Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) – Top USMLE Diseases

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) – Top USMLE Diseases

by Carlo Raj, MD, Peter Delves, PhD, Brian Alverson, MD

SLE is an autoimmune inflammatory disease that can affect all body organs leading to marked morbidity and mortality. Production of autoantibodies is one of the remarkable characteristics of the disease; patients present with neurologic, joint, renal, dermatological, vascular and hematologic manifestations

This course will give you all you need to know about SLE!

Course Details

  • Videos 5
  • Duration 0:22 h
  • Quiz questions 15
  • Articles 2


Your Educators of course Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) – Top USMLE Diseases

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

You probably know MD Edward Goljan and his Rapid Review Pathology Series. But do you know the "new" Goljan? His name is Carlo Raj and he is currently following his mentor's footsteps by presenting you pathology as you have never experienced before.

Carlo Raj has earned his MD at the Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and continued his medical career as international lecturer and author—both assisting MD Edward Goljan and later on his own. Today he is CEO of Indus Intellect, whose goal it is to spread medical knowledge across the globe.

 Peter Delves, PhD

Peter Delves, PhD

Peter Delves, Professor Emeritus of Immunology and former Vice Dean (Education) of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at University College London, is not only editor of two encyclopedias but also author of several textbooks and laboratory manuals. His special interest lies in improving an understanding of immunology through both web-based education and face-to-face interaction.
 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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By Lina O. on 11. August 2019 for Rheumatoid Arthritis

It lacks some explanation and context of what the lecture is about.

By Lina O. on 11. August 2019 for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

It a good preview of what SLE is as a sistemic disease

By Mai A. on 24. February 2018 for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) in Children

Excellent means of simplifying a complex topic especially the numerous symptoms

Easy to understand
By Tania S. on 28. September 2017 for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) in Children: Labs and Management

Very easy to understand and a good review for SLE labs. Anybody could be able to understand