by Brian Alverson, MD, Hetal Verma, 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 317
  • Duration 31:37 h
  • Quiz questions 1244
  • Articles 231


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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Better than First Aid
By Alex S. on 02. September 2018 for Direct and Indirect Coombs Tests

Great explanation of how the direct and indirect test for different things and how they're useful--a nuance that is lost in First Aid.

Five stars!
By Tina V. on 30. August 2018 for Ataxia in Children

Very interesting, simple explanation also of more complex topics, clinically relevant. I really enjoyed watching the lectures during my preparation for USMLE Step 2 CK and learned a lot!

Great! Excellent explication
By Gustavo S. on 28. August 2018 for Neonatology (Newborn Medicine): Introduction

Excellent conference, everything is clear. A lot of information summarized in a conference clearly

informative !
By Shaye P. on 24. August 2018 for Pediatric (Childhood) Asthma: Diagnosis & Treatment

clearly explained and organized then any teacher lecture I have attended . love the fact that you were able to explain important details in a short amount of time . I have learned more from these videos then hours of lecture

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