United States Medical Licensing Examination [USMLE] Law and Legal Definition
Medical doctors in the U.S. are required to pass a test called the United States Medical Licensing Examination [USMLE]. In the U.S., USMILE is a primary requirement to grant license for medical practice.
The USMLE aims:
to assesses the candidates ability to understand and apply important concepts of the sciences basic to the practice of medicine; and
to ensure candidates mastery sciences and the scientific principles required for maintenance of competence through lifelong learning.
The USMLE is a three-part test. The physicians must pass the test over several years during residency training. In order to practice medicine in the U.S. every physician must pass all three parts of the USMLE.
The USMLE is administered bythe Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME).
Legal Definition list
- United States Marshals Service
- United States Maritime Commission
- United States Maritime Administration [MARAD]
- United States Marine Corps
- United States Joint Forces Command [USJFCOM]
- United States Medical Licensing Examination [USMLE]
- United States Medical Officers and Hospitals
- United States Military Academy
- United States Mint
- United States Navy
- United States Northern Command [USNORTHCOM]
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