by Brian Alverson, MD

Whether you choose to work with children or not, pediatrics is on Step 2. You have to understand how to establish a diagnosis, the mechanisms of diseases, how to apply principles of management and how to promote preventive medicine and health maintenance in this population.

The associate professor of Pediatrics and chair of the Section on Hospital Medicine for the American Academy of Pediatrics, Brian Alverson, has been awarded for teaching at Brown University multiple times.

He will make sure that you have no questions left and are well prepared for solving clinical vignettes on the USMLE Step 2 and your NBME Shelf exam.

This course will be completed soon.

Course Details

  • Videos 314
  • Duration 31:11 h
  • Quiz questions 439
  • Articles 226


Your Educators of course Pediatrics

 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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So many great information!!!
By James A. on 30. September 2017 for Pediatric Gastroenterology

Thank you very much Dr Brian!!!! for getting an (A) in pediatric.Really appreciated.

Great lecture!
By Rosangela S. on 28. September 2017 for Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD)

this lecture was great, the Doctor has an amazing teaching skill!

Easy to understand
By Tania S. on 28. September 2017 for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) in Children: Labs and Management

Very easy to understand and a good review for SLE labs. Anybody could be able to understand

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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