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 October 9th, 2021 by Dennis Abramson.
Since our last blog post on the subject, our office has received questions from aspiring physicians regarding the prerequisites to obtaining a license to practice medicine in the United States. […]Read More
Posted September 17th, 2021 by Dennis Abramson.
Among the goals listed on its website, the USMLE Program strives “to assure fairness and equity to physicians through the highest professional testing standards”. If an examinee possesses unauthorized examination […]Read More
Posted September 10th, 2021 by Dennis Abramson.
On September 7, 2021, ECFMG again updated its site to reflect answers to frequently asked questions regarding the Pathways required for ECFMG Certification. IMGs seeking to enter the 2022 Main […]Read More
With the permanent discontinuance of the USMLE Step 2 CS examination, the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (“ECFMG”) announced its plan to implement an additional pathway (that is, the […]Read More
Navigating the process of obtaining a license to practice medicine in any jurisdiction in the United States confounds even the most sophisticated physicians. Making matters more complicated are the different […]Read More
As previously reported on this blog in 2020 and again in April 2021, starting with Step 1 exams administered on January 26, 2021, the USMLE Program will change from a […]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