Articles about ‘Residency’

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 Jane Boston|2022-07-25T18:04:45-04:00July 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|2022-05-16T14:37:30-04:00June 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
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