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.
Shipped prior to the release of the Step 2 CK Video Series. (See below)
Step 2 CK Video Series
May 2, 2016
Clerkship Crash Cart
450 clinically-oriented, open-ended study questions with concise video answers provided by licensed MD educators
*2015 course includes - 350 questions
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 Family Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Psychiatry and Surgery
Unlimited access from the time of purchase through your exam date
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 2016 Step 2 CK Course provides convenient page references to Step-Up to USMLE Step 2, Fourth Edition which is scheduled for release in December 2015 and Step-Up to Medicine, Third Edition
The 2015 Step 2 CK Course provides convenient page references to Step-Up to USMLE Step 2, Third Edition and Step-Up to Medicine, Third Edition
If you purchase the 2016 Step 2 CK course, the 2016 Step 2 CK Study Guide is shipped to you prior to the May 2, 2016 release date of the 2016 Step 2 CK Video Series
If you purchase the 2015 Step 2 CK course, the 2015 Step 2 CK Study Guide will be mailed within 48 business hours of purchase
45 days of unlimited access
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 playback speeds ranging from 0.8x to 1.75x 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.
*** Some Android models that include both HTML5 and Flash may have difficulty viewing the videos.
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 2015 Step 2 CK Video Series is comprised of 176 videos that average 20 minutes in length for greater retention and maximum flexibility.
We recommend that you begin the Video Series approximately 5-7 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 45 days of unlimited access. Below, you will see examples of 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29, 35 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. 5.5 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 2015 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.
"DIT helped me compile a vast amount of information into the most high yield concepts I needed to be successful on Step 2 CK. 3rd year is filled with so much material, and DIT told me how I would be tested on that material and what to focus on in a fun, entertaining way." - The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Class of 2015
- Score 256
"The active learning combination of the videos and their accompanying study guide quizzes was absolutely the best way to learn for me. The quizzes keep you motivated and serve to reinforce material you went over earlier in the course. Very effective!" - Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2015
- Score 650
The Step 2 CK Video Series references the Step-Up to USMLE Step 2, third edition (sold separately). The Doctors In Training Chief Educators, Brian Jenkins, MD; Mike McInnis, MD and Chris Lewis, MD are editors of Step-Up to USMLE Step 2, third edition. Visit the Wolters Kluwer Health website for more details.
We recommend you Click to Start the Video Series 45 days prior to your scheduled exam date, completing your full pass approximately 5 to 7 days prior to your Step 2 CK exam. Individual usage will vary based on unique learning needs and schedules.
The Study Guide that accompanies the Video Series provides you with study questions, Step-Up to USMLE Step 2, third edition page references, notes, diagrams, study hints and quizzes to reinforce learned material. 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 purchase the course prior to the May release date of the Video Series, the Study Guide will arrive in late April.
If you purchase the course after the May release date of the Video Series, the Study Guide will be shipped to you within 24 to 48 business hours of purchase.
*FedEx does not deliver on Sundays or national holidays, so please plan accordingly when you choose your shipping method.
2015 Step 2 CK Review Course: You may start immediately on the Clerkship Crash Cart questions. The Study Guide is shipped to you prior to the May 1, 2015 release date of the Step 2 CK Video Series.
2014 Step 2 CK Review Course: You may start immediately on both components (the Clerkship Crash Cart and the Video Series) of the course.
Please allow 24-48 business hours to process your order. If you purchase before 4PM CST, 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.