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Articles tagged USMLE
by Dr. Conrad Fischer, MD, MA, Professor of Medicine, Program Director and Vice-Chair, Department of Medicine, Brookdale Hospital Medical Center | September 29, 2020
Whether you believe that the test should have a grade or be Pass/Fail, the test is going to be Pass/Fail and every student has to know what this means. It means that student’s had better maximize all your efforts on Step 2.
by Joshua D. Brooks, Ph.D., Associate Director, Pre-Clinical Academics, USMLE, COMLEX, & NBDE Pharmacology & Biochemistry Faculty Member | August 18, 2020
By preparing as faculty to command an online environment and translate our knowledge using modern techniques, we can continue to prepare our students effectively for board exams.
by Mark Tyler-Lloyd, M.D., Executive Director of Medical Academics | July 27, 2020
We have entered a unique and urgent time in medical education. Internal test changes and the external threat of a deadly pandemic have amplified the usual anxiety provoking challenges of being a medical student.
by Kaplan Medical Honor Society | May 13, 2020
Catch up with Kaplan Medical Honor Society almuni, Dan Arreaza-Kaufman from Venezuela, to learn more about his path to becoming an MD in the United States.
by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | April 15, 2020
The initial buzz in student communities was mixed. Some saw this as a great relief and stress reduction. Others saw this as a disadvantage for applications to competitive residencies.
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 Molly Johannessen, PhD | January 20, 2020
Molly Johannessen, PhD, Medical Learning Consultant, Physiology FacultyEducationally designed, standardized exams were created as a metric for learning, to help pinpoint areas for improvement, and to help learners and institutions evaluate progress.
November 11, 2019
In our recent webinar titled “Level 1 vs. Step 1: Differences and Similarities in Preparing for Success,” we discussed how to guide and support the preparation of your students for COMLEX-USA Level 1 and if applicable USMLE Step 1 exams.
August 19, 2019
We have acquired certain of the healthcare test preparation assets of Becker Professional Education, including Becker’s USMLE review programs.
June 24, 2019
We are incredibly happy to announce that UCIMED in Central America has chosen to integrate Kaplan Medical’s resources into their curriculum.
June 24, 2019
While Kaplan Medical is well-known for prepping students for their boards, we’re mindful of the greater student journey and determined to provide faculty and admins with tools and information to support students from admission to boards to residency.