Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric Gastroenterology

by Brian Alverson, MD

Boost your scores with self-paced lectures!

This course addresses the diagnosis and treatment of major causes of gastrointestinal dysfunction in children. You will learn about important structural intestinal problems specific to children and benefit from a step-by-step and comprehensive review of acquired pediatric gastrointestinal disorders.

Refine your understanding of the workup and management of inflammatory bowel conditions, and master infectious diseases of the GI tract!

This course will help you avoid the mindless memorization of facts. We will make sure that you gain a deep understanding of pediatric gastroenterology and fly through your USMLE Step 2 or 3 exams with ease.

Your tutor is Brian Alverson, MD, Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro's Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University. He has extensive experience in preparing students for their exams, as well as test writing experience.

Learn all about the following high-yield concepts:

  • Diarrhea
  • Alagille Syndrome
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Appendicitis
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Intusseption
  • Pancreatitis
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Constipation
  • Malrotation
  • GERD
  • Celiac Disease
  • IBD
  • FTP

Make your learning process more efficient and start learning with high-yield lectures today. We will even provide you with downloadable material, quizzes and clinical pearls!

Course Details

  • Videos 33
  • Duration 3:33 h
  • Quiz questions 109
  • Articles 20


Your Educators of course Pediatric Gastroenterology

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years.He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools. He is an author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has test writing experience as well.

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By Ekaterina I. on 10. November 2019 for Celiac Disease in Children

I like that everything is very well explained and we are given only the information we need to know. Thank you. I didn't know about the herpetiformus dermatitis, for some reason they don't always mention it in our books.

Well explained
By Rodrigo C. on 21. October 2019 for Pediatric Diarrhea: Pathology

A good introduction for an everyday problem in pediatric consults. And a good review for MDs.

By Jorge R. on 10. July 2019 for Pediatric Gastroenterology

Abordaría un poco más sobre el tratamiento. Y diagramas de abordaje ya que son indispensables para la vida y para el examen

Excellent Lecture!
By Daniel C. on 25. May 2019 for Fluid Replacement Therapy (FTP) in Children: Management

Very good lecture aboud how much serum can administrate in the hospital. Especially in gastroenteritis.