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Scoring the USMLE – where to next?

Since the inception of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) in 1992, sitting for this multi-part examination is a rite of passage for all physicians wishing to practice medicine in the United States — but has it become too important? Sponsored by the Federation of State Medical [...]

By Ole-Petter Riksfjord Hamnvik, MB BCh BAO, MMSc|2020-09-21T16:26:18-04:00June 27th, 2019|Learning, News, Residency|1 Comment

Applying for Residency as an International Medical Graduate

*This post was originally published on NEJM Resident 360.* The medical profession in the U.S. has a remarkable international flair. One in four U.S. physicians is an international medical graduate (IMG), and every year around 12,000 IMGs apply for U.S. residency positions. But the path to practicing in [...]

By Ole-Petter Riksfjord Hamnvik, MB BCh BAO, MMSc|2019-06-06T17:00:27-04:00June 6th, 2019|Residency|2 Comments

The Power of Intellectual Humility

Editor’s Note: This post was previously published in Insights on Residency Training, which is hosted by NEJM Journal Watch. Don’t ever be afraid to say, “I don’t know.” Scott Hippe, MD, is a Chief Resident at Family Residency of Idaho in Boise. Those were parting words from [...]

By Scott Hippe, MD|2020-09-17T16:47:02-04:00September 20th, 2018|Learning, Residency|2 Comments

Verrocchio, Leonardo, and the Art of Effective Feedback to Residents

Midyear reviews of residents are under way. I cherish these gatherings. We review evaluations, in-training exam scores, consider career goals, and design individual learning plans. We ponder the big picture. Where is the resident going? How are things? This season, I found myself questioning the effectiveness of the [...]

By Benjamin Doolittle, MD|2018-04-12T11:15:43-04:00April 12th, 2018|Learning, Residency|3 Comments