USMLE Step 2 CS

Step 2 CS, Part One: How Did We Get Here?

  • Medical students today have to pay $1300 and travel to one of only a handful of testing centers to take the USMLE Step 2 CS exam. This is the story of how the CS exam came to be.

Step 2 CS, Part Two: The Resistance

  • From its inception, medical students have been opposed to USMLE Step 2 CS. This is the story of organized opposition to the CS exam – and why it always failed.

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Step 2 CS, Part Three: Winners and Losers Edition

  • The NBME just announced that USMLE Step 2 CS is suspended for 12-18 months – a decision that has far-reaching implications for many in medicine. So let’s break it down, winners and losers style.