USMLE Step 1 Timing Requirements Policy
USMLE Step 1 Timing Requirements
Effective upon approval (4/4/16) for all students matriculating from August 2016 onwards (Class of 2020 onwards)
FOM 2 students will be required to take Step 1 prior to beginning their CCE year and to pass Step 1 before continuing in the CCE year. In addition to this, completion of all FOM 2 coursework is required for taking Step 1.
A student who fails three attempts at Step 1 will be referred to the Progress Board.
MD/PhD students will continue to be required to take and pass Step 1 prior to entry into GSBS, consistent with current practice.
Eligibility for USMLE Examinations for Students on Leave of Absence
Effective upon approval (4/4/16) for all current and future students
Students on leave of absence may be certified eligible to sit for USMLE licensing exams.