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July 15, 2020

Residents, Fellows Will Get Minimum 6 Weeks Leave Residents, Fellows Will Get Minimum 6 Weeks Leave

Starting July 1, 2021, residents and fellows will be allowed a minimum 6 weeks away for medical leave or caregiving once during training, without having to […]
July 15, 2020

Trump Admin Drops Order to Bar Foreign Students After Pushback Trump Admin Drops Order to Bar Foreign Students After Pushback

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Under sharp pressure from states, universities, and technology companies, the Trump administration […]
June 30, 2020

How Well Trained Is the Class of COVID-19? How Well Trained Is the Class of COVID-19?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. During a family medicine rotation at Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU), […]
June 23, 2020

Residency, Med School Interviews Go Virtual: What to Know Residency, Med School Interviews Go Virtual: What to Know

Ramie Fathy visited more than a dozen medical schools as an applicant. Even now, three years later, he still remembers the moment the University of Pennsylvania […]
June 19, 2020

With Clinical Skills Tests Suspended, IMGs Need English Exam With Clinical Skills Tests Suspended, IMGs Need English Exam

With the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) test suspended as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Educational Commission for […]
June 15, 2020

USMLE Testing Chaos May Harm Current and Future Doctors USMLE Testing Chaos May Harm Current and Future Doctors

Somewhere near Kansas, 2 hours into a 17-hour drive on Interstate 70, Geoff Markowitz checked his email. He was on his way to a testing center […]
June 11, 2020

Mother and Daughter Graduate Med School, Match Together Mother and Daughter Graduate Med School, Match Together

Cynthia Kudji deferred her dream of becoming a physician when she gave birth to her daughter, Jasmine. But in some ways, the delay couldn’t have worked […]
June 9, 2020

USMLE Abandons Plan for Shorter Tests After Backlash USMLE Abandons Plan for Shorter Tests After Backlash

The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) will not offer a reduced-length test to some students taking Step 1 and Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) exams. […]
May 28, 2020

USMLE Step 2 CS Suspended for at Least 1 More Year USMLE Step 2 CS Suspended for at Least 1 More Year

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Sponsors of the US Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) announced on Tuesday that […]
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