USMLE, ECFMG, AAMC, ERAS, NRMP, ACGME, FSMB, and FCVS: The Complex Alphabet Soup of Becoming a Medical Doctor in the United States
Posted January 3rd, 2022 by Dennis Abramson.
We received a lot of calls from aspiring doctors last year after publishing our blog post about becoming a physician in the United States, and we are always looking to […]Read More
Posted May 3rd, 2021 by Dennis Abramson.
As has been frequently reported on this blog (most recently here), the highly anticipated 2022 Pathways to ECFMG Certification – developed with the USMLE Program’s permanent discontinuance of the Step […]Read More
Posted April 25th, 2021 by Dennis Abramson.
As previously reported, the USMLE Program announced in February 2020 that he number of permissible failed attempts on any USMLE examination would be reduced from six (6) to four (4), […]Read More
Posted April 11th, 2021 by Dennis Abramson.
The consequences of a finding of Irregular Behavior cannot be understated. As reported on our website , the Federation of State Medical Board’s website, and ECFMG: “Engaging in irregular behavior can […]Read More
Posted January 26th, 2021 by Dennis Abramson.
In what amounts to a fundamental change in the way doctors qualify to practice medicine in the United States, the National Board of Medical Examiners and Federation of State Medical […]Read More
Posted September 1st, 2020 by Dennis Abramson.
Per our website at this link, we write “What is at stake when a medical student, medical school graduate or medical professional receives a letter informing them that they are […]Read More
Interesting article in the Philadelphia Inquirer yesterday weighing the advantages and disadvantages of permitting medical students to work in hospitals and treat patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The article notes […]Read More