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Board Reviews & Test Prep Resources: Board Vitals


Naval Medical Center San Diego staff has access to BoardVitals, an exam preparation tool. You have access to the following test banks:

  • Anesthesiology ADVANCED
  • Anesthesiology BASIC
  • Cardiology
  • Child Psychiatry

  • Dermatology
  • Echocardiography
  • Emergency Medicine
  • ENT Oral Boards
  • ENT (Otolaryngology)
  • Family Medicine 
  • Gastroenterology (GI)
  • Hematology and Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology

• Nuclear Cardiology
• Ophthalmology
• Orthopedic Surgery
• Pain Medicine
• Pathology
• Pediatric Cardiology
• Pediatrics
• Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
• Podiatry
• Psychiatry
• Psychiatry Vignettes
• Pulmonary Critical Care
• Radiology Certifying Exam
• Radiology Core
• Sleep Medicine
• Surgery
• Urology

  • USMLE Step 3


Registration Instructions

• Register at BoardVitals sign-up page

You MUST use this link AND be on a command network PC at NMCSD to register.  If you use a different link to register,  the account you create won't be linked to our subscription. (If that happens, contact the library to have your account moved. ) If you are interested in instructor's account,  please contact us as well.

• Sign up using either your personal or .mil email address.

• Once you have logged in, your account has been authenticated and you can continue using BoardVitals anywhere. You can click on BoardVitals link on our website or go directly to

Contact the NMCSD Library at or 619-532-7950 if you have any questions.