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The InsideTheBoards podcast is dedicated to helping you learn to think like a question writer so you can study smarter, not harder. Our goal is to take you "Inside" the boards. With our special series like the Step 1 Study Smarter Series, we aim to dedicate a "season" toward helping you study based on the rhythm of medical education. Throughout the year, look for special "Study Smarter" series. In the Spring it's USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1. Early Summer it's Step 2. In the late fall, we'll help you Match Smarter in your chosen specialty. But we also will pepper in shows dedicated to particular shelf exams, Step 3, and other topics relevant to those involved in medical education.

The InsideTheBoards podcast is dedicated to helping you learn to think like a question writer so you can study smarter, not harder. Our goal is to take you "Inside" the boards. With our special series like the Step 1 Study Smarter Series, we aim to dedicate a "season" toward helping you study based on the rhythm of medical education. Throughout the year, look for special "Study Smarter" series. In the Spring it's USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1. Early Summer it's Step 2. In the late fall, we'll help you Match Smarter in your chosen specialty. But we also will pepper in shows dedicated to particular shelf exams, Step 3, and other topics relevant to those involved in medical education.
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The InsideTheBoards podcast is dedicated to helping you learn to think like a question writer so you can study smarter, not harder. Our goal is to take you "Inside" the boards. With our special series like the Step 1 Study Smarter Series, we aim to dedicate a "season" toward helping you study based on the rhythm of medical education. Throughout the year, look for special "Study Smarter" series. In the Spring it's USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1. Early Summer it's Step 2. In the late fall, we'll help you Match Smarter in your chosen specialty. But we also will pepper in shows dedicated to particular shelf exams, Step 3, and other topics relevant to those involved in medical education.

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Episodes

Building Resilience plus USMLE Question Breakdown: Pathophysiology of Pharmacologic Side Effects | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)

11/12/2018
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InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors) Another feature in our Audio Blog series where we take posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and record them for on-the-go learning. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school. Today's episode features three articles: Well-Being and Academic Skills in Medical School: Building...

Duration:00:17:09

Psych Part 7 - Audio Qbank Third Year (powered by Online MedEd)

11/1/2018
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Content courtesy of OnlineMedEd. Copyright OnlineMedEd. Questions have been optimized and edited for audio consumption. For more great content go to onlinemeded.org.

Duration:00:10:52

Reasoning through USMLE & Shelf Exam Questions plus Breaking Down Cardiac Causes of Syncope | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)

11/1/2018
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InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors) Another feature in our Audio Blog series where we take posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and record them for on-the-go learning. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school. Today's episode features two articles: 1. Reasoning Through Multi-Step USMLE and Shelf Exam Questions...

Duration:00:13:01

USMLE Step 1 & Step 2 CK Question Breakdown: 2-in-1 Edition | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)

10/23/2018
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InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors) Another feature in our Audio Blog series where we take posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and record them for on-the-go learning. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school. Today's episode features the article: USMLE Step 1 & Step 2 CK Question Breakdown: 2-in-1 Edition by...

Duration:00:11:33

Practical Question Strategy— A 67-Year-Old Man with Cough with Brian Radavansky from MedSchoolTutors | (USMLE Question Dissection)

7/21/2018
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Intro In this episode we dissect the following practice question with Dr. Brian Radvansky from MedSchoolTutors. Question Stem A 67-year old man presents to the Emergency Department with a 2-day history of progressively worsening cough. He has a history of poorly-controlled hypertension, 30 pack-year smoking history, well-controlled diabetes, and a STEMI 4 years prior. He complains of mild sharp chest pain while coughing, some shortness of breath while walking around his apartment, and...

Duration:00:29:29

Practical Question Strategy—Fever and Oliguria in a 24-Year-Old Female with Brian Radavansky from MedSchoolTutors | (USMLE Question Dissection)

7/7/2018
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Intro In this episode we dissect the following practice question with Dr. Brian Radvansky from MedSchoolTutors. Question Stem A 24-year old female with no past medical history presents to her primary care doctor complaining of a fever. The fever started two days ago, though she was unable to take temperatures at home and has just felt “hot.” Review of systems is positive for fatigue, arthralgia, and decreased urine output in the last day or so. She recently completed a course of...

Duration:00:26:32

7 Proven Techniques to Manage USMLE Test Anxiety plus Mental Health and Medical School: When and How to Treat Yourself | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)

6/25/2018
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InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors) This is the first feature in our Audio Blog Series. We're taking posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and recording them for on-the-go listening. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school. Today's episode features two articles: Mental Health and Medical School: When and How...

Duration:00:31:43

Think Before Posting — Medical Education, Building Connections, & Professionalism on Social Media with Kevin Pho | Best of the ITB Podcast

6/18/2018
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This is a "best of" episode of the ITB podcast, a rebroadcast of one of the first ITB Podcasts episodes with Dr. Kevin Pho from KevinMD.com. InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes. Special offer from Kaplan Medical only for ITB listeners Head over to Kaptest.com and user the offer code ITB15 for 15% any Kaplan medical...

Duration:00:34:18

USMLE Strategy: Shrinking Questions Down to Manageable Size | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)

6/11/2018
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InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors) This is the first feature in our Audio Blog Serie. We're taking posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and recording them for on-the-go listening. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school. Today's article which you can read in full here is titled "USMLE Strategy: Shrinking...

Duration:00:14:18

"Ask for Help (online)" with Sahil Mehta from MedSchoolCoach (plus bonus MedSchoolCoach minute: Why Try Virtual Tutoring?) | Best of the ITB Podcast

6/3/2018
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This is a "best of" episode of the ITB podcast, a rebroadcast of our with MedSchoolCoach founder, Sahil Mehta. We dissect a practice question related to urinary retention and cover what MSC does to help students prepare for their boards exams and medical school coursework. MedSchoolCoach Minute and offer for ITB listeners In today's MedSchoolCoach minute we discuss the two types of students who benefit most from tutoring. Go to medschoolcoach.com/itb and use the offer code "ITB&MSC" when...

Duration:00:46:51

Creativity, Meet Medical Education with Bryan & Aaron from SketchyMedical | Best of the ITB Podcast

5/25/2018
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This is a "best of" episode of the ITB podcast, a rebroadcast of our two part interview with SketchyMedical's co-founding brothers Bryan and Aaron Lemieux. We talk about the USMLE Step 1, dissect a pediatrics/microbiology question, discuss how Sketchy works and take a behind the scenes look at one of the most popular resources used by medical students. InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go...

Duration:00:44:23

“Instagram” for Medicine with Figure 1's Josh Landy | Best of the ITB Podcast

5/14/2018
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This is a "best of" episode of the ITB podcast, a rebroadcast of the combined parts of our interview with Josh Landy from Figure 1. Also, check out the DDx podcast, produced by Figure 1. It's a podcast about how doctors think and well worth the listen. In this show, Figure 1 co-founder, Josh Landy discusses medical education in Canada and offers a preview of why he founded the social photo sharing platform for medicine, Figure 1. Figure 1 offers a visually-engaging and privacy-compliant...

Duration:00:55:15

Test Taking Strategy for the Boards—Knowing a Lot of Stuff is Not Enough | Ryan Orwig from STATMed Learning

5/9/2018
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In this episode, Ryan Orwig from STATMed learning tells us more about the STATMed platform, how his boards workship helps students improve their scores by focusing on and improving the strategy they employ in studying and in approaching multiple choice questions in question banks like USMLE World, Kaplan, USMLE-Rx (or any Qbank). Plus, we give an example of some specific tactics to apply to practice questions with a gynecology example question from the Open Osmosis platform STATMed...

Duration:00:37:54

Renal with OnlineMedEd's Dustyn Williams (Part 1) | 2017 Study Smarter Series [Archive]

5/5/2018
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InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 This is a rebroadcast from our 2017 Study Smarter Series. In this episode Patrick deconstructs some practice USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 Renal questions (provided by the fine folks at Osmosis) with Dustyn Williams from OnlineMedEd.org The full discussion can be found on the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to check it out on iTunes. Support the ITB...

Duration:00:31:52

Inside the Mind of a Question Writer | Chris Cimino, Vice President of Kaplan Medical (Part 2)

5/1/2018
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How to think like a question writer | Chris Cimino, Vice President of Kaplan Medical (Part 2) In the second part of our episode with Dr. Chris Cimino, vice president and chief medical officer for Kaplan Medical, a former member of multiple item-writing committees and task forces for the National Board of Medical Examiners, we learn more about Dr. Cimino's own successes and failures in examinations and dive more deeply into the processes that contribute to making a test like the USMLE or...

Duration:00:22:20

Inside the Mind of a Question Writer | Chris Cimino, Vice President of Kaplan Medical (Part 1)

4/26/2018
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How to think like a question writer | Chris Cimino, Vice President of Kaplan Medical (Part 1) In this episode, Dr. Chris Cimino, vice president and chief medical officer for Kaplan Medical, a former member of multiple item-writing committees and task forces for the National Board of Medical Examiners, breaks down the process of constructing a multiple choice question and how items get into a standardized exam like the USMLE or COMLEX. We also deconstruct, step-by-step a multiple choice...

Duration:00:22:52

What makes a “bad” test taker? How to fix it Part 2 | Ryan Orwig from STATMed Learning

4/3/2018
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Part 2 of our discussion with Ryan Orwig from STATMed Learning and his former student, Maureen, now a resident on what makes a "bad" test taker and what things you can do to improve your test-taking skills and studying to increase your USMLE or COMLEX scores (not to mention acquiring the ability to enter a testing center with more confidence). Go to thestatprogram.com/ITB for a special discount on an exclusive ITB-only STATMed Boards workshop. And don't forget to checkout our Study Smarter...

Duration:00:33:18

What makes a "bad" test taker? How to fix it Part 1 | Ryan Orwig from STATmed Learning

3/27/2018
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A discussion with Ryan Orwig from STATMed Learning and his former student, Maureen, now a resident on what makes a "bad" test taker and what things you can do to improve your test-taking skills and studying to increase your USMLE or COMLEX scores (not to mention acquiring the ability to enter a testing center with more confidence). Go to thestatprogram.com/events/ITB for a special discount on the STATMed Boards workshop. And don't forget to checkout our Study Smarter Series for the USMLE...

Duration:00:38:09

Osteopathy for MDs plus COMLEX vs. USMLE (or Both?) with Greg Rodden from the Med School Phys Podcast

3/19/2018
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This episode In this episode, Stewart interviews Med School Phys host and 3rd year osteopathic medical student, Greg Rodden. They discuss strategy for the COMLEX vs. strategy for the USMLE and also provide an overview and introduction to osteopathic manipulative medicine for MD students/doctors. It's a fascinating dicussion, especially for the allopaths among us, who might not know much about this important part of their osteopathic colleague's education. 2018 Study Smarter Series for the...

Duration:00:26:54

Why go "Inside" the Boards w/ Med School Phys Podcast host, Greg Rodden

3/3/2018
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Check out the Med School Phys Podcast This episode is a special collaboration with fellow podcaster, Greg Rodden, who runs the Med School Phys podcast. The full interview is available on the Med School Phys channel. Listen (starting around 10:00) for a discussion amongst Stewart, Greg, and Patrick on "Why medicine?" "Why InsideTheBoards?" and "Why care?" We get personal and philosophical, and hopefully provide some encouragement. Support the ITB Podcast Before the interview, please listen...

Duration:00:42:38