Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: American Board of Internal Medicine

  • The membership examination—then

    The examination for membership in the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) is considered to be the British counterpart of the examination for the American Board of Internal Medicine. Its origins, however, are more venerable, being based on a royal charter granted by Henry VIII in 1518. It may also be safely assumed that its format…