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USMLE Step 3 prep: Accurately managing allergic rhinitis

Prep with help from Kaplan Medical. The patient suffers from allergic rhinitis but has yet to find an effective way to manage the symptoms. What would you recommend?

Specialty Profiles

What it’s like to specialize in transplant hepatology: Shadowing Dr. Girgrah

AMA member Nigel Girgrah, MD, says helping patients with just days to live regain a normal quality of life is the best part of his specialty.

USMLE®

Kaplan USMLE Step 2 prep: What do these lab studies reveal?

Prep with help from Kaplan Medical. What condition do these laboratory studies reveal for this 81-year-old male patient found on his living room floor?

Ethics

How physicians can help patients overcome generations of trauma

Understanding the ethical weight of transgenerational trauma is a crucial component of clinical practice and research. Find out more.

Face profiles

USMLE®

Kaplan USMLE Step 1 prep: Maximizing drug efficacy in strep throat

Prep with help from Kaplan Medical. A young girl tests positive for strep throat. Which phase will produce the greatest efficacy for the treatment drug of choice?

Specialty Profiles

What it’s like in diagnostic radiology: Shadowing Dr. Ma

As a diagnostic radiologist, AMA member Loralie Ma, MD, enjoys the crucial role she plays in determining patients’ diagnoses.

USMLE®

Kaplan USMLE Step 1 prep: 4 cases involving patients’ hands

Prep with help from Kaplan Medical. Can you answer these frequently missed prep questions related to patients’ hands? Find out now.

Close-up of an African-American woman's hands.

Specialty Profiles

What it’s like to specialize in gastroenterology: Shadowing Dr. Park

AMA member Walter Park, MD, likes the varied skill sets that come with working in an academic setting in a procedure-heavy specialty.