Changes in STEP 3

Published: July 17th, 2014

Category: General Interest

July 17, 2014

Practice Materials and Other Information for Examinees Taking the Restructured USMLE Step 3 Examination On or After November 3, 2014

Practice and informational materials for the restructured Step 3 examination have been posted to the USMLE website. Examinees who plan to take a Step 3 examination on or after November 3, 2014 should read the materials and practice with the sample items and cases. The materials include: USMLE Website

• Step 3 Addendum to the 2014 Bulletin of Information
• Downloadable practice test materials for each examination day, with tutorials
• USMLE Step 3 Sample Items booklet (PDF)
• USMLE Step 3 Content Description and General Information booklet (PDF)
• USMLE Content Outline (PDF)
• USMLE Physician Tasks/Competencies (PDF)

A summary of changes resulting from the restructuring of the Step 3 examination is also available.
Practice and informational materials for examinees taking the current Step 3 examination, which will be administered through September 30, 2014, will remain available on the USMLE website until early October, 2014.