USMLE & Canadian Exam<br />Dr. Ali Alali<br />
Overview<br />USMLE  vs.  Canadian Exam ?<br />When to apply ? <br />Where to study from ?<br />
USMLE<br />USMLE step 1<br />USMLE step 2<br /><ul><li>Clinical knowledge (CK)
Clinical Skills (CS)</li></ul>USMLE step 3<br />
USMLE Step 1<br />Basic science<br />Computer-based , one day exam<br />Every week at Amideast<br />7 blocks, one hour eac...
USMLE step 2 CK<br />Clinical Knowledge<br />Computer-based, one day exam<br />Every week at Amideast<br />8 blocks, one h...
USMLE step 2 CS<br />Clinical Skills<br />Standardized Patients<br />History, physical exam, counseling= 15 mins<br />Note...
At the test center<br />Be early<br />Bring your passport<br />Candidate Identification Number (CIN)<br />Food and water !...
Canadian Exam<br />Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Exam (MCCEE)<br />NO need to do MCCQE<br /><ul><li>Medical Council...
MCCEE<br />Clinical Knowledge<br />Computer-based, 4 hour exam<br />NO breaks<br />175 questions<br />MCQ<br />Done every ...
When to apply?<br />USMLE Step 1<br />USMLE step 2 and MCCEE<br />
Study Material<br />
USMLE step 1<br />First Aid for the USMLE step 1<br />Med Essentials for step 1<br />USMLE World (website)<br />Kaplan pra...
MCCEE & Step 2 CK<br />First Aid for the USMLE step 2 CK<br />USMLE Step 2 Secrets<br />USMLE World (website)<br />Canada ...
USMLE Step 2 CS<br />First Aid for the USMLE step 2 CS<br />Practice, practice, practice !<br />
Other Sources<br />Toronto Notes<br />Step-up series<br />Board Review series<br />Road Map Series<br /><ul><li>NBME test
Rapid Review Series
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USMLE and Canadian Exams

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