U.S. Medical Licensing Examination to be available in the Kingdom

July 7, 2011

The Secretary General of the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS), Dr. Abdulaziz bin Hassan Al-Sayegh, and the Assistant Executive President for Exams and Programs of the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), Dr. Peter Scholes, recently signed an agreement to provide the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE Step 1.2) in the Kingdom. According to Dr. Al-Sayegh, the two sides are discussing the possibility of combining their expertise and resources in order to develop comprehensive assessment programs in Saudi Arabia.