Category: Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine Board Review News and Information

After sampling our questions reflecting the structure of the Internal Medicine Board Certification Exams (ABIM and ABOIM), become even more prepared to take your Internal Medicine Boards by subscribing to the Board Vitals study guide and, browsing our blog for test prep guidance. Core Internal Medicine topics covered in our available test prep resources include:
  • Infectious diseases
  • Oncology
  • Chronic conditions (diabetes, heart disease, etc.)
  • Women's health
  • Geriatrics

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The Top 5 Hardest Internal Medicine Board Review Questions

The Top 5 Hardest Internal Medicine Board Review Questions

Passing the Internal Medicine Board Exam is one of the final steps to reaching your goal of becoming an ABIM Board Certified Internal Medicine Phy [...]
ABIM Knowledge Check-In Explained

ABIM Knowledge Check-In Explained

It’s meant to make life easier for physicians but is still very complicated. The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) is offering a two-year ass [...]
6 Geriatric Medicine Board Review Questions to Try

6 Geriatric Medicine Board Review Questions to Try

Think you’re ready for the Geriatric Medicine Certification Exam? Try your hand at six Geriatric Medicine board review questions from the BoardVit [...]
6 FREE Hospice and Palliative Medicine Board Exam Questions

6 FREE Hospice and Palliative Medicine Board Exam Questions

Are you ready for the ABIM or AOA Hospice & Palliative Medicine Certification Exam? Test your knowledge with six Hospice & Palliative Medi [...]
Failed Your Board Exam? Use BoardVitals As a Remedial Tool

Failed Your Board Exam? Use BoardVitals As a Remedial Tool

Failing to pass your board exam is stressful, scary, and discouraging. While you may feel disheartened at your test results, you are not alone. Ma [...]
6 Free Hematology & Oncology Board Review Practice Questions

6 Free Hematology & Oncology Board Review Practice Questions

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Oncology and Hematology board exams are coming up. Don't fret, we're here to help you prepare with [...]
Medical Training in the Time of Coronavirus

Medical Training in the Time of Coronavirus

The world has changed. COVID-19 has disrupted every aspect of normalcy worldwide. Medical training during coronavirus has not been spared either. [...]
What is Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (Broken Heart Syndrome)?

What is Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (Broken Heart Syndrome)?

Because it’s the month that houses Valentine's Day, it is obviously the most appropriate month to share information about takotsubo cardiomyopathy [...]
Free Hospital Medicine MOC Board Review Questions

Free Hospital Medicine MOC Board Review Questions

Are you ready for your Hospital Medicine MOC Board Exam? We’re sure you are, but we wanted to offer a little extra help as you spend your time pre [...]
10 High Yield Tips for the Internal Medicine Shelf Exam

10 High Yield Tips for the Internal Medicine Shelf Exam

By Guest Writer: Andrew T. Colucci, MD (Harvard) The National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Subject Exams, or “shelf exams” as they are co [...]

5 Tips to Aid Your Internal Medicine Board Review

The Internal Medicine Board Exam can be fairly difficult for first-time test takers. In 2018, the First-Time Taker Pass Rate for the ABIM Internal Med [...]
Your Guide to Fellowship Interviews

Your Guide to Fellowship Interviews

As I wrap up my final year as an internal medicine resident, I’ve looked ahead to the next steps in my career – fellowship. For the past month, I [...]
How to Discuss Palliative Care and Hospice with Patients 

How to Discuss Palliative Care and Hospice with Patients 

Discussions about end of life are some of the most difficult to hold with a patient and his or her family. Some clinicians report that they never [...]
More Pediatricians Are Dismissing Patients Who Refuse to Vaccinate

More Pediatricians Are Dismissing Patients Who Refuse to Vaccinate

  The anti-vaccination movement was born of one report in the British journal, The Lancet, in 1998 by Dr. Andrew Wakefield (this has since [...]
5 FREE Infectious Disease Board Review Questions

5 FREE Infectious Disease Board Review Questions

Are you ready for the ABIM Infectious Disease Certification Exam? Test your knowledge with five highly rated Infectious Disease board review quest [...]
Try These FREE Rheumatology Board Review Questions

Try These FREE Rheumatology Board Review Questions

After years of tackling medical school, USMLE exams, residency, and maybe even fellowship, you’ve almost reached your goal of becoming a board-cer [...]

Why You Need Help Passing Your Board Exam

There are many challenges associated with taking and passing the medical board exam. If you are a would-be physician with only the board exam standing [...]
6 Free Internal Medicine Sample Questions You Need to Know

6 Free Internal Medicine Sample Questions You Need to Know

The ABIM Internal Medicine Board Exam is drawing near. In 2016, first-time takers of the test saw a pass rate of 90% -- but don't let this high stat [...]

Internal Medicine Board Review Practice Questions

The difficulty of the Internal Medicine Board Exams is the breadth of knowledge that physicians are required to know. We tend to see the pass rate aro [...]
New ABIM MOC Requirements (Spring 2017) – Are they more realistic?

New ABIM MOC Requirements (Spring 2017) – Are they more realistic?

Some things do change for the better and we are here to report it. Back in October 2015 we reported on the tens of thousands of specialists who we [...]
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