Yearly Archive: 2016

Internal Medicine Residents Certified By ABIM Have Fewer Disciplinary Issues through Their Careers

Researchers from the Federation of State Medical Boards and University of California, San Francisco recently collaborated with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) to examine career paths of internal medicine residents and, last month, Academic Medicine featured our findings… (READ MORE)

Survey on MOC Assessment Ideas: Key Findings from Representative Sample

Today the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) announced findings from our recent survey of all ABIM Board Certified physicians about Maintenance of Certification (MOC) and potential changes to the current assessment. More than 9,200 physicians responded to the survey… (READ MORE)

Exploring Alternatives to the MOC exam: Physicians Invited to Participate in ABIM Research on Open Book Assessments

This past fall and winter—with an eye toward moving away from a mandatory 10-year Maintenance of Certification (MOC) exam for all ABIM diplomates while seeking new ways of assessing physicians throughout their careers—ABIM has been discussing the Assessment 2020 Task… (READ MORE)

Subspecialists Participate in Reviewing MOC Examination Blueprints

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) is working diligently to align the enhancement of its Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program with the Assessment 2020 Task Force report, including the recommendation to replace the 10-year MOC exam with more meaningful,… (READ MORE)