Miscellaneous Announcements

Announcing the One App to Rule them All! Get Qmax on iTunes!

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Giftest2You can now access all of your Qmax subscriptions from one FREE iOS app.

The USMLE-Rx app, now available on iTunes, gives you on-the-go access to your Step 1 Qmax, Step 2 Qmax, and Step 3 Qmax subscriptions, all in one app.

Simply engage the drawer to access the Qmax menu.

Get it now!

Check out new features and bug fixes below:

With Qmax:

  • All your tests sync to the cloud for immediate access on any computer
  • Quiz yourself in multiple test modes with different question types
  • Get detailed performance stats by organ system and discipline
  • Review, annotate, and/or delete completed tests
  • The only app created and approved by First Aid authors.

New Features:

  • Added Step 2 Qmax and Step 3 Qmax to a drawer to enable quick access to your subscriptions
  • Added a Contact Us button in the app selection drawer
  • Added all available app icons to login screen
  • Added return to test list after creating test

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue with HTML tables not displaying correctly
  • Fixed issue with not being able to close lab values on iPhone 4s
  • Changed distractor strike out to happen on click instead of swipe
  • Corrected pie chart direction
  • Fixed issue with selecting an app and it not persisting after leaving app
  • Check for disciplines being null after switching apps
  • Fixed issue with red notes badge being cut off
  • Fixed issue with diff max questions per step
  • Fixed copy in create test confirmation
  • Fixed lab values crash error

 

Requires a valid USMLE-Rx Qmax subscription.

Android app coming soon!

Fast-Forward to First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2015

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By Patrick Sylvester

fa 2015Over the past year or so, I’ve had the pleasure of working with the First Aid Team on both the blog and in the development of the notorious Step 1 book that we all know and love. Since taking on the role of student editor this year for the next revision, I felt that now is a good time to share a little bit of a preview of the 2015 edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1.

Er. Mah. Gerd. First Aid 2015? It’s still 2014. And…. maybe I just started Med 1, why do I care?

Well, perhaps you don’t. And certainly I would never intend to cause any undue stress/angst. Rather, for those of you out there planning to take the USMLE Step 1 in 2015, I bring this message to you in attempt to help answer the age old question… “Do I need to buy the new edition of First Aid?”

Well, without reeking of too much bias, let’s take a moment to review what the past couple editions have looked like, and what you might be able to expect from this upcoming edition. (more…)

Become a First Aid/USMLE-Rx Student Ambassador at Weill Cornell Medical College

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THE FIRST AID TEAM NEEDS YOU!
Do you attend Weill Cornell Medical College?
Would you like to:
  • Earn free stuff worth hundreds of dollars?
  • Help your fellow classmates save $$$ on First Aid/USMLE-Rx products?
  • Help your fellow classmates receive expert board prep info and advice from the First Aid authors?

 

If you answered “Yes” to any (or all) of these questions, then you are ready to become a USMLE-Rx Student Ambassador. Simply click here to apply.

 

What does a Student Ambassador do?

 

  • Student Ambassadors promote First Aid webinars and specials on USMLE-Rx.com by sending e-mail blasts to classmates throughout the school year. We provide the text for the e-mails — all you do is press “SEND” and earn your rewards.

 

Click Here to Apply Now!

Become a First Aid Teaching Instructor!

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wewantyousmall First Aid Express is an online video course created by the Authors of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1, the world’s best-selling medical review book. It has been used by thousands of students, and we hope that it has been an essential component of your USMLE prep.

We are currently recruiting dynamic, entertaining Instructors to create high-yield First Aid talks, and we want you to apply.

Instructors will work directly with First Aid Express Course Directors to revise and develop creative, dynamic, high-yield talks based on feedback from students and IMGs. This is a great way to maintain and broaden your USMLE knowledge.

You will receive faculty speaker credit, a stipend, and a subscription to the USMLE-Rx test bank of your choice. Successful instructors will also have the opportunity to participate as authors or editors on future revisions of other First Aid/USMLE-Rx publications — such as First Aid for the USMLE Step 1.

Click here to apply.

Please apply no later than September 30, 2014. Contact us at info@usmlerx.com if you have any questions.

Thank you for your interest, and we hope to hear from you soon. Come and be part of an awesome team!

Become a First Aid/USMLE-Rx Student Ambassador at New York University SOM

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THE FIRST AID TEAM NEEDS YOU!
Do you attend New York University SOM?
Would you like to:
  • Earn free stuff worth hundreds of dollars?
  • Help your fellow classmates save $$$ on First Aid/USMLE-Rx products?
  • Help your fellow classmates receive expert board prep info and advice from the First Aid authors?

 

If you answered “Yes” to any (or all) of these questions, then you are ready to become a USMLE-Rx Student Ambassador. Simpy fill out the form to the right to apply.

 

What does a Student Ambassador do?

 

  • Student Ambassadors promote First Aid webinars and specials on USMLE-Rx.com by sending e-mail blasts to classmates throughout the school year. We provide the text for the e-mails — all you do is press “SEND” and earn your rewards.

 

Click Here to Apply Now!

Become a First Aid/USMLE-Rx Student Ambassador at Keck SOM of the University of Southern California!

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THE FIRST AID TEAM NEEDS YOU!
Do you attend Keck SOM of University of Southern California?
Would you like to:
  • Earn free stuff worth hundreds of dollars?
  • Help your fellow classmates save $$$ on First Aid/USMLE-Rx products?
  • Help your fellow classmates receive expert board prep info and advice from the First Aid authors?

 

If you answered “Yes” to any (or all) of these questions, then you are ready to become a USMLE-Rx Student Ambassador. Simpy fill out the form to the right to apply.

 

What does a Student Ambassador do?

 

  • Student Ambassadors promote First Aid webinars and specials on USMLE-Rx.com by sending e-mail blasts to classmates throughout the school year. We provide the text for the e-mails — all you do is press “SEND” and earn your rewards.

 

Click Here to Apply Now!

Become a First Aid/USMLE-Rx Student Ambassador at Emory University

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THE FIRST AID TEAM NEEDS YOU!
Do you attend Emory University?
Would you like to:
  • Earn free stuff worth hundreds of dollars?
  • Help your fellow classmates save $$$ on First Aid/USMLE-Rx products?
  • Help your fellow classmates receive expert board prep info and advice from the First Aid authors?

 

If you answered “Yes” to any (or all) of these questions, then you are ready to become a USMLE-Rx Student Ambassador. Simpy fill out the form to the right to apply.

 

What does a Student Ambassador do?

 

  • Student Ambassadors promote First Aid webinars and specials on USMLE-Rx.com by sending e-mail blasts to classmates throughout the school year. We provide the text for the e-mails — all you do is press “SEND” and earn your rewards.

 

Click Here to Apply Now!
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