Available for the first time, this handy pocket guide is the perfect reference for medical residents preparing to take the USMLE Step 3 exam. Portable and easy to carry in their lab coats, this guide helps residents study the highest-yield topics on the go during their grueling 80-hour work weeks. Using bolded text throughout to emphasize the most-tested material, "USMLE STEP 3 White Coat Pocket Guide" contains bulleted facts, outlines, lists, charts, tables, and algorithms. A full-color insert contains high-resolution pictures of key images students will need to identify on the exam. In the past, students would have to prepare a small guide of materials themselves. Now, Kaplan has provided this easy-to-use book that contains everything residents need in order to pass this final test before licensure. Every year, 30 percent of the medical residents taking the USMLE Step 3 test fail. For anyone facing this rigorous exam, "USMLE Step 3 White Coast Pocket Guide" is the perfect companion to ensure a successful outcome.
Daniel J. Giaccio, MD is the Program Director of Residency and the Medicine Clerkship Director at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Carla McWilliams, MD, attended medical school at Medical University of the Americas in Nevis, and graduated in 2006. She has worked at Kaplan Medical in the Curriculum Department as an Associate Director of Curriculum for the past year and a half, running various projects with a leading role in the Step 2 CK revision in 2007. During this time she was a contributing author to the Pediatric Step Two Lecture Notes and a contributing editor in both the Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Internal Medicine Step 2 CK Lecture Notes. She is currently an Internal Medicine Resident at Lutheran Medical Center in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, an affiliate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center. She took the USMLE Step Three Exam in April 2008 and scored extremely high.