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 the essential information about trisomies in children and review inheritance patterns for common genetic imprinting syndromes like Prader-Willi and Angelman Syndromes.

Gain or refresh knowledge on these 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 will succeed on your Step 2 or 3 exams, as well as your 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 1:11 h
  • Quiz questions 61
  • Articles 13


Your Educators of course Pediatric Genetics

 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 Neuer N. on 27. January 2018 for CHARGE and VACTERL

great lecture with sufficient information to answer all my questions

nice review with a heartfelt touch
By Zeming C. on 17. January 2018 for Trisomy 21: Prenatal Screening

It's not common that I was touched by an USMLE lecture, but I want to thank Dr.Alverson to remind me that what we are dealing is not just the disease but the human.

So easy to understand and related it to other concept.
By James A. on 15. December 2017 for Pediatric Genetics

Bullet point to what you are supposed to know for doing very great in your examen as well the clinical practice. Keep going!!! I wish to see more course teaching by Dr. Alverson.

Clear, willing to go into detail
By Andre T. on 30. August 2017 for Trisomy 21

Really enjoy Dr. Alverson's approach to teaching. I like how he goes into important details and remains enthusiastic and clear with his explanations.

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