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SPEX & PLAS

The SPEX ® is a computerized, multiple-choice examination of current knowledge requisite for the general, undifferentiated practice of medicine. State boards may require SPEX for endorsement of licensure, reinstatement of a license, or reactivation of a license after a period of inactivity.   

The Post-Licensure Assessment System (PLAS) is a joint program of the Federation of State Medical Boards and the National Board of Medical Examiners and provides objective and personalized tools for assessment of physicians clinical competence.  

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WHAT IS SPEX?

SPEX is used to re-examine a physician's ongoing level of basic medical knowledge. It is available to currently or previously licensed physicians.

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Spex services

Please review the announcements, application & FAQs to the right for important information before applying for and taking SPEX. Then click the “SPEX Login” button below to create an account and register for SPEX.

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PLAS

Post-Licensure Assessment System

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

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