Latest Announcements

Preparations for Event Testing

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.

Posted: June 24, 2020

USMLE to Administer Standard Length Forms at All Sites

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.

Posted: June 9, 2020

Southwest Regional Testing Center

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:

Posted: June 3, 2020

Suspending Step 2 Clinical Skills Examination

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.

Posted: June 1, 2020

California and Texas Regional Testing Centers

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.

Posted: May 28, 2020