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 979
  • Articles 227


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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Clear and precise
By Xiaofeng W. on 15. January 2018 for Pediatric Cardiology

These videos get in the point, summarize what are the important things to know in each topic for the test, and help me not to be saturated with all the information in the book.

Nice work. Systematic and easy to understand.
By Marijana K. on 10. January 2018 for Pediatric Neurology

Systematic and easily understood. I like case report in the beginning of lesson. It makes leassons more understandable and easier to memorize. Dr. Brian Alverson is a really good teacher. Thank you for your work!

interesting lecture presentation
By Neuer N. on 04. January 2018 for Neonatal Resuscitation

talking in a soft tone attract to concentrate, precise, well aware of the information , many thx dr

Fantastic lecture
By Francesca W. on 29. December 2017 for Pediatric Cardiology

This is a very well planned out lecture on some well developed material. The doctor explained it well and even broke some of it down into a pneumonic. Very clever and well done!

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