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Updates on the impact of weather or other events on USMLE Step 2 CS administrations at CSEC test centers will be published to this page.

Step 2 CS Exam Canceled in Atlanta, Georgia, on Wednesday, January 17

January 17, 2018

Due to weather advisory warnings, the USMLE Step 2 CS exam will not be administered at the Atlanta test center on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. At this time, the Atlanta test center is expected to reopen tomorrow, Thursday, January 18.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this severe weather event.

All CSEC Testing Centers Open and USMLE Step 2 CS Being Administered as Scheduled

September 27, 2017

All Clinical Skills Evaluation Collaboration (CSEC) testing centers (Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Houston, Texas; Los Angeles, California; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) are open. USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) is being administered as scheduled at all testing centers.

USMLE Step 2 CS FAQs Are Available on the USMLE Website

May 2, 2016

CSEC administers the Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) component of the United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®). If you are interested in taking USMLE Step 2 CS, a number of frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers are available on the USMLE website at http://www.usmle.org/frequently-asked-questions/#step2cs.

CSEC Website

October 30, 2014

Welcome to the website of the Clinical Skills Evaluation Collaboration (CSEC)! We are pleased to offer this site as a resource to institutions worldwide with an interest in developing and administering clinical skills assessments of health care professionals.

A collaboration of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®) and the National Board of Medical Examiners® (NBME®), two of the world’s leaders in evaluating the qualifications of physicians and other health care professionals, CSEC is a leader in assessing clinical skills. CSEC tests all aspects of the clinical encounter, including communication and interpersonal skills, patient examination, spoken English proficiency, and clinical reasoning.

CSEC offers full-service development of standardized patient-based clinical skills examinations. It also provides customized consultation and faculty development services to clients worldwide and test administration services in its network of dedicated U.S. test centers. All of CSEC’s services can be customized and scaled to meet the needs of your institution.

We invite you to explore this site and to contact us to learn more about how CSEC can meet your institution’s needs.

Last updated January 17, 2018.
Last updated January 17, 2018.