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Acuity Insights for GME

Acuity Insights for Graduate Medical Education

Acuity Insights, a set of standardized assessments for social intelligence and professionalism, aims to help improve your transition to graduate medical education by providing you with the opportunity to showcase more of your personal and professional strengths. This is increasingly important with USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX-USA Level 1 having moved to pass/fail, USMLE Step 2 CS being discontinued, and COMLEX-USA Level 2 PE being suspended.

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What’s in Acuity Insights Assessments for GME?


An open-response, situational judgment test that evaluates aspects of your social intelligence and professionalism such as ethics, empathy, problem-solving and collaboration.

  • 14 scenarios (6 video response sections and 8 typed response sections).
  • 90-110 minutes to complete.
  • You must reserve a specific date and time to take the Casper test. We recommend that you reserve your test at least 3 days in advance of your Casper test date to allow for time to prepare.

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A value-alignment assessment that compares what you value in a program with what the program has to offer

*For selected programs only.

  • Program characteristics are compared within different categories.
  • No time limits; roughly 15 minutes to complete.
  • Can be taken any time after reserving your Casper test until the earliest program distribution deadline.

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Programs and Test Dates

Want to see which residency programs require it and what dates you can take the Casper test?

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Book Acuity Insights Assessments!

Create your Acuity Insights account to sign up for your Casper test date and complete the other assessments.

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