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
As mentioned in a previous blog post, in February of 2020, the USMLE Program announced that it planned to change the Step 1 examination from a three-digit scoring system to […]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
According to results from the 2021 Main Residency Match announced by the National Residency Matching Program, more than 7,500 international medical graduates (IMGs) obtained first-year residency training positions in U.S. […]Read More
The USMLE Program’s announcement that it was permanently discontinuing the Step 2 CS examination continues to have far reaching consequences for aspiring physicians and the medical licensing and credentialing organizations, […]Read More
The USMLE Program has announced changes in its eligibility rules, reducing the number of permissible failed attempts to four (4) attempts for any USMLE Step examination. Under the current policy […]Read More
Almost immediately after the USMLE Program permanently discontinued the Step 2 CS exam, ECFMG announced that it would develop modifications to the five (5) alternative pathways it developed to permit […]Read More
In response to today’s announcement that the USMLE Step 2 CS examination will be permanently discontinued, ECFMG has announced that it will offer expanded pathways to temporary ECFMG certification for […]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