Psoriasis – Top USMLE Diseases

Psoriasis – Top USMLE Diseases

by Carlo Raj, MD, Brian Alverson, MD, Charles Vega, MD u.a.

Psoriasis is a unique dermatologic disease.

Patients present with dusky red papules with silver scales. This is a chronic disease with a characteristic rash that usually appears on the knees, elbows, and scalp, or less commonly on other areas of the skin. Some patients develop psoriatic arthritis with inflammation of the joints.

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Course Details

  • Videos 5
  • Duration 0:30 h
  • Quiz questions 18
  • Concept Pages 6

Content

Your Educators of course Psoriasis – Top USMLE Diseases

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

Dr. Carlo Raj is a Physician and Lecturer at Becker’s Healthcare, in Illinois, USA, and the CEO and founder of Indus Intellect Virtual MedEd, a medical education consulting company.
He obtained his MD from Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and is an international lecturer and public speaker.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Raj teaches courses on Pathology.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Dr. Brian Alverson is a Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medical Science at Brown University, as well as the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital, Rhode Island, USA.
He obtained his MD at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1999 and is currently also the Director of Undergraduate Pediatric Education at the Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University.
Due to his achievements in pediatric education, he has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Alverson teaches courses on Pediatrics.

 Charles Vega, MD

Charles Vega, MD

Dr. Charles Vega is the Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the University of California, Irvine in California, USA.
He obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Wisconsin, and completed residency training in Family Medicine at UC Irvine. Currently, he is the Executive Director of UCI’s Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community.
Due to his achievements, he earned a Macy Faculty Scholarship to improve patient-centered health education at UCI.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Vega teaches courses on Family Medicine.

 Stephen Holt, MD, MS

Stephen Holt, MD, MS

Dr. Stephen Holt is the Associate Program Director for Ambulatory Education in the Primary Care Program at the Yale School of Medicine in Connecticut, USA.
He obtained his PhD from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2004. Currently, he is Director of the Addiction Recovery Clinic and Codirector of Clinician Educator Distinctions Pathway at Yale School of Medicine.
Because of his achievements, he earned the Faculty Teacher of the Year award from the Yale Primary Care Residency Program in 2009 and 2017.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Holt teaches courses on Physical Examination, Dermatology, and Rheumatology.


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Like it very much!
By Sari D. on 05. September 2021 for Generalized Rashes: Nummular Eczema, Pityriasis Rosea and Psoriasis

I liked his joke! He's really knowledge and own clinical sense of epidemiology, presentation, etc. are inspiring!

 
Worth it!!!
By Noah S. on 06. June 2021 for Quick Review: Psoriasis

Amazing content and explanation. Lecturer has the ability to simplify very complex material which is great for exam preparation.

 
Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 10. August 2020 for Seborrheic Dermatitis, Psoriasis and Impetigo in Children

Great idea to group these diseases together and clear clinical pictures!

 
IT COULDNT BE BETTER!
By ANDRES R. on 24. October 2019 for Generalized Rashes: Nummular Eczema, Pityriasis Rosea and Psoriasis

Rashes are very common in the outpatient setting, I've seen a lot in the urgent care. Thank you very much for summarizing, all that information.