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InsideTheBoards for the USMLE, COMLEX & Medical School

By InsideTheBoards

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.

  1. 1.
    Introducing: The Health Beat - Medical News from Medical Students11/19/2020
    6:34
  2. 2.
    Narcissism in Medical Education with Dr. Ramani Durvasula (Part 2)11/18/2020
    42:17
  3. 3.
    Narcissism in Medical Education with Dr. Ramani Durvasula (Part 1)11/11/2020
    41:07
  4. 4.
    Diabetology with Pranay and Dr. Shubrook 10/28/2020
    33:21
  5. 5.
    Pediatric Shelf: Development with a Side of Advocacy (Part 2) | From the 2020 Step 2 Study Smarter Series 10/23/2020
    45:42
  6. 6.
    Pediatric Shelf: Development with a Side of Advocacy (Part 1) | From the 2020 Step 2 Study Smarter Series 10/14/2020
    31:48
  7. 7.
    Nephrolithiasis with Stewart & Sehra 10/01/2020
    30:02
  8. 8.
    Pleural Effusions with Pranay (An Introduction to One of ITB's Newest Hosts)09/16/2020
    20:45
  1. 9.
    Introducing the Step 2 Pediatrics Study Smarter Series (with Amy Schattel): Neonatal Infections08/31/2020
    34:05
  2. 10.
    Sleep Medicine: Discussing Insomnia with Dr. Ted O’Connell and “Dr. Raj” Dasgupta (Part 2)07/08/2020
    38:20
  3. 11.
    Sleep Medicine: Discussing Insomnia with Dr. Ted O'Connell and "Dr. Raj" Dasgupta (Part 1)07/01/2020
    29:33
  4. 12.
    Psychiatry and Neurology's Cutting Edge: Mind Control Using Optogenetics from Brain Health with Dr. Nissen05/15/2020
    48:18
  5. 13.
    CROSSPOST: Education Through Social Media, Limited Supplies in the ER, and Caution with NSAIDs | Adam Goodcoff, M4 and Co-founder of The MedLife03/25/2020
    30:15
  6. 14.
    INTRODUCING COVID-19: Commonsense Conversations on the Coronavirus Pandemic03/21/2020
    7:32
  7. 15.
    Stay Vigilant, Remain Calm: An Update and Overview of COVID-19 for Medical Students with "Dr. Raj" Dasgupta03/16/2020
    50:55
  8. 16.
    AVAILABLE NOW free on the ITB Mobile App – Crush Step 1: The Ultimate USMLE Step 1 Review Podcast03/06/2020
    2:59
  9. 17.
    5 Ways to Get Back Time During Med School (plus the “Why” of ITB)02/26/2020
    25:40
  10. 18.
    PLEASE LISTEN: Update from ITB about the Audio Qbank Mobile Application 02/18/2020
    4:34
  11. 19.
    The Medicine of Chernobyl Part 4: A Practical Application of Radiation Therapy and What should a Med Student Know? 12/31/2019
    17:47
  12. 20.
    The Medicine of Chernobyl Part 3: Chemotherapy, Radiation and Teratogenicity 12/23/2019
    21:41
  13. 21.
    The Medicine of Chernobyl Part 2: Radiation Effects, Misconceptions and the Acute Radiation Syndrome12/16/2019
    32:04
  14. 22.
    The Medicine of Chernobyl Part 1: What Happened at Chernobyl, Radiation Concepts, and Rad Onc12/10/2019
    32:07
  15. 23.
    USMLE Step 1 Post Mortem: Advice for Beginning Preparation and How to Debrief After a Board Exam 11/19/2019
    33:04
  16. 24.
    Inside The USMLE Test Writing Process with Chris Cimino from Kaplan Medical | Part 311/13/2019
    33:32
  17. 25.
    Inside The USMLE Test Writing Process with Chris Cimino from Kaplan Medical | Part 211/08/2019
    27:23
  18. 26.
    Inside The USMLE Test Writing Process with Chris Cimino from Kaplan Medical | Part 110/26/2019
    22:44
  19. 27.
    Introducing: USMLE Step 2 Secrets (An InsideTheBoards Podcast)09/26/2019
    1:09
  20. 28.
    USMLE Qs: Answer 'Em like You Wrote 'Em plus Med Schools & Med Studs as Moral Agents (Advice from ZDoggMD and Edmund Pellegrino) 09/07/2019
    36:10
  21. 29.
    The Physiology of Medical Education and USMLE Prep (Part 2) with Rhett and Michael from Physeo 08/27/2019
    22:12
  22. 30.
    The Physiology of Medical Education and USMLE Prep (Part 1) with Rhett and Michael from Physeo 08/22/2019
    37:24
  23. 31.
    The Right Lung with Dr. Ted O'Connell, Author of Crush Step 1: The Ultimate USMLE Step 1 Review 07/09/2019
    31:37
  24. 32.
    How's your blood meal? : Bits of Medical History with Dr. Adam Rodman from The Bedside Rounds Podcast | Part 206/25/2019
    24:31
  25. 33.
    Weird Flexner, but Okay: Bits of Medical History with Dr. Adam Rodman from The Bedside Rounds Podcast | Part 1 06/19/2019
    34:26
  26. 34.
    Introducing USMLE Step 1 Success Stories by Physeo 06/11/2019
    20:00
  27. 35.
    What to do Two Weeks Before the USMLE Step 1 and That's What I Call High Yield: Biochemistry | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)06/02/2019
    17:45
  28. 36.
    6 Tips for Finishing Strong During Dedicated USMLE Step 1 Prep plus a USMLE Step 1 Question Breakdown (Cough. Cough.) | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors) 05/15/2019
    22:52
  29. 37.
    USMLE Step 1 Tips from Dr. Jason Ryan (Boards and Beyond) | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)05/08/2019
    25:03
  30. 38.
    Introducing: "Physiology by Physeo (An InsideTheBoards Podcast)"04/28/2019
    1:31
  31. 39.
    From Medical School to Medical Practice (and Everything in Between) with Dr. Andrea Paul from BoardVitals04/24/2019
    43:29
  32. 40.
    The Sceptics Guide to the Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine (sic) with Dr. Ken Milne 04/15/2019
    35:39
  33. 41.
    Don't Lose Hope: The Philosophy of Med School Reborn | Alyssa Ehrlich from USMLE Pro 04/09/2019
    38:06
  34. 42.
    Happy News from ITB | Go download the new InsideTheBoards iOS (beta) App featuring ITB's All-Audio Qbank for the USMLE, COMLEX, and Shelf Exams04/07/2019
    2:49
  35. 43.
    Is McDonald's Hiring or Will I Really Have a Job After Medical School? Plus, Is It Lithium Toxicity or a Medical Student Taking a Board Exam? | Dr. Chris Cimino from Kaplan Medical 04/02/2019
    34:57
  36. 44.
    Balancing Third Year with Shelf Exam Study and USMLE Step 1 Question Breakdown: A 34 Year Old with Hypertension | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)03/25/2019
    17:18
  37. 45.
    Evaluating Medical Studies and Research: Dr. James McCormack from the Best Science Medicine Podcast | Part 203/18/2019
    36:06
  38. 46.
    Medical Research without the BS: Dr. James McCormack from the Best Science Medicine Podcast (plus AMSA 2019: An MD-PhDs Student's Take) | Part 1 03/12/2019
    45:34
  39. 47.
    USMLE Step 1 Postmortem: What I Wish I Had Known | Part 402/28/2019
    36:38
  40. 48.
    USMLE Step 1 Postmortem: What to Do and What to Know Before Dedicated Prep Time | Part 202/12/2019
    0:01
  41. 49.
    USMLE Step 1 Pre and Post Mortem Overview | Part 1 02/01/2019
    0:00
  42. 50.
    Resources for Struggling Med Students and High Yield Microbiology Part 2 | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)01/24/2019
    15:54
  43. 51.
    Truths and Myths of USMLE Prep and High Yield Microbiology Part 1 | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)01/17/2019
    0:00
  44. 52.
    Becoming a Medical Memory Master | Chase DiMarco from FreeMedEd & Dr. David Larson, author of Medical School 2.0 01/11/2019
    20:01
  45. 53.
    USMLE Step 2 (and other) Secrets with Dr. Ted O'Connell 12/18/2018
    29:40
  46. 54.
    USMLE Question Breakdown: Structural Changes to the Heart plus Sleep Affects Learning in Medical School | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)11/21/2018
    0:02
  47. 55.
    Building Resilience plus USMLE Question Breakdown: Pathophysiology of Pharmacologic Side Effects | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)11/12/2018
    0:00
  48. 56.
    Reasoning through USMLE & Shelf Exam Questions plus Breaking Down Cardiac Causes of Syncope | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)11/01/2018
    13:01
  49. 57.
    USMLE Step 1 & Step 2 CK Question Breakdown: 2-in-1 Edition | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)10/23/2018
    0:04
  50. 58.
    The Med School Survival Kit: Breezing through Medical School While Crushing Your Exams | Dr. Wendell Cole10/13/2018
    0:00
  51. 59.
    Practical Question Strategy— A 67-Year-Old Man with Cough with Brian Radavansky from MedSchoolTutors | (USMLE Question Dissection)07/21/2018
    29:29
  52. 60.
    Practical Question Strategy—Fever and Oliguria in a 24-Year-Old Female with Brian Radavansky from MedSchoolTutors | (USMLE Question Dissection) 07/07/2018
    26:32
  53. 61.
    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)06/25/2018
    23:54
  54. 62.
    Think Before Posting — Medical Education, Building Connections, & Professionalism on Social Media with Kevin Pho | Best of the ITB Podcast06/18/2018
    34:18
  55. 63.
    USMLE Strategy: Shrinking Questions Down to Manageable Size | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors) 06/11/2018
    14:18
  56. 64.
    "Ask for Help (online)" with Sahil Mehta from MedSchoolCoach (plus bonus MedSchoolCoach minute: Why Try Virtual Tutoring?) | Best of the ITB Podcast06/03/2018
    42:37
  57. 65.
    Creativity, Meet Medical Education with Bryan & Aaron from SketchyMedical | Best of the ITB Podcast05/25/2018
    44:23
  58. 66.
    “Instagram” for Medicine with Figure 1's Josh Landy | Best of the ITB Podcast 05/14/2018
    55:15
  59. 67.
    Test Taking Strategy for the Boards—Knowing a Lot of Stuff is Not Enough | Ryan Orwig from STATMed Learning05/09/2018
    37:54
  60. 68.
    Renal with OnlineMedEd's Dustyn Williams (Part 1) | 2017 Study Smarter Series [Archive]05/05/2018
    30:53
  61. 69.
    Inside the Mind of a Question Writer | Chris Cimino, Vice President of Kaplan Medical (Part 2)05/01/2018
    22:20
  62. 70.
    Inside the Mind of a Question Writer | Chris Cimino, Vice President of Kaplan Medical (Part 1)04/26/2018
    22:52
  63. 71.
    What makes a “bad” test taker? How to fix it Part 2 | Ryan Orwig from STATMed Learning04/03/2018
    33:18
  64. 72.
    What makes a "bad" test taker? How to fix it Part 1 | Ryan Orwig from STATmed Learning03/28/2018
    37:17
  65. 73.
    Osteopathy for MDs plus COMLEX vs. USMLE (or Both?) with Greg Rodden from the Med School Phys Podcast03/19/2018
    34:02
  66. 74.
    Why go "Inside" the Boards w/ Med School Phys Podcast host, Greg Rodden03/03/2018
    40:54
  67. 75.
    Pre-Prep for the USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1 & 2018 ITB Podcast Update02/16/2018
    37:18
  68. 76.
    The Difference Questions Make and Nephrology (w/ thanks to Firecracker)12/24/2017
    39:16
  69. 77.
    Anatomy – The ITB All-Audio Qbank (powered by Osmosis)10/26/2017
    15:09
  70. 78.
    Surgery – The ITB All-Audio Qbank (powered by OnlineMedEd)10/18/2017
    11:33
  71. 79.
    Psych – The ITB All-Audio Qbank: (powered by Osmosis) 09/24/2017
    19:16
  72. 80.
    The ITB All-Audio Qbank: OnlineMedEd Sample Set 09/04/2017
    16:31
  73. 81.
    The ITB All-Audio Qbank w/ Biochemistry sample08/28/2017
    25:28
  74. 82.
    2017 Update: A Q-bank, A Podcast, A Lysosomal Storage Disease07/20/2017
    7:12
  75. 83.
    Pathology Mini (High Yield: TNM) with Robert Patterson from Lecturio07/02/2017
    10:58
  76. 84.
    Stefan Wisbauer from Lecturio on Education Through Medical School07/01/2017
    41:22
  77. 85.
    Pathology with Robert Patterson from Lecturio | Study Smarter Series BONUS06/29/2017
    37:39
  78. 86.
    Renal with Dustyn Williams from OnlineMedEd (Part 2) | Study Smarter Series Episode 1506/24/2017
    30:25
  79. 87.
    Renal with Dustyn Williams from OnlineMedEd (Part 1) | Study Smarter Series Episode 1506/22/2017
    31:39
  80. 88.
    Psychiatry with Taylor Brana from The Happy Doc Podcast | Study Smarter Series Episode 1406/17/2017
    48:04
  81. 89.
    Hematology with Eli Freiman from MedSchoolTutors (Part 2) | Study Smarter Series Episode 1306/14/2017
    28:35
  82. 90.
    Hematology with Eli Freiman from MedSchoolTutors (Part 1) | Study Smarter Series Episode 1306/13/2017
    38:53
  83. 91.
    Microbiology (High Yield Virus: HIV) | Study Smarter Series Mini-Episode06/04/2017
    11:06
  84. 92.
    Microbiology (High Yield Parasites: Giardia) | Study Smarter Series Mini-Episode06/02/2017
    9:57
  85. 93.
    Microbiology (High Yield Protozoan: Malaria) | Study Smarter Series Mini-Episode05/31/2017
    5:58
  86. 94.
    Microbiology (High Yield Virus: Herpes) | Study Smarter Series Mini-Episode05/28/2017
    17:40
  87. 95.
    Microbiology (High Yield Virus: Influenza) | Study Smarter Series Mini-Episode05/27/2017
    16:17
  88. 96.
    Reproductive with Dr. Diane Evans (Part 2) | Study Smarter Series Episode 1205/26/2017
    24:42
  89. 97.
    Reproductive with Dr. Diane Evans (Part 1) | Study Smarter Series Episode 1205/24/2017
    33:33
  90. 98.
    Cardio with the Brosencephalon (Amreet Sidhu) | Study Smarter Series Episode 1105/21/2017
    39:18
  91. 99.
    Musculoskeletal with Emily Tan from WhiteCoatCoaching | Study Smarter Series Episode 1005/19/2017
    32:51
  92. 100.
    Neurology with Docossareh (Part 2) | Study Smarter Series Episode 905/11/2017
    12:03
  93. 101.
    Neurology with Docossareh (Part 1) | Study Smarter Series Episode 905/09/2017
    36:21
  94. 102.
    Endocrinology with Dustyn Williams from OnlineMedEd (Part 2) | Study Smarter Series Episode 805/05/2017
    31:46
  95. 103.
    Endocrinology with Dustyn Williams from OnlineMedEd (Part 1) | Study Smarter Series Episode 805/03/2017
    36:13
  96. 104.
    Microbiology (High Yield Bacteria: E. Coli) | Study Smarter Series Mini-Episode04/27/2017
    8:36
  97. 105.
    Study Dermatology with Shola Vaughn (Part 2) | Study Smarter Series04/21/2017
    20:58
  98. 106.
    Study Dermatology with Shola Vaughn (Part 1) | Study Smarter Series Episode 704/15/2017
    30:06
  99. 107.
    Immunology: The 20-min Immune Response with Ken Rosenthal author of Rapid Review Microbiology & Immunology | Study Smarter Series Episode 604/10/2017
    39:45
  100. 108.
    Microbiology (High Yield Bacteria: Strep) | Study Smarter Series Mini-Episode04/07/2017
    13:06
  101. 109.
    Pharmacology with Conrad Fischer (Part 2) | Study Smarter Series04/05/2017
    21:37
  102. 110.
    Step 1 Cramathon and Pharmacology with Conrad Fischer (Part 1) | Study Smarter Series Episode 504/03/2017
    34:12
  103. 111.
    Episode IV: A New Hope for Learning Physiology with Physeo | Study Smarter Series Episode 4| Ophthalmology Preview03/31/2017
    31:58
  104. 112.
    Microbiology (High Yield Bacteria: Staph) | Study Smarter Series Mini-Episode03/29/2017
    18:14
  105. 113.
    How to Study Microbiology with Ken Rosenthal author of Rapid Review Microbiology & Immunology | Study Smarter Series Episode 303/25/2017
    36:21
  106. 114.
    Microbiology (High Yield Bacteria: Borrellia) | Study Smarter Series Mini-Episode03/21/2017
    8:20
  107. 115.
    Anatomy (Part 2) | Emily Tan from WhiteCoatCoaching.com03/20/2017
    18:34
  108. 116.
    Anatomy (Part 1) | Emily Tan from WhiteCoatCoaching.com03/18/2017
    30:36
  109. 117.
    What is the Study Smarter Series: Step 1? | Study Smarter Series03/15/2017
    44:12
  110. 118.
    Bryan & Aaron from SketchyMedical on How to Create Brain Space in Med School | Episode 024 (Part 2)03/10/2017
    23:44
  111. 119.
    Bryan & Aaron from SketchyMedical on How to Create Brain Space in Med School | Episode 024 (Part 1)03/06/2017
    27:14
  112. 120.
    Bonus Episode: Get Current in Drug Therapy with Master the Boards author, Conrad Fischer03/01/2017
    29:50
  113. 121.
    023 Conrad Fischer from medQuest and Author of Master the Boards02/27/2017
    21:11
  114. 122.
    022b Adeleke Adesina from SmashUSMLE on Study Strategies for the COMLEX, USMLE, or Shelf Exams (Part 202/06/2017
    17:26
  115. 123.
    022a Adeleke Adesina from SmashUSMLE on Study Strategies for the COMLEX, USMLE, or Shelf Exams (Part 1)02/01/2017
    28:55
  116. 124.
    021b Josh Landy from Figure 1, Instagram for Medicine (Part 2)01/22/2017
    30:23
  117. 125.
    021a Josh Landy from Figure1, "Instagram" for Medicine (Part 1)01/17/2017
    31:28
  118. 126.
    020 Match Smarter: Pediatrics with Aaron McGuffin from Universal Notes (ft. an Open Osmosis PEDS question)01/08/2017
    29:31
  119. 127.
    019 Show Update & interview w/ Maneesh Sethi from Pavlok on Breaking Bad Habits & Building Good Ones01/03/2017
    23:56
  120. 128.
    018 Matching Smarter in Internal Medicine with Dr. Sammy Zakaria (ft. Osmosis Medicine Questions)12/26/2016
    37:41
  121. 129.
    016 J. Rasouli on Matching Smarter in Neurosurgery (w/ more Osmosis neuro questions)12/17/2016
    31:55
  122. 130.
    015 Steven Gangloff on Matching Smarter in Neurology (ft Osmosis Neuro Questions)12/14/2016
    33:47
  123. 131.
    014 Ned Morris on Matching Smarter in Psychiatry12/09/2016
    52:18
  124. 132.
    013 The Osmosis Team on Personalizing Medical School12/01/2016
    50:18
  125. 133.
    012 Anita Taylor: Choosing a Medical Specialty (Doximity Match Smarter Series)11/23/2016
    46:49
  126. 134.
    008 Yermie Cohen from Memorang on Gamifying Med School11/16/2016
    38:57
  127. 135.
    011 Match Smarter with Doximity's Residency Navigator; Study Smarter with Open Osmosis11/02/2016
    35:51
  128. 136.
    010 Trevor Rosenlof from Firecracker on Streamlining Med School & Board Prep10/19/2016
    32:09
  129. 137.
    009 Dustyn Williams from OnlineMedEd on Learning Medicine (and Cats)10/03/2016
    44:33
  130. 138.
    007 Aaron McGuffin from Universal Notes on Succeeding in Med School09/24/2016
    42:43
  131. 139.
    006 Part 2 Ethics for the Boards (Study Smarter Series)09/21/2016
    36:06
  132. 140.
    006 Part 1 Ethics for the Boards (Study Smarter Series)09/13/2016
    31:49
  133. 141.
    005 Yun Chu & Richard Giovane from USMLERx on dissecting questions08/26/2016
    39:08
  134. 142.
    004 Pamela Wible from idealmedicalcare.com on Mental Health and Medical School08/15/2016
    43:54
  135. 143.
    003 Adeel Yang from Picmonic08/06/2016
    39:50
  136. 144.
    002 Sahil Mehta from MedSchoolCoach.com07/18/2016
    37:39
  137. 145.
    001 Kevin Pho from KevinMD.com on Social Media07/18/2016
    42:12
  138. 146.
    000 Intro to the ITB Podcast: taking you Inside the Boards07/17/2016
    20:11

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