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SPEX & Post-Licensure Assessment System (PLAS)

Assessing the Competence of Physicians

SPEX Overview

SPEX assesses the general medical knowledge of currently or previously licensed physicians

PLAS Overview

PLAS provides tools to facilitate comprehensive assessment of physicians' clinical competence

SPEX: Application & Scheduling

Applying for SPEX, test accommodations, and scheduling/rescheduling the exam

PLAS: Assessment Collaborators

PLAS collaborators provide objective, personalized assessment of physicians

SPEX: Preparation and Testing

Preparing for SPEX, taking the exam, and reporting of scores

PLAS: Assessment Resources

Description of assessment tools; referring a physician for assessment; assessment programs


Frequently Asked Questions about the SPEX