There are two portions to the US Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) Step 2: the clinical knowledge and clinical skills sections.

All students must register for USMLE Step 2 by at least one month prior to graduation (both the clinical skills and knowledge exams).

The clinical knowledge (CK) section tests your ability to apply medical knowledge and skills to patient care. Visit the USMLE Step 2 CK website for additional information.

The clinical skills (CS) portion of the exam tests your ability to provide care to your patients. Visit the USMLE Step 2 CS website for additional information.

Download success tips for the USMLK Step 2 CS exam from the College of Medicine

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