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What is the IFOM Exam?

The National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) is an organization that designed the USMLE and is dedicated to developing high-quality assessments for health-care professionals.  The NBME created the IFOM – International Foundations of Medicine exam in 2010, dedicated to assessing the core knowledge of international students taking the exam. The USMLE traditionally has included many

IFOM vs USMLE: Are They the Same?

Almost every medical student in the USA knows the unforgettable acronym USMLE Step 1-3 Exams – the dreaded exam, which plays one of the most important factors in selection to residency. For those who do not know, the USMLE is comprised of a basic sciences exam (typically taken after 2nd year) and the clinical skills