Update on textbooks for the Medical Internship and Physician Licensing Exams
- Kaplan & Sadock’s Synopsis of Psychiatry, 11th edition*
- 20th edition of Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics (the big one). By Kliegman, Stanton, St. Geme, Schor, & Behrman.
*Starting from the April 23, 2020 exam date, the textbook for the Pediatrics exam will be Nelson, 21st edition.
Obstectrics & Gynecology:
- Lange, Current Diagnosis & Treatment, Obstetrics & Gynecology. Ed. DeCherney, Nathan, Goodwin, Laufer. 11th edition*
All the chapters except those dealing with the healthy infant (Chapter 11), resuscitation of infants (Chapter 13), and the breast (Chapter 63).
The textbooks noted above are required study for the exam, based on the most recent edition, on condition that it was published at least 9 months prior to the date of the exam.
Any update concerning a new edition of a textbook will be brought to the attention of the examinees via the Exam Committee website during registration.