Episodes
In this episode from the Gastroenterology chapter of Crush Step 1 we continue discussing Pathology, including: - Inflammatory Bowel Disease- Laboratory Tests- Hepatic Pathology Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, and more! Head over to us.elsevierhealth.com/insidetheboards and use the code ITB30 at checkout.About the Crush Step 1 Podcast With a focus on...
Published 06/03/20
In this episode we begin the Gastroenterology chapter, covering topics such as: - Anatomy (Digestive tract anatomy)- Physiology (Gastric histology, histology of the intestine, gastrointestinal hormones, and saliva)- Digestion and Absorption - Pathology (Esophageal pathology, gastric and duodenal pathology, small bowel and colon)Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Netter’s Anatomy Coloring...
Published 06/01/20
In this episode we conclude the Endocrinology chapter, covering topics such as: - Parathyroid Glands (anatomy/embryology/histology, overview of calcium homeostasis, laboratory testing and pitfalls, pathology causing increased calcium levels, and pathologic causes of decreased calcium levels)Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, and more! Head over to...
Published 05/29/20
In this episode we continue the Endocrinology chapter, covering topics such as: - Adrenal Glands [Cortex and Medulla] (anatomy/embryology/histology, adrenal gland physiology, and pathology)- Endocrine Pancreas (anatomy/embryology/histology and endocrine pancreas physiology) - Diabetes (diagnosis of diabetes, chronic effects of hyperglycemia, acute emergencies in diabetes, islet cell tumors, and pharmacology of diabetes mellitus)Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB...
Published 05/27/20
In this episode we begin the Endocrinology chapter, covering topics such as: - Hormones (regulation, types of hormones, terminology of pathophysiology, and multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes)- Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland (function overview, growth hormone, prolactin, and causes of anterior pituitary dysfunction) - Thyroid Gland (anatomy/embryology/histology, thyroid hormone physiology, laboratory testing, pathology, and pharmacology)Get a discount on best selling study resources from...
Published 05/25/20
In this episode, we cover the rest of the cardiology chapter including:- Electrocardiography (including regulation of blood pressure)- Pathology (Congenital Heart Disease, Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, Ischemic Heart Disease, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiomyopathies, Rheumatic Fever, Infective Endocarditis, Pericardial Disease, Vasculitides, as well as Cardiac and Vascular Tumors)- Pharmacology (Vasopressors, Vasodilators, Sympatholytics, Diuretics, Antiarrhythmics, Adensine, and Digoxin)Get...
Published 05/21/20
In the first part of the cardiology chapter, we cover: - Heart and Blood Vessels (Including anatomy of the heart as well as anatomy of the circulatory system)- Physiology (Cardiovascular terminology and formulas) - Electrophysiology (Including cardiac myocytes, Frank-Starling curve, cardiac cycle, and heart sounds & murmurs) Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Netter’s Anatomy Coloring...
Published 05/19/20
In the third and final episode covering the pharmacology and toxicology chapter, we discuss the following:- Toxicology (Including common drugs, heavy metal toxicity, and environmental exposures)- Ethanol, Methanol, and Ethylene GlycolGet a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, and more! Head over to us.elsevierhealth.com/insidetheboards and use the code ITB30 at...
Published 05/14/20
In the second part of the pharmacology and toxicology chapter we discuss the following:- Autonomic Nervous System and Signal Transduction- Sympathetic Nervous System (Including signal transduction pathways)- Parasympathetic Nervous System- Pharmacology (Including adrenergic and cholinergic pharmacology) Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, and more! Head over...
Published 05/12/20
In the first part of the pharmacology and toxicology chapter we cover:- Pharmacokinetics- Pharmacodynamics Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, and more! Head over to us.elsevierhealth.com/insidetheboards and use the code ITB30 at checkout.New from InsideTheBoards: The Crush Step 1 Podcast With a focus on teaching you to “think like a question...
Published 05/06/20
This episode covers the Immunology chapter of Crush Step 1, including topics such as:- Lymphoid structures- Innate versus adaptive immunity- Cells of the immune system- Major Histocompatibility Complex 1 & 2 - B cells, antibodies, and humoral immunity- T cells, cell-mediated immunity, and immune system regulation- Complement system- Hypersensitivity response- Transplantation immunologyGet a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books...
Published 05/05/20
In the seventh and final part of the Microbiology chapter, we cover topics such as: - Antimicrobials- Antimycobacterial drugs- Specific Antiviral Agents- HIV Therapeutics/Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART)- Antifungals Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, and more! Head over to us.elsevierhealth.com/insidetheboards and use the code ITB30 at...
Published 05/01/20
In the sixth part of the Microbiology chapter, we cover topics such as: - Coronaviruses- Rhabdoviruses- Prion Diseases- Fungi- Superficial and Cutaneous Mycoses- Subcutaneous Fungal Infections- Systematic Mycoses- Parasites- Protozoa - Helminths  Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, and more! Head over to us.elsevierhealth.com/insidetheboards and use the code...
Published 04/29/20
In the fifth part of the Microbiology chapter, we cover topics such as: - More DNA Viruses- Naked RNA Viruses- Enveloped RNA Viruses- Retroviruses  Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, and more! Head over to us.elsevierhealth.com/insidetheboards and use the code ITB30 at checkout.New from InsideTheBoards: The Crush Step 1 Podcast With a focus on teaching you...
Published 04/28/20
In the fourth part of the Microbiology chapter, we cover topics such as: - Gram-Positive Acid-Fast Bacteria- Gram-Positive Bacteria with No Cell Wall- Introduction to Viruses - DNA Viruses Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, and more! Head over to us.elsevierhealth.com/insidetheboards and use the code ITB30 at checkout.New from InsideTheBoards: The Crush...
Published 04/24/20
In the third part of the Microbiology chapter, we cover topics such as: - Gram-Negative Nonenteric Robds- Gram-Positive Branching Filamentous Bacteria- Pleomorphic Bacteria- Gram-Negative Spirals Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, and more! Head over to us.elsevierhealth.com/insidetheboards and use the code ITB30 at checkout.New from InsideTheBoards: The...
Published 04/22/20
In the second part of the Microbiology chapter, we cover topics such as: - Gram-Positive Rods- Gram-Negative Enteric Rods- Gram-Negative Nonenteric Rods Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, and more! Head over to us.elsevierhealth.com/insidetheboards and use the code ITB30 at checkout.New from InsideTheBoards: The Crush Step 1 Podcast With a focus on teaching...
Published 04/20/20
In the first part of the Microbiology chapter, we cover topics such as: - Introduction to Bacterial Structure - Organization of the Rest of the Bacteriology Section- Gram Positive Cocci Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, and more! Head over to us.elsevierhealth.com/insidetheboards and use the code ITB30 at checkout.New from InsideTheBoards: The Crush Step 1...
Published 04/15/20
In the second and final part of the Embryology chapter from Crush Step 1, we review the following topics: - Cardiac Embryology- Formation of the Cardiac Loop- Septation of the Heart- Vascular Embryology- Neuroembryology- Gastrointestinal Embryology - Renal Embryology- Reproductive Embryology- Head and Neck Embryology - Growth and Development- Neonatal Medicine- Developmental Milestones Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books...
Published 03/27/20
In the first part of the Embryology chapter from Crush Step 1, we review topics such as:- Description of Anatomy - Early Embryology: The First Month- From Fertilization to Implantation- The Rule of Twos- Gastrulation and the Ectoderm, Endoderm, and Mesoderm- Neural Tube Closure and Beginning of Organogenesis- Week Five and Beyond - Organogenesis and Teratogenicity - The “Fetal Period” of Organ Maturation- Fetal Circulation and Erythropoiesis - Structure of the Placenta and Umbilical Cord-...
Published 03/25/20
In this episode, we cover the Dermatology chapter of Crush Step 1 including topics such as:- Histology and Physiology- Describing Lesions- Pathology- Common Dermatology Conditions - Autoimmune Diseases- Conditions of Pigmentation- Neoplasms, Dysplasias, and Malignancies - Skin Infections and Infestations - Dermatologic Manifestations of Internal Disease Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Crush Step 1, USMLE Step 2...
Published 03/23/20
COVID-19, the disease caused by a novel coronavirus, has created a global pandemic. This show aims to educate the public via interviews with leaders in healthcare, public health and policy. You’ll hear from former Kaiser CEO, host of the Fixing Healthcare podcast, and author of Mistreated: Why We Think We're Getting Good Health Care and Why We're Usually Wrong, Robert Pearl; critical care physician and frequent guest on The Doctors, “Dr. Raj” Dasgupta; Patrick C. Beeman, Ob/Gyn and founder of...
Published 03/21/20
In the third and final episode covering the Biochemistry chapter from Crush Step 1, we review topics such as: - Integration of Metabolism - Vitamins- Trace Elements- Genetics- Patterns of Inheritance- Basic Mendelian Inheritance- Mitochondrial Inheritance- Chromosomal Abnormalities - Nondisjunction- Autosomal Trisomies- Sex Chromosome Aneuploidy- Trinucleotide Repeat Disorders- Genetic Imprinting Diseases Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30%...
Published 03/20/20
In the second part of the Biochemistry chapter from Crush Step, we review topics such as:- Heme Synthesis and Metabolism- Nucleic Acid Structure and Function- Purine Metabolism - Pyrimidine Synthesis- DNA Replication and Repair- Carbohydrate Structure and Metabolism- Glycolysis and Gluconeogenesis  - Pentose Phosphate Pathway- TCA Cycle - Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation- Lipid Structure and Metabolism- Sphingolipids and Sphingolipid Storage Diseases- Eicosanoids Get a...
Published 03/18/20
This is a special episode we're posting across the InsideTheBoards network to educate med students on the clinical issues surrounding COVID-19 like how ventilators work, how patients are assessed and some potential questions students may have about the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Ted O’Connell, ITB’s chief content officer, and author of Crush Step 1 and USMLE Step 2 Secrets interviews Dr. Raj Dasgupta.“Dr. Raj” is a Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine physician and assistant program...
Published 03/16/20