Initial Certification Research

Published: ABPMR Research on Pass Rates for Exam Retakes

This study analyzed candidate performance on retake attempts of the Part I Examination after failing the exam. The findings showed that the greater the number of attempts, the greater the pass rate declines. The study's authors conclude that candidates may wish to rethink their study strategy if they fail more than once.

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How Do Candidates Perform When Repeating the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Certification Examinations? Robinson LR, Sabharwal S, Driscoll S, Raddatz M, Chiodo AE. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2016;95(10):718-724.

Originally Published: October 01, 2016