Delayed Change to USMLE Attempt Limit Policy
During the past month, the USMLE® program has shared detailed information about our expansion efforts to address the backlog of USMLE examinees who have been delayed in testing due to COVID-19.
Last week, in order to make testing more rapidly and widely available, the USMLE program announced plans to provide its exams at reduced length at certain test sites by excluding unscored questions.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix will be a regional testing center where administrations of Step 1 and Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) are anticipated to begin later this month. At this time, this center will only serve students from a Southwest consortium of schools:
To learn more about the recent decision to suspend test administration of the Step 2 Clinical Skills exam for 12-18 months, listen to a podcast featuring Dave Johnson, Chief Assessment Officer for the Federation of State Medical Boards, Dr.
Last week, we announced three regional testing centers at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, the University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine, and the Indiana University School of Medicine.
Over the course of the last three months, the USMLE program has considered several options for resuming Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) testing.