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 317
  • Duration 31:16 h
  • Quiz questions 11
  • 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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Great start!
By Anna M. on 11. January 2017 for Diagnosis if a Baby is Blue and Hyperoxia Test

I loved that You explained every part of the clinical and physical examinations and gave examples of why is important and what can you diagnose with that, for me it's always easier to learn if I can connect things.

Such a helpful presentation
By walaa s. on 10. January 2017 for Pediatric Asthma: Management

Such a helpful presentation.The most important points of Asthma diagnosis and management in minutes. sure I recommended to my colleges. Thank you,doctor.

Smooth passage through milestones
By Mahadevan S. on 16. December 2016 for Child Development and Behavior

Precise use of terms and definitions Practical suggestions with no information overload References of landmark publication or concise textbooks on the domain discussed will strenghten the reader's interest.