Education Commission For Foreign Medical Graduates (Ecfmg)

Summary of Aggregate Performance of Examinees Taking United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE) Step 1, Step 2 (CK), Step 2 (CS)

Reporting period from ECFMG 1 January 2014 – 31 December 2014

We are delighted to share with you the news of Alfaisal University USMLE results extracted from the 2014 Reporting Cycle.

The Aggregate Performance Report provided by ECFMG shows excellent scores at the first attempt, by Alfaisal Medical Students.

The tables below show Alfaisal students compared with All International Medical Graduates on first attempt at Step 1, Step 2 (CS) and Step 2 (CK).


STEP 1                                   Alfaisal Students                             All International Medical Graduates
Mean Score (SD)              220.1(22.0)                                                       211.2(30.8)
Number passing              11 out of 13                                                             11,790
Percent Passing                84.6%                                                                    77.9%


STEP 2 (CK)                         Alfaisal Students                             All International Medical Graduates
Mean Score (SD)              226.8(21.9)                                                                  220.0 (25.9)
Number passing               10 out of 11                                                                         9,527
Percent Passing                  90.9%                                                                             76.9%


STEP 2 (CS)                          Alfaisal Students                             All International Medical Graduates
Total Test Pass                  9 out of 10 (90.0%)                          8,816(76.1%)
ICE*                                       10(100%)                                             9,553(82.5%)
CIS**                                    9(90.0%)                                              10,324(89.1%)
SEP***                                 10(100%)                                             11,259(97.2%)


NB *ICE Integrated Clinical Encounter, **CIS Communication and Interpersonal Skills

***SEP Spoken English Proficiency.

The report highlights the continued success of Alfaisal Medical Students/Graduates consistently showing higher mean scores compared to all International Medical Graduates.

These results reflect the high level of academic excellence, the quality of faculty support and the opportunities for practice exams (including NBME Shelf Exams) provided at the College of Medicine Alfaisal University.

On behalf of the College of Medicine and Dean Dr Khaled Al-Kattan, we would like to extend our sincere congratulations to all students succeeding in these important examinations which enables progress into residency programs in the United States. We are proud of your success and wish you further achievements in your medical careers.

Source: ECFMG Aggregate Performance Data – USMLE (October 2015)