Dr. Ralph Jozefowicz Appointed to United States Medical Licensing Examination Committee

January 15, 1997

Ralph F. Jozefowicz, M.D., associate professor of neurology and medicine at the University of Rochester's School of Medicine and Dentistry, has been appointed by the Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States and the National Board of Medical Examiners, to the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 Committee.

The contributions of Dr. Jozefowicz and other individuals from the academic, practice, and licensing communities, who work closely with the staff of the evaluation and measurement experts for the program, assure the quality and integrity of the USMLE evaluation system.

USMLE, a joint program of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the Federation of State Medical Boards, provides a common evaluation system for applicants for medical licensure in the United States. USMLE is designed to assess a physicianÕs ability to apply knowledge, concepts, and principles that are important in health and disease and that constitute the basis of safe and effective patient care.

A member of the Rochester faculty since 1984, Dr. Jozefowicz received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and his medical degree from Columbia University. He completed his post-doctoral education and fellowships at the University of RochesterÕs School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is active in several professional organizations and has authored and co-authored numerous publications.

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