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Duke Med Students Win 3rd Annual Memmys Award
Posted On: Monday, July 6, 2015 - 16:44 by Patricia Thibodeau

Congratulations to our Duke medical students who submitted an entry to the 3rd Annual Memmys and won third place! The contest, sponsored by the University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine, recognizes outstanding music videos that combine popular songs and student experiences.  USC views the music videos as “a platform for creativity and an opportunity for students to showcase talents beyond academic achievements.”

This great parody of the Wiz Khalifa’s “No Sleep” music video was submitted by Duke Med 2018.  The creative “new” lyrics describe the Duke med experience which means no sleep...


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Changes to USMLE Step 3
Posted On: Friday, May 4, 2012 - 08:31 by Beverly Murphy

The National Board of Medical Examiners recently posted an announcement on the recent approval by the USMLE Composite Committee, the NBME and the FSMB of changes to the structure of USMLE. Step 3.

According to the notice, "The plans call for the division of Step 3 into two separate exams, each one day in length, focusing on different sets of competencies. The proposed examinations will continue to be administered by computer using multiple choice questions and computer simulations. The two examinations will be scored separately and examinees will be expected to pass each. The first exam is expected to focus on whether an examinee possesses the knowledge essential to the independent practice of medicine, including a comprehensive knowledge of both foundational science and...


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