American Board of Pediatrics

MOC: A view from the trenchesOne physician says the time to protest MOC mandates is now.
MOC reform: One year laterIt’s been over a year since the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) announced its intentions to overhaul the maintenance of certification (MOC) process. In this reportorial article, Dr. Andrew Schuman brings you up-to-date with current MOC requirements and the changes likely to occur over the next year.
MOC reform: Latest developmentsAlthough I’ve been writing articles for Contemporary Pediatrics since 1988, I have never received as much supportive e-mail as I have in response to my 2 maintenance of certification (MOC) articles published in the January 2015 issue.
MOC controversy: Issues and answersThere has been much discussion both for and against Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements. This article explains how a permanent board certification program for physicians transitioned into MOC recertification and discusses the controversies surrounding the current program.
More MOC talkWhen it comes to the American Board of Pediatrics’ Maintenance of Certification program, and specifically ABP’s Dr. Virginia Moyer’s recent column about it (“Maintenance of Certification: Myths, facts, and FAQs,” August 2014) many of you had plenty to say in response!
To MOC or not to MOC?Readers respond to "Maintenance of Certification: Myths, facts, and FAQs" and raise questions about HIPAA compliance and SurveyMonkey.
Maintenance of Certification: Myths, facts, and FAQsCertification by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) provides a standard of excellence by which the public can select pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists.
Letter to the editor: MOC doesn’t improve medical careA reader says maintenance of certification exam did not cover the day-to-day medical issues she confronts in her practice.
Our 1st Issues and Attitudes Survey: 5 ways your practice will change and the 1 way it won'tBuffeted by a perfect storm of regulatory, fiscal, and technology factors, many pediatricians are voting with their feet.