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National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners Announces 2020 Item Writer and Case Author Award Winners
The NBOME is pleased to recognize the 2020 Item Writer and Case Author of the Year award winners from its distinguished National Faculty. Throughout the […]

National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners Announces National Faculty Leadership Transition
On behalf of the Board of Directors, Board Chair Geraldine T. O’Shea, DO, and the staff of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), […]

COMLEX-USA Level 1 to Eliminate Numeric Scores
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the NBOME will change from reporting three-digit numeric scores to reporting only “Pass” or “Fail” for […]

National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners Installs Four New Board Members
The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides competency assessments for osteopathic medical licensure and related health care professions, […]

American Board of Cosmetic Surgery Examines 2020 Candidate Surgeons Virtually
The credentialing board enlisted the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners to adapt its qualifying exam to the virtual space. CHICAGO, IL Pandemic-driven necessity has […]

Osteopathic Medicine Advances Down Under
Fantastic news to share with US-educated doctors of osteopathic medicine who are interested in practicing in Australia — The Medical Board of Australia just established […]

Recognition of COMLEX-USA for Osteopathic Medical Licensure in Australia
PHILADELPHIA, PA.  The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), an independent, not-for-profit organization who provides testing for osteopathic medical licensure, is pleased to share […]

NBOME Liaison Committee Meeting
Each year since 1991, the NBOME Board of Directors has convened its annual Liaison Committee Meeting, hosting representatives from organizations from across the continuum of […]

NBOME’s Stance on Injustice and Racism
We stand with you as we bear witness to the unjustified deaths of black Americans at the hands of systemic racism running rampant in our […]

#MATCH2020: RECORD-BREAKING SINGLE MATCH FOR DO APPLICANTS
It was an historic Match Day for DO students and graduates. This year’s NRMP Main Residency Match was the largest on record, with over 40,000 […]

IMPORTANT UPDATES: COMLEX-USA Examination Program
  COMLEX-USA Item Reduction The NBOME Board of Directors approved plans to shorten COMLEX-USA Level 2-CE from 400 to 352 test items, beginning June 2020. […]

2019 Item Writer and Case Author Award Winners
The NBOME is pleased to recognize the 2019 Item Writer and Case Author of the Year award winners from its distinguished National Faculty. Throughout the […]

NBOME Conference Travelogue
Osteopathic International Alliance (OIA) Conference From October 4-6, 2019, NBOME Board Vice-Chair Geraldine O’Shea, DO, and President and CEO, Dr. John R. Gimpel, attended the […]

Lori Kemper, D.O., M.S., FACOFP, Announced as NBOME’s New Secretary-Treasurer
PHILADELPHIA, PA. The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides competency assessments for osteopathic medical licensure and related health […]

Juan F. Acosta, DO, MS, Introduced as NBOME’s Newest Board Member
PHILADELPHIA, PA. The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides competency assessments for osteopathic medical licensure and related health […]

Product Updates
COMAT Product Updates The COMAT exam series will expand in January 2020 to include the new Foundational Biomedical Sciences (FBS) Targeted exams. Each of the […]

National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners Installs New Officers
Philadelphia, PA — The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides competency assessments for osteopathic medical licensure and related […]

NBOME Announces 2020 National Faculty Chair Appointments
PHILADELPHIA, PA. The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners’ (NBOME) Board of Directors appointed 12 new leaders to their National Faculty chair positions. The NBOME’s […]

Dana C. Shaffer, DO, Recognized as NBOME’s Outgoing Board Chair
PHILADELPHIA, PA. The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides competency assessments for osteopathic medical licensure and related health […]

Kim E. LeBlanc, MD, PhD, Honored with NBOME Clark Award for Patient Advocacy
PHILADELPHIA, PA. The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides competency assessments for osteopathic medical licensure and related health care […]

Gary L. Slick, DO, MA, Honored with NBOME Santucci Award
PHILADELPHIA, PA. The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides competency assessments for osteopathic medical licensure and related health […]

DO Becomes Chair-Elect of the ACGME Board of Directors
We are pleased to congratulate Karen J. Nichols, DO, former president of the AOA and vice chair of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education […]

NBOME Examination Updates
  COMLEX-USA  |  New Level 1 and Level 2-CE Exams Have Launched We are pleased to announce the completed launch of all elements of the enhanced […]

PRESS RELEASE: NBOME CELEBRATES 85 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
PHILADELPHIA, PA. The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides testing for osteopathic medical licensure and related healthcare professions, […]

American Osteopathic Association Installs Ronald Burns, DO, as 123rd President
The NBOME congratulates former board member Ronald Burns, DO, on his new appointment as president of the American Osteopathic Association on Saturday, July 27th 2019. […]

Automated Test Assembly Using SAS Operations Research Software in a Medical Licensing Examination
Mathematical programming has been widely used by professionals in testing agencies as a tool to automatically construct equivalent test forms. This study introduces the linear […]

Thomas A. Cavalieri, DO, Honored with NBOME Santucci Award
PHILADELPHIA, PA. The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), an independent, not-for-profit organization who provides testing for osteopathic medical licensure, today announced Thomas A. […]

Happy Father’s day from the NBOME.
In honor of Father’s day, we’d like to recognize those among our Board, National Faculty, and Staff, who generously share their time between the NBOME […]

Reflecting on Our History – the 1930’s
This year, the NBOME celebrates the 85th anniversary of its founding. Not surprisingly, this will be a recurring topic in our various published articles and […]

Robert T. Hasty, DO, Selected as Founding Dean of KHSC
NBOME congratulates Robert T. Hasty, DO, NBOME National Faculty member, for being selected as the founding dean of the new college of osteopathic medicine at […]

Scott A. Steingard, DO, Installed as FSMB Chair
We are pleased to congratulate Scott A. Steingard, DO, for being installed as chair of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) at the FSMB […]

NBOME Exam Updates
Launched  |  COMLEX-USA  |  New Level 2-PE Exam As part of our transition of COMLEX-USA examination series to a contemporary, two-decision point, competency-based blueprint and […]

The Match That Lit a Fire: Exploring the Successes and Challenges of Match 2019
Results from the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Main Residency Match, combined with the AOA Match, the Military Match, and sub-specialty match programs, show that […]

Rediscovering Meaning in Medicine: Reflecting on the 2019 ACGME Annual Conference
This year’s ACGME Annual Education Conference featured several hundred presentations, sessions and networking opportunities for more than 4,000 educators and learners in the graduate medical […]

NBOME Conference Travelogue
2019 US Osteopathic Medical Regulatory Summit The 3rd United States Osteopathic Medical Regulatory Summit took place February 28 – March 1, following the Midyear Meeting […]

Osteopathic Medicine 127 Years Later: Through the Eyes of A.T. Still, MD
At the turn of the 20th century, the practice of medicine was rudimentary to say the least.  Patients were medicated with such dubious treatments as […]

NBOME Celebrates NOM and IOH Week
Today kicks off an important week for the osteopathic community. National Osteopathic Medicine (NOM) and International Osteopathic Healthcare (IOH) Week. It’s a week to let […]

Big Data. Big Goals. Big Challenges. 
A little bit of art. And a whole lot of science. Both elements have been woven deep into the DNA of the NBOME and our […]

National Physicians Week and National Doctors Day: Reflecting on Challenges and Celebrating Successes
As National Physicians Week comes to a close on Saturday we’ve been giving a little extra thought to the incredible doctors in our lives. Their […]

PRESS RELEASE: Big Gains for DO Students & Graduates in Largest Match in NRMP History
  Philadelphia, PA. The National Board of Osteopathic Examiners (NBOME) watched in excitement alongside thousands of applicants and residency programs participating in the National Resident […]

NBOME’s Dr. Gretta Gross Discusses COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE at PCOM Georgia
First and second year osteopathic medical students were recently given an overview of COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE (performance evaluation) testing from Gretta A. Gross, DO ‘97, […]

Sharing the Love
While we do our best to regularly tell those we love and appreciate how much we value them every day, Valentine’s Day provides us a […]

Frank Filipetto, DO, Selected as New TCOM Dean
We are pleased to congratulate Frank Filipetto, DO, NBOME National Faculty member, for being named the Dean of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) […]

Celebrating National Women Physicians Day
It was a year of dichotomy for women’s rights as numerous examples of sexism rose to the surface and were met with the dramatic emergence […]

2018 Item Writer and Case Author Award Winners
The NBOME is pleased to recognize the 2018 Item Writer and Case Author of the Year award winners from its distinguished National Faculty. Throughout the […]

Upstate Medical University Announces Appointments in Hospital Leadership
We are pleased to congratulate Robert J. Corona, Jr., DO, MBA, a member of the NBOME Board of Directors for being named as chief executive […]

Sydney Steele, JD Honored with NBOME’s Santucci Award
Philadelphia, PA. The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) created their highest honor, the Santucci Award, to recognize an individual who has distinguished him or […]

AOF Elects J. Michael Finley, DO, to Board of Directors
Philadelphia, PA The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is honored to welcome J. Michael Finley, DO, NBOME Senior Vice President for Assessment, to its Board of […]

Barbara E. Walker DO Honored with NBOME’s Clark Award For Patient Advocacy
Philadelphia, PA. Each year, the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) recognizes an individual who has gone above and beyond the call of duty in […]

NBOME Announces New Board Members
Philadelphia, PA. The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) Board is pleased to introduce four new directors recently elected to the NBOME Board.   Dr. […]

American Medical Association Officially Recognizes COMLEX-USA’s Equality with USMLE
On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, the American Medical Association’s (AMA) House of Delegates voted unanimously to approve Resolution 955 “Equality for COMLEX and USMLE.” The […]

NBOME Expands Senior Osteopathic Physician Leaders
The NBOME is pleased to announce the expansion of its staff with two additional senior osteopathic physician leaders. On July 9, J. Michael Finley, DO, […]

The NBOME is pleased to present our 2017 Annual Report highlighting the year’s accomplishments with the theme “Foundation”
May 2, 2018

Changes to COMLEX-USA Level 3 Examination to Begin September 2018
Important changes regarding the COMLEX-USA Level 3 examination are taking place. As part of enhancing the COMLEX-USA examination series, a new COMLEX-USA Master Blueprint is being implemented, […]

NBOME Recognizes 2017 Item Writer & Case Author Award Winners
The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) announced the 2017 Item Writer and Case Author of the Year award winners among the organization’s esteemed […]

Gretta A. Gross, DO, MEd, FACOFP, to Join NBOME as Vice President for Clinical Skills Testing
The NBOME is pleased to announce that Gretta A. Gross, DO, MEd, FACOFP, will transition into the role of vice president for clinical skills testing on April 9, […]

The NBOME Receives a Perfect Score on Document Survey Review
On behalf of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the Council on Osteopathic Continuing Medical Education (COCME) provides accreditation for continuing medical education (CME) sponsors who […]

Martin Crane, MD, Honored with National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners’ Clark Award for Patient Advocacy
Philadelphia, PA – Martin Crane, MD, was honored with the second National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners’ (NBOME) Clark Award for Patient Advocacy on December […]

Wayne R. Carlsen, DO, Honored with National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners’ Santucci Award
Philadelphia, PA – Wayne R. Carlsen, DO, was awarded the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners’ (NBOME) highest honor, the Santucci Award, on December 8, […]

National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners Installs New Officers
Philadelphia, PA — Today, the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), the assessment organization for the osteopathic medical profession, announced the installment of three […]

NBOME Hosts COMLEX-USA Webinar Update for Program Directors
On November 1, 2017 at 3:00 pm Central Time, John R. Gimpel, DO, MEd, FACOFP, FAAFP, President and CEO of the National Board of Osteopathic […]

NBOME Begins National Search for Vice President for Clinical Skills Testing and Senior Vice President for Assessment
The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), the leading assessment organization for the osteopathic medical profession, has opened a nationwide search for a Vice […]

NBOME Hosts 2017 Research Advisory Forum in Chicago
The NBOME 2017 Research Advisory Forum, “Innovative Item Types and Assessments,” is taking place on October 17, 2017 at the NBOME Chicago Corporate Offices and […]

The NBOME is pleased to present our 2016 Annual Report highlighting the year’s accomplishments with the theme “CATALYST”
April 27, 2017

NBOME Announces Changes to COMLEX-USA Candidate Eligibility Requirements for Public Comment
On December 10, 2016, the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) approved proposed modifications to candidate examination eligibility requirements for COMLEX-USA. These changes are […]

NBOME announces 2016 Item Writer and Case Author Award Recipients
January 23, 2017

NBOME Board Member James M. Andriole, DO Honored with AAOE Lifetime Achievement Award
January 20, 2017

Gary R. Clark honored with NBOME Clark Award for Patient Advocacy
December 19, 2016

William G. Anderson, DO, honored with the NBOME Santucci Award
December 19, 2016

NBOME Elects New Board Members
December 19, 2016

NBOME Commemorates Veterans Day
November 10, 2016

NBOME Celebrates ACOI 75th Anniversary with Special Promotion for Chronic Kidney Disease OPAIM
October 20, 2016

NBOME COMVEX Examination Recognized for CPEP Competency Assessment or Reentry Evaluation
October 18, 2016

NBOME Learning Center Features UNTHSC Elder Safety Modules
October 18, 2016

NBOME Releases Fundamental Osteopathic Medical Competency Domains 2016
August 10, 2016

NBOME Celebrates the Opening of the National Center for Clinical Skills Testing-Chicago
July 29, 2016

NBOME proudly announces the new Chief Physician for Test Development, Roberta A. Wattleworth, DO, MHA, MPH, FACOFP
July 21, 2016

The NBOME is pleased to present our 2015 Annual Report highlighting the year’s accomplishments through “A Blueprint for Success.”
April 7, 2016

NBOME proudly announces the winners of the 2015 Item Writers and Case Author of the Year Awards.
February 1, 2016

COMLEX-USA Acceptance for ACGME Fellowship Programs
January 18, 2016

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