NBME Basic Sciences Comprehensive Exam (CBSE)

NBME Comprehensive Exams

NBME Basic Sciences Comprehensive Exam (CBSE)

NBME Comprehensive Exams

NBME Basic Sciences Comprehensive Exam (CBSE)

The comprehensive basic science exam (CBSE) is often completed after the first two years of basic science and is representative of Step1 performance. The Basic Sciences comprehensive NBME exams tests the same content and follows the same score as the USMLE Step1 exam. There at 200 questions broken into 4 blocks of 50 in each exam. Although challenging, they are a great method to measure your preparedness. Connect with our MATCH program and community and let us know how we can support you!

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Philip Tisdall, MD, award-winning teacher and published author, trained at the Mayo Clinic and is a diplomat of the American Board of Pathology (AP and CP).

He is a dynamic and engaging speaker who helps students understand how to correlate the basic sciences and apply them to the essential thought processes of clinical medicine.

Dr. Tisdall received his MD from the University of Alberta, where he was the recipient of the gold medal in surgery and the MacKenzie award for History and Physical examination. Students praise him for his insight and ability to make complex material clear and memorable.

Mary Ruebush, PhD, is one of the nation’s most experienced instructors in Microbiology and Immunology for USMLE Step 1 review.

Dr. Ruebush received her PhD from the University of Georgia and has taught Infectious Disease, Immunology, and Pathology at Bowman-Gray Medical School, the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and Montana State University, where she received Outstanding Teacher of the Year.

Jack Wilson received his PhD from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He is a Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN, where he has taught all the disciplines of Anatomy for 45 years.

He has received over 70 teaching awards and written 45 published papers, abstracts, and books.

Dr. Wilson has been active in teaching USMLE Step 1 review courses for Anatomy for over 25 years. Students have consistently recognized his ability to present Step 1 Clinical Anatomy in a concise way for success on Step 1.