Here's a sample video from our neurology section, which contains more than 40 video modules. "Find the lesion" brainstem questions have dogged USMLE Step 1 exam-takers for years. It can be challenging to convert complex sensory and motor symptoms into a location in the brainstem that accounts for the clinical problem. In this video, Dr. Ryan teaches you the "Rule of 4s," an incredibly simple algorithm created by Dr. Peter Gates for solving those tough brainstem questions.
Hovering over the video while it is playing will give you options to control the playback speed and quality. Press ? at any time to see keystrokes for video playback changes
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White Coat Companion for Step 2, 3, and clinical rotations!
One of the most common questions we get from Boards & Beyond alumni after they pass Step 1 is ‘What resources should I use for Step 2 & 3 and my clinical rotations?’ While Dr. Ryan is working on videos for the next stage, he has also collaborated with Dr. Lorinsky and Dr. Majid to bring you the new White Coat Companion. Now available on Amazon.com, this spiral-bound book is small enough to be carried everywhere you go, but broad enough in scope to use as a foundation and one-stop reference throughout your core clerkships and review for Step 2 CK and Step 3.
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