Family Medicine

Should Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Take Aspirin to Prevent Stroke and Coronary Events?

What is the role of aspirin in primary prevention — preventing the first cardiovascular event in our patients? This has been an area of changing recommendations leading to considerable uncertainty among practitioners. Aspirin is an effective antiplatelet agent that acts by inhibiting cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1) which leads to...
| June 22nd, 2017| Family Medicine| 8 Comments|

Over 80 New Case-Based Questions in NEJM Knowledge+ Family Medicine Board Review

At NEJM Knowledge+, we’re committed to ensuring that our products cover the breadth of knowledge that clinicians need for both clinical practice and board exam preparation. NEJM Knowledge+ Family Medicine Board Review, launched in February 2015, already contains more than 1600 case-based questions on the most relevant...
| January 26th, 2017| Family Medicine| 2 Comments|

The New ABFM SAM: a Look Under the Hood

Effective July 2016, the ABFM SAM (American Board of Family Medicine Self-Assessment Modules for Maintenance of Certification) have undergone important changes. The ABFM Family Medicine Certification process is designed to measure physician performance, enforce a standard of quality health care, and encourage physicians to develop a habit...
| September 22nd, 2016| Family Medicine| 7 Comments|

Across the Board: Changes to Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) has been controversial, but most physicians agree that it is important to participate in continuous learning as evidence-based medicine, drugs, and technologies are innovating rapidly. Feedback from physicians in practice is driving adjustments to MOC programs in the American Board of Internal Medicine...
| August 18th, 2016| Family Medicine| 5 Comments|

Announcing Over 100 New Case-Based Questions in NEJM Knowledge+ Family Medicine Board Review

At NEJM Knowledge+, we’re committed to ensuring that our products cover the breadth of knowledge that clinicians need for both clinical practice and board exam preparation. NEJM Knowledge+ Family Medicine Board Review, launched in February 2015, already contains more than 1500 case-based questions on the most relevant...
| August 11th, 2016| Family Medicine| 4 Comments|