An American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) commission tasked with vetting Maintenance of Certification (MOC) programs has released a draft report listing recommendations for future continuing certification programs.
Sean Powell, a practicing family medicine physician in the Southern California Permanente Medical Group and director of Medical Education for The Permanente Federation, discusses the benefits of lifelong learning. Powell writes that his job entails oversight of the American Board of Medical Specialt
As I pause to look back on this year, I thought it would be nice to highlight my favorite articles of the year. This very subjective exercise forced me to go back and re-read all the articles, which was rewarding in itself. I encourage you to consider developing your own list of favorites.
Four internists have filed a class-action antitrust suit against the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) on behalf of more than 100,000 internal medicine physicians, charging that the organization unlawfully links its initial board certification to maintenance of certification (MOC) exams
The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) developed an alternative to the maintenance of certification (MOC) examination for certifying that general and subspecialty pediatricians meet standards of excellence established by their peers, called the "Maintenance of Certification Assessment for Pediatrics