The Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review

Certification and Recertification: Expert Consult - Online and Print


  • Bimal Ashar, MD, MBA, Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Redonda Miller, MD, MBA, Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Stephen Sisson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Don't gamble on the most important exam of your career... ace the boards with the Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review! Johns Hopkins was the birthplace of the Internal Medicine residency, and it has led the field ever since. Now it's also the source of the most effective board-review tool in the specialty! Respected experts summarize just the imperative information you need to know for certification or recertification.
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internal medicine residents and physicians


Book information

  • Published: April 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-0692-1

Table of Contents

1 Maximizing Test Performance: Effective Study and Test-Taking Strategies

SECTION ONE Cardiology

2 Hypertension

3 Lipid Disorders

4 Coronary Artery Disease

5 Arrhythmias

6 Heart Failure

7 Valvular Heart Disease

8 Pericardial Disease

9 Electrocardiogram Review

SECTION TWO Infectious Disease

10 Respiratory Infections

11 Genitourinary Infections

12 Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

13 Mycobacterial Infections

14 Infectious Diarrhea

15 Selected Topics in Infectious Disease I

16 Selected Topics in Infectious Disease II

SECTION THREE Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

17 Obstructive Lung Disease

18 Pulmonary Function Testing

19 Chest Radiograph Review

20 Interstitial Lung Disease

21 Venous Thromboembolic Disease

22 Selected Topics in Pulmonary Medicine

23 Critical Care Medicine

24 Pleural Disease

SECTION FOUR Gastroenterology

25 Peptic Ulcer Disease and Gastrointestinal Bleeding

26 Esophageal Disease

27 Pancreatic and Biliary Disease

28 Disorders of the Small and Large Intestine

29 Acute and Chronic Liver Disease

30 Complications of Liver Disease


31 Acid-Base Disorders and Renal Tubular Acidosis

32 Electrolyte Disorders

33 Acute Kidney Injury

34 Glomerular Disease

35 Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease

36 Selected Topics in Nephrology

SECTION SIX Endocrinology

37 Diabetes Mellitus

38 Thyroid Disease

39 Calcium Disorders and Metabolic Bone Disease

40 Reproductive Endocrinology

41 Neuroendocrine and Adrenal Disease

SECTION SEVEN Rheumatology

42 Arthritis

43 Office Orthopedics

44 Vasculitis

45 Selected Topics in Rheumatology


46 Anemia Anemia

47 Platelet Disorders

48 Coagulation Disorders

49 Acute and Chronic Leukemias

50 Myelodysplastic Syndrome

51 Blood Smear and Bone Marrow Review


52 Colorectal Cancer

53 Breast and Ovarian Cancer

54 Genitourinary Cancer

55 Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

56 Plasma Cell Dyscrasias

57 Selected Topics in Oncology

58 Lung Cancer and Head and Neck Cancer


59 Headaches

60 Cerebrovascular Disease and Seizure Disorders

61 Movement Disorders

62 Selected Topics in Neurology

SECTION ELEVEN Selected Topics in General and Internal Medicine

63 Selected Topics in Geriatric Medicine

64 Selected Topics in Women's Health

65 Dermatology for the Internist

66 Ophthalmology for the Internist

67 Psychiatry for the Internist

68 Allergy and Immunology for the Internist

69 Genetics for the Internist

70 Complementary and Alternative Medicine

71 Substance Use Disorders

72 Preoperative Evaluation

73 Immunization and Prevention

74 Clinical Epidemiology

75 Medical Ethics