NBME is an independent, not-for-profit organization that serves the health of the public through state-of-the art assessment of health professionals and is committed to research and development in evaluation and measurement, as well as development of assessment instruments. With over 100 years of expertise in assessment for medical licensing, NBME continues its pursuit of new and reliable approaches to advance the standard of care. While NBME's mission is centered on assessment of physicians, it encompasses the spectrum of health professionals along the continuum of education, training, and practice.
As a mission-driven organization, NBME offers its employees the chance to do meaningful work while making an impact in the health care space. Our mission of protecting the health of the public through state-of-the-art assessment serves as a guiding principle in everything we do. NBME has approximately 500 employees and is located in Philadelphia's University City neighborhood, home to universities, nonprofit research institutes, and research and teaching hospitals.