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Building Better Doctors through Patient-Centered Learning.

An online study tool that teaches you to think like a doctor by recognizing that clinical medicine is built on a foundation of basic medical sciences.

Online Courses

Videos, eBooks, as well as practice questions on core subjects.

question bank

Multiple choice questions to prepare for the day of the exam.

1-on-1 tutoring

Personalized curriculum of study with our professional tutors.

lively forums

Effective interaction and discussion with the medical community.

Hello there Companion!

The Medical School Companion is passionate about student success and we will do whatever it takes to ensure your students achieve their desired results. It all starts with Curriculum Integration through our University Partnerships. Do you think your university could benefit from a partnership with Medical School Companion?

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USMLE Step 1 + 2CK Review Courses

Taught by our internationally-recognized faculty, our integrated curriculum will teach you how to organize your knowledge to improve your scores on USMLE Step 1 and 2CK exams.

Philip Tisdall, MD

Cardiovascular System

Review the physiology, pathology and pharmacology of the cardiovascular system with an integrated approach that emphasizes clinical-pathologic correlation.

Jack Wilson, PhD


Review the functional applications of neuroanatomy as needed by the physician and understand the relevance of the nervous system to clinical practice.


Mary Ruebush, PhD


Review the mechanisms of microbial pathogenesis, genetics, and drug resistance, as well as medically important bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites.


USMLE Step 1 & 2CK question banks

Practice with hundreds of USMLE-style multiple choice questions written by our experienced faculty with explanations.


Download All New 2020 Materials

USMLE Step 1 & 2CK Review books

Gain access to our brand new 2020 Step 1 & 2CK Review Book Series written by award-winning authors Dr. Ruebush, Dr. Wilson, and Dr. Tisdall. 

Customized 1-on-1 Tutoring


Personalized tutoring to get your USMLE Step 1 exam ahead of the curve, actually understand, learning approaches, help increase scores as well as accomplished success.

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Includes a premium membership to our online learning platform.
Flexible Scheduling

Our tutors could really collaborate on your schedule.

expert tutors

Our Tutors are vetted and trained by our world-class faculty.

Personalized Study Program

Tutoring is customized for every individual to maximize results.

Meet a few of our faculty members

Our Professional Team

Philip Tisdall, MD

Integrated Systems-Based Pathophysiology

Philip Tisdall, MD, award-winning teacher and published author, trained at the Mayo Clinic and is a diplomat of the American Board of Pathology (AP and CP)

Mary Ruebush, PhD

Immunology, Microbiology, Medical Genetics

Mary Ruebush, PhD, is one of the nation’s most experienced instructors in Microbiology and Immunology for USMLE Step 1 review.

Jack Wilson, PhD

Neuroscience, Clinical Anatomy

Dr. Jack Wilson received his PhD from the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Proven Methods. Better Results.

What Satisfied Students Say.

Find your method of focusing on the clinical-pathologic correlation and clinical testing to be extremely helpful and rewarding. I am excited to learn medicine again!

Alexander B. Netter School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University

I used your teaching as my primary resource for learning, and I left the exam feeling more prepared and less worried than I had for any exam so far this year.

Kevin D. Ross University School of Medicine

Having this study tool drastically aided me while preparing for Step 1. The doctors offering this dynamic review course are truly the absolute best in the industry!

Sophia M. St. Matthew's University, School of Medicine

Your teaching is one of the main reasons why I am here today.

Richard H. University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Very thorough review of important Step 1 topics. This course helps me use common sense and logic to answer questions.

Caroline M. American University of Antigua

I am a sophomore year student of MBBS in Zhengzhou University, China. Last semester I had an Immunology course. Luckily I came across the awesome textbook "Becker USMLE Step 1 Immunology & Microbiology (Written by Dr Ruebush) It helped me immensely to get a straight A in these subjects. I'm truly honored and privileged to thank you for your dedication and contribution for the book. I'll be always in debt.

Rafin A. Zhengzhou University, China
Medical School Insights
Hear from current & former medical students on best practices for making the most of your med-ed experience, from study habits to exam tips.
SARS-CoV-2 Discussions
Read the latest analysis on COVID-19, including a publication by Dr. Tisdall on Famotidine and webinar by Dr. Ruebush on microbiology.
Medical Research
Participate in discussions regarding the latest developments in medical innovation and how to use research to improve your resume.