USMLE® Step 2 CS Assessment

Becker Professional Education’s USMLE® Step 2 CS Assessment offers you the ability to complete a half-length simulated exam (4 ½ to 5 hours in duration) to experience the familiarity of the exam environment. You will meet with several standardized patients designed to assess your history-taking skills and physical exam skills. You will also be assessed on your ability to communicate your clinical impressions and working diagnoses with a patient.


Becker’s USMLE® Step 2 CS Assessment is written by Dr. Charles Faselis and Becker’s clinical faculty to offer you up-to-date exam-like cases. These cases feature patients of varying ages, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds. This also includes and orientation to the USMLE® Step 2 CS Examination and Becker’s USMLE® Step 2 CS Assessment with a Standardized Patient Manager.

Our assessment includes the following benefits:

Six clinical cases

The clinical cases will allow you to complete a patient history and possible physical exam with professional standardized patients.

Standardized patient interaction

You will have up to 15 minutes for each standardized patient interaction. At the end of the assessment you will participate in a guided discussion with the assessment center staff and the standardized patients.

Performance feedback report

Includes details of how you were rated by the standardized patients you saw and the physicians who rated your patient notes.

3-month subscription to Becker’s USMLE® Step 2 CS GuideMD

  • Multiple video clinical encounters with evaluation sessions from the Standardized Patient and the examinee.
  • Opportunities to draft your own patient note for each case and compare your patient note to a patient note provided by Becker faculty.
  • A variety of audiovisual workshop modules focusing on history-taking, physical exam techniques, and communications skills.

Becker’s USMLE® Step 2 CS Assessment is offered in Chicago, IL at the Chicago Medical Training Center (CMTC) Clinical Skills Center. CMTC is located at 7415 South East End Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60649 near the Jackson Park Hospital Family Clinic.

How Becker Helped Me Succeed

“Reviewing for the USMLE Step 1 is a cumbersome task. Let alone with all the commercial packages now available on the market, it can be incredibly daunting. I wanted a program that was able to provide me with a full glimpse of exam material and interrelated topics, just as the USMLE has historically been known to be.  Becker was my solution! From their concept reviews, interrelations, and dynamic instructors.” 

M. Haswah

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