Board Preparation: It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Share ITB Podcast Study Smarter Series on Social Media   Newer companies like Osmosis and Firecracker offer excellent multiple choice practice questions (MCQs) which can be integrated easily with your coursework throughout the preclinical years. Purchase a subscription to USMLE-Rx or UWorld. Or buy a question book like First Aid Q&A for the USMLE Step 1 or Kaplan’s Step 1 …

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Study Smarter Series: Step 1

Share The ITB Podcast Study Smarter Series on Social Media Our special ITB podcast series dedicated to the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1. It’s “Pre-Preparation” for the first medical licensing (USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1) exam. Board prep is a marathon, not a sprint. Start training now, identify your weaknesses and strengths, learn what you need …

Knowledge, Suffering, and Medical Education with Conrad Fischer

Share The ITB Podcast on Social Media In part one, Conrad Fischer, Kaplan faculty, author of the immensely popular Master the Boards series, and lecturer extraordinaire discusses the redemptive suffering involved in medical education, gets roasted by Reddit, and provides some wisdom and perspective on USMLE and COMLEX preparation. In part 2, Dr. Fischer provides a whirlwind tour through recent …

Adeleke Adesina from SmashUSMLE

Share The ITB Podcast on Social Media 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. Our question of the …

Josh Landy from Figure1: “Instagram” for Medicine

Share The ITB Podcast on Social Media Figure1 has been called “Instagram” for medicine. It provides a visually engaging, crowdsourced bank of privacy-compliant images and cases for medical education. In this series, Figure1 , co-founder, Josh Landy discusses medical education in Canada and offers a preview of why he founded the social photo sharing platform for medicine, Figure1. In part …

Figure1—Making Meded Social

Share This Post Also, check out these great account previews. You can follow them by clicking the photos and signing up for a free Figure1 account. Then learn on your browser or your phone. Cincinnati Children’s radiology department is a powerhouse when it come’s to social media and medical education. You might have seen our mention of them in our …

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Match Smarter: Pediatrics

Share The ITB Podcast on Social Media In the final episode of this year’s Match Smarter series, sponsored by Doximity’s Residency Navigator, we discuss pediatrics with Universal Notes’ founder and ITB alum, Dr. Aaron McGuffin. Elizabeth Beeman, ITB co-founder, dissects a pediatrics question from our friends at Osmosis and we announce the winner of our Match Smarter contest. Our questions …

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Matching Smarter in Ob/Gyn

Share The ITB Podcast on Social Media As part of our Match Smarter series sponsored by Doximity’s Residency Navigator Dr. Michael Galloway, program director for the Wright State University-Wright Patterson Air Force Base combined program in obstetrics and gynecology, discusses his specialty. We also dissect some Open Osmosis Ob/Gyn practice questions (covering three super-high yield topics likely to show up …