May 2021 Advisor

Written Exam Candidates
Dr. Das' Test Taking Techniques:

You probably intuitively knew this, but studies confirm that students usually miss the questions they spent the most time on. Compare this to the lead runner. Turning to look back to see where the other runners are will just slow him down. Thus, we recommend you proceed methodically, deliberately, and purposefully answering FIRST those questions for which you clearly know the answer.
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Fetal Growth Restriction

This practice bulletin addresses the terminology, etiology and management criteria of fetal growth restrictions.    
ACOG Practice Bulletin #227, February 2021
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Case List Construction Tip
By Krishna Das, MD, ABC Founder

Formatting is the most powerful tool to raise your case list head and shoulders above the others; especially in strategically pulling the examiner to cases YOU want to talk about.
Regardless of your case list software, simply putting words in ITALICS, BOLD, CAPITAL LETTERS, and Underline can make all the difference. 
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Upcoming Deadlines, Events, Dates:    
1st - Royal College will post 2022 exam schedules this month
April 26th-May 1st - AOBOG spring primary written exam
3rd - ABOG 2021 Certifying exam application deadline without late fee
7th-8th - AOBOG spring primary and subspecialty oral exam
9th - Mother's Day
11th - ABOG 2020 Certifying exam #2
31st - Memorial Day
25th - AOBOG Fall 2021 primary written exam application period opens
27th - Royal College applied exam

1st - Taking submissions for ABC's Comprehensive Case List Review. Contact Melissa Krauss for more information at
3rd - ABOG 2021 Certifying exam application with late fee
14th - Flag Day
20th - Father's Day
21st- ABOG 2021 Certifying exam final application deadline
25th - ABOG Subspecialty qualifying exam
28th - ABOG Written Exam at Pearson VUE testing centers
Practice with Free Written Questions 
Test your knowledge

We are here with you every step! ABC's Advisor blog will post written questions over the next several months. Try this question which comes from one of our Written Question Manuals:

Which ovarian tumor could lead to endometrial intraepithelial neoplasia?
  1. Brenner tumor
  2. Dysgerminoma
  3. Endometrial sinus
  4. Granulosa cell
  5. Immature teratoma
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Comprehensive Case List review

A well-constructed case list makes all the difference to ensure that one can properly defend it. Having a comprehensive case list review prior to submission affords you the ability to rework the areas that need it so that you can submit a sure-fire pass case list. ABC's faculty is ready to review your case list.
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