Kaplan Medical's Free Events

Kaplan Medical offers an ongoing series of free events on our courses, insights on the USMLE®, test-taking strategies and residency tips and information. We hope you'll join us either at a Kaplan Medical center near you or via our live, online classroom from wherever you have internet access.

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Monday
April 28
9pm - 10pm ET

Rock with Barone
Pathology for Step 1 Sample lecture

He'll tattoo it to your brain

Rock with Dr. John Barone as he previews Kaplan's five-star Step 1 Classroom Anywhere™ course with a free Pathology lecture. Dr. Barone is known for his high-yield, high-energy classes that are filled with mnemonics to help you Rock the Boards! Don't miss this free event in real-time access to Dr. Barone in an interactive, online classroom setting. Log in from anywhere you have Internet access. Reserve your space today and get it tattooed on your brain for test day.

Here's what our students are saying about Dr. Barone:

“He is the best teacher any student could ever ask for. Somehow, he makes you want to study harder and do better. I feel blessed that I got that chance to be his student. He puts a lot of effort into teaching and he really cares about his students.”

“Best pathology professor. He loved what he was doing. The time used to go by just like that before we realized. I didn't have the space in my book to write all the extra points he was teaching. I scored 86 in my assessment test. That speaks for it.”

Thursday
May 1
9pm - 10pm ET

Inside the Step 3 Test Change
with Dr. Manuel Castro

Let's get to work.

Did you know that the USMLE Step 3 Exam is changing this November? Get all the details about the upcoming changes and tips from our top-rated faculty Dr. Manuel Castro. Attend from anywhere you have Internet access. Sign up today and find out how he can help you succeed on the Boards and in The Match℠.

Here's what our students are saying about Dr. Castro:

“POWERFUL APPROACH!!!!! I nominate for best lecturer! PREPARATION EXCEEDED expectations. A slide for every talking point WITH questions… INSPIRING! Really appreciated lung infiltrate and occupational disease tips as well as word associations. I am SOOO EMPOWERED. Watch out USMLE STEP 3! Thank you, Dr. Castro!!”

“Wonderful lecturer! Dr. Castro really made pulmonary an understandable subject! I very much appreciated his little "tricks" and tips to remember certain concepts and his words of encouragement. I approach cases differently now because of Dr. Castro.”

Tuesday
May 6
6pm - 10pm ET

Wednesday
May 7
5:45pm - 10pm ET

Hematology with Dr. Manuel Castro
Step 3 Observation Gallery

Let's get to work.

Prep for Step 3 before it changes this November! Join us for the first two nights of our five-star Step 3 Classroom Anywhere course and get eight free hours of Dr. Castro's expert, high-energy review, plus real-time answers to your questions from our physician teaching assistants. Reserve your space now for two free nights of our live-online class and see why students love Dr. Castro's lectures and our course!

Here's what our students are saying about Dr. Castro:

“POWERFUL APPROACH!!!!! I nominate for best lecturer! PREPARATION EXCEEDED expectations. A slide for every talking point WITH questions… INSPIRING! Really appreciated lung infiltrate and occupational disease tips as well as word associations. I am SOOO EMPOWERED. Watch out USMLE STEP 3! Thank you, Dr. Castro!!”

“Wonderful lecturer! Dr. Castro really made pulmonary an understandable subject! I very much appreciated his little "tricks" and tips to remember certain concepts and his words of encouragement. I approach cases differently now because of Dr. Castro.”

Thursday
May 8
9pm - 10pm ET

Master the Boards: Internal Medicine
with Dr. Conrad Fischer

If someone else is better, he'll take their class.

Internal Medicine is heavily tested on Step 2 and Step 3 exams. Boost your USMLE score - preview Kaplan's live and live online Internal Medicine Board Review with a free sample lecture presented by IM guru Conrad Fischer, MD. Since 2008, Internal Medicine pass rates have declined by 6%.* Attend this free event and find out how you can succeed on your first attempt.

Here's what our students are saying about Dr. Fischer:

“I am a fan of Dr. Conrad Fischer. I attended his classes during Step 2 as well. I can keep listening to him and never get bored. He makes all the stuff very interesting. He is very thorough in his knowledge and a very confident teacher.”

“Very animated teaching style, which was engaging. I'm able to remember concepts based off of little songs Dr. Fischer created!”

Tuesday
May 13
9pm - 10pm ET

Inside the Step 2 CS
with Melanie Piatkowski

In this free event, you'll receive an overview of the Step 2 CS Exam and inside tips for success. Get details on scheduling the exam, the structure of test day, interacting with standardized patients and information about the patient note. Join from anywhere you have Internet access and ask the experts your questions in real time.

Wednesday
May 14
9pm - 10pm ET

Master the Boards: Internal Medicine
with Dr. Chris Paras

Modern Hippocrates with a Brooklyn attitude—punch the boards first!

Internal Medicine is heavily tested on Step 2 and Step 3 exams. Boost your USMLE score - preview Kaplan's live online Internal Medicine Board Review with a free sample lecture presented by Dr. Chris Paras. Since 2008, Internal Medicine pass rates have declined by 6%.* Attend this free event and find out how you can succeed on your first attempt.

Here's what our students are saying about Dr. Paras:

“Dr. Paras is very engaging, encourages a lot of participation in the class… He is so knowledgeable, like a walking "Review Book"! He doesn't make the class feel like we can't ask for clarification, he was very patient in fact. He was clear about the subject matter and what to focus on.”

“This was my first time to meet Dr. Paras. He has a unique way to teach which is great. I like the way he breaks up hard concepts and make them easy to understand. He is an amazing doctor and I would love to see him again in other courses.”

Tuesday
May 20
9pm - 10pm ET

Rock with Barone
Pathology for Step 1 Sample lecture

He'll tattoo it to your brain

Rock with Dr. John Barone as he previews our popular Step 1 Classroom Anywhere course with a free Pathology lecture. Dr. Barone is known for his high-yield, high-energy classes that are filled with mnemonics to help you Rock the Boards! Don't miss this free event in real-time access to Dr. Barone in an interactive, online classroom setting. Log in from anywhere you have Internet access. Reserve your space today and get it tattooed on your brain for test day.

Here's what our students are saying about Dr. Barone:

“He is the best teacher any student could ever ask for. Somehow, he makes you want to study harder and do better. I feel blessed that I got that chance to be his student. He puts a lot of effort into teaching and he really cares about his students.”

“Best pathology professor. He loved what he was doing. The time used to go by just like that before we realized. I didn't have the space in my book to write all the extra points he was teaching. I scored 86 in my assessment test. That speaks for it.”

Wednesday
May 21
9pm - 10pm ET

Physiology with Dr. Wilson
USMLE Step 1 Sample lecture

Join us for a free Physiology sample lecture presented by one of Kaplan's expert faculty, Dr. Wilson. You'll get an interactive, high-yield Physio review for one of the three P's – the most important subjects on Step 1. Join from anywhere you have Internet access and ask Kaplan Medical experts your questions in real time. Attend and see why Kaplan's Step 1 Classroom Anywhere Program is so popular!

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*Data sourced is from first-time taker pass rates for their initial certification between 2008-2012. © 2004 - 2013 American Board of Internal Medicine.