Current maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements are in need of significant reforms, writes Steven E. Weinberger, MD, FRCP, of the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Medical School. The American Board of Medical Specialties launched in 2018 an initiative.
A recent perspective piece in the New England Journal of Medicine discusses how the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) worked together to enhance the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA) program.
Four gastroenterology societies are working with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) to discuss the creation of a new approach that would increase the maintenance of certification options for gastroenterologists and hepatologists.
Although states mandate the type of continuing medical education (CME) required for licensing, CME providers are not obligated to create content relevant to all specialties.
The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) is soliciting feedback on proposed updated rules to safeguard the independence and integrity of accredited continuing education (CE) for healthcare professionals.