I recently returned from a medical education conference and spoke to many residents and attendings who were preparing to take their certification or board exam. One question I was repeatedly asked was: “What is your pass rate?” This seems like a reasonable question, right? But it drives me crazy. Not because someone is curious about statistics, but because some companies actually publish “pass rates.” Companies that publish pass rates are misleading you. It is that simple.
August 15, 2021 • Adam Rosh