5 Biggest Step 1 Mistakes

5 Biggest Step 1 Mistakes

  5 Biggest Step 1 Mistakes The five biggest mistakes student’s make when studying for Step 1.  Not doing enough Questions. It’s by far one of the biggest mistakes I see people make, especially among those who score poorly. The logic goes that since you haven’t had time to “Learn everything” either from First Aid…

USMLE Step 2 CK Study Guide

USMLE Step 2 CK Study Guide

USMLE Step 2 CK Study Guide After several requests, I’ve decided to put together a brief Step 2 CK Study Guide. One of biggest differences between Step 1 and Step 2CK is the drop in the quality of resources. Unlike UFAP etc. where there are 2-3 clear resources to use, Step 2 CK has many good…

Excel NRMP Match Tracker

Excel NRMP Match Tracker

Excel NRMP Match Tracker Disclaimer: This material is taken from the Ace the Match course I helped create, I’ve decided to provide it for free as a bonus to you guys. You can find out more details about the course here. Get the Excel NRMP Match Tracker for free by signing up below or using this…

The NRMP Match Timeline

The NRMP Match Timeline

  NRMP Match The NRMP Match is perhaps one of the scariest and most daunting things a medical student faces. After all the tests, difficult patients, lengthy exams, stress and mental breakdowns (we’ve all been there), it comes down to this – The Match. There are some great online resources to learn more about the…

Passing the USMLE Step 2 CS

Passing the USMLE Step 2 CS

Passing the USMLE Step 2 CS Understanding the Enemy The Clinical Skills portion of the USMLE Step 2 exists to ensure medical students have the requisite skills to conduct a basic history and physical at the level expected of a PGY-1 Resident. In the past students often disregarded the importance of this exam as it…

UFAP+

UFAP+

UFAP + Study Method So you want to learn the coveted UFAP Method for studying for USMLE Step 1? UFAP is more than just a hilarious acronym, it stands for USMLE World, First Aid and Pathoma. I would argue the importance of each resource is the order they occur in within the acronym. Even if you…

Clinical Problem Solving

Clinical Problem Solving

Clinical Problem Solving – Being Results vs Process Driven Is the result all that really matters? Is the goal for physicians to be results driven or process driven? The answer seems simple – all that really matters is the result. Is it though? In training new physicians in residency programs is the goal to focus…

Why Healthcare is Stuck

Why Healthcare is Stuck

Why Healthcare is Stuck Today I read an incredibly interesting interview by the Harvard Business Review which was written in conjunction with the New England Journal of Medicine about exactly why healthcare is stuck. Always exciting to read some of the brightest minds in the nation weigh in on the topic.   Here is their blog on…

Study Smarter, Not Harder!

Study Smarter, Not Harder!

Boost Your Productivity with Tips You Can’t Afford to Miss   Want to spend less time studying while still scoring higher on your exams? Of course you do, be it reading, watching tv/movies, going out with friends, drinking, or watching hilarious cat videos on the internet there is always something you’d rather be doing than…