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Posted: June 02, 2014
This announcement describes a change in the Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) examination minimum passing score that will affect examinees testing on or after July 1, 2014.
As stated in the USMLE Bulletin of Information and as explained in a previous posting to the USMLE website, the minimum passing score for each USMLE Step examination is reviewed periodically and may be adjusted at any time.
At its May 2014 meeting, the USMLE Management Committee conducted a review of the Step 2 CK examination minimum passing score. During the meeting, the Committee considered information from multiple sources, including:
As a result of its review, the Management Committee decided to raise the recommended Step 2 CK minimum passing score from 203 to 209.
This change will be applied to Step 2 CK examinees testing on or after July 1, 2014.
Posted: October 16, 2014
Due to a major international event scheduled for September 22-27, 2015 in Philadelphia, hotel availability will be limited and rates may be higher than usual. Examinees planning to schedule a USMLE® Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) exam in Philadelphia in September 2015 should note that while the Philadelphia Clinical Skills Evaluation Collaboration (CSEC) test centers will remain open, it may be difficult and/or more expensive to obtain a hotel room during this time.
Posted: September 05, 2014
The United States Medical Licensing Examination Program provides reasonable and appropriate accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act for individuals with documented disabilities who demonstrate a need for accommodation. The USMLE Composite Committee has directed that USMLE score reports and transcripts issued on or after September 10, 2014 will not include an annotation that a test accommodation was granted.
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