Articles about ‘Residency’

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

Internal Medicine Certification Exam: Your Residency as a Study Tool

As you juggle the demands of Internal Medicine residency, studying for your Internal Medicine Certification exam may drop to the bottom of your to-do list, despite its importance. Many third-year residents wait to study only to find themselves overwhelmed when the high-stakes ABIM exam is looming just [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2024-04-29T16:32:04-04:00April 6th, 2023|Internal Medicine, Residency|Comments Off on Internal Medicine Certification Exam: Your Residency as a Study Tool

The Nature of the Beast — Resident In-Training Exams

What Are In-Training Exams (ITE)? In-training exams are designed to assess residents’ progress in training. Two such tests are the American Board of Family Medicine In-Training Examination (ABFM-ITE) and the Internal Medicine In-Training Examination (IM-ITE). The ABFM-ITE is given annually during the last week of October and can [...]

By Kristin Burati|2024-04-30T14:53:00-04:00July 25th, 2022|Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Residency|Comments Off on The Nature of the Beast — Resident In-Training Exams

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|2023-08-24T15:58:45-04:00June 6th, 2019|Residency|2 Comments
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