Meningitis – Top USMLE Diseases

Meningitis – Top USMLE Diseases

by Carlo Raj, MD, John Fisher, MD, Brian Alverson, MD u.a.

In this infectious disease course we will discuss meningitis.

Meningitis refers to the infection of the brain meninges and cerebrospinal fluid due to viral, bacterial or fungal pathogens. It is common in all age groups with high mortality and disturbing neurological sequelae.

Join us now and up your USMLE scores!

Course Details

  • Videos 20
  • Duration 2:04 h
  • Quiz questions 87
  • Concept Pages 25


Your Educators of course Meningitis – 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.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Dr. Brian Alverson is the Residency Director at Nemours Children's Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware and a Professor of Pediatrics at Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Until 2022, he has been 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.

 Sharon Bord, MD

Sharon Bord, MD

Dr. Sharon Bord is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Maryland, USA.
She obtained her MD at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2004 and then completed residency training at Boston Medical Center.
She has a focus on both undergraduate and graduate medical education, and is a member of the Teaching College, a group of faculty members in the Department of Emergency Medicine dedicated to educational endeavors for residents and medical students.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Bord teaches courses on Emergency Medicine.

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Constant improvements
By Inaamul Hassan J. on 04. April 2021 for Tuberculous Meningitis

Great stuff! Used lecturio before and after my exam. They have been constantly improving

Great review even after step 1
By Inaamul Hassan J. on 04. April 2021 for Acute Bacterial Meningitis: Predisposing Factor Age

Already taken the step but these are great review lectures to keep the knowledge fresh. Appreciate the lectures Dr Raj!

By Cerys C. on 10. January 2021 for Acute Bacterial Meningitis: Predisposing Factor Head Trauma

everything is explained really well. everyone makes mistakes and so despite the one mistake it is really informative and consice. Dr Raj's videos are really good

Excellent lecture.
By Jalil Z. on 30. July 2020 for Meningitis in Children: Bacterial vs. Viral, Suspected Bacterial

I particularly liked the Nigrovic Rules and the considerations regarding the long-term complications.