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Doctors denounce ‘offensive’ policy of inspecting head coverings at licensing exams

VANCOUVER—Doctors are once again calling out the Medical Council of Canada for using intrusive methods to prevent cheating at its licensing exams. This time, it’s inspections of religious head coverings. The outcry began last week with a tweet by ...

Source: Toronto Star
Published: 15 May 2019

National physician licensing organization elects Milling to executive board

NBME develops and manages the three-step United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), a joint program of the NBME and the Federation of State Medical Boards. The exams are given to students after the first year of medical school, the fourth year of ...

Source: Medicine Buffalo
Published: 08 May 2019

Hong Kong Medical Council signs off on proposal that will make it easier for doctors trained overseas to work in city

Currently, doctors not trained locally are required to pass the licensing exam administered by the council and to complete a period of internship at public hospitals before they may be registered as medical practitioners. Otherwise, they are under so ...

Source: South China Morning Post
Published: 08 May 2019

Will Hong Kong’s Medical Council get it right during second vote on overseas hires?

... work experience requirements – 18 months of clinical experience in the public sector or medical schools after passing the licensing examination. While popular with fellow doctors, this proposal however received lukewarm response from lay members and ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 08 May 2019

A survey of fourth-year radiology residents who took the 2018 ABR Core Exam

3rd-year in-training exam scores, United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) step scores, study time off, ABR core exam overall score, and ABR core exam sections scored less than 350. Preliminary results based on 186 residents of 1163 radiology ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 05 May 2019

Missouri revokes medical license for doctor who fondled patients

The Missouri medical board revoked the medical license of a St. Louis County doctor who admitted ... said Jain groped her breasts during an exam for chronic pain, and another woman, 61, told police Jain groped her. Jain could not be reached for comment ...

Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Published: 06 May 2019

Delaware physician accused of trading drugs for sex loses medical license

The state Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline permanently revoked the license ... After the patient's last recorded visit or examination with Mr. Gala in late October 2016, Mr. Gala continued to write prescriptions for the female patient and did ...

Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 13 May 2019

Doctor who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting patients has medical license revoked

Abhishek Jain's medical license was revoked on April 12 ... an appointment Jain groped her breasts and genitals with his hands. The woman stopped the exam and left. Days later, the same thing occurred to a 61-year-old woman during her appointment.

Source: KSDK
Published: 07 May 2019

License revoked for St. Louis County doctor who admitted abusing patients

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 40-year-old Abhishek Jain, who is originally from India, agreed to surrender his medical license and ... groping women during examinations, will ...

Source: Fox2Now
Published: 06 May 2019

What does it take to pass the ABR Core Examination on the first try?

Nearly 92% of respondents passed on their first attempt. High scores on the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 and Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) were “strongly associated” with passing the Core Examination, the authors observed.

Source: Radiology Business
Published: 09 May 2019

Hong Kong to relax rules for admitting overseas doctors after Medical Council votes to back plan

The winning proposal exempted overseas specialist doctors from an internship requirement if they have worked for three years in the public sector or medical schools, and have passed the licensing exam during that time. After that, the doctors would be free ...

Source: Hong Kong Free Press
Published: 09 May 2019

Medical Council removes hurdle for foreign doctors

Under the proposal, overseas specialists can get a full licence as long as they’ve worked in the public sector or medical schools for three years, and passed a licensing exam. A requirement for ...

Source: rthk
Published: 08 May 2019

Medical Officer (Director of OMS) Job in Washington DC, District of Columbia – Other Agencies and Independent Organizations

or successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination. Licensure For all grade levels and positions, applicants must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician from a State, the District of ...

Source: LemonWire
Published: 12 May 2019

Pressure mounts on medical boards to root out sexual predator doctors

Among them, Indiana’s medical board suspended a physician’s license over allegations of repeatedly touching ... Among the allegations were that he fondled patients in the guise of exams, and that he told patients he would provide painkillers in ...

Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Published: 10 May 2019

Medical Council approves plan to ease rules for foreign doctors

the Department of Health or medical schools in Hong Kong for three years and passed a licensing examination, without having to complete an internship. Lau revealed after the voting that he, as a professor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s (CUHK ...

Source: EJ Insight
Published: 09 May 2019

Emergency Medical Technician - PRN - Canby Ambulance

Responsible for preparing equipment during basic examinations, diagnostic procedures ... Completion of an accredited Training Program required for licensing. Must have a thorough knowledge of emergency medical technician (EMT) principles, practices ...

Source: EMS1
Published: 06 May 2019

The association between United States Medical Licensing Examination scores and clinical performance in medical students

1 Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA; 2 Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA Purpose: United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 and Step 2 Clinical Knowledge ...

Source: Dove Medical Press
Published: 26 Apr 2019

Bartlett's Medical Academy gives students the needed tools to succeed in the medical field

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - At Bartlett High School, students are getting to experience hands-on opportunities learning skills like: CPR, splinting, prescription preparation, dissection, biomedical examination ... CNA license through King Tech. "This Medical ...

Source: KTUU.com
Published: 04 May 2019

Only 30 extra overseas doctors expected in Hong Kong each year, despite Medical Council relaxing rules

as long as they worked three years in the public sector and passed the licensing exam. However, Lam and her health minister Sophia Chan both said that the effectiveness of the change remained to be seen. President of the Hong Kong Medical Association Ho ...

Source: Hong Kong Free Press
Published: 10 May 2019

Woman about to give birth while taking medical board exam tells her story

“Congrats… it’s a double celebration. GOD BLESS,” user Elmer Sibuyan said. The physician licensure examination, also known as the medical boards, is the last step toward becoming a doctor in the Philippines. It is taken after an individual has ...

Source: InterAksyon
Published: 21 Mar 2019

2 medical board exam topnotchers seek out the lowly

finished his Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Bicol University Polangui Campus in Albay and placed 10th in the July 2010 Nursing Licensure Examination. He then enrolled at the WVSU for his medical degree. Preparing for the PLE wasn’t easy ...

Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer
Published: 16 Mar 2019

BFF Goals: From nursing classmates to medical exam topnotchers

She wanted to open a dialysis center in province in Oriental Mindoro after she graduates from medical school. When she found out that she passed the licensure examination and landed on the fifth spot, she could not help but scream. She immediate called ...

Source: Inquirer.net
Published: 18 Mar 2019

2 schools get 100% passing rate in MedTech board exam

MANILA, Philippines — Two universities garnered a 100-percent passing rate in the March 2019 Medical Technologist (MedTech) Licensure Exam, results from the the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) showed. The PRC announced that 2,801 out of 4,092 ...

Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer
Published: 19 Mar 2019

What to Expect in Medical School and Beyond

After the preclinical phase, most students take the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 board exam, a national standardized test that demonstrates competency of clinical knowledge in a multiple-choice format. One's Step 1 score can ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 09 Apr 2019

Minorities, Women Lag on Medical Exams : Research: Study says gaps are linked to students' education, not race or sex.

That test has subsequently been revised and is now called the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination, but Bowles believes that the findings apply to it as well, "although we don't have enough data to publish yet." Fuller said the results were not particularly ...

Source: Los Angeles Times
Published: 14 Apr 2019

Over 71 per cent medical students fail licensing examination

Over 71 per cent of aspiring doctors and dentists, who had passed MBBS and BDS examinations from medical institutes within and outside the country, will not be able to practice medicine in Nepal for now, as they have failed the mandatory licensing ...

Source: The Himalayan Times
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Overtesting American doctors: The toxic pressure of board exams

This medical student’s account of studying for the United States Medical Licensing Exam Step 1 will be familiar to many American medical students and doctors. This board examination is increasingly career defining and, as a result, all consuming.

Source: blogs.bmj.com
Published: 12 Feb 2019

CloudMedx Clinical AI outperforms human doctors on a US medical exam

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CloudMedx Inc. announced today that the AI developed by the company took a modified version of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 a few weeks ago and outperformed human doctors in ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 08 Jan 2019

Uproar over #tampongate after students asked to declare menstrual products before licensing exams

VANCOUVER—Medical professionals are expressing outrage after students taking last weekend’s Medical Council of Canada licensing examination had to declare menstrual products they brought into the daylong exams. The social-media storm over the policy ...

Source: Toronto Star
Published: 31 Oct 2018