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MEDICAL SCHOOL AND RESIDENCY JOURNAL

Here is a list of resources to help you on your journey to becoming a doctor!!

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Dude, check out MedShr...

Facebook App of the Year, Social Good Award 2016. Developed by doctors, MedShr is the easiest & safest way for medical professionals to discover, discuss and share clinical cases and medical images. Join our community and connect with thousands of verified doctors, healthcare professionals and medical students sharing knowledge and learning from each other in a secure private network.

02

Meet Theodore X. O'Connell

Theodore X. O'Connell, M.D., is our fellow Elsevier author and friend who has written numerous medical textbooks including USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Crush Step 1, Crush Step 2, Crush Step 3, and the Instant Workups Series available for order on AMAZON. O'Connell, M.D., is the Founding Program Director of the Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. O'Connell is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the UC San Francisco School of Medicine and an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Check out his books!

 

03

Study Solutions!

Michelle and I have been contributing to the integrated board review products (I wrote the Pulmonary Board Review Book and she wrote the Rheumatology Board Review Book) to help guarantee you’ll pass your board exam—or you attend a MedStudy course free! Each package component builds upon and complements the rest with self-testing options that promote deep learning. Package includes Core Curriculum, Audio Companion, Board-Style Q&A Premium, and Flash Cards. Further expand your channels of learning by adding a live board review course or Video Board Review.  Check out their site!

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World-class information and innovative tools...

Will get you through medical school and help you in your professional career.

Elsevier provides information and analytics that help institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance.

They help researchers make new discoveries, collaborate with their colleagues, and give them the knowledge they need to find funding. They help doctors save lives, providing insight for physicians to find the right clinical answers. Check out all the books they have to offer!!

 

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Discover medical cases from every specialty

Download this app!!  It allows you to view rare conditions, innovative treatments, and teaching cases from around the world

You can page more than 1 million healthcare professionals for instant feedback and Communicate with colleagues using HIPAA-compliant direct messaging!

 

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Gotta plug our main gig...

Keck School Of Medicine's innovative curriculum integrates clinical study with basic science and close work with faculty mentors. Students get an outstanding, well-rounded education in the domains of clinical, scientific and research to prepare them to be a leading physician / citizen / scientist, patient advocate, and dedicated to improving the overall health of society.

Service is an important part of your education and begins during the first weeks with critical real-world experience in patient care. Supervised by Keck School faculty, medical students see patients at more than a dozen affiliated hospitals, including Keck Medical Center, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and LAC+USC Medical Center, one of the largest teaching hospitals in the nation. Training in the diverse LA community gives students an opportunity to experience a wide range of clinical cases and work with disadvantaged, underserved populations.

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Boards to wards!

The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) is a four-step exam that assesses whether or not you’re ready to practice medicine.  I've been teaching at Kaplan for more than 15 years!!  Okay dudes, settle down...I'm not THAT old!! Each of the four Steps are taken at different points in your medical career and require different levels of USMLE prep. Consider each USMLE Step its own individual exam that you’ll need to prepare for.  I teach steps 1, 2 and 3. Check out their courses!

 

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Get in where you fit in...

The Student Doctor Network forums have served the pre-health and health professional community since 1999. Thousands of members benefit from participation in this community. The success of SDN is due entirely to their members, both general members and volunteers. Their forums are moderated by a team of volunteers, who have donated thousands of hours to help students become doctors. All volunteer moderators are required to be active participants in the forums and have proved themselves as helpful members of the community. New moderators are trained on what SDN believes is the best response to any issues that may arise in the community.

 

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The 'Pass' Machine...

American Physician Institute provides high-yield continuing medical education, presented by knowledgeable experts and designed to be the most convenient and effective way to meet the career needs of practicing physicians. These guys provide Board Review Prep Courses for a wide range of ABIM, ABS, ABEM, ABFM, ABP and other board certifications.

 

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Board Bullets!

I'm stoked about this app, created by one of my former students!!  BoardBullets allows you to learn medicine on-the-go. We are shifting the way medical students acquire new knowledge and are partnering with pioneers around the globe to innovate and disrupt the traditional delivery of medical education. Virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) are emerging technologies that will redefine learning tools available for students.  

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