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      USMLE FAQS: Step 2 CS (Clinical Skills)

      By meliza / March 8, 2012

      How is the Step 2 CS exam scored? ¬†Examinees are scored in three separate subcomponents: Integrated Clinical Encounter (ICE), Communication and Interpersonal Skills (CIS), and Spoken English Proficiency (SEP). Each of the three subcomponents must be passed in a single administration in order to achieve a passing performance on Step 2 CS. How could I […]

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        ECFMG Launches Electronic Verification of Medical Credentials

        By meliza / February 28, 2012

        The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), a world expert on international medical schools and the credentials they issue, is pleased to announce the launch of an electronic process for verifying the medical education credentials of international physicians who seek entry into the U.S. health care system. In January 2012, after more than a […]

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          REMINDER: New Rules on Repeating USMLE Examinations

          By meliza / February 20, 2012

          As announced in the ECFMG website, we would also like to remind the exam applicants that the USMLE program has introduced new rules on repeating USMLE examinations. Time between Examination Attempts The USMLE program sets rules on how quickly examinees can repeat the same Step or Step Component. As previously published, these rules will change […]

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            USMLE Score FAQs: Pass or Fail?

            By meliza / February 14, 2012

            USMLE score reports and transcripts show your scores (for Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3) and an indication of whether you passed or failed (for all examinations). You will receive two different scores on the front of your report which basically reflects your overall performance on the examination: one on a 3-digit score […]

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              Fee to be Implemented for Application for ECFMG Certification

              By meliza / February 7, 2012

              As announced by ECFMG, effective last January 30, 2012, a fee of $50 will be charged for submitting an Application for ECFMG Certification. The Application for ECFMG Certification is a requirement for international medical students/graduates pursuing ECFMG Certification. International medical students/graduates must submit an Application for ECFMG Certification before they can apply to ECFMG for […]

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