recertification

The man behind MOC defends the program against critics
The man behind MOC defends the program against critics“Patients respect certification a lot more than reviews on Yelp,” says ABIM president in an exclusive interview.
MOC is crazy and unfair
MOC is crazy and unfairRecertification is all the buzz in the latest edition of Your Voice.
Maintenance of certification pushed me out of medicine
Maintenance of certification pushed me out of medicineThe following was sent to Virginia Moyer, MD, vice president for maintenance of certification (MOC) and quality at the American Board of Pediatrics a year ago. While the author ultimately completed MOC, lack of movement on this issue played a large part in the author’s decision to stop practicing.
ABIM ready to listen to physicians’ pleas for MOC changesThe American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) recently announced findings from a survey it conducted about potential changes to the current Maintenance of Certification (MOC) assessment.
The MOC revolt: NBPAS fights for relevancyCan the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons grow enough to become a true competitor to ABIM?
Certifying boards don’t serve physicians’ needsThe last installment of Your Voice includes reactions to MOC and evidence-based medicine .
Physicians fed up, feel trapped by MOC
Physicians fed up, feel trapped by MOCWe asked members of the Medical Economics Reader Reactor Panel, 200 physicians representing various specialties across the U.S., about their feelings on maintenance of certification and their daily lives in medicine. Here’s what they said about recertification.
Eliminate MOC’s cumbersome process and physicians will get on board
Eliminate MOC’s cumbersome process and physicians will get on boardThis is a mildly edited version of an email I sent a few months ago to my only child, a partner in our practice of primary care internal medicine.
Maintenance of certification: inside the physician revolt
Maintenance of certification: inside the physician revoltSome physicians are fed up with MOC and ready to flee, but repercussions remain uncertain.
How ABMS, other specialty boards are confronting MOC changes
How ABMS, other specialty boards are confronting MOC changesLeaders of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and its member boards say they’ve been searching for the right path since deciding to take the MOC process beyond the once-per-decade requirement and add elements like subspecialty tests and patient ratings to the process.