USMLE Benchmark is published by Jones & Bartlett Learning, the publishers of the Tarascon Pharmacopeia ( The mission of USMLE Benchmark is to provide medical students preparing for Steps 1 or 2 of the USMLE with an authoritative, up-to-date review product which, ultimately, provides them with a competitive advantage to excel at their boards and move on to the residencies and specialties of their choice.

Our Advisory Board

Our advisory board meticulously reviews each question set to ensure the highest quality and efficacy. Our advisory board members include:

• Marc E. Agronin, MD, Vice President, Behavioral Health and Clinical Research, Miami Jewish Health Systems

• Kendra Bergstrom, MD, FAAD, Island Dermatology, Pacific Medical Centers

• Tamara L. Callahan, MD, MPP, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

• Ron Cowan, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair for Education, Director, Residency Training Program, Director, Psychiatric Neuroimaging Program, Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

• Alfa Diallo, MD, MPH, FACEP, Assistant Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medical Services, Memorial West Hospital (FL), Staff physician

• Andrew Dionne, MD, Administrative Medical Director, Acute Care Services, Maine General Medical Center, Medical Director, Kennebec Valley Community Care Team

• Anthony Galitsky, MD, Bariatric Medicine and General Surgeon, General and Bariatric Medicine Attending, Weight Loss Institute of Arizona

• James Glazer, MD, FACS, Director of Sports Medicine, Memorial Hospital

• Randall L. Goodman, MD, Shepard Eye Center/ Kendall-Shepard Eye Center, Marian Regional Medical Center

• Jeffrey Jacobson, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine

• Afsoon Moktar, PhD, EMBA, CT (ASCP), Associate Professor, School of Physician Assistant Studies, MCPHS University

• Michael Nader, PhD, Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology, Center for Comparative Medicine Research, Director of the Nonhuman Primate Imaging of Behavior Program, Wake Forest University School of Medicine

• Daniel K. Onion, MD, MPH, Director (emeritus), Maine-Dartmouth Family Practice Residency, Professor of Community and Family Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College

• Dmitry Opolinsky, DO, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nephrologist, Maine Medical Center

• Brady Pregerson, MD, Staff Emergency Physician, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Clinical Instructor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine

• Elizabeth Prusak, MD, FACOG, Lahey Clinic, Pelvic and Minimally Invasive Surgeon

• Barbara Roberts, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Albert Medical School of Brown University

• Gideon P. Smith, MD, Ph, Instructor Harvard Medical School, Director Of Connective Tissue Diseases Clinic, Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital

• George P Thomas, Jr., MD, PhD, Neurology Resident, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center / Geisel School of Medicine