HIV / AIDS – Top USMLE Diseases

HIV / AIDS – Top USMLE Diseases

by Carlo Raj, MD, John Fisher, MD, Peter Delves, PhD u.a.

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is one of the best known infectious diseases worldwide.

HIV is a viral infection that attacks CD4 T cells, compromising bodily immune defenses against infections and neoplasms.

Learn more about this disease now!

Course Details

  • Videos 11
  • Duration 1:23 h
  • Quiz questions 43
  • Articles 6

Content

Your Educators of course HIV / AIDS – Top USMLE Diseases

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

Dr. Carlo Raj is a Physician and Lecturer at Becker’s Healthcare, in Illinois, USA, and the CEO and founder of Indus Intellect Virtual MedEd, a medical education consulting company.
He obtained his MD from Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and is an international lecturer and public speaker.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Raj teaches courses on Pathology.

 John Fisher, MD

John Fisher, MD

Dr. John F. Fisher is a Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University in the USA.
He obtained his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in 1969. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP) and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Medicine and Infectious Diseases.
Due to his achievements, he has earned the Annual J. Willis Hurst Teaching Award, the Jane F. Deforges Excellence in Medical Education Award, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America's Clinical Teacher Award.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Fisher teaches courses on Infectious Diseases.

 Peter Delves, PhD

Peter Delves, PhD

Dr. Peter Delves is a Professor Emeritus of Immunology and served as the Vice Dean of Education of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at University College London, UK.
He obtained his PhD at the University of London and is a prolific author, having published several textbooks and laboratory manuals. He is also the editor of two encyclopedias on immunology and on life sciences.
Dr. Delves has extensive teaching experience at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and is particularly interested in innovations in web-based education.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Delves teaches courses on the Immune System.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Dr. Brian Alverson is a Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medical Science at Brown University, as well as the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital, Rhode Island, USA.
He obtained his MD at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1999 and is currently also the Director of Undergraduate Pediatric Education at the Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University.
Due to his achievements in pediatric education, he has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Alverson teaches courses on Pediatrics.


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really good
By Cerys C. on 10. January 2021 for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV): Definition and Pathology

Really well explained. informative and detailed whilst also being concise

 
Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 22. August 2020 for HIV and Rubella (German Measles)

Excellent lecture as usual: easy to understand, easy to remember.

 
Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 07. August 2020 for HIV in Children: Management & Prevention

HIV is a topic that is a difficult topic because of the nature of the disease and its consequences. I liked how the topic was delivered and the emphasis on awareness, information and a pragmatic approach.

 
Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 07. August 2020 for HIV in Children: Pathology, Clinical Presentation & Diagnosis

Very comprehensive. I particularly liked the differences between adult and pediatric presentations, also the different courses of the disease.