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Archive for June 2019

Sequelae of Streptococcal Pharyngitis

Session 21 Today, we’ve got some interesting case of a 14-year-old male with some malaise and abdominal pain. Once again, we’re joined by Dr. Karen Shackelford of BoardVitals. Check out the resources they have to offer. Use the promo code BOARDROUNDS to save 15% off upon purchasing a QBank. Also, they have an Ask a…

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USMLE and COMLEX Prep: Fetal Stress Test

Session 20 Today, we tackle another maternal-fetal or pregnancy question. We’re joined once again by Dr. Karen Shackelford from BoardVitals. They offer a comprehensive QBank for Step 1 and Level 1. And even as you continue on your medical school journey, they have QBanks for Shelf exams as well. Use the promo code BOARDROUNDS to…

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What is Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine?

Session 99 Today, Dr. Aaron Shmookler joins us who has an interestingly different type of specialty. He is a pathologist trained Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine specialist. A year and a half out of training now, he serves in an academic setting in West Virginia. Thank you for listening to us! Please check out all…

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Making the Transition From Military Back to Undergrad

Session 182 This week, we have a question from Nick, a former corpsman, who is curious about some tips and tricks for finishing the remainder of his undergrad degree and applying to medical school. Your questions are taken directly from the Nontrad Premed Forum. If you haven’t yet, be sure to register for an account…

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Discussing the Application Cycle With an Admissions Expert

Session 342 Dr. Sunny Nakae has been around in the medical admissions world for a while now. She previously served at Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola in Chicago and is now at the University of California Riverside School of Medicine. Her upcoming book shows some behind-the-scenes of what it’s like on the admissions committee.…

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The Importance of Reviewing Your MCAT Full-Length Test

Session 148 Today, we have a great discussion about reviewing full-lengths, QBanks, and everything else! I’m joined once again by Clara from Next Step Test Prep. Check out all of their free resources including a free full-length exam along with their diagnostic exam. [02:35] Reviewing Your Full-Length Exams Full-length review has to be a lot…

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When Should You Consider Retaking Classes

Session 181 Today, we tackle whether biomedical engineering can’t be listed under the BCPM classification. Find out how you can go about this to make sure you’re able to maximize this. Your questions are taken directly from the Nontrad Premed Forum. If you haven’t yet, be sure to register for an account so you can…

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