A podcast featuring two members of the Invitational Conference on USMLE Scoring (InCUS) planning committee, Dr. Michael Barone, Vice President of Licensure Programs for the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), and Dave Johnson, Senior Vice President, Assessment Services for the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), is now available on the USMLE website. They discuss themes from the public comments, upcoming improvements to USMLE, and insight into the vision for the program.
You can listen to the podcast on the USMLE website here.
You can now access a recording of the June 24, 2019 webinar, Exploring Possible Changes to USMLE Score Reporting, here.
More than 150 questions were submitted prior to the broadcast. Representatives from the five organizations sponsoring the Invitational Conference on USMLE Scoring (InCUS) answered many of these, as well as fielding questions during the live recording. All questions will be used to develop FAQs, which will be posted on usmle.org.
Sponsors of InCUS are the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the American Medical Association (AMA), the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME).
The USMLE encourages the submission of feedback about the recommendations until the public comment period closes on July 26.
USMLE score reporting is a complex issue. Updates and information will be made available on the usmle.org website.
Public comment period runs until July 26, 2019.
Preliminary recommendations on USMLE score reporting from the convening organizations of the Invitational Conference on USMLE Scoring (InCUS) are now available online. From now until July 26, 2019, individuals and organizations interested in this United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) topic can review the recommendations, hear podcasts about InCUS, sign up for a webinar, and submit comments about the recommendations.
At the March 2019 Invitational Conference on USMLE Scoring (InCUS), stakeholders from organizations within the house of medicine discussed USMLE’s score reporting, both its primary use for licensure as well as secondary uses in undergraduate and graduate medical education. Read the latest update about the InCUS experience and timeline on the USMLE website.