Announcements

Stay up to date with announcements about the American Board of Internal Medicine and the Maintenance of Certification program.

ABIM Increases Physician Choice with New Assessment Option

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) is providing more choice to physicians who are maintaining board certification. ABIM is taking this important step because physicians have asked us for more flexible options that affirm to themselves, their patients and… (READ MORE)

Physicians Discuss MOC Assessment Options at Spring Meetings

Engaging medical society members ABIM staff met with hundreds of physicians during spring medical society meetings. We thank everyone who participated in one-on-one and small-group conversations, attended presentations and visited the ABIM booth. These were all wonderful opportunities to continue… (READ MORE)

[VIDEO] ABIM Announces Plans to Offer Options for MOC Assessment that Reflect Physician Input

  The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) today announced plans to begin offering a new Maintenance of Certification (MOC) assessment option in January 2018. ABIM’s current 10-year exam will remain available as a second assessment option, and both options… (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)