Take the Next Step on Your Journey to Medical Licensure
Your USMLE Journey to Medical Licensure in the U.S.
Prepare for Your Exam
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About the USMLE
The United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) is a three-step examination for medical licensure in the U.S. The USMLE assesses a physician's ability to apply knowledge, concepts, and principles, and to demonstrate fundamental patient-centered skills, that are important in health and disease and that constitute the basis of safe and effective patient care.
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