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 13
  • Topic reviews 0


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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overall lectures are worthy and nice
By Peter V. on 23. February 2017 for Managing Well-appearing Infants with Fever

overall lectures are worthy and nice. it would have been better if more tools,photos and graphs is added.

not up to date
By Avinoam M. on 12. February 2017 for Hypoglycemic Agents, Caustic Agents and Drugs of Abuse

not up to date. please read my note about the updates in approach

There are fundamental errors in the video
By Avinoam M. on 12. February 2017 for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections (SSTI) in Children: Pathology, Clinical Presentation & Diagnosis

There are fundamental errors in the video. please do something about it.

Great course, well presented!
By Agnes L. on 08. February 2017 for Pediatrics

I found this course to be comprehensive, well-presented and useful. It's great for reviewing topics thoroughly, and made further readings easy to follow as made a nice base to hang all the little details onto. Thank you!

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