High Yield
March 25, 2019

Listeria Monocytogenes

In light of the current avocado recall, here’s the high yield information medical students should know! Listeria monocytogenes is a gram positive, beta-hemolytic, rod-shaped bacteria that […]
March 14, 2019


Dobutamine Dobutamine is a beta adrenergic agonist with a greater effect on beta 1 receptors than than beta 2. Beta 1 receptors are mainly found in the […]
March 13, 2019


Meglitinides Examples include Nateglinide & Repaglinide “Meglitinides Depolarize” Meglitinides close K+ channels and cause the membrane to depolarize, in turn enhancing insulin release.  Meglitinides work by […]
March 5, 2019

Whipple Disease

Whipple Disease – Tropheryma whippelii Whipple Disease is an infectious enterocolitis that causes malabsorption in the small intestine. Tropheryma whippelii is a gram positive, rod-shaped actinomycete […]
February 25, 2019


Benzodiazepines Benzodiazepines stimulate GABA A receptors at an allosteric site. This facilitates GABA activity by increasing the frequency of Cl- channel opening.  Clinical uses of benzodiazepines […]
February 22, 2019

RNA & DNA Viruses

This video comes in clutch when studying Virology. We use this video to understand not only which viruses are RNA or DNA with helpful mnemonics, but […]
February 11, 2019

HIV Pathogenesis in 3D

HIV attaches to host CD4+ cell receptors and CCR5/CXCR4 via GP120. GP41 then fuses membranes allowing HIV to uncoat and empty it’s contents into the host […]
May 5, 2014


Mnemonics *Aminoglycosides: Mean GNATS caNNOT kill anaerobes because they need O2; Buy AT $30, CCEL at $50. * Aminoglycosides: Gentamicin, Neomycin, Amikacin, Tobramycin, Streptomycin Aminoglycoside antibiotics […]
May 4, 2014

Enterococcus Faecalis

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May 2, 2014

Male Reproductive Endocrinology

Confused about male reproductive system endocrinology? Discover just how the sertoli and leydig cells are stimulated. Memorize this information easily with helpful mnemonics.
May 3, 2014

Hearing Loss

Commonly asked on USMLE is the Weber vs Rinne test. Together these tests help to decipher whether the patient is experiencing conductive or sensorineural hearing loss. […]
February 20, 2019


Methemoglobinemia is a blood disorder caused by dysfunctional hemoglobin with decreased oxygen carrying capacity.
February 22, 2019

Rotational Nystagmus

This brief video provides a visual explanation of how nystagmus is induced when spinning in the horizontal plane. Take a look to see just how the […]