Acing The Gi Board Exam: The Ultimate Crunch-time Resource by Brennan SpiegelAcing The Gi Board Exam: The Ultimate Crunch-time Resource by Brennan Spiegel

Acing The Gi Board Exam: The Ultimate Crunch-time Resource

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Acing the GI Board Exam: The Ultimate Crunch-Time Resourcehas been updated into aSecond Edition.

TheSecond Editioncontainsnew vignettes,a discussion on Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Exam, and discussion ontest relevancy for residency rotations!

In today's fast-paced world, gastroenterology and hepatology residents and fellows struggle to find the time to study for the board exams, prepare for the recertification exam, prepare for teaching rounds, or just plain read. What is the best way to effectively prepare and study, if reading multiple resources can't seem to fit into your daily schedule?

The answer to your study questions (and study time!) can be found inside the newly updatedSecond EditionofAcing the GI Board Exam: The Ultimate Crunch-Time Resource!

Why You Will Need to Read Acing the GI Board Exam, Second Edition:
  • New!41 new and carefully vetted board-style vignettes withcolorimages
  • New!Brief discussion on the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Exam
  • New!Discussion on test relevancy for residency rotations
  • Comprehensive yet succinct answers using a high-yield format
  • Emphasis on key clinical pearls and “board buzzwords
  • Answers to classic board “threshold values questions that you need to know but always seem to forget
  • Rapid-fire, crunch-time exam with 200 classic one-liners
Dr. Brennan Spiegel has collected every pearl of wisdom, high-yield factlet, "Board buzzword," micrograph, and classic imaging study he could muster, all while keeping Acing the GI Board Exam: The Ultimate Crunch-Time Resource, Second Editiona manageable size.

Acing the GI Board Exam, Second Editionfills the unmet need in board review by presenting time-tested and high-yield information in a rational, useful, and contextually appropriate format suitable studying for the board exams and preparing for the recertification exam.

Chapters Include:
  • A compilation of general lessons learned from past test-takers
  • “Tough Stuff board review vignettes
  • Board review “Clinical Threshold Values
  • “Crunch-Time Self-Test and Answer Guide—time to get your game on!

With its focus on pearl after pearl, emphasis on images, and attention to high-yield “tough stuff vignettes you don't know the answers to (yet),Acing the GI Board Exam, Second Editionis truly the ultimate crunch-time resource for acing the GI and Hepatology examination, taking recertifying examinations, looking good on clerkship rounds, or for just challenging yourself with interesting and entertaining vignettes.

About The Author

Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS is Professor of Medicine and Public Health and Director of Health Services Research at Cedars-Sinai Health System in Los Angeles, California. In addition to practicing general gastroenterology, he has a clinical and academic focus in irritable bowel syndrome, acid reflux disease, dyspepsia, and other functiona...

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Title:Acing The Gi Board Exam: The Ultimate Crunch-time ResourceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.43 inPublished:March 15, 2015Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

About the Author
Note About the Second Edition

Chapter 1 A Compilation of Lessons Learned From Taking the GI Boards
Chapter 2 Pearls of Wisdom for Board Preparation and Earning MOC Points
Chapter 3 “Tough Stuff Vignettes
Chapter 4 Board Review “Clinical Threshold Values
Chapter 5 “Crunch-Time Self-Test—Time to Get Your Game On

Appendix A Answers to “Crunch-Time Self-Test
Appendix B “Crunch-Time Self-Test Scoring Guide

Subject Index