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Articles published in February 2020
by Kaplan Medical Honor Society | February 27, 2020
Catch up with Kaplan Medical Honor Society alumni, Phuong Minh Nguyen, to learn more about his path from studying in Vietnam to becoming an MD in the United States.
by Molly Johannessen, PhD | February 17, 2020
In my role as a Medical Learning Consultant, so much of my work is geared toward supporting those who are on the frontlines with aspiring physicians each and every day.
by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | February 14, 2020
This week the NBME announced several changes to the Step exams, the most meaningful of which is that USMLE Step 1 will be changing to a pass/fail exam.
by Daniel Nelson II, Executive Director, Global Medical Sales | February 11, 2020
I have been working to help students achieve their educational and professional goals for my entire career. In my 13 years with Kaplan, I have worked with all types of students from all over the world.
by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | February 10, 2020
It is human nature to be cautious of the unknown. When a new threat emerges, that caution can be amplified by the lack of information. The resulting behavior can create additional problems that compound the original risk.
by Jeff Weil, Regional Medical Program Director | February 5, 2020
While there is no single strategy for increasing diagnostic competency among physicians, the willingness of medical schools to revamp curricula and increase clinical exposures bodes well for the future of the American healthcare system.
by Molly Johannessen, PhD | February 4, 2020
The journey into medicine is not easy. From huge financial as well as emotional costs to the prevalence of burnout, there are many daunting obstacles facing future physicians.
by Melissa Qazi, MD and Mary Halton, Kaplan Health Sciences Expert | February 3, 2020
The PANCE blueprint underwent several important updates in 2019. Many of the changes were a restructuring of how topics are categorized under each specialty; however, there are additional critical changes that deserve mention.
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