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StepTaker 12-21-2013 08:39 AM

Step 3; No More State Medical Board Sponsorship
 
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Previously we had to apply through State Medical Boards in order to be eligible for the Step 3 Exam. For example see this thread here http://www.usmle-forums.com/usmle-st...residency.html which mentions which State allow you take Step 3 exam before starting residency training.

The USMLE review committee has decided that this no longer required and you now apply to Step 3 without State Medical Board Sponsorship, the official announcement link is here
http://www.usmle.org/announcements/?ContentId=124

The changes will take effect in August 2014.

This will make applying for the Step 3 exam much easier than before and also means that training requirement is not as strict as before but the USMLE still recommends that you do your Step 3 during residency and before you finish your first year of residency.

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stationss 07-21-2014 10:34 PM

is that right..

AMRANI Yanis 06-03-2016 02:07 AM

Good news for IMGs!!


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