Below is a complete list of all forms available this year for the USMLE NBME self-assessment and practice exams for USMLE Step 1, Step 2, and Step 3 offered by the NBME and some guidance on using them in your study preparation. Continue reading
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Doctors In Training has launched its brand new PANCE & PANRE Review Course. The course is a high-yield, engaging ,concise resource with the most up-to-date test prep content. Continue reading
On September 20, 2016, the NRMP established a new communication rule that comes into effect for all Matches opening after June 30, 2016. Programs are not allowed to request the names, specialties, geographic locations, or other identifying information about programs that you have or may apply to. Continue reading
In case you missed this announcement, the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) recently announced changes that will affect medical students. Continue reading
Have you heard? The USMLE Step 3 exam made a few changes in November. As always, Doctors In Training is here to support you throughout your medical education, especially when it comes to USMLE and COMLEX exam prep. Being informed … Continue reading
Available to you November 3, 2014, the brand new Doctors In Training Step 3 Review Course will address the updated exam content through high-yield clinical questions and videos. Continue reading
Can an innovative piece of hardware significantly alter the medical industry? Google Glass, a tiny computer and camera built into a pair of glasses with a monitor right above the user’s right eye, is a relatively new development that is undergoing testing by several surgeons throughout the United States. Continue reading
The United States Medical Licensing Board has announced that there will be new items added to the Step 2 CK examination as early as August 3, 2011. These new items’ formats will assess an examinee's ability to appropriately interpret information presented both in the form of a research abstract and a pharmaceutical advertisement.
Students should be prepared to be able to analyze a pharmaceutical advertisement and answer multiple choice questions about the following areas as related to the pharmaceutical covered in the ad:
c) Development and approval of drugs and dietary supplements
d) Medical ethics
e) Decisions about individual patient care
In addition, students will be asked to interpret a clinical or experimental research abstract and answer questions related to:
b) Use of diagnostic studies
d) Decisions about patient care
Another proposal to mitigate the damages of the pending shortage of doctors is in the works – it aims to eliminate medical school debt and with it the potential barrier to applying to medical school for many students. Under the … Continue reading
An article published in the December issue of Academic Medicine highlights the increasing shortage of doctors who are willing to be on-call, even for pay, and the reasons for and solutions to the crisis.
On-call duties were traditionally performed without pay by doctors in exchange for hospital admitting privileges. Today, residents at...