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ABA Applied Exam Scheduled!

I received an email yesterday stating that my APPLIED Exam has been scheduled for Monday, March 5, 2018 at the testing center in Raleigh, North Carolina. This $2,100 exam will be my last hurdle before becoming officially board certified in…

Critical Care Board Exam Study Plan

I'll be taking my critical care medicine (CCM) board exam on October 13, 2018 just over three months into my cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship. The American Board of Anesthesiology posts a content outline for the CCM exam, so I'm…

Tips For Studying In Healthcare

This post was written in response to the most common type of question I'm asked - general tips for studying. We've all heard the horror stories of studying 10+ hours per day, having no social life, and having to sacrifice one's sanity just…

Mock Oral Boards

I'll be taking my actual applied exam (OSCE and oral boards) in the spring of 2018, but tomorrow, I'll be taking my first official mock oral board exam with the department.