May 11, 2020

This topic is near and dear to my heart.  Hope you like the presentation!  Whether you're studying to pass the USMLE or you are a clinician, I hope this information helps you be the best doctor humanly possible.  Your friend and advocate, Professor Raj.

February 28, 2020

So, over the last, I would say, week or so, I mean, the word that got out there that shook the whole medical student residency world is what happened to USMLE Step 1? It is now gonna be pass or fail.

So, people have been asking what does it mean for me? And there are so...

May 2, 2019

I've been creating a video library breaking down topics into 'digestible' tidbits for the Medical Student attention span.  Would love to hear from you!  Each Video ranges from 2-4 minutes.

Does this sound like something you would like to access?  Wou...

July 1, 2017

When I think about the board exams - don't get me wrong - you gotta know the heart, you gotta know the lungs but they always sneak some trick questions up on you so you gotta know about Rheumatology and Endocrinology!  That's what we go over in this 'Beyond The Pearls'...

June 1, 2017

One of the most frequent and common topics on the board exams: Sodium.  In particular, What happens when the sodium levels are very low?  Hyponatremia.  So, this case study is dedicated to all of you dedicated medical students and residents who have sodium questions....

April 12, 2017

Complaints of daytime sleepiness...

Is the patient tired and fatigued or sleepy?  There is a big difference from one diagnosis to another.  Waking up multiple times throughout the night?  Sleep apnea, insomnia OR could it be narcolepsy?  What this case study to get an i...

February 1, 2017

One of the most common topics on the board exams and USMLE is all about the HEART and CARDIOLOGY!!  I get a lot of questions about stress testing and now I'm sharing these pearls about the heart with you...from the heart!!
Good Luck!

January 3, 2017

Tell me you are not intrigued with this word: Orthodeoxia.  What does that mean?  We typically get better air passage when we are standing up but some patients breathe better when they are laying down.  Why?  We take an in depth look at orthodeoxia in this case study.....

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Case Study: Cushings Disease

July 1, 2017

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