Odyssey Health Communications



NEW:  Only Odyssey Offers LIVE Small Group and One-on-One
Video Teleconferencing for Surgery Oral and Written Exams
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4,800+ Surgeons Coached by Dr. Argy

"The best money and time I have ever invested."

Dr. Claros  - Leo Claros, MD    see more testimonials

"I would not have passed without having taken this course."

  - Jennifer Simmons, MD    see more testimonials

"Without reservation, I encourage anyone to work with him."

Dr. Hancock  - Susan Hancock, MD    see more testimonials

"Truly inspiring as an educator."

Dr. Schoolfield  - Matthew Schoolfield, MD    see more testimonials

"I would highly recommend this course to all candidates"

Dr. Gutfinger  - Dan Gutfinger, MD    see more testimonials

"Your teaching style is absolutely brilliant. The course was excellent!!!"

Dr. Wilson  - Aundrea Wilson, MD    see more testimonials

"There is no better way to prepare for your oral boards."

  - Seung Gwon, MD    see more testimonials

"I could not have done it without you."

Dr. Price - Kevin Price, MD    see more testimonials

"This course is completely UNIQUE."

  - Lindsey Gold, DO    see more testimonials

"Dr. Argy prepared me so well for this exam it was a non-event."

Dr. Harmon  - Rhonda Harmon, MD    see more testimonials

"Dr. Argy knows what it takes to prepare for the oral boards."

  - David Bailey, MD    see more testimonials

"Fantastic course. Organized perfectly, extremely thorough."

  - Edna Valdes, MD    see more testimonials

General Surgery Group Course Schedule

Private Tutorial
Video Teleconference

    Dr. Argy has done video teleconferencing with hundreds of candidates since 2006.

    Contact him to discuss options for early and/or intensive one-on-one preparation with Private Tutoring.

    IF YOU HAVE PRIOR EXAM EXPERIENCE, your preparation with Odyssey should start 6 months in advance of your next exam. Contact Dr. Argy to discuss the details.

    Private Tutorials are scheduled at the convenience of the candidate and can be arranged months in advance of the exam.

Features

  • Video Teleconference (Skype)
  • One day (you choose when)
  • One-on-One
  • Intensive baseline assessment
  • Deep immersion in correct Exam Mindset
  • Dr. Argy's 23+ years of experience focused on helping you
  • Tuition: $3,200 (after $500 timely payment discount.) (Based on what a surgeon can make operating in a day.)

    The definitive resource for understanding the exam. Accelerate your skill acquisition before your Tutorial or Group Course.

Demystifying Textbook

Group Course
Video Teleconference

Four Teleconferencing Group Options

3 Day Group with 10 practice scenarios, Fri-Sat-Sun

3 Day Group Audit, (without practice scenarios,) Fri-Sat-Sun

2 Day Group Audit, (without practice scenarios,) Fri-Sat

1 Day Group Audit, (without practice scenarios,) Fri


    Odyssey's upgraded 3 Day Intensive Work Group course maximizes your exam preparation and increases your confidence and comfort.
  •  More practice
  •  More collaborative learning
  •  More individual attention
  •  More exposure to exam-oriented content
  •  Content Review (in-person only ... 11 hour didactic review of topics on the exam, applying Odyssey's proven exam preparation techniques. Included in the In-Person 3 Day Intensive Work Group Courses.)

Features of 3 Day Group

  • Video Teleconference (Zoom), Fri-Sat-Sun, with up to 9 candidates in testing group and 10 practice scenarios
  • (Includes 11 hour Content Review only when course runs in person, see below for description)

Features of Group Audit

  • Video Teleconference (Zoom), Fri-Sat, observing the 3 Day Group candidates. Audit group has no practice scenarios in the Teleconference, but these can be arranged separately with Dr. Argy.
  • Course occurs with time before the exam, so you can practice!
  • Tuition:
3 Day (with 10 practice scenarios) $2,950 (after $500 timely payment discount.)
3 Day Audit (no practice scenarios, Fri-Sat-Sun) $1,450 (after $250 timely payment discount.)
2 Day Audit (no practice scenarios, Fri-Sat) $1,250 (after $250 timely payment discount.)
1 Day Audit (no practice scenarios, Fri) $950 (after $250 timely payment discount.)

Questions? Call Dr. Argy, 508-990-0300


April, June 2020 Exams

The April and June exams were cancelled by the ABS, but a group of 24 candidates over three days had a pilot virtual exam in June.
As of 13 September, the ABS is running all exams in 2020-2021 as remote teleconferencing exams. That means scaling up the volume of exams from 8 a day to 100 a day.



19-21 October 2020 Exam
16-18 November 2020 Exam

9-11 October 2020, Fri-Sat-Sun

  • 3 Day Intensive Work Group Course, as Video Teleconference, 9-11 October 2020, Fri-Sat-Sun
  • 3 Day IWG includes 10 practice scenarios (at least) in tuition (10 practice scenarios with a competing course would cost you $1,650.)
  • 3 Day Audit (watching the 3 Day IWG Group) 9-10 October 2020, Fri-Sat-Sun
  • 2 Day Audit (watching the 3 Day IWG Group) 9-10-11 October 2020, Fri-Sat
  • 1 Day Audit (watching the 3 Day IWG Group) 9 October 2020, Fri
  • All participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during predetermined breaks
  • Tuition:
3 Day (with 10 practice scenarios) $2,950 (after $500 timely payment discount.)
3 Day Audit (observe, no practice scenarios) $1,450 (after $250 timely payment discount.)
2 Day Audit (observe, no practice scenarios) $1,250 (after $250 timely payment discount.)
1 Day Audit (observe, no practice scenarios) $950 (after $250 timely payment discount.)
(Audit candidates can arrange future practice scenarios through Crescendo.)


For the 1-3 December 2020 Exam

30 October - 1 November 2020, Fri-Sat-Sun

  • 3 Day Intensive Work Group Course, as Video Teleconference, 30 October - 1 November 2020, Fri-Sat-Sun
  • 3 Day IWG includes 10 practice scenarios (at least) in tuition (10 practice scenarios with a competing course would cost you $1,650.)
  • 3 Day Audit (watching the 3 Day IWG Group) 30-31 October, 1 November 2020, Fri-Sat-Sun
  • 2 Day Audit (watching the 3 Day IWG Group) 30-31 October 2020, Fri-Sat
  • 1 Day Audit (watching the 3 Day IWG Group) 30 October 2020, Fri
  • All participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during predetermined breaks
  • Tuition:
3 Day (with 10 practice scenarios) $2,950 (after $500 timely payment discount.)
3 Day Audit (observe, no practice scenarios) $1,450 (after $250 timely payment discount.)
2 Day Audit (observe, no practice scenarios) $1,250 (after $250 timely payment discount.)
1 Day Audit (observe, no practice scenarios) $950 (after $250 timely payment discount.)
(Audit candidates can arrange future practice scenarios through Crescendo.)


For the 8-10 March 2021 Exam

5-7 February 2021, Fri-Sat-Sun

  • 3 Day Intensive Work Group Course, as Video Teleconference, 5-7 February 2021, Fri-Sat-Sun
  • 3 Day IWG includes 10 practice scenarios (at least) in tuition (10 practice scenarios with a competing course would cost you $1,650.)
  • 3 Day Audit (watching the 3 Day IWG Group) 5-6-7 February 2021, Fri-Sat-Sun
  • 2 Day Audit (watching the 3 Day IWG Group) 5-6 February 2021, Fri-Sat
  • 1 Day Audit (watching the 3 Day IWG Group) 5 February 2021, Fri
  • All participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during predetermined breaks
  • Tuition:
3 Day (with 10 practice scenarios) $2,950 (after $500 timely payment discount.)
3 Day Audit (observe, no practice scenarios) $1,450 (after $250 timely payment discount.)
2 Day Audit (observe, no practice scenarios) $1,250 (after $250 timely payment discount.)
1 Day Audit (observe, no practice scenarios) $950 (after $250 timely payment discount.)
(Audit candidates can arrange future practice scenarios through Crescendo.)


For the 7-9 June 2021 Exam

7-9 May 2021, Fri-Sat-Sun

  • 3 Day Intensive Work Group Course, as Video Teleconference, 7-9 May 2021, Fri-Sat-Sun
  • 3 Day IWG includes 10 practice scenarios (at least) in tuition (10 practice scenarios with a competing course would cost you $1,650.)
  • 3 Day Audit (watching the 3 Day IWG Group) 7-8-9 May 2021, Fri-Sat-Sun
  • 2 Day Audit (watching the 3 Day IWG Group) 7-8 May 2021, Fri-Sat
  • 1 Day Audit (watching the 3 Day IWG Group) 7 May 2021, Fri
  • All participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during predetermined breaks
  • Tuition:
3 Day (with 10 practice scenarios) $2,950 (after $500 timely payment discount.)
3 Day Audit (observe, no practice scenarios) $1,450 (after $250 timely payment discount.)
2 Day Audit (observe, no practice scenarios) $1,250 (after $250 timely payment discount.)
1 Day Audit (observe, no practice scenarios) $950 (after $250 timely payment discount.)
(Audit candidates can arrange future practice scenarios through Crescendo.)

Questions? Call Dr. Argy, 508-990-0300