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February 18, 2020
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 is dedicated to helping med students live better lives. Our aim is to demystify USMLE prep and save you time studying for the boards. This is just a small part of our desire to help you stay healthy and mentally strong during your medical education.
December 31, 2019
This is the fourth episode of the Medicine of Chernobyl, inspired by the HBO series of the same name. This one is focused on a practical application of radiation therapy in gynecologic oncology.   00:40 - 18 year old female with a pelvic mass.  12:25 - What should a medical student know about radiation and its side effects?  14:35 - Dr. Thompson's advice on prepping for the USMLE  15:30 - The most important question to ask about radiation.   The No Cost Way to Help ITB this Holiday Season: Shop Amazon with our Affiliate Link   Check out insidetheboards.com/shop We’ve curated a list of unique items for your holiday party like EKG print toilet paper and anatomical heart coasters. Also, use the link bit.ly/itbamazon to get to Amazon's website. It's free, and for any purchase you make, ITB will get a small commission to help us put the finishing touches on our mobile app.   Check out all of ITB's Podcasts on our BRAND NEW Website Sources, Credits, and More Resources The Real Chernobyl (Sky News Documentary)  Radiation Basics (Made Simple) from the CDC  HBO's Chernobyl Series Companion Podcast HBO's Chernobyl Series Trailer Thanks to Ike Potter, producer of the ITB Main Podcast, and Christopher Breitigan, ITB's creative director, the executive producer of our Chernobyl series and the genius behind @ITBsides on Twitter. InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, NBOME or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies. Music: Radiate by Enter Shikari (used with permission).
December 23, 2019
This is the third episode of the Medicine of Chernobyl, inspired by the HBO series of the same name. Continuing our discussion with Dr. Greg Thompson, a private practice radiation oncologist, we go over patient related misconceptions about radiation and teratogenic effects of radiation. 01:10 - Patients' Misconceptions about radiation 04:05 - A 20 year old female presents for genetic counseling (tumor suppressor genes)  09:50 - How radiation oncologists approach the treatment of cancers.  13:10 - A 25 year old female with acute radiation illness finds out she's pregnant  The No Cost Way to Help ITB this Holiday Season: Shop Amazon with our Affiliate Link   Check out insidetheboards.com/shop We’ve curated a list of unique items for your holiday party like EKG print toilet paper and anatomical heart coasters. Also, use the link bit.ly/itbamazon to get to Amazon's website. It's free, and for any purchase you make, ITB will get a small commission to help us put the finishing touches on our mobile app.   Check out all of ITB's Podcasts on our BRAND NEW Website Sources, Credits, and More Resources The Real Chernobyl (Sky News Documentary)  Radiation Basics (Made Simple) from the CDC  HBO's Chernobyl Series Companion Podcast HBO's Chernobyl Series Trailer Thanks to Ike Potter, producer of the ITB Main Podcast, and Christopher Breitigan, ITB's creative director, the executive producer of our Chernobyl series and the genius behind @ITBsides on Twitter. InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, NBOME or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies. Music: Radiate by Enter Shikari (used with permission).
December 16, 2019
This is the second episode of the Medicine of Chernobyl, inspired by the HBO series of the same name. Continuing our discussion with Dr. Greg Thompson, a private practice radiation oncologist, we go over the consequences of exposure to ionizing radiation, radiation misconceptions, and acute radiation illness.  01:10 - What do people misunderstand about radiation therapy?  02:45 - If I receive radiation, am I then radioactive? Should I be around others?  05:00 - The range of health effects that occur when exposed to radiation: an excerpt from the CDC's Radiation Basics (Made Simple)  07:20 - What cancers in particular are sensitive to radiation? Are there features of malignancy that indicate they might be more or less sensitive to radiation therapy?  12:42 - Biology and Physics of Radiation 13:40 - A firefighter presents with a burn to his hand after responding to a radiation emergency.  17:00 - Acute Radiation Illness, side effects of radiation therapy, and what causes them. 22:20 - The components of acute radiation syndrome.  24:45 - A 54 year-old male engineer complains of vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain after an exposure to radiation.  26:30 - The prodromal phase of acute radiation illness and the determining effects of radiation exposure   The No Cost Way to Help ITB this Holiday Season: Shop Amazon with our Affiliate Link   Check out insidetheboards.com/shop We’ve curated a list of unique items for your holiday party like EKG print toilet paper and anatomical heart coasters. Also, use the link bit.ly/itbamazon to get to Amazon's website. It's free, and for any purchase you make, ITB will get a small commission to help us put the finishing touches on our mobile app.   Check out all of ITB's Podcasts on our BRAND NEW Website Sources, Credits, and More Resources The Real Chernobyl (Sky News Documentary)  Radiation Basics (Made Simple) from the CDC  HBO's Chernobyl Series Companion Podcast HBO's Chernobyl Series Trailer Thanks to Ike Potter, producer of the ITB Main Podcast, and Christopher Breitigan, ITB's creative director, the executive producer of our Chernobyl series and the genius behind @ITBsides on Twitter. InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, NBOME or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies.
December 10, 2019
Inspired by the HBO series Chernobyl, we’re running a series on the biological effects of radiation and its therapeutic uses within radiation oncology. We interview Dr. Greg Thompson, a radiation oncologist (and one of ITB’s earliest supporters) while providing some education on radiation biophysics, answering questions about radiation that you might have after watching the Chernobyl series, and also covering diseases related to ionizing radiation.  In this first episode, we discuss rad onc as a specialty, explain the nature of ionizing radiation (alpha, beta, gamma anyone?), and breakdown a USMLE practice question that answers the question from the Chernobyl series: why do they talk about giving potassium iodine to those affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.  02:49 - What is Rad Onc and what do Radiation Oncologists do? 05:35 - How to get into Radiation Oncology 09:49 - ITB's Crowdfunding Campaign (Companion Video here is way funnier) 10:29 - Chernobyl: What Happened? 13:09 - Biology and Physics of Radiation 18:52 - Effects of Radiation (explained by the CDC) 19:10 - Ionizing Radiation 19:52 - Effects of Radiation continued 21:37 - What does the radiation do to them? (From the HBO Series) 22:40 - USMLE Style Question 24:00 - Potassium Iodide - Why give it to people with Radiation exposure? 24:50 - Alpha, Beta, and Gamma Radiation The No Cost Way to Help ITB this Holiday Season: Shop Amazon with our Affiliate Link   Check out insidetheboards.com/shop We’ve curated a list of unique items for your holiday party like EKG print toilet paper and anatomical heart coasters. Also, use the link bit.ly/itbamazon to get to Amazon's website. It's free, and for any purchase you make, ITB will get a small commission to help us put the finishing touches on our mobile app.   Check out all of ITB's Podcasts on our BRAND NEW Website Sources, Credits, and More Resources The Real Chernobyl (Sky News Documentary)  Radiation Basics (Made Simple) from the CDC  HBO's Chernobyl Series Companion Podcast HBO's Chernobyl Series Trailer Thanks to Ike Potter, producer of the ITB Main Podcast, and Christopher Breitigan, ITB's creative director, the executive producer of our Chernobyl series and the genius behind @ITBsides on Twitter. InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, NBOME or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies.
November 19, 2019
On today's episode Greg Rodden, host of the Physiology by Physeo podcast, interviews Zach Griffin about his experience of taking the USMLE Step 1 Examination.  Get a discount on any Kaplan Course  Remember, ITB listeners can take up to 40% off any Kaplan Medical product (when combined with an American Medical Association membership discount) by going to kaptest.com and using the offer code "ITB15" to take advantage of this offer. Even if you're not an AMA member, you can still get 15% off any Kaplan Medical product.   New Book from ITB's Chase DiMarco Read This Before Med School  Will medical school make or break you? Whether you’ve just gotten your acceptance or are already in the cadaver lab, you can get through (relatively) unscathed by learning from those who’ve already survived and thrived. Herein, we provide you with the hard-won tips, tools, and insights that helped us to excel during those four grueling years. Beyond providing study tips, we draw on inspiration from fields like psychology, neuroscience, education, business, and even self-help to assemble a complete guide to accelerate your development as a medical student and future physician. Check it out now on Amazon (affiliate link)     New Podcast: The 1-Minute Preceptor Podcast  Brought to you by the host of the Medical Mnemonist Podcast, co-host to the InsideTheBoards Podcast, and co-author of Read This Before Medical School: How to Study Smarter and Live Better While Excelling in Class and on your USMLE or COMLEX Board Exams, this show will bring you interviews from medical educators in the clinical sciences. Wondering how to ask for Letters of Recommendation or how to best prepare for an upcoming clinical experience? This show will prepare you for your upcoming clinical rotations and make sure your externship experiences are fulfilling. Following the 1-Minute Preceptor Model, we explore how different preceptors in different clinical scenarios approach students and their education. Stay tuned for the many great physicians we have interviewed and be sure to share this with your friends and Subscribe anywhere you listen to podcasts.  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 fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies.
November 13, 2019
Today’s episode is the third and final episode in our series with Dr. Chris Cimino, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Kaplan Medical, who discusses the USMLE/COMLEX exam writing process and science behind it.  This final in the trilogy with Chris Cimino of Kaplan Test Prep covers the questions medical students ask most involving the USMLE board exam. Students often hear that the USMLE will be a deciding vote in their potential residency applications, what specialties are more likely to accept them, and how competitive the residency spot will be. In this episode, we clarify the ultimate Goal of the USMLE and how it relates to later academic and clinical life. Our practice question dissection comes from Kaplan's Step 2 CK Integrated Plan. Click the link below to sign up for a free trial. 1:08 - Question Dissection for Today A 2 year old girl is brought to the E.D. by her parents because of a severe cough with sputum, fever, and rapid breathing.  7:17 - Interview  Topics covered in the interview include:  Medical Societies, Guidelines, and Ethics in the Media Should All Medical Students Learn Specialized Medical Topics? Is the USMLE or COMLEX Relevant to Becoming a Doctor? What is the Goal of the USMLE and other Board Exams? How Does the USMLE Score Relate to Residency Selection Processes and Where are the Incentives? Does the USMLE or COMLEX Exam Score Correlate to Physician Success?   Get a discount on any Kaplan Course  Remember, ITB listeners can take up to 40% off any Kaplan Medical product (when combined with an American Medical Association membership discount) by going to kaptest.com and using the offer code "ITB15" to take advantage of this offer. Even if you're not an AMA member, you can still get 15% off any Kaplan Medical product.   New Book from ITB's Chase DiMarco  Read This Before Med School  Will medical school make or break you? Whether you’ve just gotten your acceptance or are already in the cadaver lab, you can get through (relatively) unscathed by learning from those who’ve already survived and thrived. Herein, we provide you with the hard-won tips, tools, and insights that helped us to excel during those four grueling years. Beyond providing study tips, we draw on inspiration from fields like psychology, neuroscience, education, business, and even self-help to assemble a complete guide to accelerate your development as a medical student and future physician. Check it out now on Amazon (affiliate link)     New Podcast: The 1-Minute Preceptor Podcast  Brought to you by the host of the Medical Mnemonist Podcast, co-host to the InsideTheBoards Podcast, and co-author of Read This Before Medical School: How to Study Smarter and Live Better While Excelling in Class and on your USMLE or COMLEX Board Exams, this show will bring you interviews from medical educators in the clinical sciences. Wondering how to ask for Letters of Recommendation or how to best prepare for an upcoming clinical experience? This show will prepare you for your upcoming clinical rotations and make sure your externship experiences are fulfilling. Following the 1-Minute Preceptor Model, we explore how different preceptors in different clinical scenarios approach students and their education. Stay tuned for the many great physicians we have interviewed and be sure to share this with your friends and Subscribe anywhere you listen to podcasts.  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 fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies.
November 8, 2019
This is part 2 in our series with Dr. Chris Cimino, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Kaplan Medical, who discusses the USMLE/COMLEX exam writing process and science behind it.  USMLE and COMLEX board questions are frequently being altered, added, or retired. However, most students do not understand the reasons or the process of such changes. In this episode, Dr. Chris Cimino, Vice President of Medical Academics for Kaplan Test Prep and a former NBME test writer, will help uncover some of the misconceptions students may have about the process of vetting and retiring board-exam questions. He also discusses why some of the medical societies and guidelines conflict each other in clinical practice and how test-writers respond to these differences when creating questions. Our practice question dissection comes from Kaplan's Step 2 CK Integrated Plan. Click the link below to sign up for a free trial. Question Dissection for Today 1:49 - A 26 year old woman comes to the physician because of a one year history of amenorrhea Interview  4:55 Question Stem Length & Changes in Question Design Over Time 10:00 Pros and Cons of PhDs Teaching in Medical Education & How New Material is Assimilated into the USMLE or COMLEX Exams Get a discount on any Kaplan Course  Remember, ITB listeners can take up to 40% off any Kaplan Medical product (when combined with an American Medical Association membership discount) by going to kaptest.com and using the offer code "ITB15" to take advantage of this offer. Even if you're not an AMA member, you can still get 15% off any Kaplan Medical product.   New Book from ITB's Chase DiMarco- Read This Before Med School  Will medical school make or break you? Whether you’ve just gotten your acceptance or are already in the cadaver lab, you can get through (relatively) unscathed by learning from those who’ve already survived and thrived. Herein, we provide you with the hard-won tips, tools, and insights that helped us to excel during those four grueling years. Beyond providing study tips, we draw on inspiration from fields like psychology, neuroscience, education, business, and even self-help to assemble a complete guide to accelerate your development as a medical student and future physician. Check it out now on Amazon (affiliate link)     New Podcast: The 1-Minute Preceptor Podcast  Brought to you by the host of the Medical Mnemonist Podcast, co-host to the InsideTheBoards Podcast, and co-author of Read This Before Medical School: How to Study Smarter and Live Better While Excelling in Class and on your USMLE or COMLEX Board Exams, this show will bring you interviews from medical educators in the clinical sciences.  Wondering how to ask for Letters of Recommendation or how to best prepare for an upcoming clinical experience? This show will prepare you for your upcoming clinical rotations and make sure your externship experiences are fulfilling. Following the 1-Minute Preceptor Model, we explore how different preceptors in different clinical scenarios approach students and their education. Stay tuned for the many great physicians we have interviewed and be sure to share this with your friends and Subscribe anywhere you listen to podcasts.  Check out all of ITB's Podcasts on our BRAND NEW Website Legal Stuff and Credits InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, NBOME or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies.
October 26, 2019
Today's episode is part 1 in our series with Dr. Chris Cimino, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Kaplan Medical, who discusses the USMLE/COMLEX exam writing process and science behind it.  Students often wonder about those behind the curtain when it comes to the NBME and USMLE exams and materials. However, there is little transparency for students (and even instructors) may not be aware of the NBME test writing designs. Dr. Cimino helps to explain why the test-writers philosophy and those of your academic institution may vary greatly in regards to what material to prepare a student for. He also depicts the process of becoming a test-writer for the NBME and the different stages involved. Lastly, Dr. Cimino explains the process of finding board-relevant material and the process of consensus within question decision-making. Our practice question dissection comes from Kaplan's Step 2 CK Integrated Plan. Click the link below to sign up for a free trial.   Students often wonder about those behind the curtain when it comes to the NBME and USMLE exams and materials. However, there is little transparency for students (and even instructors) may not be aware of the NBME test writing designs. In this episode, we are joined by Chris Cimino, Vice President of Medical Academics for Kaplan Test Prep and a former NBME test writer. He helps to explain why the test-writers philosophy and those of your academic institution may vary greatly in regards to what material to prepare a student for. He also depicts the process of becoming a test-writer for the NBME and the different stages involved. Lastly, Dr. Cimino explains the process of finding board-relevant material and the process of consensus within question decision-making.  Question Dissection for Today 1:05 - A 55 year old male presents with a chief complaint of a sore on this foot.  Questions covered in the interview  3:30 Reasons for the Lack of Transparency within the NBME, USMLE, and Test-Writer Philosophy 08:40 Why do Schools and Test-Writers Differ on their Educational Focus? 10:45 Insights into the Credentials of a Test-Writer and the Sub-Committees Involved 14:30 The Process for Vetting Board-Relevant Questions 20:00:The Students Role in Choosing Board-Relevant Questions & The Importance of Student Teamwork Get a discount on any Kaplan Course  Remember, ITB listeners can take up to 40% off any Kaplan Medical product (when combined with an American Medical Association membership discount) by going to kaptest.com and using the offer code "ITB15" to take advantage of this offer. Even if you're not an AMA member, you can still get 15% off any Kaplan Medical product.   New Book from ITB's Chase DiMarco- Read This Before Med School  Will medical school make or break you? Whether you’ve just gotten your acceptance or are already in the cadaver lab, you can get through (relatively) unscathed by learning from those who’ve already survived and thrived. Herein, we provide you with the hard-won tips, tools, and insights that helped us to excel during those four grueling years. Beyond providing study tips, we draw on inspiration from fields like psychology, neuroscience, education, business, and even self-help to assemble a complete guide to accelerate your development as a medical student and future physician. Check it out now on Amazon (affiliate link)    New Podcast: The 1-Minute Preceptor Podcast  Brought to you by the host of the Medical Mnemonist Podcast, co-host to the InsideTheBoards Podcast, and co-author of Read This Before Medical School: How to Study Smarter and Live Better While Excelling in Class and on your USMLE or COMLEX Board Exams, this show will bring you interviews from medical educators in the clinical sciences. Wondering how to ask for Letters of Recommendation or how to best prepare for an upcoming clinical experience? This show will prepare you for your upcoming clinical rotations and make sure your externship experiences are fulfilling. Following the 1-Minute Preceptor Model, we explore how different preceptors in different clinical scenarios approach students and their education. Stay tuned for the many great physicians we have interviewed and be sure to share this with your friends and Subscribe anywhere you listen to podcasts.  Check out all of ITB's Podcasts on our BRAND NEW Website Legal Stuff and Credits InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, NBOME or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies.
September 26, 2019
We've teamed up with Elsevier and Dr. Ted O'Connell, ITB's Chief Content Officer, and author of USMLE Step 2 Secrets and Crush Step 1.  to bring you a brand new version of the USMLE Step 2 Secrets Podcast with enhanced production and additional high yield content in the form of USMLE style question dissections (thanks to Elsevier, Inc.). Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, listen on InsideTheBoards website. or anywhere you listen to podcasts.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts 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.  Check out all of ITB's Podcasts on our BRAND NEW Website   Legal Stuff and Credits InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, NBOME or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies.
September 7, 2019
In today's episode, the main feature is a detailed breakdown of how to "think like a question writer" based on Patrick's blog post for Student Doctor Network, Board Preparation: Training for a Marathon, not a Sprint. In addition, we excerpt a section from ZDoggMD's Incident Report, "How to Suck Less as a Medical Student" and Patrick presents a section from Dr. Edmund Pellegrino's article "Med Schools as Moral Agents".  01:50 - ZDoggMD's "How to Suck Less as a Medical Student"  05:55 - "Med Schools as Moral Agents" observations on the state of medical education and obligations of schools to their students. For an introduction to Dr. Pellegrino and his thought, see Patrick's review of "The Philosophy of Medicine Reborn" 16:20 - Answer 'Em like You Wrote 'EM: Approaching board questions from the perspective of a question writer. Detailed commentary based on Patrick's aforementioned SDN article.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts 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 ITB iOS app includes all of our podcasts (with exclusive and expanded content), early access to podcasts we'll be releasing in the future, some meditations designed specifically for medical students and intended for use during your dedicated USMLE prep time (gotta keep those stress levels down, right?), plus the beta version of our all audio qbank. There's a sample of high yield audio questions for each version, and of course you can purchase a subscription to help us finish the full scale, Android and iOS app, which will have tons more features. It's not perfect. But it is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time. Search the App Store for "InsideTheBoards" or click here to download it now.  Android user? Until we release the cross-platform version of the app this summer, you can still subscribe to the podcast version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank by clicking here.  The #ListenLearnLive Contest ("We'll Pay For Yours Boards" thanks to Physicianloans.com) Final Contest (deadline September 30, 2019) We're giving away all kinds of prizes in exchange for your help promoting all of InsideTheBoards' podcasts.   You earn entries by completing certain actions like sharing or reviewing our podcasts. But you probably know that ITB is all about promoting the wellbeing of medical students. So we also want to push the hashtag #listenlearnlive. The "live" part of this represents our interest in not just your scores, but also your lives outside of medicine. Hence, you can also earn entries just for doing healthy things like exercising, walking your dog, spending time with your fam, or listening to music and then snapping a photo, tagging us, and using the hashtag #listenlearnlive in a social media post. It's actually three separate, month-long contests running now through July. The Top Three winners at the end of each month's contest will be placed into a drawing for the Grand Prize: your USMLE Step 1/Step 2 or COMLEX Level 1/Level 2 Registration Fee (thanks to the generosity of Physicianloans.com )That's a prize worth over $600. We're also giving away things like subscriptions to our All-Audio Qbank. Just go to http://bit.ly/paymyusmle3 to sign up.  Legal Stuff and Credits InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, NBOME or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its guests fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies. Thanks to ZDogg MD and Doc Vader for their kind permission to use this excerpt. To learn more about Health 3.0, listen to the Incident Report podcast anywhere you find podcasts, and go to ZDogg's website to watch the short video "What's Health 3.0" "Med Schools as Moral Agents" (Pellegrino ED. Medical Schools as moral agents. Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc. 1977;88:54–67.).  Board Preparation: Training for a Marathon, Not a Sprint. Student Doctor Network, Jan 10, 2017 available at this link.  Music: Better Days, "Tired Bones, Weak Minds" from the album What You Did to Me. Listen to Better Days on Spotify.
August 27, 2019
Today's episode features part 2 of our interview with Rhett and Michael, the founders of the Physeo platform (interviewed by host of ITB's Physiology by Physeo Podcast, Dr. Greg Rodden). They discuss their plans for the future of Physeo, their creative process, and what has influenced and helped them pursue work life balance.  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 bit.ly/itbmuse Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) Check out ITB's high-yield physiology podcast for first and second year medical students. It's called Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) hosted by our own Greg Rodden. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts so you know when the new episodes drop. You can also listen to Physiology by Physeo on Podbean and Spotify.  Subscribe to it now!  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts 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 ITB iOS app includes all of our podcasts (with exclusive and expanded content), early access to podcasts we'll be releasing in the future, some meditations designed specifically for medical students and intended for use during your dedicated USMLE prep time (gotta keep those stress levels down, right?), plus the beta version of our all audio qbank. There's a sample of high yield audio questions for each version, and of course you can purchase a subscription to help us finish the full scale, Android and iOS app, which will have tons more features. It's not perfect. But it is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time. Search the App Store for "InsideTheBoards" or click here to download it now.  Android user? Until we release the cross-platform version of the app this summer, you can still subscribe to the podcast version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank by clicking here.  The #ListenLearnLive Contest ("We'll Pay For Yours Boards" thanks to Physicianloans.com) Final Contest (deadline September 30, 2019) We're giving away all kinds of prizes in exchange for your help promoting all of InsideTheBoards' podcasts.   You earn entries by completing certain actions like sharing or reviewing our podcasts. But you probably know that ITB is all about promoting the wellbeing of medical students. So we also want to push the hashtag #listenlearnlive. The "live" part of this represents our interest in not just your scores, but also your lives outside of medicine. Hence, you can also earn entries just for doing healthy things like exercising, walking your dog, spending time with your fam, or listening to music and then snapping a photo, tagging us, and using the hashtag #listenlearnlive in a social media post. It's actually three separate, month-long contests running now through July. The Top Three winners at the end of each month's contest will be placed into a drawing for the Grand Prize: your USMLE Step 1/Step 2 or COMLEX Level 1/Level 2 Registration Fee (thanks to the generosity of Physicianloans.com )That's a prize worth over $600. We're also giving away things like subscriptions to our All-Audio Qbank. Just go to http://bit.ly/paymyusmle3 to sign up.  Legal Stuff and Credits InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, NBOME or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its guests fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies. Music: Better Days, "Tired Bones, Weak Minds" from the album What You Did to Me. Listen to Better Days on Spotify.
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 bit.ly/itbmuse 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 Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) Check out ITB's high-yield physiology podcast for first and second year medical students. It's called Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) hosted by our own Greg Rodden. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts so you know when the new episodes drop. You can also listen to Physiology by Physeo on Podbean and Spotify.  Subscribe to it now!  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts 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 ITB iOS app includes all of our podcasts (with exclusive and expanded content), early access to podcasts we'll be releasing in the future, some meditations designed specifically for medical students and intended for use during your dedicated USMLE prep time (gotta keep those stress levels down, right?), plus the beta version of our all audio qbank. There's a sample of high yield audio questions for each version, and of course you can purchase a subscription to help us finish the full scale, Android and iOS app, which will have tons more features. It's not perfect. But it is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time. Search the App Store for "InsideTheBoards" or click here to download it now.  Android user? Until we release the cross-platform version of the app this summer, you can still subscribe to the podcast version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank by clicking here.  The #ListenLearnLive Contest ("We'll Pay For Yours Boards" thanks to Physicianloans.com) Final Contest (deadline September 30, 2019) We're giving away all kinds of prizes in exchange for your help promoting all of InsideTheBoards' podcasts.   You earn entries by completing certain actions like sharing or reviewing our podcasts. But you probably know that ITB is all about promoting the wellbeing of medical students. So we also want to push the hashtag #listenlearnlive. The "live" part of this represents our interest in not just your scores, but also your lives outside of medicine. Hence, you can also earn entries just for doing healthy things like exercising, walking your dog, spending time with your fam, or listening to music and then snapping a photo, tagging us, and using the hashtag #listenlearnlive in a social media post. It's actually three separate, month-long contests running now through July. The Top Three winners at the end of each month's contest will be placed into a drawing for the Grand Prize: your USMLE Step 1/Step 2 or COMLEX Level 1/Level 2 Registration Fee (thanks to the generosity of Physicianloans.com )That's a prize worth over $600. We're also giving away things like subscriptions to our All-Audio Qbank. Just go to http://bit.ly/paymyusmle3 to sign up.    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
July 9, 2019
This episode is half of a two part show on lung stuff featuring Dr. Ted O'Connell, ITB's Chief Content Officer, and author of USMLE Step 2 Secrets and Crush Step 1. Check out the other half of this episode (the left lung, get it?) on our Study Smarter podcast.  Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) You can also check out ITB's high-yield physiology podcast for first and second year medical students. It's called Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) hosted by our own Greg Rodden. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts so you know when the new episodes drop. You can also listen to Physiology by Physeo on Podbean and Spotify.  Subscribe to it now!  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes. We're wrapping up our USMLE Step 1 Study Smarter Series, the best, free audio resource for USMLE Step 1 prep.  ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App The ITB iOS app includes all of our podcasts (with exclusive and expanded content), early access to podcasts we'll be releasing in the future, some meditations designed specifically for medical students and intended for use during your dedicated USMLE prep time (gotta keep those stress levels down, right?), plus the beta version of our all audio qbank. There's a sample of high yield audio questions for each version, and of course you can purchase a subscription to help us finish the full scale, Android and iOS app, which will have tons more features. It's not perfect. But it is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time. Search the App Store for "InsideTheBoards" or click here to download it now.  Android user? Until we release the cross-platform version of the app this summer, you can still subscribe to the podcast version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank by clicking here. We've recently added 100 additional USMLE Step 1 questions especially for our listeners using the Android platform.  The #ListenLearnLive Contest ("We'll Pay For Yours Boards" thanks to Physicianloans.com) We're giving away all kinds of prizes in exchange for your help promoting all of InsideTheBoards' podcasts.   You earn entries by completing certain actions like sharing or reviewing our podcasts. But you probably know that ITB is all about promoting the wellbeing of medical students. So we also want to push the hashtag #listenlearnlive. The "live" part of this represents our interest in not just your scores, but also your lives outside of medicine. Hence, you can also earn entries just for doing healthy things like exercising, walking your dog, spending time with your fam, or listening to music and then snapping a photo, tagging us, and using the hashtag #listenlearnlive in a social media post. It's actually three separate, month-long contests running now through July. The Top Three winners at the end of each month's contest will be placed into a drawing for the Grand Prize: your USMLE Step 1/Step 2 or COMLEX Level 1/Level 2 Registration Fee (thanks to the generosity of Physicianloans.com )That's a prize worth over $600. We're also giving away things like subscriptions to our All-Audio Qbank. Just go to bit.ly/paymyusmle2 to sign up.  Join the InsideTheBoards for Community and Conversation on Slack Go to http://bit.ly/itbslack and sign up with your email to interact with the podcast hosts, ask your questions about studying and taking board exams, get support from other boardsinsiders and leave your feedback and constructive criticism for our team. We'd love to get to know you better.  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: Better Days, "Tired Bones, Weak Minds" from the album What You Did to Me. Listen to Better Days on Spotify.
June 25, 2019
In today's episode Chase Dimarco, host of ITB's Medical Mnemonist Podcast, continues his discussion with Dr. Adam Rodman, host of the Bedside Rounds Podcast, to cover some of the history of medical thought, medical devices, and the development of ethical clinical trial guidelines. Have you ever wanted to know when exactly we came to know that smoking was bad? Do you know When modern clinical trial laws and protections came about and why?   Where we are today in medicine depends on where we have been, and where we are going is defined by where we are. Join us as Adam covers the history of French medical schools, Malaria used as a treatment for syphilis, and other great tales from medical history.   For more information on the topics discussed, check out The Bedside Rounds Podcast! Physicians can even get CME credits!   For our question dissection today, ITB's founder and podcast co-host Patrick Beeman breaks down a question related to malarial infection treatment options.  His breakdown dives deep into the pathogenesis of the disease and the lifecycle of the parasite as it is passed onto the host from the female Anopheles mosquito. Follow Patrick on Instagram @darthbeeman   Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) You can also check out ITB's high-yield physiology podcast for first and second year medical students. It's called Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) hosted by our own Greg Rodden. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts so you know when the new episodes drop. You can also listen to Physiology by Physeo on Podbean and Spotify.  Subscribe to it now!  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes. We're wrapping up our USMLE Step 1 Study Smarter Series, the best, free audio resource for USMLE Step 1 prep.  ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App The ITB iOS app includes all of our podcasts (with exclusive and expanded content), early access to podcasts we'll be releasing in the future, some meditations designed specifically for medical students and intended for use during your dedicated USMLE prep time (gotta keep those stress levels down, right?), plus the beta version of our all audio qbank. There's a sample of high yield audio questions for each version, and of course you can purchase a subscription to help us finish the full scale, Android and iOS app, which will have tons more features. It's not perfect. But it is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time. Search the App Store for "InsideTheBoards" or click here to download it now.  Android user? Until we release the cross-platform version of the app this summer, you can still subscribe to the podcast version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank by clicking here. We've recently added 100 additional USMLE Step 1 questions especially for our listeners using the Android platform.  The #ListenLearnLive Contest ("We'll Pay For Yours Boards" thanks to Physicianloans.com) We're giving away all kinds of prizes in exchange for your help promoting all of InsideTheBoards' podcasts.   You earn entries by completing certain actions like sharing or reviewing our podcasts. But you probably know that ITB is all about promoting the wellbeing of medical students. So we also want to push the hashtag #listenlearnlive. The "live" part of this represents our interest in not just your scores, but also your lives outside of medicine. Hence, you can also earn entries just for doing healthy things like exercising, walking your dog, spending time with your fam, or listening to music and then snapping a photo, tagging us, and using the hashtag #listenlearnlive in a social media post. It's actually three separate, month-long contests running now through July. The Top Three winners at the end of each month's contest will be placed into a drawing for the Grand Prize: your USMLE Step 1/Step 2 or COMLEX Level 1/Level 2 Registration Fee (thanks to the generosity of Physicianloans.com )That's a prize worth over $600. We're also giving away things like subscriptions to our All-Audio Qbank. Just go to bit.ly/paymyusmle2 to sign up.  Join the InsideTheBoards for Community and Conversation on Slack Go to http://bit.ly/itbslack and sign up with your email to interact with the podcast hosts, ask your questions about studying and taking board exams, get support from other boardsinsiders and leave your feedback and constructive criticism for our team. We'd love to get to know you better.  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: Cover of "Thank You" by Alanis Morisette by Mark Mikina. Listen to the full track on YouTube.
June 19, 2019
In today's episode Chase Dimarco, host of ITB's Medical Mnemonist Podcast, is joined by Dr. Adam Rodman, host of the Bedside Rounds Podcast, to cover some of the history of medical thought, medical devices, and the development of ethical clinical trial guidelines. Medicine has changed considerably since the advent of "evidence-based medicine", but looking even further back we can acknowledge how paradigm shifts in medicine are inevitable.    Where we are today in medicine depends on where we have been, and where we are going is defined by where we are. Join us as Adam covers the history of French medical schools, Malaria used as a treatment for syphilis, and other great tales from medical history.   For more information on the topics discussed, check out The Bedside Rounds Podcast! Physicians can even get CME credits!   For our question dissection today, ITB's founder and podcast co-host Patrick Beeman breaks down a question related to physical exam findings in a patient with a dyspnea and a lung mass on chest x-ray. Follow Patrick on Instagram @darthbeeman   Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) You can also check out ITB's high-yield physiology podcast for first and second year medical students. It's called Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) hosted by our own Greg Rodden. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts so you know when the new episodes drop. You can also listen to Physiology by Physeo on Podbean and Spotify.  Subscribe to it now!  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes. We're wrapping up our USMLE Step 1 Study Smarter Series, the best, free audio resource for USMLE Step 1 prep.  ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App The ITB iOS app includes all of our podcasts (with exclusive and expanded content), early access to podcasts we'll be releasing in the future, some meditations designed specifically for medical students and intended for use during your dedicated USMLE prep time (gotta keep those stress levels down, right?), plus the beta version of our all audio qbank. There's a sample of high yield audio questions for each version, and of course you can purchase a subscription to help us finish the full scale, Android and iOS app, which will have tons more features. It's not perfect. But it is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time. Search the App Store for "InsideTheBoards" or click here to download it now.  Android user? Until we release the cross-platform version of the app this summer, you can still subscribe to the podcast version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank by clicking here. We've recently added 100 additional USMLE Step 1 questions especially for our listeners using the Android platform.  The #ListenLearnLive Contest ("We'll Pay For Yours Boards" thanks to Physicianloans.com) We're giving away all kinds of prizes in exchange for your help promoting all of InsideTheBoards' podcasts.   You earn entries by completing certain actions like sharing or reviewing our podcasts. But you probably know that ITB is all about promoting the wellbeing of medical students. So we also want to push the hashtag #listenlearnlive. The "live" part of this represents our interest in not just your scores, but also your lives outside of medicine. Hence, you can also earn entries just for doing healthy things like exercising, walking your dog, spending time with your fam, or listening to music and then snapping a photo, tagging us, and using the hashtag #listenlearnlive in a social media post. It's actually three separate, month-long contests running now through July. The Top Three winners at the end of each month's contest will be placed into a drawing for the Grand Prize: your USMLE Step 1/Step 2 or COMLEX Level 1/Level 2 Registration Fee (thanks to the generosity of Physicianloans.com )That's a prize worth over $600. We're also giving away things like subscriptions to our All-Audio Qbank. Just go to bit.ly/paymyusmle2 to sign up.  Join the InsideTheBoards for Community and Conversation on Slack Go to http://bit.ly/itbslack and sign up with your email to interact with the podcast hosts, ask your questions about studying and taking board exams, get support from other boardsinsiders and leave your feedback and constructive criticism for our team. We'd love to get to know you better.  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: Cover of "Thank You" by Alanis Morisette by Mark Mikina. Listen to the full track on YouTube.
June 11, 2019
Here's an excerpt from USMLE Step 1 Success Stories by Physeo, a new podcast that gives you a look inside the playbooks of those who reached their goals on their USMLE Step 1 exam. It's got everything a first or second year medical student could want: inspiration, practical tips, advice on long term and short term strategies for USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1 prep, plus... it's free ;)  During this 1st episode Michael and Rhett, Physeo's medical student co-founders, interview Pete Sundwall, a 1st year Family Medicine Resident from Coeur d'Alene, ID. He attended the University of Utah.  He shares about his simple, straight forward strategy and routines to be successful through Step 1. You can listen to USMLE Step 1 Success Stories on Apple Podcasts, Podbean, or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) You can also check out ITB's high-yield physiology podcast for first and second year medical students. It's called Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) hosted by our own Greg Rodden. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts so you know when the new episodes drop. You can also listen to Physiology by Physeo on Podbean and Spotify.  Subscribe to it now!    InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes. We're wrapping up our USMLE Step 1 Study Smarter Series, the best, free audio resource for USMLE Step 1 prep.  ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App The ITB iOS app includes all of our podcasts (with exclusive and expanded content), early access to podcasts we'll be releasing in the future, some meditations designed specifically for medical students and intended for use during your dedicated USMLE prep time (gotta keep those stress levels down, right?), plus the beta version of our all audio qbank. There's a sample of high yield audio questions for each version, and of course you can purchase a subscription to help us finish the full scale, Android and iOS app, which will have tons more features. It's not perfect. But it is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time. Search the App Store for "InsideTheBoards" or click here to download it now.  Android user? Until we release the cross-platform version of the app this summer, you can still subscribe to the podcast version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank by clicking here. We've recently added 100 additional USMLE Step 1 questions especially for our listeners using the Android platform.  The #listenlearnlive Contest ("We'll Pay For Yours Boards" thanks to Physicianloans.com) We're giving away all kinds of prizes in exchange for your help promoting all of InsideTheBoards' podcasts.   You earn entries by completing certain actions like sharing or reviewing our podcasts. But you probably know that ITB is all about promoting the wellbeing of medical students. So we also want to push the hashtag #listenlearnlive. The "live" part of this represents our interest in not just your scores, but also your lives outside of medicine. Hence, you can also earn entries just for doing healthy things like exercising, walking your dog, spending time with your fam, or listening to music and then snapping a photo, tagging us, and using the hashtag #listenlearnlive in a social media post. It's actually three separate, month-long contests running now through July. The Top Three winners at the end of each month's contest will be placed into a drawing for the Grand Prize: your USMLE Step 1/Step 2 or COMLEX Level 1/Level 2 Registration Fee (thanks to the generosity of Physicianloans.com )That's a prize worth over $600. We're also giving away things like subscriptions to our All-Audio Qbank. Just go to bit.ly/paymyusmle2 to sign up.  Legal Stuff 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.
June 2, 2019
InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)  Another feature in our Audio Blog series where we take posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and record them for on-the-go learning. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school.  Today's episode features two articles  1. Improving Your Score During the Final 2 Weeks of Your USMLE Preparation 2. Now That's What I Call High Yield Biochemistry Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) We've launched a new podcast. It's focused on high-yield, physiology for first and second year medical students, especially those studying for their USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1 Exam. It's called Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) hosted by our own Greg Rodden. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts so you know when the new episodes drop. You can also listen to Physiology by Physeo on Podbean and Spotify.  Subscribe to it now!  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.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App The ITB iOS app is here. It includes all of our podcasts (with exclusive and expanded content), early access to podcasts we'll be releasing in the future, some meditations designed specifically for medical students and intended for use during your dedicated USMLE prep time (gotta keep those stress levels down, right?), plus the beta version of our all audio qbank. There's a sample of high yield audio questions for each version, and of course you can purchase a subscription to help us finish the full scale, Android and iOS app, which will have tons more features. It's not perfect. But it is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time. Search the App Store for "InsideTheBoards" or click here to download it now.  Android user? Until we release the cross-platform version of the app this summer, you can still subscribe to the podcast version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank by clicking here. We've recently added 100 additional USMLE Step 1 questions especially for our listeners using the Android platform.  The #listenlearnlive Contest ("We'll Pay For Yours Boards" thanks to Physicianloans.com) We're giving away all kinds of prizes in exchange for your help promoting all of InsideTheBoards' podcasts.   You earn entries by completing certain actions like sharing or reviewing our podcasts. But you probably know that ITB is all about promoting the wellbeing of medical students. So we also want to push the hashtag #listenlearnlive. The "live" part of this represents our interest in not just your scores, but also your lives outside of medicine. Hence, you can also earn entries just for doing healthy things like exercising, walking your dog, spending time with your fam, or listening to music and then snapping a photo, tagging us, and using the hashtag #listenlearnlive in a social media post. It's actually three separate, month-long contests running now through July. The Top Three winners at the end of each month's contest will be placed into a drawing for the Grand Prize: your USMLE Step 1/Step 2 or COMLEX Level 1/Level 2 Registration Fee (thanks to the generosity of Physicianloans.com )That's a prize worth over $600. We're also giving away things like subscriptions to our All-Audio Qbank. Just go to bit.ly/paymyusmle to sign up.  Legal Stuff 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: "King Jeff and His Apprentice Bart". DJ Beezo, aka Augustine Beeman (used with permission). Follow the artist at https://soundcloud.com/dj-beezo Thanks to ZDoggMD, er... Doc Vader for providing the fun intro blurb. Check out the medical hilarities of Doc Vader and learn about Health 3.0 here.
May 15, 2019
InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)  Another feature in our Audio Blog series where we take posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and record them for on-the-go learning. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school.  Today's episode features two articles, both by Dr. Brian Radavansky:  1) 6 Tips to Finish Strong During Your Dedicated Study Period 2) USMLE Step 1 Question Breakdown (Cough. Cough.) NEW PODCAST: Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) We've launched a new podcast. It's focused on high-yield, physiology for first and second year medical students, especially those studying for their USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1 Exam. It's called Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) hosted by our own Greg Rodden. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts so you know when the new episodes drop. For now, listen to the trailer to find out how you can get a 25% discount on a premium Physeo subscription. You can also listen to Physiology by Physeo on Podbean and Spotify.  Subscribe to it now!  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.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App The ITB iOS app is here. It includes all of our podcasts (with exclusive and expanded content), early access to podcasts we'll be releasing in the future, some meditations designed specifically for medical students and intended for use during your dedicated USMLE prep time (gotta keep those stress levels down, right?), plus the beta version of our all audio qbank. There's a sample of high yield audio questions for each version, and of course you can purchase a subscription to help us finish the full scale, Android and iOS app, which will have tons more features. It's not perfect. But it is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time. Search the App Store for "InsideTheBoards" or click here to download it now.  Android user? Until we release the cross-platform version of the app this summer, you can still subscribe to the podcast version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank by clicking here.  The #listenlearnlive Contest ("We'll Pay For Yours Boards" thanks to Physicianloans.com) We're giving away all kinds of prizes in exchange for your help promoting all of InsideTheBoards' podcasts.   You earn entries by completing certain actions like sharing or reviewing our podcasts. But you probably know that ITB is all about promoting the wellbeing of medical students. So we also want to push the hashtag #listenlearnlive. The "live" part of this represents our interest in not just your scores, but also your lives outside of medicine. Hence, you can also earn entries just for doing healthy things like exercising, walking your dog, spending time with your fam, or listening to music and then snapping a photo, tagging us, and using the hashtag #listenlearnlive in a social media post. It's actually three separate, month-long contests running now through July. The Top Three winners at the end of each month's contest will be placed into a drawing for the Grand Prize: your USMLE Step 1/Step 2 or COMLEX Level 1/Level 2 Registration Fee (thanks to the generosity of Physicianloans.com )That's a prize worth over $600. We're also giving away things like subscriptions to our All-Audio Qbank. Just go to bit.ly/paymyusmle to sign up.  Legal Stuff 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 Music: "1-800-273-8255" by Logic off "Everybody" (used with permission). Listen to the full track on Spotify.  Thanks to MedSchoolTutors for providing the content for this show.
May 8, 2019
InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)  Another feature in our Audio Blog series where we take posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and record them for on-the-go learning. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school.  Today's episode features the article Dr. Jason Ryan's USMLE Step 1 Tips NEW PODCAST: Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) We're launching a new podcast. It's focused on high-yield, physiology for first and second year medical students, especially those studying for their USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1 Exam. It's called Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) hosted by our own Greg Rodden. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts so you know when the new episodes drop. For now, listen to the trailer to find out how you can get a 25% discount on a premium Physeo subscription. You can also listen to Physiology by Physeo on Podbean and Spotify.  Subscribe to it now!  The Medical Mnemonist (an InsideTheBoards Podcast) Check out our newest podcast on Apple Podcasts or, for cross platform, on Podbean.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App The ITB iOS app is here. It includes all of our podcasts (with exclusive and expanded content), early access to podcasts we'll be releasing in the future, some meditations designed specifically for medical students and intended for use during your dedicated USMLE prep time (gotta keep those stress levels down, right?), plus the beta version of our all audio qbank. There's a sample of high yield audio questions for each version, and of course you can purchase a subscription to help us finish the full scale, Android and iOS app, which will have tons more features. It's not perfect. But it is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time. Search the App Store for "InsideTheBoards" or click here to download it now.  Android user? Until we release the cross-platform version of the app this summer, you can still subscribe to the podcast version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank by clicking here.  The #listenlearnlive Contest ("We'll Pay For Yours Boards" thanks to Physicianloans.com) We're giving away all kinds of prizes in exchange for your help promoting all of InsideTheBoards' podcasts.   You earn entries by completing certain actions like sharing or reviewing our podcasts. But you probably know that ITB is all about promoting the wellbeing of medical students. So we also want to push the hashtag #listenlearnlive. The "live" part of this represents our interest in not just your scores, but also your lives outside of medicine. Hence, you can also earn entries just for doing healthy things like exercising, walking your dog, spending time with your fam, or listening to music and then snapping a photo, tagging us, and using the hashtag #listenlearnlive in a social media post. It's actually three separate, month-long contests running now through July. The Top Three winners at the end of each month's contest will be placed into a drawing for the Grand Prize: your USMLE Step 1/Step 2 or COMLEX Level 1/Level 2 Registration Fee (thanks to the generosity of Physicianloans.com )That's a prize worth over $600. We're also giving away things like subscriptions to our All-Audio Qbank. Just go to bit.ly/paymyusmle to sign up.  Legal Stuff 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 Music: "1-800-273-8255" by Logic off "Everybody" (used with permission). Listen to the full track on Spotify.  Thanks to MedSchoolTutors for providing the content for this show.
April 28, 2019
Physiology by Physeo (an InsideTheBoards podcast) brings together some of the best boards-relevant content for physiology and pathophysiology from three innovative platforms: Physeo, InsideTheBoards, and Med School Phys. Having gone through the grind of med school ourselves, we understand the fast-paced lifestyle you're living right now, so our aim is to help the listener learn while on-the-go. By listening to this show, you'll be one step closer to slaying the USMLE. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Podbean or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Discounted Physeo Subscription for InsideTheBoards listeners Listen to the new Physiology by Physeo podcast to find out how you can save 25% off a premium Physeo subscription.   InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. We're covering high yield practice questions to help you study on the go during your dedicated USMLE Step 1 prep time. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes. It's available everywhere including Spotify and Podbean. ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App The ITB iOS app is here. It includes all of our podcasts (with exclusive and expanded content), early access to podcasts we'll be releasing in the future, some meditations designed specifically for medical students and intended for use during your dedicated USMLE prep time (gotta keep those stress levels down, right?), plus the beta version of our all audio qbank. There's a sample of high yield audio questions for each version, and of course you can purchase a subscription to help us finish the full scale, Android and iOS app, which will have tons more features. It's not perfect. But it is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time. Search the App Store for "InsideTheBoards" or click here to download it now.  Android user? Until we release the cross-platform version of the app this summer, you can still subscribe to the podcast version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank by clicking here.  The #listenlearnlive Contest ("We'll Pay For Yours Boards" thanks to Physicianloans.com) We're giving away all kinds of prizes in exchange for your help promoting all of InsideTheBoards' podcasts.   You earn entries by completing certain actions like sharing or reviewing our podcasts. But you probably know that ITB is all about promoting the wellbeing of medical students. So we also want to push the hashtag #listenlearnlive. The "live" part of this represents our interest in not just your scores, but also your lives outside of medicine. Hence, you can also earn entries just for doing healthy things like exercising, walking your dog, spending time with your fam, or listening to music and then snapping a photo, tagging us, and using the hashtag #listenlearnlive in a social media post. It's actually three separate, month-long contests running now through July. The Top Three winners at the end of each month's contest will be placed into a drawing for the Grand Prize: your USMLE Step 1/Step 2 or COMLEX Level 1/Level 2 Registration Fee (thanks to the generosity of Physicianloans.com )That's a prize worth over $600. We're also giving away things like subscriptions to our All-Audio Qbank. Just go to bit.ly/paymyusmle to sign up.  Legal Stuff InsideTheBoards and Physeo are 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.
April 24, 2019
Today's episode is with Andre Paul, founder of Board Vitals. We break down a practice question related to pulmonary disease and discuss what Board Vitals does to help learners throughout all stages of medical education. ITB listeners can get a 15% discount on Board Vitals products by using the code ITB2019 when they sign up. Just go to boardvitals.com. At the end of the episode, Patrick gets a little philosophical and personal plus dedicates a poem he wrote during a GYN Onc rotation to his late Grandpa Fresch.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. We're covering some high yield IM content until early April, then we launch into our annual USMLE Step 1 Study Smarter Series. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  NEW PODCAST: Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) We're launching a new podcast. It's focused on high-yield, physiology for first and second year medical students, especially those studying for their USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1 Exam. It's called Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) hosted by our own Greg Rodden. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts so you know when the new episodes drop. For now, listen to the trailer to find out how you can get a 25% discount on a premium Physeo subscription. You can also listen to Physiology by Physeo on Podbean and Spotify.  Subscribe to it now!  ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App The ITB iOS app is (finally!) here. It includes all our podcasts (with exclusive and expanded content), early access to podcasts we'll be releasing in the future, some meditations designed specifically for medical students and especially intended for use during your dedicated USMLE prep time (gotta keep those stress levels down, right?), plus the beta version of our all audio qbank. Step 1 is powered by Exam Circle and Lecturio, and the Step 2 version is powered by OnlineMedEd. There's a sample of high yield audio questions for each version, and of course you can purchase a subscription to help us finish the full scale, Android and iOS app, which will have tons more features. It's not perfect. But it is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time. Search the App Store for "InsideTheBoards" or click here to download it now.  Android user? Until we release the cross-platform version of the app this summer, you can still subscribe to the podcast version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank by clicking here.  The #listenlearnlive Contest ("We'll Pay For Yours Boards" thanks to Physicianloans.com) We're giving away all kinds of prizes in exchange for your help promoting InsideTheBoards.   You earn entries by completing certain actions like sharing or reviewing our podcasts. But you probably know that ITB is all about promoting the wellbeing of medical students. So we also want to push the hashtag #listenlearnlive. The "live" part of this represents our interest in not just your scores, but also your lives outside of medicine. Hence, you can also earn entries just for doing healthy things like exercising, walking your dog, spending time with your fam, or listening to music and then snapping a photo, tagging us, and using the hashtag #listenlearnlive in a social media post. It's actually three separate, month-long contests running now through July. The Top Three winners at the end of each month's contest will be placed into a drawing for the Grand Prize: your USMLE Step 1/Step 2 or COMLEX Level 1/Level 2 Registration Fee (thanks to the generosity of Physicianloans.com )That's a prize worth over $600. We're also giving away things like subscriptions to our All-Audio Qbank. Just go to bit.ly/paymyusmle to sign up.  Legal Stuff 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: "King Jeff and His Apprentice Bart". DJ Beezo, aka Augustine Beeman (used with permission). Follow the artist at https://soundcloud.com/dj-beezo
April 15, 2019
Today’s episode features Dr. Ken Milne, aka BatDoc!. Dr Milne runs the Skeptics’ Guide to Emergency Medicine, which also has its own podcast of the same. Chase and Dr. Milne discuss the origins of FOAM (free open access meded) and how to evaluate evidenced based research. Plus, an example from our All-Audio Qbank Resources Mentioned on Today's Show SGEM additional resources http://thesgem.com/additional-resources/ SketchyEBM.com SGU book https://www.theskepticsguide.org/the-skeptics-guide-to-the-universe-how-to-know-whats-really-real-in-a-world-increasingly-full-of-fake SGU Interview http://thesgem.com/2018/12/sgem-xtra-message-in-a-book-by-the-sgu/ SGEM Critical Appraisals forms. http://thesgem.com/2014/03/make-it-so-beem-appraisal-tools/ Students for Evidence Based Medicine https://www.students4bestevidence.ne Featured Sponsor: CommonBond This Spring, we’ve partnered with CommonBond. They just launched a new loan designed to save medical students thousands of dollars versus the Federal Grad PLUS loan. A student that takes a 10-year fully deferred loan with CommonBond could save thousands of dollars over the life of the loan. But with CommonBond it’s not just about the savings. CommonBond knows med students have unique needs, so they offer flexible repayment to help you focus on your residency program. Plus, you aren’t even required to have a cosigner. To learn more about CommonBond’s new med school loan, visit commonbond.co/ITB   Today we go in depth with CommonBond's Pete Wylie, Vice President of Student Loan, who tells us a little more about what CommonBond can do for students while offering a little bit of education on med school financing.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast USMLE Step 2 and Shelf Exam Study Starter (mini) Series: Internal Medicine Edition  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. We're covering some high yield IM content until early April, then we launch into our annual USMLE Step 1 Study Smarter Series. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App The ITB iOS app is (finally!) here. It includes all our podcasts (with exclusive and expanded content), early access to podcasts we'll be releasing in the future, some meditations designed specifically for medical students and especially intended for use during your dedicated USMLE prep time (gotta keep those stress levels down, right?), plus the beta version of our all audio qbank. Step 1 is powered by Exam Circle and Lecturio, and the Step 2 version is powered by OnlineMedEd. There's a sample of high yield audio questions for each version, and of course you can purchase a subscription to help us finish the full scale, Android and iOS app, which will have tons more features. It's not perfect. But it is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time. Search the App Store for "InsideTheBoards" or click here to download it now.  Android user? Until we release the cross-platform version of the app this summer, you can still subscribe to the podcast version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank by clicking here.  The #listenlearnlive Contest ("We'll Pay For Yours Boards" thanks to Physicianloans.com) We're giving away all kinds of prizes in exchange for your help promoting InsideTheBoards.   You earn entries by completing certain actions like sharing or reviewing our podcasts. But you probably know that ITB is all about promoting the wellbeing of medical students. So we also want to push the hashtag #listenlearnlive. The "live" part of this represents our interest in not just your scores, but also your lives outside of medicine. Hence, you can also earn entries just for doing healthy things like exercising, walking your dog, spending time with your fam, or listening to music and then snapping a photo, tagging us, and using the hashtag #listenlearnlive in a social media post. It's actually three separate, month-long contests running now through July. The Top Three winners at the end of each month's contest will be placed into a drawing for the Grand Prize: your USMLE Step 1/Step 2 or COMLEX Level 1/Level 2 Registration Fee (thanks to the generosity of Physicianloans.com )That's a prize worth over $600. We're also giving away things like subscriptions to our All-Audio Qbank. Just go to bit.ly/paymyusmle to sign up.  Legal Stuff 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 Music: "1-800-273-8255" by Logic off "Everybody" (used with permission). Listen to the full track on Spotify.
April 9, 2019
In today's episode we talk with Alyssa Ehrlich, from USMLE Pro. We also discuss a high yield renal question (with thanks to our friends from OnlineMedEd). Alyssa the founder of this rapidly growing company that helps medical students and graduates study smarter and score higher. They provide one-on-one, customized online lessons to help students excel in medical school, on high-stakes exams, and in the match. To schedule a free consultation to provide personalized advice on your study plan and help determine if tutoring is right for you. As well as get some advice on the most appropriate tutoring package for your goals, test-taking history, timeline, and learning style, click here. Featured Sponsor: CommonBond This Spring, we’ve partnered with CommonBond. They just launched a new loan designed to save medical students thousands of dollars versus the Federal Grad PLUS loan. A student that takes a 10-year fully deferred loan with CommonBond could save thousands of dollars over the life of the loan. But with CommonBond it’s not just about the savings. CommonBond knows med students have unique needs, so they offer flexible repayment to help you focus on your residency program. Plus, you aren’t even required to have a cosigner. To learn more about CommonBond’s new med school loan, visit commonbond.co/ITB   InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast USMLE Step 2 and Shelf Exam Study Starter (mini) Series: Internal Medicine Edition  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. We're covering some high yield IM content until early April, then we launch into our annual USMLE Step 1 Study Smarter Series. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription We're so excited to announce that the ITB iOS app is (finally!) here. It includes all our podcasts (with exclusive and expanded content), early access to podcasts we'll be releasing in the future, some meditations designed specifically for medical students and especially intended for use during your dedicated USMLE prep time (gotta keep those stress levels down, right?), plus the beta version of our all audio qbank. Step 1 is powered by Exam Circle and Lecturio, and the Step 2 version is powered by OnlineMedEd. There's a sample of high yield audio questions for each version, and of course you can purchase a subscription to help us finish the full scale, Android and iOS app, which will have tons more features. It's not perfect. But it is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time. Search the App Store for "InsideTheBoards" or click here to download it now.  Android user? Until we release the cross-platform version of the app this summer, you can still subscribe to the podcast version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank by clicking here.  Legal Stuff 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 Music: "1-800-273-8255" by Logic off "Everybody" (used with permission). Listen to the full track on Spotify.
April 7, 2019
We're so excited to announce that the ITB iOS app is (finally!) here. It includes all our podcasts (with exclusive and expanded content), early access to podcasts we'll be releasing in the future, some meditations designed specifically for medical students and especially intended for use during your dedicated USMLE prep time (gotta keep those stress levels down, right?), plus the beta version of our all audio qbank. Step 1 is powered by Exam Circle and Lecturio, and the Step 2 version is powered by OnlineMedEd. There's a sample of high yield audio questions for each version, and of course you can purchase a subscription to help us finish the full scale, Android and iOS app, which will have tons more features. It's not perfect. But it is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time. Search the App Store for "InsideTheBoards" or click here to download it now.  Android user? Until we release the cross-platform version of the app this summer, you can still subscribe to the podcast version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank by clicking here.
April 2, 2019
Today's episode features a question from Kaplan's Step 2 CK Integrated Plan. Click the link below to sign up for a free trial. We then present an interview (recorded live at the 2019 AMSA convention) with Dr. Chris Cimino, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Kaplan Medical, who discusses the future "job market" for medical students while touching on other important topics for medical students like the residency match process. Remember, ITB listeners can take up to 40% off any Kaplan Medical product (when combined with an American Medical Association membership discount) by going to kaptest.com and using the offer code "ITB15" to take advantage of this offer. Even if you're not an AMA member, you can still get 15% off any Kaplan Medical product.  AMSA 2019  The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States. AMSA's programs and partner-discounted services are provided to help students through the medical education journey. They partner with a wide range of companies to give members useful discounts on everything from test prep to international volunteer opportunities. Become an AMSA member today by going to amsa.org/members/join Featured Sponsor: CommonBond This Spring, we’ve partnered with CommonBond. They just launched a new loan designed to save medical students thousands of dollars versus the Federal Grad PLUS loan. A student that takes a 10-year fully deferred loan with CommonBond could save thousands of dollars over the life of the loan. But with CommonBond it’s not just about the savings. CommonBond knows med students have unique needs, so they offer flexible repayment to help you focus on your residency program. Plus, you aren’t even required to have a cosigner. To learn more about CommonBond’s new med school loan, visit commonbond.co/ITB   InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast USMLE Step 2 and Shelf Exam Study Starter (mini) Series: Internal Medicine Edition  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. We're covering some high yield IM content until early April, then we launch into our annual USMLE Step 1 Study Smarter Series. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Sign up for a 6-month or 12-month subscription to the beta version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and click the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. Our iOS Beta app launches any day, providing a much better user experience than the current set up. To be the first to know about the release, go to insidetheboards.com to sign up for our email list. Legal Stuff 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 Music: "1-800-273-8255" by Logic off "Everybody" (used with permission). Listen to the full track on Spotify.
March 25, 2019
InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)  Another feature in our Audio Blog series where we take posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and record them for on-the-go learning. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school.  Today's episode features two articles:   USMLE Step 1 Question Breakdown: A 34 Year Old Woman with Elevated Blood Pressure  Don't Fall Off the Shelf: Balancing Third Year Rotations with Exam Study The Medical Mnemonist (an InsideTheBoards Podcast) Check out our newest podcast on Apple Podcasts or, for cross platform, on Podbean.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast USMLE Step 2 and Shelf Exam Study Starter (mini) Series: Internal Medicine Edition  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. We're covering some high yield IM content until early April, then we launch into our annual USMLE Step 1 Study Smarter Series. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Sign up for a 6-month or 12-month subscription to the beta version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and click the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Legal Stuff 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 Music: "1-800-273-8255" by Logic off "Everybody" (used with permission). Listen to the full track on Spotify.  Thanks to MedSchoolTutors for providing the content for this show.
March 18, 2019
Today's episode is part 2 of our interview with Dr. James McCormack host of the Best Science Medicine Podcast which provides educational (and fun) weekly content on evidence based research. Well worth the listen. You can find Dr. McCormack's article "How to Critically Appraise an RCT in 10 Minutes" by going to this link or searching google for the title. Also mentioned on the show, are the Bohemian Polypharmacy Video and the Calling Bullshit course, and Dr. McCormack's YouTube channel AMSA 2019 In Review The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States. AMSA's programs and partner-discounted services are provided to help students through the medical education journey. They partner with a wide range of companies to give members useful discounts on everything from test prep to international volunteer opportunities. Listen to Baylor College of Medicine 2nd year student, Fahim Bilal's take on AMSA 2019. Not an AMSA member? Sign up today at amsa.org/members/join The Medical Mnemonist (an InsideTheBoards Podcast) Check out our newest podcast on Apple Podcasts or, for cross platform, on Podbean.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Sign up for a subscription to the pilot version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and click the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Exam Circle. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Recommended Resources by James McCormack Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcasts How to Critically Appraise a RCT in 10 minutes Calling Bullshit Course (& YouTube videos) Bohemian Polypharmacy (Bohemian Rhapsody parody) Eat Mediteranean (Hotel California parody) TheNNT.com MyStudies.org Busting Medical Myths Interview   Legal Stuff 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 Music: "So Into You" by Niights. Courtesy of Sun Pedal Recordings. Listen to the full track on Spotify.
March 12, 2019
Today's episode features an interview with Dr. James McCormack host of the Best Science Medicine Podcast which provides educational (and fun) weekly content on evidence based research. Well worth the listen.  AMSA 2019 In Review The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States. AMSA's programs and partner-discounted services are provided to help students through the medical education journey. They partner with a wide range of companies to give members useful discounts on everything from test prep to international volunteer opportunities. Listen to Joshua Willms, an MD-PhD candidate at Texas Tech, describe his own medical education journey and experience at AMSA 2019. Not a member? Sign up today at amsa.org/members/join The Medical Mnemonist (an InsideTheBoards Podcast) Check out our newest podcast on Apple Podcasts or, for cross platform, on Podbean.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Sign up for a subscription to the pilot version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and click the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.    Recommended Resources by James McCormack Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcasts How to Critically Appraise a RCT in 10 minutes Calling Bullshit Course (& YouTube videos) Bohemian Polypharmacy (Bohemian Rhapsody parody) Eat Mediteranean (Hotel California parody) TheNNT.com MyStudies.org Busting Medical Myths Interview   Legal Stuff 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 Music: "So Into You" by Niights. Courtesy of Sun Pedal Recordings. Listen to the full track on Spotify.
February 28, 2019
Today's episode focuses on ITB's own Stewart Bryant's experience during his dedicated prep time for the USMLE Step 1 Examination. Learn about the resources he used, the daily schedule, and the method to his madness. ITB Promo Contest  Go to http://bit.ly/shareITBcontest to enter our ITB Promotional Contest. Get points for sharing our show, subscribing to our podcasts, and other actions. You could win a free, 6-month subscription to ITB's All Audio Qbank.  The Medical Mnemonist (an InsideTheBoards Podcast) Check out our newest podcast on Apple Podcasts or, for cross platform, on Podbean.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Sign up for a 6-month or 12-month subscription to the beta version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and click the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Legal Stuff 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 Music: "Second Hand Smoke" from the album "The Way We Rust" by The Bunny The Bear used with permission. Listen to the full track on Spotify
February 18, 2019
Today's episode focuses on ITB's own Stewart Bryant's experience during his dedicated prep time for the USMLE Step 1 Examination. Learn about the resources he used, the daily schedule, and the method to his madness. ITB Promo Contest  Go to http://bit.ly/shareITBcontest to enter our ITB Promotional Contest. Get points for sharing our show, subscribing to our podcasts, and other actions. You could win a free, 6-month subscription to ITB's All Audio Qbank.  The Medical Mnemonist (an InsideTheBoards Podcast) Check out our newest podcast on Apple Podcasts or, for cross platform, on Podbean.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Sign up for a 6-month or 12-month subscription to the beta version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and click the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Legal Stuff 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 Music: "Second Hand Smoke" from the album "The Way We Rust" by The Bunny The Bear used with permission. Listen to the full track on Spotify
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.  ITB Promo Contest  Go to http://bit.ly/shareITBcontest to enter our ITB Promotional Contest. Get points for sharing our show, subscribing to our podcasts, and other actions. You could win a free, 6-month subscription to ITB's All Audio Qbank.  The Medical Mnemonist (an InsideTheBoards Podcast) Check out our newest podcast on Apple Podcasts or, for cross platform, on Podbean.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Sign up for a 6-month or 12-month subscription to the beta version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and click the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Legal Stuff 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 Music: "Trail of Blood" from the album "Hellebores, Pt. 1" by Niights. Courtesy of Sun Pedal Recordings. Listen to the full track on Spotify and help support Niights by checking out Jenna's paintings and other art at http://bit.ly/niights .
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.  The Medical Mnemonist (an InsideTheBoards Podcast) Check out our newest podcast on Apple Podcasts or, for cross platform, on Podbean.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Sign up for a 6-month or 12-month subscription to the beta version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and click the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Legal Stuff 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 Music: "So Into You" by Niights. Courtesy of Sun Pedal Recordings. Listen to the full track on Spotify.
January 24, 2019
InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)  Another feature in our Audio Blog series where we take posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and record them for on-the-go learning. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school.  Today's episode features two articles:   The Top Ten Resources for Struggling Medical Students Now, That's What I Call High-Yield: Microbiology Part 2 The Medical Mnemonist (an InsideTheBoards Podcast) Check out our newest podcast on Apple Podcasts or, for cross platform, on Podbean.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Sign up for a 6-month or 12-month subscription to the beta version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and click the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Legal Stuff 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 Music: "So Into You" by Niights. Courtesy of Sun Pedal Recordings. Listen to the full track on Spotify.  Thanks to MedSchoolTutors for providing the content for this show. Thanks to Greg Rodden, host of the Med School Phys Podcast for helping us with this episode. Listen to the Med School Phys podcast for high-yield learning and review of physiology topics for your classes and exams
January 17, 2019
InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)  Another feature in our Audio Blog series where we take posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and record them for on-the-go learning. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school.  Today's episode features two articles:  Truths and Myths of Starting USMLE Step 1 Prep Now That's What I Call High Yield: Microbiology Part 1    The Medical Mnemonist (an InsideTheBoards Podcast) Check out our newest podcast on Apple Podcasts or, for cross platform, on Podbean.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Sign up for a 6-month or 12-month subscription to the beta version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and click the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Legal Stuff 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 Music: "So Into You" by Niights. Courtesy of Sun Pedal Recordings. Listen to the full track on Spotify.  Thanks to MedSchoolTutors for providing the content for this show. Thanks to Greg Rodden, host of the Med School Phys Podcast for helping us with this episode. Listen to the Med School Phys podcast for high-yield learning and review of physiology topics for your classes and exams.
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  The Medical Mnemonist (an InsideTheBoards Podcast) Listen to the complete interview from today's episode on Apple Podcasts or, for cross platform, on Podbean.    InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Sign up for a 6-month or 12-month subscription to the beta version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and click the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Legal Stuff 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 Music: "So Into You" by Niights. Courtesy of Sun Pedal Recordings. Listen to the full track on Spotify.
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.  ITB Logo Re-Design Help us decide what ITB's new logo and look should be. Go to http://bit.ly/ITBlogo and fill out the form. You'll be entered in a contest to receive a $25 dollar Amazon gift card just for participating.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Sign up for a 6-month or 12-month subscription to the beta version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and click the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  Legal Stuff 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.  Question content courtesy of Elsevier. Used with permission.
November 21, 2018
InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)  Another feature in our Audio Blog series where we take posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and record them for on-the-go learning. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school.  Today's episode features two articles:  Rest Assured: Studies Show Sleep Affects Learning in Medical School    USMLE Question Breakdown: Structural Changes to the Heart    Question Excerpt:  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   Read the full vignette and post here. 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 iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank (beta edition) and Premium Subscription Black Friday Deal until November 26, 2017 Purchase the 1-month ($14.99) subscription to ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and clicking the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll throw in an extra 2 months of access. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Legal Stuff and Thanks 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: "So Into You" by Niights. Courtesy of Sun Pedal Recordings. Listen to the full track on Spotify.  Thanks to MedSchoolTutors for providing the content for this show. Thanks to Greg Rodden, host of the Med School Phys Podcast for helping us with this episode. Listen to the Med School Phys podcast for high-yield learning and review of physiology topics for your classes and exams.
November 12, 2018
InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)  Another feature in our Audio Blog series where we take posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and record them for on-the-go learning. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school.  Today's episode features three articles:  Well-Being and Academic Skills in Medical School: Building Resilience Part 1 and Part 2   USMLE Question Breakdown Pathophysiology of Pharmacologic Side Effects    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 Read the full vignette and post here. 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 iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank (beta edition) and Premium Subscription Purchase a 6-month or 12-month subscription to ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and clicking the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Legal Stuff 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: "So Into You" by Niights. Courtesy of Sun Pedal Recordings. Listen to the full track on Spotify.  Thanks to MedSchoolTutors for providing the content for this show.
November 1, 2018
InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)  Another feature in our Audio Blog series where we take posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and record them for on-the-go learning. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school.  Today's episode features two articles:  1. Reasoning Through Multi-Step USMLE and Shelf Exam Questions by David Lerner   2. USMLE Question Breakdown: Cardiac Causes of Syncope by Dr. Christopher Carrubba   Question Excerpt:  A 28 year old male presents to the ED after a witnessed syncopal event.  ...  Which of the following medications would be contraindicated in this patient:A: AmiodaroneB: AdenosineC: ProcainamideD: Warfarin Read the full vignette and post here.   InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank (beta edition) and Premium Subscription Purchase a 6-month or 12-month subscription to ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and clicking the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Legal Stuff 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: The One True Color from The Mindsweep by Enter Shikari. Used with permission.  Thanks to MedSchoolTutors for providing the content for this show.
October 23, 2018
InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)  Another feature in our Audio Blog series where we take posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and record them for on-the-go learning. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school.  Today's episode features the article:  USMLE Step 1 & Step 2 CK Question Breakdown: 2-in-1 Edition by Dr. Brian Radavansky   Excerpt:   An 83-year old woman presents to the ED with very acute abdominal pain for 1 hour.  ...  What test would be most likely to establish her diagnosis? Chest X-Ray Abdominal CT Angiography RUQ US Amylase, Lipase, and LFTs MRCP Abdominal X-Ray Read the full vignette and post here.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank (beta edition) and Premium Subscription Purchase a 6-month or 12-month subscription to ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and clicking the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Legal Stuff 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: Anaesthetist from The Mindsweep by Enter Shikari. Used with permission.  Thanks to MedSchoolTutors for providing the content for this show. And thanks to ZDoggMD and Doc Vader for the lighthearted intro. Check out ZDogg's podcast, the Incident Report, on Apple Podcasts.
October 13, 2018
Today's interview features Dr. Wendell Cole. He's an ortho resident and author of the new book, The Med School Survival Kit: Breezing through Medical School While Crushing Your Exams. Today, we're discussing his book, covering a high-yield practice question on gout, and he offers some practical advice on taking notes during your preclinical years and achieving balance as a medical student. Check out his podcast, Convos with Cole, especially the episode How to Get a 250 on Step 1.  Win a free copy of his book. Share this episode and tag both @IamDrCole (Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram) and ITB (@boardsinsider on Twitter, @InsideTheBoards everywhere else).  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Sign up for a 6-month or 12-month subscription to the beta version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and click the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE  Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  Legal Stuff 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.  Question content courtesy of OnlineMedEd. Copyright OnlineMedEd. Questions have been optimized and edited for audio consumption. For more great content go to onlinemeded.org Music: "Live Outside" off The Spark by Enter Shikari (used with permission).
July 21, 2018
Intro In this episode we dissect the following practice question with Dr. Brian Radvansky from MedSchoolTutors.  Question Stem A 67-year old man presents to the Emergency Department with a 2-day history of progressively worsening cough. He has a history of poorly-controlled hypertension, 30 pack-year smoking history, well-controlled diabetes, and a STEMI 4 years prior. He complains of mild sharp chest pain while coughing, some shortness of breath while walking around his apartment, and lightheadedness when standing up. Vital signs on arrival are HR 114, BP 100/55, RR 26, T 101.9 ℉, SpO2 86% on 4 L nasal cannula. Physical exam is significant for general ill appearance, decreased breath sounds in the right lower chest, tachypnea, tachycardia, and use of accessory muscles of breathing. His is somewhat alert and oriented only to person and place. ABG shows pH 7.29/pCO2 60/pO2 69. EKG shows Q-waves in the inferior leads. Which of the following is most likely to improve the patient’s clinical status? Dobutamine Furosemide Doxycycline Vancomycin and Piperacillin-Tazobactam Pleurocentesis Aspirin and Heparin The full post is not yet published. But you can read more high-yield question breakfowns on the MedSchoolTutors excellent blog.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel perfect for your dedicated Step 1 prep time, or you first and second year med school coursework. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Before August 15, 2018 purchase a 6-month or 12-month subscription to the beta version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and clicking the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.    Creativity and Medicine: Looking for Artists We're looking for med students with some artistic talent, who want to share their work while contributing to their fellow students' medical education and addressing problems within healthcare and medical education. Whether you like to sketch, draw, paint, have some graphic design experience, etc. and you want to share your work with the world, contact patrick@insidetheboards.com for more info.    Legal Stuff 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: "Anaesthetist" off The Mindsweep by Enter Shikari (used with permission).
July 7, 2018
Intro In this episode we dissect the following practice question with Dr. Brian Radvansky from MedSchoolTutors.  Question Stem A 24-year old female with no past medical history presents to her primary care doctor complaining of a fever. The fever started two days ago, though she was unable to take temperatures at home and has just felt “hot.” Review of systems is positive for fatigue, arthralgia, and decreased urine output in the last day or so. She recently completed a course of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole for an uncomplicated urinary tract infection. Vital signs are temperature 101.3F, heart rate 104 bpm, blood pressure of 114/74, and respiratory rate of 18. Physical exam is significant for a diffuse, non-pruritic maculopapular rash on the torso, but is otherwise normal. Lab studies show the following:Sodium 141 mEq/LPotassium 4.4 mEq/LChloride 99 mEq/LBicarbonate 23 mEq/LBUN 30 mg/dlCreatinine 2.1 mg/dlGlucose 102 mg/dlUrinalysis shows pyuria w/many eosinophils and no bacteria. What is the most likely etiology of this patient’s chemistry abnormalities? A.  Decreased renal perfusion secondary to dehydrationB.  Post-obstructive nephropathyC.  Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener’s disease)D.  Sloughing of tubular epithelium into the tubuleE.  Allergic immune response in the renal interstitium You can read the full blog post, "A Young Woman with Fever and Oliguria" on the MedSchoolTutors blog. InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Before August 15, 2018 purchase a 6-month or 12-month subscription to the beta version of ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and clicking the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Fake USMLE Question Contest Check out Patrick's Twitter (@boardsinsider) for an example of a "fake USMLE question." Make a Twitter poll or post a fake question on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Reddit (or just send your question to info@insidetheboards.com). Tag InsideTheBoards in your post and use the hashtag #fakeUSMLE. The most creative Fake USMLE Question submitted by July 15th will win a 1-year subscription to our All-Audio Qbank for free. Legal Stuff 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: "Anaesthetist" off The Mindsweep by Enter Shikari (used with permission).
June 25, 2018
InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)  This is the first feature in our Audio Blog Series. We're taking posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and recording them for on-the-go listening. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school.  Today's episode features two articles:  Mental Health and Medical School: When and How to Treat Yourself by Dr. Tzvi Doron     7 Proven Techniques to Manage USMLE Test Anxiety by Dr. Brian Radavansky   InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Before August 15, 2018 purchase a 6-month or 12-month subscription to ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and clicking the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Fake USMLE Question Contest Check out Patrick's Twitter (@boardsinsider) for an example of a "fake USMLE question." Make a Twitter poll or post a fake question on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Reddit (or just send your question to info@insidetheboards.com). Tag InsideTheBoards in your post and use the hashtag #fakeUSMLE. The most creative Fake USMLE Question submitted by July 15th will win a 1-year subscription to our All-Audio Qbank for free. Legal Stuff 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: "Live Outside" off The Spark by Enter Shikari (used with permission).
June 18, 2018
This is a "best of" episode of the ITB podcast, a rebroadcast of one of the first ITB Podcasts episodes with Dr. Kevin Pho from KevinMD.com.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  Special offer from Kaplan Medical only for ITB listeners Head over to Kaptest.com and user the offer code ITB15 for 15% any Kaplan medical product. And importantly, for American Medical Association members, you can combine this offer with your AMA membership discount for a total of 40% off.  Support the ITB Podcast  Please consider helping us continue our work on the ITB podcast. Check out insidetheboards.com/support to learn more about how you can contribute to the growth and development of InsideTheBoards (and get an ad-free version of the 2017 Study Smarter Series as our thank you). ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Before August 15, 2018 purchase a 6-month or 12-month subscription to ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and clicking the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Fake USMLE Question Contest Check out Patrick's Twitter (@boardsinsider) for an example of a "fake USMLE question." Make a Twitter poll or post a fake question on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Reddit (or just send your question to info@insidetheboards.com). Tag InsideTheBoards in your post and use the hashtag #fakeUSMLE. The most creative Fake USMLE Question submitted by July 15th will win a 1-year subscription to our All-Audio Qbank for free. Legal Stuff 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: "Live Outside" off The Spark by Enter Shikari (used with permission)
June 11, 2018
InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)  This is the first feature in our Audio Blog Serie. We're taking posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and recording them for on-the-go listening. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school.  Today's article which you can read in full here is titled "USMLE Strategy: Shrinking Questions Down to Manageable Size" by Dr. Christopher Carrubba  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  Support the ITB Podcast  Please consider helping us continue our work on the ITB podcast. Check out insidetheboards.com/support to learn more about how you can contribute to the growth and development of InsideTheBoards (and get an ad-free version of the 2017 Study Smarter Series as our thank you). ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Before August 15, 2018 purchase a 6-month or 12-month subscription to ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and clicking the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Fake USMLE Question Contest Check out Patrick's Twitter (@boardsinsider) for an example of a "fake USMLE question." Make a Twitter poll or post a fake question on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Reddit (or just send your question to info@insidetheboards.com). Tag InsideTheBoards in your post and use the hashtag #fakeUSMLE. The most creative Fake USMLE Question submitted by July 15th will win a 1-year subscription to our All-Audio Qbank for free. Legal Stuff 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: "Live Outside" off The Spark by Enter Shikari (used with permission).
June 3, 2018
This is a "best of" episode of the ITB podcast, a rebroadcast of our with MedSchoolCoach founder, Sahil Mehta. We dissect a practice question related to urinary retention and cover what MSC does to help students prepare for their boards exams and medical school coursework.  MedSchoolCoach Minute and offer for ITB listeners In today's MedSchoolCoach minute we discuss the two types of students who benefit most from tutoring. Go to medschoolcoach.com/itb and use the offer code "ITB&MSC" when you sign up to take advantage of 10% off MSC's coaching and tutoring service.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  Support the ITB Podcast  Please consider helping us continue our work on the ITB podcast. Check out insidetheboards.com/support to learn more about how you can contribute to the growth and development of InsideTheBoards (and get an ad-free version of the 2017 Study Smarter Series as our thank you). ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription Before August 15, 2018 purchase a 6-month or 12-month subscription to ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to http://www.insidetheboards.podbean.com and clicking the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy.  Fake USMLE Question Contest Check out Patrick's Twitter (@boardsinsider) for an example of a "fake USMLE question." Make a Twitter poll or post a fake question on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Reddit (or just send your question to info@insidetheboards.com). Tag InsideTheBoards in your post and use the hashtag #fakeUSMLE. The most creative Fake USMLE Question submitted by July 15th will win a 1-year subscription to our All-Audio Qbank for free. Legal Stuff 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: "The Last Garrison" Enter Shikari "The Mindsweep"  used with permission.
May 25, 2018
This is a "best of" episode of the ITB podcast, a rebroadcast of our two part interview with SketchyMedical's co-founding brothers Bryan and Aaron Lemieux. We talk about the USMLE Step 1, dissect a pediatrics/microbiology question, discuss how Sketchy works and take a behind the scenes look at one of the most popular resources used by medical students.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  Support the ITB Podcast  Please consider helping us continue our work on the ITB podcast. Check out insidetheboards.com/support to learn more about how you can contribute to the growth and development of InsideTheBoards (and get an ad-free version of the 2017 Study Smarter Series as our thank you). Audio Qbank  Purchase a Subscription to the ITB All-Audio Qbank featuring content from OnlineMeded, Osmosis, and Lecturio. It's the only audio-only question bank that helps you study on-the-go and the perfect supplement  to UWorld, First Aid, Pathoma, and Sketchy for your dedicated Step 1 prep.  Sign up now at this link bit.ly/audioqbank. Order before June 15th and get an ad-free version of the 2017 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 as our thank you gift for free.  Legal Stuff 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 courtesy of Two O'Clock Courage, "The Valentine Blast Furnace"
May 14, 2018
This is a "best of" episode of the ITB podcast, a rebroadcast of the combined parts of our interview with Josh Landy from Figure 1. Also, check out the DDx podcast, produced by Figure 1. It's a podcast about how doctors think and well worth the listen. In this show, Figure 1 co-founder, Josh Landy discusses medical education in Canada and offers a preview of why he founded the social photo sharing platform for medicine, Figure 1. Figure 1 offers a visually-engaging and privacy-compliant educational experience. And it's all free. Plus, Elizabeth covers a high-yield question from the Figure 1 platform.  Mentioned in this episode:  1. The Figure 1 example case can be found by going to this episode's webpage at https://www.insidetheboards.com/episode021/  2. Top Figure 1 users to follow: https://www.insidetheboards.com/figure1/  3. Instagram for Medical Students: https://www.insidetheboards.com/instagram-for-medical-school/  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  Support the ITB Podcast  Please consider helping us continue our work on the ITB podcast. Check out insidetheboards.com/support to learn more about how you can contribute to the growth and development of InsideTheBoards (and get an ad-free version of the 2017 Study Smarter Series as our thank you). Audio Qbank  Purchase a Subscription to the ITB All-Audio Qbank featuring content from OnlineMeded, Osmosis, and Lecturio. It's the only audio-only question bank that helps you study on-the-go and the perfect supplement  to UWorld, First Aid, Pathoma, and Sketchy for your dedicated Step 1 prep.  Sign up now at this link bit.ly/audioqbank. Order before June 15th and get an ad-free version of the 2017 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 as our thank you gift for free.  Legal Stuff 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 courtesy of Tom Dutton, Forgive Durden, "Life is Looking Up."
May 9, 2018
In this episode, Ryan Orwig from STATMed learning tells us more about the STATMed platform, how his boards workship helps students improve their scores by focusing on and improving the strategy they employ in studying and in approaching multiple choice questions in question banks like USMLE World, Kaplan, USMLE-Rx (or any Qbank). Plus, we give an example of some specific tactics to apply to practice questions with a gynecology example question from the Open Osmosis platform  STATMed Lessons on the ITB Study Smarter Channel Check out more from Ryan and STATMed learning on the ITB Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 where we discuss common difficulties facing a medical student (and how to fix them) like what do you do when you narrow down a questions to two answer choices but always pick the wrong one, how to deal wit the problem of doing volumes of questions but not seeing your score improve,  Go to thestatprogram.com/ITB for a special offer on the STATMed Boards Workship only for ITB listeners.  Support the ITB Podcast  Check out insidetheboards.com/support to learn more about how you can contribute to the growth and development of InsideTheBoards (and get an ad-free version of the 2017 Study Smarter Series as our thank you). Audio Qbank  Purchase a Subscription to the ITB All-Audio Qbank with content from OnlineMedEd,  Osmosis, and Lecturio. Sign up now at this link.  Legal Stuff  Podcast question content courtesy of Osmosis. Questions have been optimized and edited for audio consumption. Copyright Osmosis. Original version may be found at the appropriate topic heading at https://open.osmosis.org/topics Music: Anaesthetist from The Mindsweep by Enter Shikari. Used with permission.  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.
May 5, 2018
InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 This is a rebroadcast from our 2017 Study Smarter Series. In this episode Patrick deconstructs some practice USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Renal questions (provided by the fine folks at Osmosis) with Dustyn Williams from OnlineMedEd.org  The full discussion can be found on the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes.  Support the ITB Podcast  Please consider helping us continue our work on the ITB podcast. Check out insidetheboards.com/support to learn more about how you can contribute to the growth and development of InsideTheBoards (and get an ad-free version of the 2017 Study Smarter Series as our thank you). Audio Qbank  Purchase a Subscription to the ITB All-Audio Qbank, the only audio-only question bank that helps you study on-the-go. Sign up now at this link bit.ly/audioqbank  Legal Stuff Content courtesy of Osmosis. Original version may be found at the appropriate topic heading at https://open.osmosis.org/topics 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: Used with permission "The Valentine Blast Furnace" by Two O'Clock Courage.
May 1, 2018
How to think like a question writer | Chris Cimino, Vice President of Kaplan Medical (Part 2) In the second part of our episode with Dr. Chris Cimino, vice president and chief medical officer for Kaplan Medical, a former member of multiple item-writing committees and task forces for the National Board of Medical Examiners, we learn more about Dr. Cimino's own successes and failures in examinations and dive more deeply into the processes that contribute to making a test like the USMLE or COMLEX Special offer from Kaplan Medical only for ITB listeners Head over to Kaptest.com and user the offer code ITB15 for 15% any Kaplan medical product. And importantly, for American Medical Association members, you can combine this offer with your AMA membership discount for a total of 40% off.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Check out our high-yield, free audio resource for on-the-go boards prep at bit.ly/ITBpodcasts to help you most especially with your dedicated Step 1 preparation (but also relevant advice on test-taking strategy for senior medical students and even residents and international medical graduates who are preparing for Step 3). In upcoming shows, also look for our Kaplan Test Prep minute with Dr. Cimino, a series of brief, practical discussion on exam strategy, study tips, and more. Support the ITB Podcast and ITB Ambassador Program  Please consider helping us continue our work on the ITB podcast. Check out insidetheboards.com/support to learn more about how you can contribute to the growth and development of InsideTheBoards (and get an ad-free version of the 2017 Study Smarter Series as our thank you). Audio Qbank  Purchase a Subscription to the ITB All-Audio Qbank, the only audio-only question bank that helps you study on-the-go. Sign up now at this link bit.ly/audioqbank  Legal Stuff  Music: "Out of Mind" from the album Before the Waves by Magic Man. Used with permission.  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.
April 26, 2018
How to think like a question writer | Chris Cimino, Vice President of Kaplan Medical (Part 1) In this episode, Dr. Chris Cimino, vice president and chief medical officer for Kaplan Medical, a former member of multiple item-writing committees and task forces for the National Board of Medical Examiners, breaks down the process of constructing a multiple choice question and how items get into a standardized exam like the USMLE or COMLEX. We also deconstruct, step-by-step a multiple choice question from Kaplan's Qbank to illustrate these concepts.  Special offer from Kaplan Medical only for ITB listeners Head over to Kaptest.com and user the offer code ITB15 for 15% any Kaplan medical product. And importantly, for American Medical Association members, you can combine this offer with your AMA membership discount for a total of 40% off.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Check out our high-yield, free audio resource for on-the-go boards prep at bit.ly/ITBpodcasts to help you most especially with your dedicated Step 1 preparation (but also relevant advice on test-taking strategy for senior medical students and even residents and international medical graduates who are preparing for Step 3). In upcoming shows, also look for our Kaplan Test Prep minute with Dr. Cimino, a series of brief, practical discussion on exam strategy, study tips, and more. Support the ITB Podcast and ITB Ambassador Program  Please consider helping us continue our work on the ITB podcast. Check out insidetheboards.com/support to learn more about how you can contribute to the growth and development of InsideTheBoards (and get an ad-free version of the 2017 Study Smarter Series as our thank you). Become an ITB Ambassador, get free access to the ITB All Audio Qbank (if you're the first person from your school to sign up). Just go to bit.ly/ITBambassador to sign up Audio Qbank  Purchase a Subscription to the ITB All-Audio Qbank, the only audio-only question bank that helps you study on-the-go. Sign up now at this link bit.ly/audioqbank  Legal Stuff  Music: "Out of Mind" from the album Before the Waves by Magic Man. Used with permission.  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.
April 3, 2018
Part 2 of our discussion with Ryan Orwig from STATMed Learning and his former student, Maureen, now a resident on what makes a "bad" test taker and what things you can do to improve your test-taking skills and studying to increase your USMLE or COMLEX scores (not to mention acquiring the ability to enter a testing center with more confidence).  Go to thestatprogram.com/ITB for a special discount on an exclusive ITB-only STATMed Boards workshop. And don't forget to checkout our Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 & COMLEX Level one on your favorite podcatcher. Or just go to this link to listen in iTunes, or here to listen on Podbean   Music: Courtesy of Rou Reynolds. Enter Shikari, "Anaesthetist" from The Mind Sweep.  Insidetheboards is not associated 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.
March 28, 2018
A discussion with Ryan Orwig from STATMed Learning and his former student, Maureen, now a resident on what makes a "bad" test taker and what things you can do to improve your test-taking skills and studying to increase your USMLE or COMLEX scores (not to mention acquiring the ability to enter a testing center with more confidence).  Go to thestatprogram.com/events/ITB for a special discount on the STATMed Boards workshop. And don't forget to checkout our Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 & COMLEX Level one on your favorite podcatcher. Or just go to this link to listen in iTunes, or here to listen on Podbean   Music: Courtesy of Rou Reynolds. Enter Shikari, "Anaesthetist" from The Mind Sweep.
March 19, 2018
This episode In this episode, Stewart interviews Med School Phys host and 3rd year osteopathic medical student, Greg Rodden. They discuss strategy for the COMLEX vs. strategy for the USMLE and also provide an overview and introduction to osteopathic manipulative medicine for MD students/doctors. It's a fascinating dicussion, especially for the allopaths among us, who might not know much about this important part of their osteopathic colleague's education.   2018 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 & COMLEX Level 1 We're launching the 2018 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 & COMLEX Level 1 on a new channel. So search iTunes for the "InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series" to listen to all the content or checkout https://itbstudysmarter.podbean.com/. Over there you can hear our first Study Smarter episode with Greg Rodden from the Med School Phys Podcast and ITB's own Stewart Bryant (@ITBPodcaster on Twitter) discussing some high-yield Cardio questions as well as our newest feature segment "STATMed Lessons" with STATMed Learning's Ryan Orwig, whom we'll be featuring throughout the Study Smarter Series to offer some practical tips and tricks related to exam and board prep strategy.  Support the ITB Podcast  We're making an awesome Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 & COMLEX Level 1 in 2018. Help us make it an even bigger success than last year. Check out insidetheboards.com/support to learn more about how you can contribute to the growth and development of InsideTheBoards (and get an ad-free version of the 2017 Study Smarter Series as our thank you).  Special offer (good until April 1st, 2018)  Purchase a 3-month Subscription to the ITB All-Audio Qbank and get 1-month extra for free. Available only at this link.  Content courtesy of Osmosis. Questions have been optimized and edited for audio consumption. Copyright Osmosis. Original version may be found at the appropriate topic heading at https://open.osmosis.org/topics
March 3, 2018
Check out the Med School Phys Podcast  This episode is a special collaboration with fellow podcaster, Greg Rodden, who runs the Med School Phys podcast. The full interview is available on the Med School Phys channel. Listen (starting around 10:00) for a discussion amongst Stewart, Greg, and Patrick on "Why medicine?" "Why InsideTheBoards?" and "Why care?" We get personal and philosophical, and hopefully provide some encouragement.  Support the ITB Podcast Before the interview, please listen to Patrick's appeal for listener support of the ITB podcast. We're making an awesome Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 & COMLEX Level 1 in 2018. Help us make it an even bigger success than last year. Check out insidetheboards.com/support to learn more about how you can contribute to the growth and development of InsideTheBoards (and get an ad-free version of the 2017 Study Smarter Series as our thank you).  Special offer (good until April 1st, 2018)  Purchase a 3-month Subscription to the ITB All-Audio Qbank and get 1-month extra for free. Available only at this link.
February 16, 2018
In this episode, Stewart and Patrick discuss how to approach a respiratory microbiology question and they discuss pre-dedicated study period preparations for Step 1. Want to get even more deeply inside the boards? Consider joining the ITB team if you'd like to help with the podcast, website development, or have some ideas about how you could use your particular talents in helping further ITB's mission of helping students learn to "think like question writers." Send us an email to info@insidetheboards.com.  Get a 20% discount on the ITB Audio Qbank by using the code "podcast" at check out. Featuring content by Osmosis and Lecturio (for the Step 1 level audio Qbank) and OnlineMedEd (for clerkship/Step 2 level audio Qbank).
December 24, 2017
In this episode, Patrick and Stewart discuss how changing study habits can help you get a better handle on your coursework and clerkship material. This episode is sponsored by Firecracker, who provided some renal questions to serve as a basis for discussion. You can get a free trial or take part in Firecracker's holiday sale by going to the link firecracker.me/purchase/ITB. Plus, Patrick and Stewart provide some personal updates and upcoming plans for both the ITB podcast and ITB's All-Audio Qbank. 3m7vgfcy
October 26, 2017
We've been working hard on our All-Audio Qbank. In this episode, hear a sample from ITB's Pre-Clinical (1st and 2nd Year) All Audio Clinical Qbank (powered by Osmosis). For a limited time, podcast listeners can get an even sweeter deal on launch-pricing of the audio qbank (25% off) by using the discount code "Podcast" at checkout. Just go to insidetheboards.com/qbank to learn more. Plus, leave a review of the ITB Podcast for your chance to win a free subscription to the All-Audio Qbank.    Content courtesy of Osmosis. CC-BYSA 2.0. Questions have been optimized and edited for audio consumption.  Copyright Osmosis. Original version may be found at the appropriate topic heading at https://open.osmosis.org/topics.
October 18, 2017
We've been working hard on our All-Audio Qbank. In this episode, hear a sample from ITB's 3rd Year/Clinical All Audio Clinical Qbank (powered by OnlineMedEd). For a limited time podcast listeners can get an even sweeter deal on launch-pricing of the audio qbank (25% off) by using the discount code "Podcast" at checkout. Just go to insidetheboards.com/qbank to learn more. Plus, leave a review of the ITB Podcast for your chance to win a free subscription to the All-Audio Qbank.    Content courtesy of OnlineMedEd. Copyright OnlineMedEd. Questions have been optimized and edited for audio consumption. For more great content go to onlinemeded.org.
September 24, 2017
We've been working hard on our All-Audio Qbank. In this episode, Elizabeth provides a sample from ITB's 1st and 2nd Year Version of the All Audio Clinical Qbank (powered by Osmosis). For a limited time podcast listeners can get an even sweeter deal on launch-pricing of the audio qbank by using the discount code "Podcast" at checkout. Just go to insidetheboards.com/qbank to learn more. Plus, leave a review of the ITB Podcast for your chance to win a free subscription to the All-Audio Qbank.  Content courtesy of Osmosis. Questions have been optimized and edited for audio consumption. Copyright Osmosis. Original version may be found at the appropriate topic heading at https://open.osmosis.org/topics. Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
September 4, 2017
We've been working hard on our All-Audio Qbank. In this episode, Patrick provides a sample ITB's All Audio Clinical Qbank for Third Year Medical Students (Powered by OnlineMedEd). For a limited time podcast listeners can get an even even sweeter deal on launch-pricing of the audio qbank by using the discount code "Podcast" at checkout. Just go to insidetheboards.com/qbank to learn more. Plus, leave a review of the ITB Podcast for your chance to win a a free access to the All-Audio Qbank.
August 28, 2017
We're back from our hiatus. We've been working hard on our All-Audio Qbank. In this episode, Patrick breaks down each version of the audio Qbank, Elizabeth offers a sample from ITB's All Audio Preclinical Qbank for First and Second Year Medical Students (Powered by Osmosis), plus what's an ITB Premium subscription on Podbean all about? For a limited time podcast listeners can get an even even sweeter deal on launch-pricing of the audio qbank by using the discount code "Podcast" at checkout. Just go to insidetheboards.com/qbank to learn more. Plus, leave a review of the ITB Podcast for your chance to win a a free access to the All-Audio Qbank.
July 20, 2017
A quick update on the state of the podcast. We want everyone to know that more episodes are coming in the future. Right now we are creating content for our all audio question bank. Look forward to new episodes of material soon. We hope to release the first iteration of our question banks in August and September. If you're curious about residency and the match stay tuned for our Match Smarter Series later this year. If you want to stay up to date on our podcast and all things InsideTheBoards subscribe to our newsletter here: Newsletter Review question courtesy of Osmosis Happy Studying!
July 2, 2017
In this episode, we discuss a USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Pathology question on TNM staging provided by Lecturio with Robert Patterson a Pathology resident in New York and question writer for Lecturio. Hurry and sign up for ITB's All-Audio Question Bank at patreon.com/insidetheboards Get beta access for the QBank by becoming a patron by midnight TONIGHT! We're putting together a beta group of 25 first/second year med students and 25 third years to help us make the best all audio resource for med school. Visit patreon.com/insidetheboards for more details.
July 1, 2017
In this episode, we finish discussing a USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Pathology question provided by Lecturio with Robert Patterson a Pathology resident in New York and question writer for Lecturio. Followed by our interview with Stefan Wisbauer - the managing director of Lecturio. Stefan describes how Lecturio can provide a one stop resource for all walks of medical school life. Lecturio optimizes online learning with a combination of videos, questions, diagrams, and reading material for MCAT, Step 1, and Step 2 material. Use the code "ITB20" for a 20% discount when signing up for Lecturio. Hurry and sign up for ITB's All-Audio Question Bank at patreon.com/insidetheboards Get beta access for the QBank by becoming a patron by JULY 1st! TOMORROW! We're putting together a beta group of 25 first/second year med students and 25 third years to help us make the best all audio resource for med school. Visit patreon.com/insidetheboards for more details.
June 29, 2017
In this episode, we finish discussing some practice USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Pathology questions provided by Lecturio with Robert Patterson a Pathology resident in New York and question writer for Lecturio. Hurry and sign up for ITB's All-Audio Question Bank at patreon.com/insidetheboards Get beta access for the QBank by becoming a patron by JULY 1st! We're putting together a beta group of 25 first/second year med students and 25 third years to help us make the best all audio resource for med school. Visit patreon.com/insidetheboards for more details. Share the podcast and tag us on social media to be entered to win an amazon gift card at the end of our study smarter series.
June 24, 2017
In this episode, we finish discussing some practice USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Renal questions (provided by the fine folks at Osmosis) with Dustyn Williams from OnlineMedEd.org.  Want early access to ITB's All-Audio Question Bank for medical school? We're putting together a beta group of 25 first/second year med students and 25 third years to help us make the best all audio resource for med school. Visit patreon.com/insidetheboards for more details.
June 22, 2017
In this episode Patrick deconstructs some practice USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Renal questions (provided by the fine folks at Osmosis) with Dustyn Williams from OnlineMedEd.org.  Want early access to ITB's Audio Question Bank for medical school? We're putting together a test group of 25 first/second year med students and 25 third years to help us make the best all audio resource for med school. Visit patreon.com/insidetheboards for more details.
June 17, 2017
In this episode Elizabeth deconstructs some practice USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Behavioral sciences/psych questions (provided by the fine folks at Osmosis) with Taylor Brana from the Happy Doc Podcast. Check out his show at www.thehappydoc.com  Want early access to ITB's Audio Question Bank for medical school? We're putting together a test group of 25 first/second year med students and 25 third years to help us make the best all audio resource for med school. Send an email to info@insidetheboards.com or visit patreon.com/insidetheboards for more details.
June 14, 2017
In Part 2 of our Hematology review Patrick and Eli Freiman of MedSchoolTutors deconstruct some practice USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Hematology questions (provided by the fine folks at Osmosis). Check out MedSchoolTutors to get personalized one on one instruction for medical school and the board exams. Review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast or share with your medical friends via social media to help us spread the word! Plus, you'll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Just send your screenshot to podcast@insidetheboards.com
June 13, 2017
In this episode Patrick interviews Eli Freiman a tutor for MedSchoolTutors and Pediatrics resident. Eli helps deconstruct some practice USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Hematology questions (provided by the fine folks at Osmosis). Check out MedSchoolTutors to get personalized one on one instruction for medical school and the board exams. Review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast or share with your medical friends via social media to help us spread the word! Plus, you'll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Just send your screenshot to podcast@insidetheboards.com
June 4, 2017
Learn something you can take with you on test day. Leave with a higher score. This week we are punching out tons of high yield microbiology content. Be sure to update your podcast daily to keep up with the new episodes as they roll out. Each episode of our Study Smarter Series is aimed at providing you high-yield facts that are almost certain to show up on an exam like the USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1. Go to insidetheboards.com to learn more. We're covering question dissections courtesy of Osmosis's bank of high-yield practice questions. Please rate and review the podcast and tell your friends to listen!
June 2, 2017
Learn something you can take with you on test day. Leave with a higher score. This week we are punching out tons of high yield microbiology content. Be sure to update your podcast daily to keep up with the new episodes as they roll out. Each episode of our Study Smarter Series is aimed at providing you high-yield facts that are almost certain to show up on an exam like the USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1. Go to insidetheboards.com to learn more. We're covering question dissections courtesy of Osmosis's bank of high-yield practice questions. Please rate and review the podcast and tell your friends to listen!
May 31, 2017
Learn something you can take with you on test day. Leave with a higher score. This week we are punching out tons of high yield microbiology content. Be sure to update your podcast daily to keep up with the new episodes as they roll out. Each episode of our Study Smarter Series is aimed at providing you high-yield facts that are almost certain to show up on an exam like the USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1. Go to insidetheboards.com to learn more. We're covering question dissections courtesy of Osmosis's bank of high-yield practice questions. Please rate and review the podcast and tell your friends to listen!
May 28, 2017
Learn something you can take with you on test day. Leave with a higher score. This week we are punching out tons of high yield microbiology content. Be sure to update your podcast daily to keep up with the new episodes as they roll out. Each episode of our Study Smarter Series is aimed at providing you high-yield facts that are almost certain to show up on an exam like the USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1. Go to insidetheboards.com to learn more. We're covering question dissections courtesy of Osmosis's bank of high-yield practice questions. Please rate and review the podcast and tell your friends to listen!
May 27, 2017
Learn something you can take with you on test day. Leave with a higher score. This week we are punching out tons of high yield microbiology content. Be sure to update your podcast daily to keep up with the new episodes as they roll out. Each episode of our Study Smarter Series is aimed at providing you high-yield facts that are almost certain to show up on an exam like the USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1. Go to insidetheboards.com to learn more. We're covering question dissections courtesy of Osmosis's bank of high-yield practice questions. Please rate and review the podcast and tell your friends to listen!
May 26, 2017
Part 2 of our repro & ob/gyn talk with Dr. Diane Evans, a leader in the Ob/Gyn specialty boards preparation space. For residents or students interested in obstetrics and gynecology, check out her platform at passingyourobgynboards.com. In this part, Dr. Evans helps me deconstruct some more practice USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 reproductive system questions (provided by the fine folks at Osmosis).  Review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast or share with your medical friends via social media to help us spread the word! Plus, you'll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Just send your screenshot to podcast@insidetheboards.com
May 24, 2017
In this episode, ZDoggMD / DocVader opens with some kind-ish words about the ITB podcast. (Star Wars fans delight!).   I then interview Dr. Diane Evans, a leader in the Ob/Gyn specialty boards preparation space. Anyone interested in obstetrics and gynecology should check out her site at passingyourobgynboards.com. Dr. Evans helps me deconstruct some practice USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 repro questions (provided by the fine folks at Osmosis).    Review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast or share with your medical friends via social media to help us spread the word! Plus, you'll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Just send your screenshot to podcast@insidetheboards.com Also, if anyone can think of other Star Wars-related medical names, Tweet Patrick @boardsinsider. e.g. ObGynKenobi, Ob/JinErso
May 21, 2017
In this episode, we interview a mysterious and special guest, primordial Redittor, Amreet Sidhu aka the Brosencephalon to discuss flashcards as a learning tool and to cover some high yield cardiology questions provided by our friends from Osmosis. Amreet is the creator of the acclaimed "Bros Deck" for the Anki flashcard platform and a medicine sub-Reddit celebrity. And fun fact, his work has been incorporated into the flashcard portion of the Osmosis platform. So check out Osmosis.org to take advantage of the "Netflix" of medical education. And stay tuned for brosencephalon.com to go live. Meanwhile, follow Amreet on Twitter @brosencephalon. Review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast or share with your medical friends via social media to help us spread the word! Plus, you'll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Just send your screenshot to podcast@insidetheboards.com
May 19, 2017
In this episode, we go over some musculoskeletal board prep questions with returning guest, ortho resident, Emily Tan the "White Coat Coach." Listen to The White Coat Coaching podcast (especially if you're interested in orthopedics) and check out whitecoatcoaching.com or follow Emily on Twitter @WhiteCoatCoach. Review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast or share with your medical friends via social media to help us spread the word! Plus, you'll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Just send your screenshot to podcast@insidetheboards.com
May 11, 2017
Is board prep giving you a headache? Clear your head by listening to Part 2 of the ITB Study Smarter Series Neurology Review with Youtube sensation Docossareh. Follow him at Youtube.com/docossareh and @DocOssareh on Twitter We hope to have beta access to ITB's all-audio Qbank rolling out in May 2017. Go to insidetheboards.com for details. Rate and review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast and share with your medical friends to help us spread the word! Plus, you'll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card when you share us on social media.
May 9, 2017
Is board prep giving you a headache? Clear your head by listening to this episode of the ITB Study Smarter Series for the USMLE/COMLEX where we dissect neurology questions with Youtube sensation Docossareh. Follow him at Youtube.com/docossareh and @DocOssareh on Twitter We hope to have beta access to ITB's all-audio Qbank rolling out in May 2017. Go to insidetheboards.com for details. Rate and review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast and share with your medical friends to help us spread the word! Plus, you'll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card when you share us on social media. Music courtesy of Two O'Clock Courage "The Valentine Blast Furnace" (used with permission)
May 5, 2017
More hormones in part 2. Continuing our discussion of USMLE/COMLEX practice questions on endocrine with Dustyn Williams from OnlineMedEd.Org. Follow @OnlineMedEd on Twitter and make sure to watch their videos during third year. Trust us... We hope to have beta access to ITB's all-audio Qbank rolling out in May 2017. Go to insidetheboards.com for details. Rate and review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast and share with your medical friends to help us spread the word! Plus, you'll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card when you share us on social media. Music courtesy of Two O'Clock Courage "The Valentine Blast Furnace" (used with permission)
May 3, 2017
Does studying for the USMLE make you hormonal? Listen to this episode of the ITB Study Smarter Series for the USMLE/COMLEX where we dissect endocrinology questions with ITB podcast alumnus, Dustyn Williams, from OnlineMedEd.Org. Follow @OnlineMedEd on Twitter We hope to have beta access to ITB's all-audio Qbank rolling out in May 2017. Go to insidetheboards.com for details. Rate and review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast and share with your medical friends to help us spread the word! Plus, you'll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card when you share us on social media. Music courtesy of Two O'Clock Courage "The Valentine Blast Furnace" (used with permission)
April 27, 2017
Learn something you can take with you on test day. Leave with a higher score. Each episode of our Study Smarter Series is aimed at providing you high-yield facts that are almost certain to show up on an exam like the USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1. Go to insidetheboards.com to learn more. We're covering microbiology through the end of April/early May with mini-episodes focused on high yield question dissections from Osmosis's bank of high-yield practice questions.
April 21, 2017
Study Smarter, Not Harder by listening to this episode of the ITB Study Smarter Series for the USMLE/COMLEX where we dissect more Dermatology questions with Shola Vaughn. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @Boardsinsider. Find Shola at SholaMD.com and her podcast MedStudentEdge. We hope to have beta access to ITB's all-audio Qbank rolling out in May 2017. Go to insidetheboards.com for details. Rate and review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast and share with your medical friends to help us spread the word! Plus, you'll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card when you share us on social media. Music courtesy of Divisible's "Love is the Cost" (used with permission)
April 15, 2017
Study Smarter, Not Harder by listening to this episode of the ITB Study Smarter Series for the USMLE/COMLEX where we dissect more Dermatology questions with Shola Vaughn. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @Boardsinsider. Find Shola at SholaMD.com and her podcast MedStudentEdge. With the ITB Study Smarter Bundle, you can get 2-months of Osmosis and Physeo along with a seat in MedQuest's Live-Online Cramathon for Step 1/Level 1 on May 7th with Conrad Fischer plus (Bonus!) 2-weeks access to MedQuest's pharmacology Qbank and beta access to ITB's all-audio Qbank (rolling out in May 2017). Go to insidetheboards.com for details. Save even more with discount code "podcast" for an additional $20 dollars off. Sale ends April 16, 2017. Rate and review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast and share with your medical friends to help us spread the word! Plus, you'll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Music courtesy of Divisible's "Love is the Cost" (used with permission)
April 10, 2017
Study Smarter, Not Harder by listening to this episode of InsideTheBoards where we go through Dr. Rosenthal's "The Twenty Minute Immune Response" (see screencast at InsideTheBoards.com) and dissect some immunology questions from Osmosis's database of high yield USMLE Step 1/COMLEX Level 1 practice questions. Music courtesy of Two O'Clock Courage "The Valentine Blast Furnace" (used with permission).  With the ITB Study Smarter Bundle, you can get 2-months of Osmosis and Physeo along with a seat in MedQuest's Live-Online Cramathon for Step 1/Level 1 on May 7th with Conrad Fischer plus (Bonus!) 2-weeks access to MedQuest's pharmacology Qbank and beta access to ITB's all-audio Qbank (rolling out in May 2017). Go to insidetheboards.com for details. Save even more with discount code "podcast" for an additional $20 dollars off. Sale ends April 16, 2017. Rate and review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast and share with your medical friends to help us spread the word! Plus, you'll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card.
April 7, 2017
Learn something you can take with you on test day. Leave with a higher score. Each episode of our Study Smarter Series is aimed at providing you high-yield facts that are almost certain to show up on an exam like the USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1. Go to https://www.insidetheboards.com to learn more. We're covering microbiology through the end of April with mini-episodes focused on high yield question dissections from Osmosis's bank of high-yield practice questions.
April 5, 2017
Study Smarter, Not Harder by listening to this episode of the ITB Study Smarter Series for the USMLE/COMLEX where we dissect more pharmacology questions with Conrad Fischer. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @Boardsinsider. Follow Conrad @SeeFisch Check out insidetheboards.com/podcast to learn more about our series and how you could win a $50 Amazon gift card. Music courtesy of Two O'Clock Courage "The Valentine Blast Furnace" (used with permission) Visit insidetheboards.com for information about our Study Smarter Bundle. Rate and review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast and share with your medical friends to help us spread the word!
April 3, 2017
Study Smarter, Not Harder by listening to this episode of the ITB Study Smarter Series for the USMLE/COMLEX where we dissect pharmacology questions with Conrad Fischer and hear about his Step 1 Cramathon. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @Boardsinsider. Follow Conrad @SeeFisch Check out insidetheboards.com/podcast to learn more about our series and how you could win a $50 Amazon gift card. Music courtesy of Two O'Clock Courage "The Valentine Blast Furnace" (used with permission) Visit insidetheboards.com for information about our Study Smarter Bundle. Rate and review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast and share with your medical friends to help us spread the word!
March 31, 2017
Study Smarter, Not Harder by listening to this episode of the ITB Study Smarter Series for the USMLE/COMLEX where we dissect an ophtho question with Rhett and Michael from Physeo the "Pathoma" of physiology. Check out insidetheboards.com/podcast to learn more about our series and how you could win a $50 Amazon gift card. Music courtesy of Two O'Clock Courage "The Valentine Blast Furnace" (used with permission) Be sure to sign up for our email list at insidetheboards.com for information about our upcoming special offer. Rate and review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast and share with your medical friends to help us spread the word!
March 29, 2017
Want to learn something you can take with you on test day and leave with a higher score? Each episode of our Study Smarter Series is aimed at providing you high-yield facts that are almost certain to show up on an exam like the USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1. We're covering high-yield material from all the main preclinical subjects like Anatomy, Biochemistry, Genetics, and Pharmacology. Go to https://www.insidetheboards.com for details. We're covering microbiology through the end of April with mini-episodes focused on high yield question dissections from Osmosis's bank of high-yield practice questions.
March 25, 2017
Study Smarter, Not Harder by listening to this episode of InsideTheBoards where we are dissecting critical Microbiology questions with Ken Rosenthal author of Rapid Review Microbiology and Immunology for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 as part of our Study Smarter Series. Check out insidetheboards.com/podcast to learn more about our series and how you could win a $50 Amazon gift card. Music courtesy of Two O'Clock Courage "The Valentine Blast Furnace" (used with permission)   Be sure to sign up for our email list at insidetheboards.com for information about our upcoming special offer. Rate and review the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast and share with your medical friends to help us spread the word!
March 21, 2017
First mini-episode for our ITB Study Smarter series. The mini-episodes are how we're covering Microbiology and Pharmacology.
March 20, 2017
Part 2 of our high yield anatomy review for the USMLE Step 1 & COMLEX Level 1 Study Smarter Series. Learn how to go "inside" the boards at insidetheboards.com/podcast. Music: The Valentine Blast Furnace by Two O'Clock Courage (used with permission).
March 18, 2017
Dissecting high-yield anatomy questions today with Emily Tan from WhiteCoatCoaching.com for our USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 as part of our Study Smarter Series. Check out insidetheboards.com/podcast to learn more about our series and how you could win a $50 Amazon gift card. Music courtesy of Two O'Clock Courage "The Valentine Blast Furnace"
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