Contemporary Pediatrics MOC Blog

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 in HaikuClearly, we touched a nerve when we invited you to put pen to paper to channel your feelings about the Maintenance of Certification program—in haiku form!
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.
MOC: A view from the trenchesOne physician says the time to protest MOC mandates is now.
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.