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Professionalism in Patient Encounters The latest module in the NBOME Learning Center, designed for medical students, educators, and physicians.


Advocacy and Education Learn how the NBOME is advocating for DO students, physicians, and the COMLEX-USA credential.


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The NBOME Ensures High-Quality Patient Care

Since its founding in 1934, the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) has worked to protect the public through the development of valid, reliable, and fair assessment tools that help ensure patients are treated by competent, caring healthcare professionals. Learn more about our mission, vision, core values, and leadership.

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Traveling the Road to DO Licensure

The Road to DO Licensure (RTDOL) is designed to help osteopathic medical students and residents navigate the COMLEX-USA series through knowledge, resources, advice, and tools from their peers and from experts at the NBOME. Features on the RTDOL also promote wellness; dispel rumors about COMLEX-USA and licensure; highlight stories from other students, residents, and practicing physicians; and provide information about our COM Visit program.

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Distinctive Profession. Distinctive Assessments.

COMLEX-USA is the only licensure examination series that is designed to align with the distinctive practice of osteopathic medicine and the unique education of osteopathic medical students and residents. Learn more about that alignment in COMLEX-USA and the NBOMEā€™s other assessments.

The NBOME advocates tirelessly for the value of COMLEX-USA with state licensing boards, accreditation organizations, and ACGME program directors. Learn more about our work in these areas, including our success stories.