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USMLE Step 2 CS and CK Requirements

USMLE Step 2 CS and CK

USMLE STEP 2 consists of two parts:  Clinical Skills (CS) and Clinical Knowledge (CK).  Together these exams assess whether students can apply medical knowledge, skills, and understanding of clinical science essential for the provision of patient care under their supervision and include emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. Step 2 ensures that due attention is devoted to principles of clinical sciences and basic patient-centered skills that provide the foundation for the safe and competent practice of medicine.

Students should complete the USMLE Step 2 CS by November 1st of their final academic year. 
Students are required to take the USMLE Step 2 CK by January 31st of their final academic year.

USMLE Step 2 CS and CK Policy:



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Revised 3/07/17