Pediatric Genetics
Pediatric Genetics

Pediatric Genetics

by Brian Alverson, MD

Get to know the most common genetic disorders in children!

Learn about inheritance patterns of genetic diseases, why they matter, and how to immediately recognize confusing genetic syndromes and sequences in this high-yield video course!

You will rapidly cover essential information concerning trisomies in children, and review inheritance patterns for common genetic imprinting syndromes like Prader-Willi and Angelman Syndromes.

Gain or refresh your knowledge on the following topics:

  • Trisomy 21, 18 and 13
  • Klinefelter and Turner Syndrome
  • DiGeorge Syndrome
  • Williams Syndrome
  • Fragile X Syndrome
  • Prader-Willi and Angelman Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Treacher-Collins Syndrome and Pierre Robin Sequence
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Your tutor is the excellent Brian Alverson, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University, Pediatric Director at the Hasbro Children's Hospital, and multiple teaching-award winner at Ivy League Medical Schools.

He is an expert in preparing students for the USMLE exams and will make sure you succeed in your Step 2 or 3 exams, as well as the clerkship Shelf exam and solving clinical vignettes! Lecturio will support your progress with high-quality topic reviews, downloadable material and quiz questions.

Step up your game now and start learning with Lecturio today!

Course Details

  • Videos 13
  • Duration 1:12 h
  • Quiz questions 55
  • Concept Pages 18


Your Educators of course Pediatric Genetics

 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.

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Great Peds Genetics Review
By Shishona J. on 18. September 2022 for Pediatric Genetics

Concise, informative and accurate information presented in a clean and easy to learn format

Enjoy lectures.
By Jeremy E. on 10. July 2021 for Pediatric Genetics

Spot on lectures. Short and packed with relevant info. Enjoy the lecturer.

I am staisfied with lecturio
By Suav Z. on 05. May 2020 for Pediatric Genetics

Hi the course is really indept and the way doctor brian presents is very nice.

organized and easy to understand
By Glen K. on 19. March 2018 for Trisomy 21: Prenatal Screening

Thank you for your inspiring lecture. Love is the most valuable lesson we can learn from our patients and our teachers.