Washington D.C. Medical Live Center

Come prep for the USMLE® in Washington D.C.—the nation's center of historical, cultural, and political life.

You'll quickly become immersed in American culture and encounter iconic landmarks at every turn, from the White House and Capitol Building to the National Air and Space Museum. D.C. is also an educational capital with many major universities, law schools, and medical schools, and also hosts many medical conferences year round-tremendous networking opportunities for internationally-trained doctors. Home to all international embassies, you'll meet other students from around the world and enjoy a cultural experience just by walking down the street. After all, the best education goes beyond the classroom.

Top 5 things to do:

  1. Visit world-famous monuments like the White House and Lincoln Memorial.
  2. Walk the National Mall to see other iconic memorials.
  3. Tour the Supreme Court or the National Cathedral.
  4. Have a fun night out in the student area of Georgetown.
  5. Check out Dupont Circle's restaurants and U Street's cutting-edge, live music.
  6. Tour the Smithsonian Museums-for free!
  7. Explore waterways, such as The Chesapeake Bay, and enjoy an abundance of local seafood.
  8. Hop on the train to New York City for an exciting weekend get-away.
  9. Enjoy musical and theatrical performances at The Kennedy Center.
  10. Go to a Nationals baseball or Wizards basketball game, right in the city.

Quick Fact

Washington D.C. is home to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of the most famous medical research centers in the world.

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Upcoming Free Events:

Aug 16, 2017

Personal Statement and Application Tips
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM ET

Sep 12, 2017

Test Taking Strategies Step 1 Sample Lecture
6:15 PM - 9:15 PM ET

Sep 14, 2017

Understanding the USMLE exams: Step 1
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM ET

Sep 19, 2017

Qbank Challenge: Step 1 Deconstructing Board Style Questions
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Sep 21, 2017

Physiology Step 1 Sample Lecture
6:00 PM - 8:15 PM ET

Sep 27, 2017

How to Apply for ECFMG and USMLE
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM ET

Center Information

Courses offered

  • USMLE Step 1 Plus Programs
  • USMLE Step 1 Prep- Live
  • USMLE Step 1 Prep- In Center
  • USMLE Step 1 Plus Programs
  • USMLE Step 2 CK Plus Programs
  • USMLE Step 2 CK Prep-Live
  • USMLE Step 2 CK Prep-In Center
  • USMLE Step 2 Plus Programs
  • USMLE Step 3 Plus Programs
  • USMLE Step 3 Prep In Center

IMG-friendly hospitals near the center

  • Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
  • Howard University, Washington, DC
  • Providence Hospital, Washington, DC
  • MedStar Franklin Square Hospital Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
  • St. Agnes HealthCare, Baltimore, MD
  • MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Prince George Hospital Center, Cheverly, MD

Center accommodations

  • 8 rooms for classes, group study, and tutoring
  • 4 Computer labs
  • A comfortable student lounge
  • A prayer room
  • Free wireless Internet access (Wi-Fi)
  • Medical library with free access to textbooks and flashcards

Live center

Kaplan Medical Center Washington D.C.
Kaplan Medical Center Washington D.C.
Kaplan Medical Center Washington D.C.
Kaplan Medical Center Washington D.C.
Kaplan Medical Center Washington D.C.
Kaplan Medical Center Washington D.C.
Kaplan Medical Center Washington D.C.
Kaplan Medical Center Washington D.C.
Kaplan Medical Center Washington D.C.
Kaplan Medical Center Washington D.C.

Center Location


2025 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

Phone Number

+1 202 728 8501

Hours of operation

Monday - Thursday:
9:00 am - 8:00 pm ET

9:00 am - 5:00 pm ET

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ET


Call Center for holiday hours.

Interacting with IMGs from different countries, in addition to the Kaplan faculty, was an added benefit of my prep experience. In addition to forming lifelong friendships, we benefitted from the mutual exchange of information and test prep tips. It was truly a culturally enriching opportunity.

— S. Masood

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