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Welcome to our “Case of the Month” series with Dr. Raj Dasgupta. Each month, Dr. Raj will be walking through a case study on how to get to the diagnosis of a patient. After watching, feel free to reach out to Dr. Raj on social media for any questions you have!

Medical Students prepare for USMLE

March2021

Join us this month for the first part of this special edition of “Case of the Month with Dr. Raj” where medical students just like you join him for a discussion over various vignettes and how they get to the answer.

March - Supporting Content

"Beyond the Pearls: - Integrated questions" Powerpoint

Sleep Paralysis

January2021

Having trouble sleeping? Follow along with Dr. Raj as he goes through the sleep medicine case, along with the Epworth Sleepiness Scale, of a medical student who's seeking advice.

January - Supporting Content

"Beyond the Pearls: - Sleep Paralysis" Powerpoint

High Altitude Physiology: Central & Peripheral Chemoreceptors

December2020

Are unusual environment questions tough for you? What is High Altitude Cerebral Edema? On this Case of the Month we cover a 62 year old patient planning his dream vacation to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Join in to learn and see what Dr. Raj recommends to prevent acute mountain sickness and what would be considered the most appropriate pharmacological recommendation.

December Case - Supporting Content

"Beyond the Pearls: - High Altitude Physiology: Central & Peripheral Chemoreceptors" Powerpoint

Beyond the Pearls

November2020

Follow along with him as he goes through the steps on how to treat the patient by integrating basic science with clinical knowledge, and also answers questions from Medical Students.

November Case - Supporting Content

"Beyond the Pearls" Powerpoint

COVID-19: "Atypical ARDS" A New Disease?

October2020

October Case - Supporting Content

COVID-19: “Atypical ARDS” A New Disease? Powerpoint

About Dr. Raj Dasgupta

Raj Dasgupta MD, FACP, FCCP, FAASM

I completed Internal Medicine residency at Michigan State University, Pulmonary/Critical Care fellowship at Columbia University, Saint Lukes & Roosevelt Hospital and sleep medicine fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital. During my training, I received numerous awards including: resident of the year, fellow of the year and the Director’s Award for research. After my training, I worked at Abington Hospital which is affiliated with Jefferson University where I received the faculty teacher of the year. Currently I am a Professor at the University of Southern California (USC) and received the faculty teaching award for the last 6 consecutive years. I am quadruple board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. I am an active clinical researcher and currently teach USMLE Step 1, 2, 3, and Internal Medicine Board Review around the world for the past 18 years. My 1st book in a series titled “Medicine Morning Report: Beyond the Pearls” is published by Elsevier. I currently appear on various media platforms and television shows such as “Chasing The Cure”, “The Doctors”, “CNN” and “Inside Edition.”

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