The Core Content Series is a multidisciplinary weekly critical care conference at the University of Maryland Medical Center.  The goal of the series is to provide regular 45-minute didactic lectures on core, high-yield topics that will most likely present on the critical care board exams.

Previous lecturers include:

1. Dr. Amal Mattu – Professor of Emergency Medicine, world-renowned expert on electrocardiography

2. Dr. Deborah Stein – Associate Professor, Trauma/Surgical Critical Care/Neurocritical Care, Shock Trauma Center

3. Dr. John Hess – Professor of Pathology & Medicine, WHO Expert Panel on Massive Transfusion

4. Dr. William Hutson – Professor of Medicine, Director of Hepatology & Liver Transplant

And many, many more…

Our lecture series is based on the following breakdown of Critical Care Board Exam topics
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“Critical Care Medicine

“class=”table table-striped”table sorter=”0”] Medical Content Category,% of Exam
Pulmonary Disease,20%
Cardiovascular Disorders,17.5%
Renal/Endocrine/Metabolism,15%
Infectious Disease,12%
Neurologic Disorders,9.5%
Surgical/Trauma/Transplantation,7.5%
Gastrointestinal Disorders,5.5%
Hematologic/Oncologic Disorders,5.5%
Pharmacology/Toxicology,5%
Research/Administration/Ethics,2.5%
Total,100%
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Videos will be posted weekly, so be sure to come and check us out regularly!