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

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 t ...

5 Tips to help you prepare for your Internal Medicine Board Review (2015)

The Internal Medicine Board Exam is fairly difficult with a mean pass rate of 85% from 2011 to 2013. The mean is based on 434 schools that were sample ...

Simple Ways to Make the Most of Board Reviews-Board Vitals

Medical specialty board exams are vigorous tests of your subject knowledge. Without a clear plan and study schedule, you’re likely to wind up feeling ...
Why You Need Help Passing Your Board Exam

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 ...
Tips and Tricks for the Internal Medicine Boards

Tips and Tricks for the Internal Medicine Boards

Passing the Internal Medicine boards is vital to the practice. Offered by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the exam verifies physicians ...

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 hov ...
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