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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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 & Palli [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]

5 Tips to help you prepare for your Internal Medicine Board Review (2018)

The Internal Medicine Board Exam is fairly difficult with a mean pass rate of 88.4% from 2013 to 2017. The mean is based on 434 schools that were samp [...]
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 [...]
HIV Testing: How to Calculate Infected Blood Risk, Video Explanation

HIV Testing: How to Calculate Infected Blood Risk, Video Explanation

Are you preparing for your Pathology or Internal Medicine Certifying Exam? If you are, you have likely run across some different practice questions re [...]
More Convenient Options Coming Soon for MOC/CME?

More Convenient Options Coming Soon for MOC/CME?

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) just announced that beginning in 2018, physicians certified in Internal Medicine can choose to take [...]
10 Public Health Concerns Every Doctor Encounters

10 Public Health Concerns Every Doctor Encounters

As a newly practicing physician, you are going to see the adverse impacts of public health issues walk in your door every day. Sometimes you notice th [...]
Recognize and Diagnose Zika with These 4 Sample Questions

Recognize and Diagnose Zika with These 4 Sample Questions

Zika has captivated the medical community's attention. Whether or not the threat posed is equal to that of the media's obsession has yet to be det [...]
The Zebra Files: Adult T-Cell Leukemia-Lymphoma During Pregnancy

The Zebra Files: Adult T-Cell Leukemia-Lymphoma During Pregnancy

Each week we present to you a rare medical case that defies common diagnosis and procedure. Welcome to The Zebra Files. Adult T- [...]
Internal Medicine MOC FAQs

Internal Medicine MOC FAQs

The Internal Medicine MOC exam is one of the harder recertification exams. The first time MOC pass rate is usually around 85%. The eventual pass r [...]
Big News for IM Subspecialists. No more Certification Maintenance!

Big News for IM Subspecialists. No more Certification Maintenance!

Internal medicine physicians will no longer need to maintain underlying certifications for nine subspecialties, according to the American Board of I [...]
How to Pass the 2015 Internal Medicine Shelf Exam

How to Pass the 2015 Internal Medicine Shelf Exam

  The Internal Medicine Shelf Exam is definitely one of the more difficult ones. The concepts are not particularly tricky – there aren’t m [...]
Top Categories to Study on the Internal Medicine Board Exam

Top Categories to Study on the Internal Medicine Board Exam

  The Internal Medicine board exam is getting tougher. There is more and more information, and there are breakthroughs in internal medicine, t [...]
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 [...]
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