“BoardVitals offers an excellent set of Dermatology Board Review Questions… this question bank has the images, questions, and explanations that together make for an Excellent Dermatology Practice Exam.”Tamara Lazic, MD, Attending
The logistics – the Derm exam is a relatively long exam (8 hours) and has a fairly middle of the road pass rate compared to the other specialties. (90% pass rate average over the past several years) There are two major portions – the Dermatopathology and Virtual Dermatopathology Section, and the written Multiple Choice Section (300 Questions).
The vast majority of students that score at least 60% correct on our Dermatology practice questions pass the board exam. It is very rare for someone to exceed the average - 62% threshold on our exam - and not pass the boards. When using our question bank, a primary goal should be focusing on not performing in the lowest 20% of test takers. (Each question comes with an individual average score)
For further preparation use the Illustrated Study Guide by Sima Jain in tandem with our question bank. We’ve found that using the Dermatology question bank to drive topics of study is a highly effective use of your time.