ALiEM in-training exam prep book for emergency medicineIt is with great pleasure that we announce the first edition of the ALiEM In-Training Exam Prep Book in both PDF and iBook form. This free book was a year-long project from the Chief Resident Incubator, led by the Editors Dr. Michael Gottlieb, Dr. Dorothy Habrat, Dr. Margaret Sheehy, Dr. Samuel Zidovetsky, and Dr. Adaira Chou with the support of Associate Editors Dr. Nikita Joshi and Dr. Michelle Lin. Over 90 EM residents and faculty from the Incubator and across U.S. emergency medicine residency programs contributed board-review type questions. Five practice tests are included for those preparing for the in-training exam (also known as the in-service exam) or even for the ABEM written board exam. You can download the free PDF or iBook below.

Download the ALiEM In-Training Exam Prep Book

Select your desired book format by clicking on the appropriate link below.  If you have questions or comments, please go to the In-Training Exam Prep Book’s home page.

The backstory

Why did we write this book? How did this book come about? Read more on the book’s home page.

How do I reference this book?

Gottlieb M, Habrat D, Sheehy M, Zidovetzki S, Chou A, ed. ALiEM In-Training Exam Prep: Emergency Medicine. 1st edition. San Francisco: ALiEM Publishing, 2016. ISBN 978-0-9907948-7-5

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Michael Gottlieb, MD, RDMS

Michael Gottlieb, MD, RDMS

Emergency Ultrasound Director
Rush University Medical Center
Chief Academic Officer
ALiEM Faculty Incubator
Adaira Landry, MD, Ed.M

Adaira Landry, MD, Ed.M

Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
Assistant Program Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Maggie Sheehy, MD, MSc

Maggie Sheehy, MD, MSc

Emergency Medicine Global Health Fellow
Massachusetts General Hospital;
Chief Operating Officer,
2016-17 Chief Resident Incubator
Maggie Sheehy, MD, MSc

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Nikita Joshi, MD

Nikita Joshi, MD

ALiEM Chief People Officer and Associate Editor
Clinical Instructor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Stanford University
Nikita Joshi, MD


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