A physician aces his USMLE and ABIM board exams. Here are his tips for success.
In this article, I’ll discuss a medicine-specific strategy that many of my physician colleagues and I have used over the years to learn dense, complicated information quickly and effectively, and to do well on board exams.
These are the two most important tenets of studying for a medical board examination:
1. Find the highest-yield information and memorize it cold. With active methods such as mnemonics, teaching others, lecturing “to the wall,” writing notes …