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Date Updated: April 24, 2019

Global Programs

Global Reach. Customized Solutions. Proven Expertise.

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For over 100 years, NBME has been one of the leading assessors of health professionals in the United States. Now the creators of the United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) have brought that level of valid and reliable testing to global healthcare assessment.

NBME provides a wide range of tools for assessing healthcare skills and competency. Our products can be easily customized to the specific geographic, cultural and medical needs of global healthcare institutions and systems.

Our goal is to help educators assess skills and improve healthcare around the world.

Our products and services include:

infographic: 26 countries use NBME programs

*As of 2018

Assessment Skills Development

  • Item Writing Workshop
  • Blueprinting Workshop
  • Standard Setting Workshop
  • Consultation

International Foundations of Medicine (IFOM) Examination Programs

  • IFOM Clinical Science Examination (CSE)
  • IFOM Basic Science Examination (BSE)
  • IFOM Clinical Science Self-Assessment

Customized Exams & Tools

  • We have developed exams customized to the needs and culture of multiple countries, including Brazil, China, Panama and Singapore. We can help you develop one to meet your needs.
Contact us at internationalprograms@nbme.org to discuss how we can assist you in your assessment endeavors

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