Monthly Archives:
August 2019

10 Ways to Prevent or Reduce the Effects of Physician Burnout

Published: August 29, 2019   |   Author: Shari Weisenfeld, MD   |   Category: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, OB/GYN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Physician Assistant, Psychiatry, Special Purpose Exam   |   Tagged: , ,   |   Read more

It is not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it. Hans Selye (1907–1982) pioneering Hunagarian-Canadian endocrinologist who coined the term stress as it applies to biologic organisms and was the first to describe the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. Talk of physician burnout is everywhere these days: in medical blogs, in peer-reviewed journal articles, in […]

Announcing the New Mock Psychiatry Shelf/Clerkship Exam

Published: August 23, 2019   |   Author: Adam Rosh   |   Category: Product Release, Psychiatry   |   Tagged: , , , , ,   |   Read more

Introducing the Mock Psychiatry Shelf/Clerkship Exam, best suited for medical students who are looking to excel in their psychiatry clerkship. The Mock Psychiatry Shelf/Clerkship Exam is located in your Boost Box (on the home page of your desktop/laptop Rosh Review account). It contains 100 questions and comprehensive explanations to help you prepare for the NBME […]

Announcing the New Mock OB/GYN Shelf/Clerkship Exam

Published: August 23, 2019   |   Author: Adam Rosh   |   Category: OB/GYN, Product Release   |   Tagged: , , , , ,   |   Read more

Introducing the Mock OB/GYN Shelf/Clerkship Exam, best suited for medical students who want to excel in their OB/GYN clerkship. The Mock OB/GYN Shelf/Clerkship Exam is located in your Boost Box (on the home page of your desktop/laptop Rosh Review account). It contains 100 questions and comprehensive explanations to help you prepare for the NBME Obstetrics […]

Announcing the New Mock Pediatrics Shelf/Clerkship Exam

Published: August 23, 2019   |   Author: Adam Rosh   |   Category: Pediatrics, Product Release   |   Tagged: , , , , ,   |   Read more

Introducing the Mock Pediatrics Shelf/Clerkship Exam, best suited for medical students who are looking to excel in their pediatrics clerkship. The Mock Pediatrics Shelf/Clerkship Exam is located in your Boost Box (on the home page of your desktop/laptop Rosh Review account). It contains 100 questions and comprehensive explanations to help you prepare for the NBME […]

Announcing the New Mock Internal Medicine Shelf/Clerkship Exam

Published: August 23, 2019   |   Author: Adam Rosh   |   Category: Internal Medicine, Product Release   |   Tagged: , , , , ,   |   Read more

Introducing the Mock Internal Medicine Shelf/Clerkship Exam, best suited for medical students who want to excel in their internal medicine clerkship. The Mock Internal Medicine Shelf/Clerkship Exam is located in your Boost Box (on the home page of your desktop/laptop Rosh Review account). It contains 100 questions and comprehensive explanations to help you prepare for […]

Announcing the New Mock Family Medicine Shelf/Clerkship Exam

Published: August 23, 2019   |   Author: Adam Rosh   |   Category: Family Medicine, Product Release   |   Tagged: , , , , , ,   |   Read more

Introducing the Mock Family Medicine Shelf/Clerkship Exam, best suited for medical students who want to excel in their family medicine clerkship. The Mock Family Medicine Shelf/Clerkship Exam is located in your Boost Box (on the home page of your desktop/laptop Rosh Review account). It contains 100 questions and comprehensive explanations to help you prepare for […]

How to Boost Your Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) Board Exam Score

Published: August 16, 2019   |   Author: Adam Rosh   |   Category: Nurse Practitioner, Study strategies   |   Tagged: , , ,   |   Read more

This article covers two easy strategies to help increase your American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) board exam score. These two techniques are useful, easy to implement, and only require a little of your time. The first strategy is to identify what you […]

How to Boost Your PRITE® or Psychiatry Board Exam Score

Published: August 16, 2019   |   Author: Thomas Xavier, MD   |   Category: Psychiatry, Study strategies   |   Tagged: , , , , , ,   |   Read more

This article covers two easy strategies to help increase your score for the Psychiatry Resident-In-Training Examination® (PRITE®) and increase your likelihood of passing the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) Psychiatry Board Exam. These two techniques are useful, easy to implement, and only require a little of your time. The first strategy is to […]

How to Easily Remember Affect vs Effect

Published: August 15, 2019   |   Author: Laura Wilkinson   |   Category: Laura's Lessons   |   Tagged:   |   Read more

A topic that often stumps people is how to choose the correct word between two (or more) similar choices. One of these common swaps is “affect” and “effect.” You’re not alone—I used to frequently interchange these terms until I came across a great mnemonic: RAVEN. It’s all over the internet, but Grammar Girl Mignon Fogarty […]

How an Internist Learned to Read ECGs Better Than a Cardiologist

Published: August 12, 2019   |   Author: Shari Weisenfeld, MD   |   Category: Internal Medicine, Study strategies   |   Tagged: , , ,   |   Read more

At my medical school, everyone recommended taking the Clinical Electrocardiography elective in the fourth year. A kind man who had been interpreting ECGs for over 25 years taught the elective. We all had to read Rapid Interpretation of EKGs by Dale Dubin, and each day we spent hours going through real ECGs and trying to […]

6 Ways to Hone Your Skills and Make a Career Transition in Medicine

Published: August 12, 2019   |   Author: Shari Weisenfeld, MD   |   Category: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, OB/GYN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Physician Assistant, Psychiatry, Special Purpose Exam   |   Tagged: , , , , ,   |   Read more

Life transitions always take some adjustment, even when they’re exciting changes. Moving, expanding your family, getting a new job—you’ll go through many revisions throughout your lifetime. Sometimes they’re planned and expected, sometimes they’re not, but each transition requires you to get out of your comfort zone. One of my big life changes was a decision […]

Everything You Need to Know About Becoming an EMPA

Published: August 8, 2019   |   Author: Ann Verhoeven, MMSc, PA-C   |   Category: Physician Assistant   |   Tagged: , , , ,   |   Read more

So you want to be an emergency medicine physician assistant (EMPA)? Here are some things you should consider when making the decision, what you’ll need to prepare, and resources to help you out (even an emergency medicine PA Qbank). History of PAs in EM PAs have practiced in EM since the PA profession was created […]