Adeleke Adesina from SmashUSMLE

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In this two-part episode, Dr. Adeleke Adesina, author of “How to Prepare for the Medical Boards” and founder of the learning platforms, FTP Lectures and SmashUSMLE, offers some personal advice and study strategies he used to achieve success on both the COMLEX and USMLE as well clerkship shelf exams.

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Our question of the day (USMLE Step 2 / COMLEX Level 2 / Surgery Shelf content) concerns a patient with confusion, a petechial rash, and bilateral opacities on chest x-ray following a motor vehicle accident…

The Interview

Dr. Adeleke Adesina, is the founder of SmashUSMLE, an online learning platform for medical students. The company focuses on teaching clinical medicine through online medical education videos but offers a plethora of other benefits (see below).

DrAdesina earned completed his medical studies at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine, in 2012 followed by an emergency medicine residency. He currently practices emergency medicine at Memorial Hermann Hospital and Methodist Hospital in Houston.

He is co-author of the book, How to Prepare for the Medical Boards: Secrets for Success on the USMLE and COMLEX.  His online lectures have been viewed by millions of students across the world.

This Episode’s Freebie(s)

SmashUSMLE is offering ITB listeners a one-month free trial to their platform. Check back here on February 5th to grab the link…

…Also in this episode

Music for this episode is courtesy of Forgive Durden, “Life is Looking Up” off the album Razia’s Shadow.

Watch Dr. Adesina’s Heart Sounds Lecture!

About SmashUSMLE

What does SmashUSMLE  Offer?

  • 250 hours of high yield USMLE step 1 and 2Ck  review video lectures
  • Free 2000 + USMLE step 1 and 2 CK question bank written by our USMLE physician experts
  • Free 800 high yield USMLE flashcards
  • Free USMLE advisor tutorial on how to smash the USMLE exam
  • Free USMLE prep Ebook, audiobook to prepare for the USMLE
  • Free Downloadable pdf summary of each USMLE video lecture
  • Fast forward option using 1.5x, 2.0x to increase video speed
  • Free Live online calendar to monitor your board schedule
  • Free access to our physician experts to answer your questions
  • Free daily motivational quotes to enhance your study
  • Access all content on all platforms—mobile, tablets, desktops.

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