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by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | May 12, 2021
To put the CPA UGRC in context, these recommendations are meant to be the same order of magnitude as the change of Step 1 to Pass-Fail―the largest shift in medical education in this century so far.
by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | January 21, 2021
Maybe this is the crisis that is going to be the opportunity to transform medical education?
by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | January 6, 2021
In 2020, people, schools, and organizations went through a period of “excitement” resulting in rapid change. The common theme for 2021 is going to be “consolidation” because I think people are tired of this kind of “excitement” for now.
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 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 Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | January 29, 2020
I am pleased to announce the official launch of our enhanced institutional learning and reporting platform for our Step 1 and Level 1 Qbanks.
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.
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