InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast: Question Reviews for the USMLE, COMLEX, and Medical School
A Spot of Cherry Red. A Dash of PCR | Biochemistry Part 2 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

A Spot of Cherry Red. A Dash of PCR | Biochemistry Part 2 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

May 28, 2019

In this episode we're reviewing some more biochemistry questions, and, as always, we're bringing the high yield USMLE/COMLEX style question dissections you've come to know and love.  

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  1. 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. 
  2. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 
  3. Audio Flashcards (coming soon) 

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Music: "King Jeff and His Apprentice Bart". DJ Beezo, aka Augustine Beeman (used with permission). Follow the artist at https://soundcloud.com/dj-beezo

Special thanks to Ike Potter, producer of ITB's Study Smarter Podcast for making this show possible.
Bilirubin, Biochem, Battlestar Galactica | Biochemistry Part 1 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

Bilirubin, Biochem, Battlestar Galactica | Biochemistry Part 1 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

May 22, 2019

In this episode we're reviewing biochemistry, and, as always, we're bringing the high yield USMLE/COMLEX style question dissections you've come to know and love. Don't worry, you won't need your biochemistry model kit, just sit back and listen to ITB's own Patrick C. Beeman and Greg Rodden so you can crush your upcoming exams. 

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  1. All of our podcasts in one place organized into playlists for easy studying (also with less ads and exclusive content) 
  2. Mindfulness meditations designed specifically for medical students 
  3. 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 

  1. 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. 
  2. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 
  3. 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

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: "King Jeff and His Apprentice Bart". DJ Beezo, aka Augustine Beeman (used with permission). Follow the artist at https://soundcloud.com/dj-beezo

Special thanks to Ike Potter, producer of ITB's Study Smarter Podcast for making this show possible.
Do You Even Cardio, Bro? | Cardiology Part 3 with Dr. Amreet Sidhu, aka Brosencephalon | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

Do You Even Cardio, Bro? | Cardiology Part 3 with Dr. Amreet Sidhu, aka Brosencephalon | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

May 19, 2019

We've got a smorgasbord of high yield USMLE/COMLEX style practice dissections in part 3 of our Cardiology review for the 2019 ITB Study Smarter Series featuring our own Patrick C. Beeman and Amreet Sidhu, aka THE Brosencephalon! This episode also features examples from our new audio Qbank as well as content from ITB's Greg Rodden and Stewart Bryant. 

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To get started, first, create a Boardsinsider Account on our website insidetheboards.com

Free Features 

  1. All of our podcasts in one place organized into playlists for easy studying (also with less ads and exclusive content) 
  2. Mindfulness meditations designed specifically for medical students 
  3. 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 

  1. 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. 
  2. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 
  3. 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

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: "King Jeff and His Apprentice Bart". DJ Beezo, aka Augustine Beeman (used with permission). Follow the artist at https://soundcloud.com/dj-beezo

Special thanks to Ike Potter, producer of ITB's Study Smarter Podcast for making this show possible.
High-Yield Psych Mini-Episode 2 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

High-Yield Psych Mini-Episode 2 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

May 18, 2019

Today's mini-episode is another high yield, in depth psychiatry question provided to you by Dr. Elizabeth Shelley, child and adolescent fellow. 
Special thanks to Ike Potter for making this episode possible.

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The Audio Qbank by InsideTheBoards mobile app has both free and premium features and is available on both Android and iOS

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Free Features 

  1. All of our podcasts in one place organized into playlists for easy studying (also with less ads and exclusive content) 
  2. Mindfulness meditations designed specifically for medical students 
  3. 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 

  1. 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. 
  2. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 
  3. 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

Legal Stuff

Question content thanks to Exam Circle, our partner for the Step 1 version of our All-Audio Qbank. Go to examcircle.com to learn more about their free, high yield question bank. 

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.

Wink at Me and I’ll Wenckebach | Cardiology Part 2 with Dr. Karen Shackelford from Board Vitals | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

Wink at Me and I’ll Wenckebach | Cardiology Part 2 with Dr. Karen Shackelford from Board Vitals | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

May 15, 2019

It's part 2 of our high yield cardio review for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX level one featuring Dr. Karen Shackelford. 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.

ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App

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 

  1. All of our podcasts in one place organized into playlists for easy studying (also with less ads and exclusive content) 
  2. Mindfulness meditations designed specifically for medical students 
  3. 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 

  1. 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. 
  2. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 
  3. 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

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: "King Jeff and His Apprentice Bart". DJ Beezo, aka Augustine Beeman (used with permission). Follow the artist at https://soundcloud.com/dj-beezo

Special thanks to Ike Potter, producer of ITB's Study Smarter Podcast for making this show possible.
An Audio Stress Test for Dedicated Boards Prep: Cardiology Part 1 with Dr. Karen Shackelford from Board Vitals | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

An Audio Stress Test for Dedicated Boards Prep: Cardiology Part 1 with Dr. Karen Shackelford from Board Vitals | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

May 13, 2019

This is part 1 of our high yield cardio review for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX level one featuring Dr. Karen Shackelford. 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.

ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App

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 

  1. All of our podcasts in one place organized into playlists for easy studying (also with less ads and exclusive content) 
  2. Mindfulness meditations designed specifically for medical students 
  3. 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 

  1. 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. 
  2. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 
  3. 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

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: "King Jeff and His Apprentice Bart". DJ Beezo, aka Augustine Beeman (used with permission). Follow the artist at https://soundcloud.com/dj-beezo

Special thanks to Ike Potter, producer of ITB's Study Smarter Podcast for making this show possible.
“Bone” appétit: MSK – Part 3 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

“Bone” appétit: MSK – Part 3 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

May 10, 2019

It's part 3 of our MSK review, once again featuring ITB's own Patrick C. Beeman and Greg Rodden, host of our Physiology by Physeo podcast. It's dedicated USMLE Prep season, so we're breaking down some high yield USMLE/COMLEX practice questions to help you succeed on your upcoming  exam.

ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App

The Audio Qbank by InsideTheBoards mobile app has both free and premium features and is available on both Android and iOS

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  1. All of our podcasts in one place organized into playlists for easy studying (also with less ads and exclusive content) 
  2. Mindfulness meditations designed specifically for medical students 
  3. 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 

  1. 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. 
  2. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 
  3. 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

Legal Stuff and Credits

Question content thanks to Exam Circle, our partner for the Step 1 version of our All-Audio Qbank. Go to examcircle.com to learn more about their free, high yield question bank. 

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

Special thanks to Ike Potter, producer of ITB's Study Smarter Podcast for making this show possible.
It’s Going Tibia OK - MSK Part 2 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

It’s Going Tibia OK - MSK Part 2 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

May 9, 2019

It's week 2 of our MSK review, once again featuring ITB's own Patrick C. Beeman and Greg Rodden. It's boards season, so you know we'll be breaking down some high yield USMLE/COMLEX practice questions to help you succeed on your upcoming Step 1/Level 1 exam.

ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App

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 

  1. All of our podcasts in one place organized into playlists for easy studying (also with less ads and exclusive content) 
  2. Mindfulness meditations designed specifically for medical students 
  3. 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 

  1. 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. 
  2. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 
  3. 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

Legal Stuff and Credits

Question content thanks to Exam Circle, our partner for the Step 1 version of our All-Audio Qbank. Go to examcircle.com to learn more about their free, high yield question bank. 

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

Special thanks to Ike Potter, producer of ITB's Study Smarter Podcast for making this show possible. 
No Bones About It – MSK Part 1 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

No Bones About It – MSK Part 1 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

May 7, 2019

This week it's part 1 of our high yield musculoskeletal review with ITB's own Patrick C. Beeman and Greg Rodden. We're breaking down some more practice USMLE/COMLEX questions to help you during your dedicated Step 1 preparation time. 

ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App

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 

  1. All of our podcasts in one place organized into playlists for easy studying (also with less ads and exclusive content) 
  2. Mindfulness meditations designed specifically for medical students 
  3. 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 

  1. 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. 
  2. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 
  3. 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

Legal Stuff and Credits

Question content thanks to Exam Circle, our partner for the Step 1 version of our All-Audio Qbank. Go to examcircle.com to learn more about their free, high yield question bank. 

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

Special thanks to Ike Potter, producer of ITB's Study Smarter Podcast for making this show possible. 
Microbiology Part 6: The Top 3 Bacteria to Know for Step 1 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

Microbiology Part 6: The Top 3 Bacteria to Know for Step 1 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

May 4, 2019

According to Dr. Ken Rosenthal, author of Rapid Review Microbiology and Immunology, the top 3 "must know" bacteria for the boards are Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, and E. Coli (vs. Pseudomonas). Today we present a few practice questions that touch on these bugs. Check out Dr. Rosenthal's previous episodes on the ITB Study Smarter Podcast as well as his "20 Min Immune Response" presentation on our YouTube Page. 

ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App

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 

  1. All of our podcasts in one place organized into playlists for easy studying (also with less ads and exclusive content) 
  2. Mindfulness meditations designed specifically for medical students 
  3. 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 

  1. 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. 
  2. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 
  3. 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

Legal Stuff and Credits

Question content thanks to Exam Circle, our partner for the Step 1 version of our All-Audio Qbank. Go to examcircle.com to learn more about their free, high yield question bank. 

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

Special thanks to Ike Potter, producer of ITB's Study Smarter Podcast for making this show possible.