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USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
USMLE and Canadian Exams
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USMLE and Canadian Exams

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The USMLE and Canadian Exams cover by Dr. Ali Alali, part of KuMSA and KMS's 1st Careers Day

The USMLE and Canadian Exams cover by Dr. Ali Alali, part of KuMSA and KMS's 1st Careers Day

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  • 1. USMLE & Canadian Exam
    Dr. Ali Alali
  • 2. Overview
    USMLE vs. Canadian Exam ?
    When to apply ?
    Where to study from ?
  • 3. USMLE
    USMLE step 1
    USMLE step 2
    • Clinical knowledge (CK)
    • 4. Clinical Skills (CS)
    USMLE step 3
  • 5. USMLE Step 1
    Basic science
    Computer-based , one day exam
    Every week at Amideast
    7 blocks, one hour each
    One hour break
    46 questions in each block
  • 6. USMLE step 2 CK
    Clinical Knowledge
    Computer-based, one day exam
    Every week at Amideast
    8 blocks, one hour each
    One hour break
    46 questions in each block
  • 7.
  • 8. USMLE step 2 CS
    Clinical Skills
    Standardized Patients
    History, physical exam, counseling= 15 mins
    Notes, differential, investigations=10 mins
    8 hour exam, 12 stations
    Only done in the USA
    Centers: Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, LA, Philadelphia
  • 9. At the test center
    Be early
    Bring your passport
    Candidate Identification Number (CIN)
    Food and water !
  • 10. Canadian Exam
    Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Exam (MCCEE)
    NO need to do MCCQE
    • Medical Council of Canada Qualification Exam
    Similar to USMLE step 2 CK
  • 11. MCCEE
    Clinical Knowledge
    Computer-based, 4 hour exam
    NO breaks
    175 questions
    MCQ
    Done every other month at Amideast
  • 12. When to apply?
    USMLE Step 1
    USMLE step 2 and MCCEE
  • 13. Study Material
  • 14. USMLE step 1
    First Aid for the USMLE step 1
    Med Essentials for step 1
    USMLE World (website)
    Kaplan practice questions (website)
  • 15. MCCEE & Step 2 CK
    First Aid for the USMLE step 2 CK
    USMLE Step 2 Secrets
    USMLE World (website)
    Canada q bank (website)
  • 16. USMLE Step 2 CS
    First Aid for the USMLE step 2 CS
    Practice, practice, practice !
  • 17. Other Sources
    Toronto Notes
    Step-up series
    Board Review series
    Road Map Series
    • NBME test
    • 18. Rapid Review Series
    • 19. Kaplan Courses
  • Useful Links
    usmle.org
    Ecfmg.org
    mcc.ca
  • 20. Advice
    Try to get BOTH exams
    Score DOES matter
    Start preparing as soon as possible
    Acing the exams is easier than you think!

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