List of Abbreviations


ACM
Advanced Clinical Medicine
ADA
Americans with Disabilities Act
AOA
American Osteopathic Association
CCS
Computer-based Case Simulations
CIN
Candidate Identification Number
CK
Clinical Knowledge
CS
Clinical Skills
CSEC
Clinical Skills Evaluation Collaboration
ECFMG
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
FLEX
Federation Licensing Examination
FSMB
Federation of State Medical Boards
FIP
Foundations of Independent Practice
IMED
International Medical Education Directory
LCME
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
NBME
National Board of Medical Examiners
PIE
Personal Item Exception
PN
Patient Note
SP
Standardized Patient
USMLE
United States Medical Licensing Examination