Stephen’s Manual of EKG Interpretation

Stephen's Manual of EKG Interpretation: A Concise Course Dr. Stephen Teich just published an excellent guide on October 17, 2017, introducing the reader to the art of EKG interpretation and serving as a refresher course for those who have a previous familiarity with the topic. It is appropriate for students of all health allied fields, as well as practicing doctors, nurses, technicians, emergency room personnel and paramedics. Easy to read and generously supplied with tracing illustrations, the book covers all major concepts with simple explanations and analogies in less than 100 pages. The…Read more

Georgetown SOM Step 1 Vendor Fair

  Caduceus Academy is privileged to be invited by Georgetown University to present our programs to their current M2 students at their GUSOM Step 1 Vendor Fair on October 19, 2017 from 12 to 2:30pm.  Our lead instructor, Dr. Clay Gueits and I met with the whole Second Year class students to discuss our comprehensive academic wellness programs that support the students in both academic and behavioral health/wellness aspects. GUSOM Step 1 Vendor Fair The event started at the auditorium of GUSOM building.  We then had Break Out session to meet with each…Read more

Step Resource Fair at Cooper Medical School

Caduceus Academy was invited by Rowan University to their Step Resource Fair at Cooper Medical School in New Jersey on Thursday, August 24th, 2017.   Their students were really looking forward to this event to learn more about Caduceus' products and services to help them prepare for the Step 1 & 2 exams.  Dr. Michael Foster was presenting the specific Step 1 and Step 2 study preparation tools and products to their M2 students.      Read more

Blended Online or Live Onsite Review

Blended Online or Live Onsite Review We offer our students the flexibility of either blended online or live onsite review course.  For students who attend our 8-week live onsite course, off site accommodation is available on a first come fist serve basis at additional cost. For students who opt for our blended review course, they will join our live on-site class via video conference and screen sharing. However, they are required to attend the final week (Week 8) of live on-site class for Pathology review plus final NBME practice exam on the last…Read more

USMLE Step 2 CK

Dr. Phil Koehler is co-author of Master the Boards for USMLE Step 2 CK.  It is the best selling boards review book on the market and we highly recommend it for any students taking COMLEX or USMLE Step 2. Dr. Phil Koehler is a PCOM Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) Teaching Fellow and has over 5 years’ experience teaching Anatomy, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM), and COMLEX-USA Board Review.  As the Director of OMM Education for Medquest Educational Services, he published an OMM Video Review Series and Question Bank for COMLEX-USA board review.  He…Read more

Our Instructor Dr. Stephen Teich

Dr. Stephen Teich grew up in suburban New York City, leaving to attend the University of Rochester. Dr. Teich graduated cum laude with a BA in biology and he received his medical training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY (MD degree), St, Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in Manhattan (residency in internal medicine) and the Georgetown/Washington DC program in cardiology (fellowship), privileged to have been mentored by W. Proctor Harvey, MD.  Dr. Teich spent his subsequent practice of clinical cardiology exclusively at Abington (PA) Memorial Hospital, now a branch of the Thomas…Read more

Our New COMLEX OMM Instructor

Caduceus Academy is privileged to engage Phil Koehler as our new COMLEX OMM instructor for our DO students. Phil is a PCOM Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) Teaching Fellow and has over 5 years’ experience teaching Anatomy, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM), and COMLEX-USA Board Review.  As the Director of OMM Education for Medquest Educational Services, he published an OMM Video Review Series and Question Bank for COMLEX-USA board review.  He is also a Nicholas S. Nicholas DO Memorial Scholarship recipient for his work in OMM at PCOM and has a passion for…Read more

Caduceus Academy Visits Caribbean Medical Schools

Dr. William Heran and Dr. Richard Thwaites are currently visiting several Caribbean medical schools to learn more about Caribbean Medical Education, and the challenges faced by the faculty, administration and students.  They have met with school deans and their students to further explore the opportunity to utilize Caduceus Academy with the unique comprehensive service that we provide to assist their students to achieve greater academic results. Caduceus Academy is a comprehensive academic wellness service for medical students in need of intensive test preparation, career preparation, and behavioral health support. We are staffed by physicians and seasoned PhD-level clinicians…Read more

Medical Students Distress

Research has indicated that medical students tend to be more depressed than their peers not in medical training, which is a cause for concern. For example, a decline in mental health could have adverse effects on students’ levels of empathy, cognitive functioning, professionalism, burnout and happiness. The medical student often becomes conditioned to believe that she or he can do it alone! They can succeed and struggle alone. This is not a healthy message to internalize, especially when the stressors of medical school are known to be extraordinary. The shift from undergraduate education…Read more

Struggling in medical school, there is a solution!

Each year a small percentage of medical students in the U.S. find the challenge of Board exams overwhelming and struggle to make the grade. The initial Board exam, also called Step 1, is designed to test the student's knowledge of the first two years of their professional medical education. This exam, and the student's score, has become a critical marker when deciding on a speciality in medicine. For example, if a student would like to become an orthopedic surgeon, he/she would need to attain a high score on the Step 1 exam to…Read more
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