InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast: Question Reviews for the USMLE, COMLEX, and Medical School
Don’t Hesitate, Intubate! | Pulmonology Part 2 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

Don’t Hesitate, Intubate! | Pulmonology Part 2 | 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

June 19, 2019

Nearing the end of your dedicated prep time? We've got a super high yield episode for you. This episode is part 2 of our pulmonary review for the 2019 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1. Featuring ITB's own Stewart Bryant and our guest from MedSchoolTutors, Dr. Eli Freiman, an emergency medicine physician (and returning guest). 

NEW PODCAST: Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast)

We launched a new podcast 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! 

ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App

The ITB iOS app 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

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. 

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.

The final of our three monthly contests runs 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 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.  

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. 

NEW PODCAST: Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast)

We launched a new podcast 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 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 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.
Microbiology Part 2 | Study Smarter Series for USMLE Step 1 2019

Microbiology Part 2 | Study Smarter Series for USMLE Step 1 2019

April 20, 2019

Here's our second episode following up on Microbiology for the 2019 Study Smarter Series. These high yield question dissections will definitely help you during your dedicated prep time. Today, we take a deep dive into a couple of bugs, as well as some good drugs, that will without doubt show up on test day.

ITB Has More Podcasts to Help You Learn 

Check out bit.ly/ITBpodcasts to see them all. Our newest is Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast) hosted by our own Greg Rodden. It'll be live on Apple Podcasts soon or, for cross platform, it's available now on Podbean. 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. 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. 

Podcast Producer

Special thanks to Cameron Hadley for making this episode possible.

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.

 

 
 
Hematology Part 2 | Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 2: Internal Medicine

Hematology Part 2 | Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 2: Internal Medicine

March 28, 2019

Break out your microscopes, it’s time for another hematology question dissection in this newest episode with Patrick and Stewart. Thanks to OnlineMedEd for this episode’s content.

ITB Has More Podcasts to Help You Learn 

Check out bit.ly/ITBpodcasts to see them all. Our newest is The Medical Mnemonist (An InsideTheBoards Podcast), hosted by our own Chase DiMarco. Check it out on Apple Podcasts or, for cross platform, on Podbean. It's focused on high-yield, accelerated learning and memory techniques. We promise you'll love it. 

ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription

The beta version of our iOS app launches soon. For now, purchase a 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. 

Get Your Boards Paid for Thanks to PhysicianLoans 

Physiciansloans.com is one of ITB's earliest supporters. Thanks to them, we're launching a contest whose grand prize will be payment of your USMLE or COMLEX exam fee (for one first through fourth year U.S. medical student). Details are forthcoming but head to insidetheboards.com to join our email list and be the first to know and to get a head start on the fun. 

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

Immunology: The Lost Episode | 2018 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1

Immunology: The Lost Episode | 2018 Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1

January 31, 2019

We found this immuno episode hidden deep in our unpublished archives (i.e. our Google drive is very disorganized, and we finally took the time to correct that...). You can check out the companion immunology episode from our 2017 series (with accompanying slide show) on our YouTube channel. Just click this link

ITB Has More Podcasts to Help You Learn 

Check out bit.ly/ITBpodcasts to see them all. Our newest is The Medical Mnemonist (An InsideTheBoards Podcast), hosted by our own Chase DiMarco. Check it out on Apple Podcasts or, for cross platform, on Podbean. It's focused on high-yield, accelerated learning and memory techniques. We promise you'll love it. 

 

 

ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription

The beta version of our iOS app launches soon. For now, purchase a 6-month or 12-mon 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

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.

 

Psychiatry with Taylor Brana –  On the Happy Doc’s Couch for Some USMLE Therapy (plus Kaplan Test Prep Minute: Why are Question Stems so Long?)  | 2017 Study Smarter Series [Archive]

Psychiatry with Taylor Brana – On the Happy Doc’s Couch for Some USMLE Therapy (plus Kaplan Test Prep Minute: Why are Question Stems so Long?) | 2017 Study Smarter Series [Archive]

June 8, 2018

InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

This is a best-off episode of the ITB podcast featuring Elizabeth's conversation with friend of ITB and psych resident, Taylor Brana of The Happy Doc. They're breaking down some high-yield psychiatry questions. 

Kaplan Test Prep Minute

Have you ever asked yourself, why are test-questions so long? In today's Kaplan Test Prep minute with Dr. Chris Cimino, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Kaplan Medical, we discuss how the examination question writers determine the length of a question vignette. 

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. 

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. 

ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription

Before August 15, 2018 purchase a 6-month or 12-mon 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

Music: "The Last Garrison" off The Mindsweeo by Enter Shikari (used with permission).

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.

Psych Part 2 – On the Couch, Studying (plus Kaplan Test Prep Minute: Is this Going to Be on The Test?)  | 2018 Study Smarter Series Episode 12

Psych Part 2 – On the Couch, Studying (plus Kaplan Test Prep Minute: Is this Going to Be on The Test?) | 2018 Study Smarter Series Episode 12

June 7, 2018

InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

This is Part 2 of our high-yield psych episode for the 2018 series. Alex Iacono and Elizabeth Beeman dissect some questions courtesy of our friends at Osmosis.  

Kaplan Test Prep Minute

Find out how the examination bodies decide what should be included in an exam!  In today's Kaplan Test Prep minute with Dr. Chris Cimino, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Kaplan Medical, we discuss the eternal question: "Will this be on the test?" 

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. 

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. 

ITB Audio Qbank and Premium Subscription

Before August 15, 2018 purchase a 6-month or 12-mon 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

Music: "Live Outside" off The Spark by Enter Shikari (used with permission).

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.