Contemporary Pediatrics Your Voice

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.
Readers note inconsistencies in Puzzler caseReaders discuss some inconsistencies that they discovered in the February Puzzler, and the authors respond.
Patients are our priority, not paperworkAndrew J Schuman, MD, FAAP, responds to letters from readers about meaningful use requirements for MOC.
MOC: A view from the trenchesOne physician says the time to protest MOC mandates is now.
Is technology a boon or a bane?The world has drastically changed with the advent of technology, which has had an immense impact on the field of medicine. Changes in the fields of medicine and surgery are moving at a fast pace and pediatrics is catching up.
To MOC or not to MOC?Readers respond to "Maintenance of Certification: Myths, facts, and FAQs" and raise questions about HIPAA compliance and SurveyMonkey.
Should we treat strep in kids younger than age 3?It is widely accepted in the medical community that the presentation of pharyngitis caused by Streptococcus pyogenes in children aged younger than 3 years is rare and does not require treatment because there is no risk of rheumatic heart disease.
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