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February 19, 2015 /

Not just budding journalists; writer’s life offers lessons to medical students and residents too A rumble spread through the media world last Thursday when, just hours after moderating a panel for The New York Times, the veteran journalist David Carr …
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April 2, 2014 /

Eosinophilic esophagitis may be a topic that falls into the Gastroenterology and Hepatology section of the ABIM syllabus. But given that it’s becoming more common due to the parallel increasing incidence of allergic disease and asthma, it’s a diagnosis that …
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December 22, 2013 /

As we begin #GastroWeek, here is a question reviewing Gastroenterology pathology, which will be high-yield for those of you studying for the USMLE Step 1 exam. Even if you’re not preparing for that exam, give it your best shot and …
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October 9, 2013 /

As previously mentioned, the Gastroenterology and Hepatology section of the ABIM Internal Medicine exam comprises of about 9% of the entire exam – that means out of 240 total questions (4 sections of 60 questions each), we can expect about …
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October 3, 2013 /

As we mentioned in a previous blog post this week, Gastroenterology and Hepatology comprises about 9% of the ABIM Internal Medicine exam, making it one of the more critical subjects on the boards. Below, we review 5 High Yield Gastroenterology/Hepatology …
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September 29, 2013 /

24-year-old female presents with intermittent dysphagia, usually after she eats bread or steak. She says she has to have regurgitation of symptoms to feel relief. She denies dysphagia to liquids. Which of the following is the likely diagnosis?   A. …
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September 3, 2013 /

Just in time for Knowmedge’s ABIM Neurology Week, the makers of one of the most widely used headache pain relievers, made an important announcement late last week.     The familiar Tylenol bottles lining the analgesia and cold/flu aisles of …
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July 19, 2013 /

Start out your Friday morning with our Radiology Challenge, featuring an Internal Medicine board exam-style image question:   47-year-old female with a past medical history of lupus and hypertension presents to the emergency department left flank pain for 8 hours. …
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July 6, 2013 /

Specific organisms are a significant part of the Infectious Diseases portion of the Internal Medicine (ABIM) board exam syllabus. Below we review Listeria monocytogenes by examining the recent outbreak and subsequent recall of infected cheese.     In late summer …
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