USMLE® STEP 2 CK PREP ON DEMAND PREP COURSE
FLEXIBLE PREP THAT FITS YOU
The ultimate flex plan. We provide all the material, you do the work on your own schedule.
Dr. Manuel Castro
READY WHEN YOU ARE, WHEREVER YOU ARE
Watch teacher-led, pre-recorded lectures whenever you want, wherever you learn best. Skip over what you’ve got down pat. Rewatch, rewind, and review what’s not sticking—with a study plan to keep you on track.
On Demand puts you in control of your prep. In between classes, keep your skills sharp with loads of practice materials—like simulated exams, a test-like Qbank, books, and our Master the Boards and Shelf Prep programs.
- 115+ hours of video lectures covering foundational clinical knowledge
- Qbank with 2,900+ exam-like questions
- Master the Boards program, with 600 additional questions and 53 hours of fully-integrated video lectures
- Diagnostic exam to identify individual strengths and weaknesses
- Shelf prep, with 350+ questions and 22 hours of fully-integrated video lectures covering core rotations
- 2 full length simulated Step 2 CK exams
- 1,600 warm-up and post-test questions
- 5 volumes of lecture notes in print and ebook, with easy-to-understand color images and tables
- Master the Boards review book
HERE’S WHAT WE’LL COVER
Test Taking Strategies
When you watch these video lectures, our Kaplan experts will provide need-to-know information and exam strategies for the Step 2 CK exam.
Video lectures covering lessons on Preventive Medicine, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Hematology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Dermatology, Radiology and Ophthalmology.
Run Time: 45:56:42
Video lectures covering lessons on Trauma, Orthopedics, Pre and Post Care, General Surgery and Specialty Surgery.
Run Time: 14:41:01
Faculty: Dr. Adil Farooqui and Dr. Mark Nolan Hill
Video lectures covering lessons on Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Run Time: 26:16:46
Faculty: Dr. Elmar P. Sakala, MD, MA, MPH, FACOG
Video lectures covering lessons on Newborn & Development and Pediatric Specialties.
Run Time 15:52:09
Faculty: Dr. William G. Cvetnic
Video lectures covering lessons on Mental Status Examination, Childhood Disorders, Personality Disorders, and more.
Run Time: 6:06:41
Faculty: Dr. Alina Gonzalez-Mayo
Epidemiology & Ethics
Video lectures covering lessons on Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Ethics, and more.
Run Time: 7:13:12
Faculty: Dr. Manuel A. Castro and Dr. Mark Tyler-Lloyd
Video lectures covering lessons on Systems-Based Practice, Building a Safer Health System, and more.
Run Time: 1:58:12
Faculty: Dr. Ted James
SAY HI TO OUR EXPERTS
Not only are they seasoned teachers—they’re practicing physicians, too.
DR. MANUEL CASTRO
After earning an M.D. from the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña, Dr. Castro completed residency in Internal Medicine at the Illinois Masonic Medical Center. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Ethical Physicians.
DR. EDWARD KALPAS
An Assistant Clinical Instructor at Stony Brook University, Dr. Kalplas received his M.D. from the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine. He was an editor of Kaplan’s USMLE Step 2 CS Strategies, Practice & Review. He holds a B.A. from Dartmouth and an M.P.H. from Columbia.
DR. ALEXIS PEEDIN
Dr. Peedin joined the Kaplan team in 2015, and has been passionate about making pathology fun ever since. She completed residency and fellowship at the University of North Carolina, and serves as Assistant Professor of Pathology, Anatomy, and Cell Biology at Thomas Jefferson University.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What additional resources are included with my on demand program?
With On Demand, you’ll get access to over 115 hours of video lecture content, including over 900 videos, over 8,000 updated presentation slides, and over 3,900 quiz questions. All videos are viewable at up to 1.5X speed, and can be accessed on your iPhone®or Android™.
What is included in the Master the Boards resource?
Over 2,900 exam-like questions written by faculty and reviewed by high scorers. Our full explanations explain right and wrong answers. Track your performance by topic, and get individualized explanations of questions. You can even turn downtime into a higher score with iPhone®or Android™ access.
How can I utilize my On Demand videos?
Our easy-to-navigate user interface allows you to personalize your prep; flag lectures for follow up, take notes on individual video clips, create custom playlists, and more.
Is there a way I can measure my progress during my prep?
Measure your progress with over 1,600 warm-up and post-test questions, 9 discipline assessments, a midterm, and final.
What books will I receive with my On Demand prep?
You’ll get 5 volumes of 2020 Step 2 CK lecture notes in both print and ebook. Both versions are updated annually by expert faculty, packed with clinical correlations and bridges between disciplines, highly illustrated (450 images and tables), organized in an outline format with high-yield summary boxes, and trusted by thousands of students each year. Volumes include Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, and Surgery.
You'll also receive Master the Boards USMLE Step 2 CK review book. Authored by USMLE expert Conrad Fischer, MD, this high-yield, full-color review book includes Test Day tips and targeted, need-to-know review information for exam excellence.
Are On Demand lectures viewable on mobile?
Yes, all lectures can be accessed on your iPhone® or Android™.