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Step Exam Resources from DWDI and AIM!

Have you checked out our 3-part Webinar Series on Requesting Accommodations on the USMLE Step exams? All webinars are Favailable on our YouTube Page NOW.

Additionally, the to Requesting Accommodations on the USMLE Step Exams is now available for FREE download.

Be sure to share with colleagues and your students!

Part 1: NBME Guide for Requesting Accommodations on the USMLE Step exams: Introducing the guide!

This webinar will provide an overview of the process to request accommodations on the USMLE Step examinations for students with disabilities. Presenters will review key initial information including: required and recommended documentation for a successful request; an overview of the structure and content of the Step exams in general; and a review of the much anticipated updated Guide to Requesting Accommodations on the USMLE Step Exams.

Part 2: USMLE Step exams: Working w/ providers, creating a plan w/ your student, timeline, letter of support.

Description: This webinar will highlight best practices for how DRPs at allopathic medical schools can collaborate with healthcare providers to garner high-quality documentation as required by the NBME. Presenters will provide guidance on how to establish an effective timeline due to the complex nature of the NBME accommodations process, including a timeline from pre-matriculation through completion of both USMLE exams required for graduation. Finally, presenters will provide guidance on how DRPs can write a meaningful and impactful letter of support.

Part 3: NBME Guide for Requesting Accommodations: Assisting students with crafting the personal statement

Description: The personal statement is the student’s only opportunity to contextualize their disability in the context of their personal experiences and the examination. It’s a critical element of their packet and often times a source of great personal distress. Providing concrete guidance to students, along with a suggested outline, personal statement prompts, and support in editing increases the chances that students applications will be understood and reflect the level of detail needed to meet the NBME standards. In this webinar, the presenters will assist the audience with understanding the aforementioned items and the necessary steps for submitting a quality personal statement.

And The Guide to Requesting Accommodations on the USMLE Step Exams

Description: This guide is intended to educate all stakeholders about the process for requesting accommodations, offer guidance on creating a timeline, crafting the personal essay, collecting robust documentation, providing letters of support for students, addressing appeals (if needed), and providing practical advice about managing the process of requesting accommodations for USMLE Step Exams.


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