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Scoring & Reporting

This content is for candidates who took the COMLEX-USA Level 1 before May 2019. Click here to view the current documentation.

Passing COMLEX-USA Level 3 indicates that the candidate has demonstrated competence in the foundational competency domains required for generalist physicians to deliver safe and effective osteopathic medical care of patients as required for entry into the unsupervised practice of osteopathic medicine, and to continue lifelong learning and practice-based learning and improvement.

Essential objectives of the examination series include the graduation, advancement, and promotion of osteopathic medical students and residents. The NBOME follows assessment standards and best practices when evaluating our passing standards, ensuring that COMLEX-USA meets and maintains high assessment quality.

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