortness of breath at baseline.
    Today's Host
    Dr. Esther G. Chong is a 2nd year hematology/oncology fellow at the University of Loma Linda Medical Center.
    About Dr. Raj
    Dr Raj is a quadruple board certified physician and associate professor at the University of Southern California. He was a co-host on the TNT series Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry, a regular on the TV Show The Doctors for the past 7 seasons and has a weekly medical segment on ABC news Los Angeles.
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    Produced by Ars Longa Media
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    Produced by: Christopher Breitigan
    Executive Producer: Patrick C. Beeman, MD
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    InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies. The information presented in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and should not be construed as professional or medical advice.

    • 13 min
    Internal Medicine Board Review: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Internal Medicine Board Review: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Today's Episode
    This week is Part 2 of Dr. Raj's Internal Medicine Board Review from the Pass Machine. This section primarily focuses on inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. He reviews several cases that explain how to manage and treat these conditions.
    About Dr. Raj
    Dr Raj is a quadruple board certified physician and associate professor at the University of Southern California. He was a co-host on the TNT series Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry, a regular on the TV Show The Doctors for the past 7 seasons and has a weekly medical segment on ABC news Los Angeles.
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    Produced by Ars Longa Media
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    Produced by: Christopher Breitigan
    Executive Producer: Patrick C. Beeman, MD
    Legal Stuff
    InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies. The information presented in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and should not be construed as professional or medical advice.

    • 41 min
    Internal Medicine Board Review: Critical Care

    Internal Medicine Board Review: Critical Care

    Today's Episode
    This episode features Part 1 of Dr. Raj's Internal Medicine Board Review lecture he did with the Pass Machine. This section primarily focuses on critical care topics featuring cases about sepsis, peak & plateau pressure, and abdominal compartment syndrome. 
    About Dr. Raj
    Dr Raj is a quadruple board certified physician and associate professor at the University of Southern California. He was a co-host on the TNT series Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry, a regular on the TV Show The Doctors for the past 7 seasons and has a weekly medical segment on ABC news Los Angeles.
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    Produced by Ars Longa Media
    To learn more about us and this podcast, visit arslonga.media. You can leave feedback or suggestions at arslonga.media/contact or by emailing info@arslonga.media.
    Produced by: Christopher Breitigan
    Executive Producer: Patrick C. Beeman, MD
    Legal Stuff
    InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies. The information presented in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and should not be construed as professional or medical advice.

    • 31 min
    SUBSPECIALTIES: Bronchiectasis - Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

    SUBSPECIALTIES: Bronchiectasis - Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

    Today's Episode
    Dr. Raj and Dr. Eva Khondaker review the case of a 55 year old woman who is a new referral to the pulmonary clinic with an acute productive cough and shortness of breath. She reports symptoms of the past 2 years, but they have worsened in the last 3 months. Her past medical history is significant for GERD and TB, and she also has scleroderma.
    Today's Guest
    Dr. Eva Khondaker is a recent medical graduate from the University of Medicine and Health Sciences (UMHS) where she graduated with highest honors. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Alberta majoring in Biological Sciences and a Minor in Classics. Eva has over 10 years of media and broadcasting experience. Her experience ranges from appearing in local news channels to International Tv networks such as ATN (Asian television network). Eva was crowned Miss Canada Galaxy International 2007, Miss Alberta 2007 and Miss Supermodel South Asia 2006. She also went on to represent Canada at an International platform and placed 1st runner up and awarded best in swimsuit and interview. She was also awarded 1st runner up in Miss India Canada 2007 in Toronto, Ontario. In the past, Eva has been an ambassador for various charity organizations such as the Canadian Red cross and the Cross cancer institute to name a few. She has helped raise awareness and funding for research. Eva is also a published co-author of a Medical Ethics and Biostatistics textbook specifically for students preparing for the USMLE exams.
    Recently, Eva has joined inside the boards as a podcast host, tutor, question writer, and head of social media development. In her personal life, she is a trained kathak and bharatnatyam dancer (Classical East Indian dance). She loves going to the gym and all things scifi/fantasy related. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her dog son, Quincy! She loves to go for hikes and play fetch with Quincy. She is currently preparing for the 2023 Match cycle.
    About Dr. Raj
    Dr Raj is a quadruple board certified physician and associate professor at the University of Southern California. He was a co-host on the TNT series Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry, a regular on the TV Show The Doctors for the past 7 seasons and has a weekly medical segment on ABC news Los Angeles.
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    Produced by Ars Longa Media
    To learn more about us and this podcast, visit arslonga.media. You can leave feedback or suggestions at arslonga.media/contact or by emailing info@arslonga.media.
    Produced by: Christopher Breitigan
    Executive Producer: Patrick C. Beeman, MD
    Legal Stuff
    InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies. The information presented in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and should not be construed as professional or medical advice.

    • 35 min
    SUBSPECIALTIES: What is Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)?

    SUBSPECIALTIES: What is Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)?

    Today's Episode
    Dr. Raj and Dr. Eva Khondaker review the case of a 68 year old man who presents to the outpatient clinic after 6 months of progressive exertional dyspnea and a persistent dry cough. He has a 15 pack year history of smoking but quit 20 years ago, and he has no family history of lung disease.
    Today's Guest
    Dr. Eva Khondaker is a recent medical graduate from the University of Medicine and Health Sciences (UMHS) where she graduated with highest honors. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Alberta majoring in Biological Sciences and a Minor in Classics. Eva has over 10 years of media and broadcasting experience. Her experience ranges from appearing in local news channels to International Tv networks such as ATN (Asian television network). Eva was crowned Miss Canada Galaxy International 2007, Miss Alberta 2007 and Miss Supermodel South Asia 2006. She also went on to represent Canada at an International platform and placed 1st runner up and awarded best in swimsuit and interview. She was also awarded 1st runner up in Miss India Canada 2007 in Toronto, Ontario. In the past, Eva has been an ambassador for various charity organization such as the Canadian Red cross and the Cross cancer institute to name a few. She has helped raise awareness and funding for research. Eva is also a published co-author of a Medical Ethics and Biostatistics textbook specifically for students preparing for the USMLE exams.
    Recently, Eva has joined inside the boards as a podcast host, tutor, question writer, and head of social media development. In her personal life, she is a trained kathak and bharatnatyam dancer (Classical East Indian dance). She loves going to the gym and all things scifi/fantasy related. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her dog son, Quincy! She loves to go for hikes and play fetch with Quincy. She is currently preparing for the 2023 Match cycle.
    About Dr. Raj
    Dr Raj is a quadruple board certified physician and associate professor at the University of Southern California. He was a co-host on the TNT series Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry, a regular on the TV Show The Doctors for the past 7 seasons and has a weekly medical segment on ABC news Los Angeles.
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    Produced by Ars Longa Media
    To learn more about us and this podcast, visit arslonga.media. You can leave feedback or suggestions at arslonga.media/contact or by emailing info@arslonga.media.
    Produced by: Christopher Breitigan
    Executive Producer: Patrick C. Beeman, MD
    Legal Stuff
    InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies. The information presented in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and should not be construed as professional or medical advice.

    • 36 min
    SUBSPECIALTIES: Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

    SUBSPECIALTIES: Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

    Today's Episode
    Another case from Dr. Raj's new book, Medicine Morning Report: Subspecialties available August 9th. Dr. Raj and Dr. Eva Khondaker review the case of a 27 year old male who presents to the ED after having his first seizure. He is intubated for airway protection and then transferred to the ICU. He has no medical or surgical history but does have a social history of drinking and smoking.
    Today's Guest
    Dr. Eva Khondaker is a recent medical graduate from the University of Medicine and Health Sciences (UMHS) where she graduated with highest honors. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Alberta majoring in Biological Sciences and a Minor in Classics. Eva has over 10 years of media and broadcasting experience. Her experience ranges from appearing in local news channels to International Tv networks such as ATN (Asian television network). Eva was crowned Miss Canada Galaxy International 2007, Miss Alberta 2007 and Miss Supermodel South Asia 2006. She also went on to represent Canada at an International platform and placed 1st runner up and awarded best in swimsuit and interview. She was also awarded 1st runner up in Miss India Canada 2007 in Toronto, Ontario. In the past, Eva has been an ambassador for various charity organization such as the Canadian Red cross and the Cross cancer institute to name a few. She has helped raise awareness and funding for research. Eva is also a published co-author of a Medical Ethics and Biostatistics textbook specifically for students preparing for the USMLE exams.
    Recently, Eva has joined inside the boards as a podcast host, tutor, question writer, and head of social media development. In her personal life, she is a trained kathak and bharatnatyam dancer (Classical East Indian dance). She loves going to the gym and all things scifi/fantasy related. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her dog son, Quincy! She loves to go for hikes and play fetch with Quincy. She is currently preparing for the 2023 Match cycle.
    About Dr. Raj
    Dr Raj is a quadruple board certified physician and associate professor at the University of Southern California. He was a co-host on the TNT series Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry, a regular on the TV Show The Doctors for the past 7 seasons and has a weekly medical segment on ABC news Los Angeles.
    More from Dr. Raj
    www.BeyondThePearls.net
    The Dr. Raj Podcast
    Dr. Raj on Twitter
    Dr. Raj on Instagram
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    Produced by Ars Longa Media
    To learn more about us and this podcast, visit arslonga.media. You can leave feedback or suggestions at arslonga.media/contact or by emailing info@arslonga.media.
    Produced by: Christopher Breitigan
    Executive Producer: Patrick C. Beeman, MD
    Legal Stuff
    InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies. The information presented in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and should not be construed as professional or medical advice.

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