Doctors In Training can help you reach your peak potential on the USMLE Step 2 CK by providing a structured yet flexible approach for Step 2 CK preparation as well as guide you through the high-yield information you need to know.
2018 Step 2 CK Review Course Release Schedule: All components of the 2018 Step 2 CK Review Course have been released.
The 2018 Step 2 CK course study guide will be mailed within 48 business hours of purchase.
Clerkship Crash Cart
Over 500 clinically oriented, open-ended study questions with concise video answers provided by licensed physician educators
These questions improve your knowledge for your clerkships, shelf exams, and USMLE Step 2 CK exam
Questions sets are available as downloadable PDFs, arranged by the core third-year rotations including Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Psychiatry, and Surgery
Unlimited access from the time of purchase through your exam date and third-year rotations1
Step 2 CK Video Series
50-55 hours of video taught by licensed MD educators (each video is approximately 20 minutes)
Contains more than 500 images, illustrations, charts, interactive whiteboard instruction, graphs, animations, pathology slides and 39 Right Brain Bonuses
Focused, high-yield Video Series organized to build critical knowledge relationships
The Step 2 CK Study Guide corresponds to the Video Series and contains high-yield questions, notes, diagrams, study hints, and quizzes.
The 2018 Step 2 CK Course provides convenient page references to Step-Up to USMLE Step 2, Fourth Edition, Step-Up to Medicine, Third Edition and Step-Up to Medicine, Fourth Edition.
60 days of access once you Click to Start1
Online Access Details
After your purchase, you will receive login credentials via email as well as access to your personalized dashboard. On your dashboard, you can view the videos when they become available. Existing customers will use their normal login.
Videos are recorded in HD* and can be viewed on most Mac or Windows computers with compatible browsers** as well as most iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad models and most Android*** phones and tablets. Videos can be viewed at 1.0x or 1.5x real time on Mac and PC devices, and most mobile and tablet devices.
If additional time is needed, one-week course extensions can be purchased here. If you need to pause your subscription for any reason, you must purchase a one-week extension.
* Videos are recorded in full HD and streamed to your device using device required resolutions
** We recommend the latest versions of Firefox, Chrome or Safari.
Course Usage Recommendations
How to Use the Clerkship Crash Cart
The Crash Cart is flexible, recognizing that students’ needs vary from school to school and rotation to rotation. You can utilize this component of the course in a number of different ways including:
Divide the applicable questions by the actual number of weeks you’ll spend on a given rotation, and work through that many questions per week.
Print out all of the PDFs for a given rotation and identify questions that fit your rotation experiences
Work through all of the questions for a given rotation over a single weekend
The Crash Cart has unlimited access, so there may be other options that work best with your schedule and study needs.
How to Use the Video Series and Study Guide
The 2018 Step 2 CK Video Series is comprised of 181 videos that average 20 minutes in length for greater retention and maximum flexibility.
We recommend you Click to Start the Video Series approximately 6-9 weeks from your scheduled exam date, although we realize that schedules may vary depending on your specific course work and/or rotations.
The Video Series includes 60 days of access. Below, you will see examples of 12, 15, 18, 20, 26, 36, 45 day plans, depending on your specific study plan.
Further, we recommend that you view the videos in the order that they are provided as the quizzes have been carefully placed to maximize retention; however, you may view the videos in any order you please.
Course Viewing Options *
No. of Videos / Day
Video Runtime / Day
Approx. 5 hours
Approx. 4 hours
Approx. 3.5 hours
Approx. 3 hours
Approx. 2.5 hours
Approx. 2 hours
Approx. 1.5 hours
Please note: *Does not include study breaks or time spent annotating and answering questions.
*This table corresponds to the 2018 Step 2 CK Review Course.
This general plan works well for many students. If you know that you need additional structure for your Step 2 CK studies, our Academic Advising Team offers many different services to help you achieve your peak potential. Our experienced Advisors can work around your rotation schedule to assist in optimum results.
Suggestions while still in classes
Read through Step-Up to USMLE Step 2, Fourth edition
"This training course has all the essential information to do well on Step 2 CK. Combining this with USMLEWorld had me fully prepared to score well and above my target. Highly recommend." - The University of Kansas Medical Center, Class of 2018
- Score 266
"Doctors in training not only provides structure to your study period but helps give the most high yield information in a fun way. I was able to stay engaged in even my least favorite topics" - University of Texas Medical Branch, Class of 2018
- Score 249
"DIT was a solid review course for both step 1 and step 2 CK. Easily the best money I’ve spent on study materials. Their method allows for repetition of high yield materials which sets you up for success on exam day. On top of that Dr. Lewis and Dr.McInnis are highly entertaining!!" - University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, Class of 2018
- Score 262
2018 Step 2 CK Review Course: You may start June 30, 2017 on the Clerkship Crash Cart questions. The Study Guide is shipped to you prior to the May 1, 2018 release date of the Step 2 CK Video Series.
2017 Step 2 CK Review Course: You may start immediately on the Clerkship Crash Cart questions and Video Series. The 2017 Step 2 CK course study guide will be mailed within 48 business hours of purchase.
Please allow 24-48 business hours to process your order. If you purchase before 3PM Central, your Study Guide can arrive in as little as 3 business days (depending on the shipping method that you choose at checkout).
In order for you to purchase today, start the course today and get your Study Guide as soon as possible, you MUST select the FedEx Priority or First Overnight shipping option. If you plan to start the course immediately, please contact our Customer Relations Team to help expedite your course material.
The Study Guide that accompanies the Video Series is shipped with the course. It is shipped to you based on when you purchase in relation to the Video Series release date of the course year that you select.
If you select the 2018 course, the Study Guide is shipped prior to the release of the Video Series in May 2018.
If you select the 2017 course, the Study Guide is shipped within 24-48 business hours of purchase.
Note: *FedEx does not deliver on weekends or national holidays, so please plan accordingly when you choose your shipping method.