The Cell Structure of an International Medical Graduate's Journey The Cell Structure of an International Medical Graduate's Journey
How to create your own personal cell structure to get through the USMLE and life.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Med Students Blog Source Type: news

An Innovative Washington Law Aims to Get Foreign-Trained Doctors Back in Hospitals
Growing up in Somalia’s capital of Mogadishu, where people sometimes die of preventable or treatable illnesses like diarrhea, typhoid and malaria, taught Abdifitah Mohamed a painful lesson: adequate health care is indispensable. In 1996, Mohamed’s mother died of septicemia after spending nine months hospitalized for a gunshot wound. Her death, Mohamed says, inspired him to go to medical school, and for about four years he worked to treat the sick and injured in Somalia, Sudan and Kenya. But Mohamed hasn’t been able to work as a doctor since 2015, when he left for the United States, where his wife emigrate...
Source: TIME: Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

USMLE Nightmare: Med Student's Responses Fail to Record USMLE Nightmare: Med Student's Responses Fail to Record
Three months after learning the clinical exams he took this summer were lost and after failing a rushed retest, a fourth-year medical student remains hopeful he ' ll get into a residency program.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 10, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

A 2-Month-Old Receiving Anesthetic: Osmosis USMLE Study Question A 2-Month-Old Receiving Anesthetic: Osmosis USMLE Study Question
Our question this week asks about bloodwork in infants.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Don't Clinical Skills Matter? We Need a New Step 2 Exam Now! Don't Clinical Skills Matter? We Need a New Step 2 Exam Now!
Critics say the USMLE ' s recent decision to permanently retire the Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS2) examination leaves a hole in assessing new physicians, one that devalues important skills.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

USMLE Stuns Again: Clinical Skills Test Permanently Ended USMLE Stuns Again: Clinical Skills Test Permanently Ended
In May, cosponsors of the Step 2 CS said they would take 12-18 months to revamp the test, after the pandemic put it on hold. Now, it ' s scrapped entirely. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - January 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Med Students News Alert Source Type: news

Residency Report Shows New Specialty Data, USMLE Score Changes Residency Report Shows New Specialty Data, USMLE Score Changes
The latest AAMC report on residents shows nearly half of medical graduates changed specialties. It also revealed which specialties had the highest USMLE scores and demographic underrepresentation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Another USMLE Shocker: Step 2 CS Going Remote, Virtual Another USMLE Shocker: Step 2 CS Going Remote, Virtual
No timeline for the historic change to the usually hands-on, patient care exam has been given. Critics say the test should be permanently scrapped.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

USMLE Clinical Skills Testing: End It or Change It Entirely USMLE Clinical Skills Testing: End It or Change It Entirely
The USMLE Step 2 CS is on hold due to COVID-19. The suspension offers a chance to reflect on problems with the exam and whether those issues can be fixed or the test should be ended forever.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - August 26, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

USMLE Change Is Rewriting Residency Selection, Med Ed USMLE Change Is Rewriting Residency Selection, Med Ed
The announcement of a major change to USMLE testing has left residency directors rethinking how they select applicants and may shake the foundations of medical education curricula.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

With Clinical Skills Tests Suspended, IMGs Need English Exam With Clinical Skills Tests Suspended, IMGs Need English Exam
Requirements for students have changed again. With the USMLE Step 2 clinical skills test suspended, foreign medical graduates must now take an English exam.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

USMLE Testing Chaos May Harm Current and Future Doctors USMLE Testing Chaos May Harm Current and Future Doctors
Licensing exam testing, delayed by COVID-19, has resumed. But chaos and cancellations have left many confused, anxious, and angry. Critics allege that the organizations responsible are failing students and residents.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

USMLE Abandons Plan for Shorter Tests After Backlash USMLE Abandons Plan for Shorter Tests After Backlash
The MSMLE decided not to offer a shorter version of the Step 1 and Step 2 CK exam to some students after all, in response to criticism about fairness.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

USMLE Step 2 CS Suspended for at Least 1 More Year USMLE Step 2 CS Suspended for at Least 1 More Year
Some say a crucial tool for ensuring proficiency will be sorely missed. Some say the test material is covered elsewhere and that it should be permanently replaced, regardless of COVID-19.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Students Upset by USMLE Response to COVID-19 Demand Changes
An open letter asks the National Board of Medical of Examiners to consider alternate test locations, better communication, and other changes. The organization says it is pursuing solutions. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news