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Internal Medicine Board Review & Certification Prep

ACP is committed to assisting residents as they prepare for the ABIM certification exam. The College offers internal medicine board review and certification prep resources that are recommended for all different types of learning styles. Many internists have successfully used ACP's board prep products and endorse them to residents.


ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP) includes thorough syllabus content and the best questions in medicine for assessing your knowledge in all areas of internal medicine and preparing for the ABIM certification exam.

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Additional MKSAP exam prep tools...
  • Board Basics: Free to ACP Resident/Fellow Members with any MKSAP subscription, this 350-page, study-friendly book is filled with crucial internal medicine material you should review right before taking your exam.
  • Digital Flashcards: Review hundreds of quick-study concepts for the Internal Medicine Board Exam in a mobile-friendly format. Available to MKSAP Complete subscribers only.
  • Virtual Dx: This online, image-based self-assessment program provides 400+ questions that are fun and challenging. Available to MKSAP Complete subscribers only.

MKSAP Question Booster Packs

MKSAP Question Booster Packs consist of three individual question bank sets, each with 300 unique questions, perfect for MKSAP subscribers who want additional practice in answering board-like questions.

MKSAP Question Booster Packs

Courses & Recordings

Live Courses

We offer live courses throughout the country taught by expert faculty in a dynamic format to prepare you to pass the board exam.

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Board Prep Ace

Get the benefits of group learning from the comfort of your home. Study on your own time and at your own pace with a video and audio recording from the Seattle live course.

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ACP Digital Flashcards are available for free to Internal Medicine Board Review course attendees and purchasers of the Board Prep Ace course recordings. You receive over 200 flashcards across 16 categories. Learn more

Resources for Medical Educators

MKSAP 18 Tracker

Enables educators to monitor their residents’ progress as they work through MKSAP’s 1,200 multiple-choice questions. Free enhancement to MKSAP 18 Digital or Complete subscribers.

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Board Prep Curriculum for Residents

A collection of online slide sets that help residency programs prepare the next generation of internists to pass the ABIM certification exam.

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Internal Medicine In-Training Exam® (IM-ITE®)

The IM-ITE is designed to give residents an opportunity for self-assessment, allow program directors the opportunity to evaluate their programs, and identify areas in which residents need extra assistance.

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How to Prepare for IM Board Certification

Our board certification information center covers the board certification process, a breakdown of the certification requirements, details about the certification exam, as well as tips for exam preparation. 

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ACP's Board Prep Guarantee

ACP is certain that by using any of these products you will pass the Boards with confidence. Each of the products comes with a guarantee:

We will send you a full refund on your purchase price of MKSAP if you have answered all 1,200* self-assessment questions and submitted for CME (to verify completion) but still do not pass the ABIM exam. IMPORTANT: The date of CME submission for all 1200 self-assessment questions must be prior to your ABIM examination notification of failure.

*All 1,200 questions must be completed and submitted for CME or CME and MOC to qualify for refund. No exceptions.

Send a copy of your notification of failure from the ABIM to:
MKSAP Guarantee
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Board Prep ACE and IMBR Courses
If you do not pass the ABIM MOC or Certification Exam in internal medicine after reviewing the recorded version of the ACP Prep Course or attending an ACP Exam Prep Course, you may attend a live ACP Prep Course within twelve months of your ABIM notification date, subject to space availability, and not pay the registration fee, or you may receive access to a current Board Prep Video Online course. To qualify, email a copy of the ABIM notification letter of your test results with the option you are choosing.