ABIM ready to listen to physicians’ pleas for MOC changes

April 25, 2016

The 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.

 

 

 

 

Philadelphia, PA-The 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.

All of ABIM’s board certified physicians were invited to participate in the survey, where more than 9,200 responded.

 

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The ABIM board of directors and council are currently considering physician-guided recommendations about options for updating the MOC process, as well as a timetable to gather feedback from physicians that would ultimately lead to changes, according to the organization.

By utilizing a representative sample (29.4% response rate), ABIM says it was able to make inferences about the full population of its board certified physicians.

Read on to find out what they had to say.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Further reading:

Maintenance of certification pushed me out of medicine

Doctors put MOC on blast

MOC: Inside the physician revolt

Physicians fed up, feel trapped by MOC