Accelerated Medical Board Series (AMBS)


Summer 2017 | June 5 – June 16

Western University of Health Sciences Accelerated Medical Board Series (AMBS) is a two-week intensive training course in applied clinical knowledge that provides Medical students the opportunity to further enhance their academic background in preparation for graduate medical education (GME) Residency programs across the United States.



  • Medical students & graduates (Medical schools in the United States and Canada, & around the world)
  • Students currently in Medical Schools and applying to United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE) Step 1, 2 CK & CS
  • Applicants who have accepted admission and would like a prep course in applied clinical science before starting their first year of graduate medical education


Application Requirements

  • Submission of online application
  • Official form of identification


Program Details

  • Comprehensive training course in applied clinical knowledge with emphasis on the most common pathologies with clinically-based vignettes tested on the USMLE
  • Experience Surgical Anatomy on an immersive virtual reality platform using state-of-the-art Anatomage 3D virtual dissection table
  • Surgical Simulation Training Workshop involving basic surgical skills and techniques
  • BLS, ACLS certificate training and workshop on fundamentals of Emergency care
  • USMLE Step 2 CS training workshop & mock exam with standardized patients
  • Clinical shadowing experience in a teaching hospital setting
  • Experience life as a Medical student at WesternU with interaction with our Faculty and current students
  • The first national workshop in writing Personal Statements, preparation of Residency application package
  • Obtain certificate of completion and Letter of Recommendation (LoR)




Registration Details

Program Date: June 5 – June 16, 2017

Registration Deadline: May 30, 2017


Seats are limited to 15 students per session. Early Registration is highly recommended.