Nate Green

Content Product Manager & Editor-in-Chief, Pre-health

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Update to our Family Medicine Clerkship Product

Posted by Nate Green on Nov 13, 2017 9:35:00 AM

We recently added three additional topics to the Family Medicine Clerkship product:

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Topics: USMLE Step 2 CK, How to Use Firecracker, Family Medicine

2017 First Aid Citations on Firecracker

Posted by Nate Green on Apr 7, 2017 11:20:00 AM

Our editorial team has spent the last few weeks going through First Aid 2017 and mapping its content to Firecracker. Now, our content for Step 1 is cited to the relevant page and page position in First Aid 2017. These citations join previously included citations for First Aid 2015, First Aid 2016, and Pathoma. All are intended to help you connect your Step 1 study materials so that your (limited!) prep time can be as efficient as possible.

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Topics: USMLE Step 1, First Aid

Firecracker Question Design, Development, and Data (part 3)

Posted by Nate Green on Mar 17, 2017 8:02:37 PM

Following last week, this is the last part of our 3-part blog post on Firecracker question creation. It details question curation through big data.

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Firecracker Question Design, Development, and Data (part 2)

Posted by Nate Green on Mar 10, 2017 6:31:25 PM

Following last week, this is the second blog post on Firecracker question creation. It details the question development phase.

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Firecracker Question Design, Development, and Data (part 1)

Posted by Nate Green on Mar 3, 2017 5:32:00 PM

If you’ve ever wondered, there’s a lot that goes on behind making a Firecracker question. Here’s a glance into some of the details that go unnoticed. You’ll see how serious (and picky) we are with the process. Below is the first part of a three-part blog series on Firecracker question development.

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More Clerkships from Firecracker: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, OB/GYN and Surgery

Posted by Nate Green on Feb 21, 2017 11:05:30 AM

As promised, our team of editors has continued work to produce more clerkship modules for Firecracker members. We now offer seven clerkship modules: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Ob/Gyn, Surgery, Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Family Medicine. You can sign up for one at a time - or get all of them with Firecracker MD and Firecracker DO.

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Topics: USMLE Step 2 CK, Clinical Rotations, Clerkships

Pediatrics and Psychiatry Clerkships on Firecracker

Posted by Nate Green on Dec 16, 2016 4:46:32 PM

Firecracker has embarked on a new project: creating new modules for all the major Clerkships. Last month we released the Family Medicine Clerkship, and today we’re excited to launch Pediatrics and Psychiatry Clerkships. In addition to getting these as part of any Step 2 CK Firecracker membership, you can also buy them separately for only $40 for a month of access. You can access these new modules from Study Something Specific by choosing them directly from the dropdown at the top of the page.

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Topics: USMLE Step 2 CK, Clinical Rotations, Clerkships

Introducing: Family Medicine on Firecracker

Posted by Nate Green on Nov 18, 2016 11:45:00 AM

We know that about 65% of Firecracker users will take the NBME Shelf exam for Family Medicine. This Shelf exam is unique in its scope: it covers all organ systems, all age ranges, and every common pathology. That represents a lot of material to absorb and retain while you’re running around the wards, caring for patients, and trying to get through your third year of medical school.

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Topics: USMLE Step 2 CK, Practice Exams, Family Medicine

Content update June

Posted by Nate Green on Jul 30, 2016 10:47:38 PM

This post has been long coming. June was an especially busy month for the Firecracker content team; editors were hard at work on board preparationnot only creating new content for Firecracker but also personally preparing for their boards. Here are some highlights from June:

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Topics: content update

Content update May 11th

Posted by Nate Green on May 12, 2016 1:05:32 AM

The content team has been working hard across a number of projects. Here are highlights from the recent 2-week period:

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Topics: content update

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