by Brian Alverson, MD, Hetal Verma, MD

Whether you choose to work with children or not, pediatrics is part of 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 particular population.

Associate professor of Pediatrics and Chair of the Section on Hospital Medicine for the American Academy of Pediatrics, Brian Alverson, has received awards for his excellence in teaching at Brown University multiple times.

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

This course will be completed soon.

Course Details

  • Videos 317
  • Duration 31:37 h
  • Quiz questions 1232
  • Articles 223


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.

 Hetal Verma, MD

Hetal Verma, MD

Hetal Verma has extensive experience practicing in the field of radiology. She is currently a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Hetal has been in practice for over 10 years and has been teaching medical students and residents throughout that time. She has also been invited as a speaker at multiple teaching conferences for other physicians, technologists and the community. Hetal has a passion for teaching and is enthusiastic about teaching others about radiology.

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explained well
By asli n. on 08. April 2020 for Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)

thanks to this video i now have a much clearer understanding of TOF much thank you dr alverson

By asli n. on 06. April 2020 for Meningitis in Children: Pathology and Diagnosis

well explained quick summary, has all the important information, maybe adding lumbar puncture contradictions would be helpful, thank you for all the amazing lectures Dr. Alverson, they are very helpful in reviewing pediatrics

Thank you
By Abdulkarim A. on 03. April 2020 for Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Dr.Alverson you Do a great job in illustrating pediatric , thank you for your time and make sure that time you put it here worth. Also I thank the mcq after lesson should be harder and case oriented question

Great dislocation lecture
By Becky C. on 02. April 2020 for Nursemaid's Elbow

The popsicle walk back in the room is the best trick I heard so far!