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Reporting a Security Concern

Anyone who has a concern about exam security and wishes to help maintain the integrity of assessments can provide a tip.

To report a security concern for an NBME® Subject Exam or the International Foundations of Medicine® (IFOM®) exam, please complete the form on the right.

Visit to access the STOPit app to report a USMLE® security concern and to view a full list of security violations.

You can report incidents such as: 

  • Possessing/communicating about exam content 
  • Soliciting exam content 
  • Irregular behavior before, during or after exam 
  • Altering or misrepresenting exam scores 

Please email any supporting documents to
The security of examination materials is vital to the integrity of our examination programs. Though you may submit a report anonymously, providing contact information enables us to seek clarification or additional information. Thank you for your cooperation.