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ABFM Exam Day Essentials — Everything You Need to Know About the Day of the Test

If you have an ABFM exam approaching, you may have questions and some anxiety about what lies ahead. Whether you're a first-timer or it's been a while since your last exam, this guide is designed to ease your worries and equip you with the essential information you need [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2024-04-12T16:31:54-04:00October 30th, 2023|Family Medicine, Learning, Residency|Comments Off on ABFM Exam Day Essentials — Everything You Need to Know About the Day of the Test

ABIM Study Plan

Create Your Roadmap for Passing the Internal Medicine Certification Exam Also check out our Ultimate Internal Medicine Study Guide for a wealth of ABIM exam tips and resources. Whether your ABIM exam is a few weeks or a full year away, a strategic ABIM study plan can [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2024-04-18T17:05:31-04:00August 11th, 2023|Learning|Comments Off on ABIM Study Plan

Strategies for Working Through ABIM Questions

ABIM questions can pose challenges for almost any test taker, even those who are highly experienced. With only two minutes on average to answer each question, you’ll need to make the most of your time and knowledge to pass the ABIM exam. This post will help you sharpen [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2024-01-02T12:01:50-05:00June 13th, 2023|Learning|Comments Off on Strategies for Working Through ABIM Questions

What Is the Testing Effect, and How Does It Affect Learning, Knowledge, and Retention?

What Is the Testing Effect? By testing your memory, you not only assess what you know but also enhance later retention. This is not news. In 1620, Francis Bacon wrote, “If you read a piece of text through twenty times, you will not learn it by heart [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2024-04-30T14:54:27-04:00May 3rd, 2023|Learning|Comments Off on What Is the Testing Effect, and How Does It Affect Learning, Knowledge, and Retention?

I Studied for the Internal Medicine Board Exam on a StairMaster

When we published Monique Tellos’s, “I Studied for the Internal Medicine Boards on a StairMaster” in 2015, we knew her unique perspective and sage advice would be worthwhile for Internists preparing for their ABIM certification or recertification exam. The post is still popular today as it continues to [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2023-08-31T16:53:53-04:00March 22nd, 2023|Internal Medicine, Learning|17 Comments

How to Become a Physician Assistant (PA)

So, you are considering a career as a Physician Assistant (PA)? Also called Physician Associates, there are many solid reasons for joining this growing health care field. With the median salary over $115k, PAs enjoy a good standard of living along with job security and geographic mobility, as [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2022-10-04T11:43:35-04:00October 4th, 2022|Learning, PAs (Physician Assistants)|Comments Off on How to Become a Physician Assistant (PA)
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