Articles about ‘Family Medicine’

The Nature of the Beast — Resident In-Training Exams

What Are In-Training Exams (ITE)? In-training exams are designed to assess residents’ progress in training. Two such tests are the American Board of Family Medicine In-Training Examination (ABFM-ITE) and the Internal Medicine In-Training Examination (IM-ITE). The ABFM-ITE is given annually during the last week of October and can [...]

By Jane Boston|2022-07-25T18:04:45-04:00July 25th, 2022|Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Residency|0 Comments

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 reduced [...]

By Ole-Petter Riksfjord Hamnvik, MB BCh BAO, MMSc|2017-06-22T09:00:11-04:00June 22nd, 2017|Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|19 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 and [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2017-01-26T09:00:12-05:00January 26th, 2017|Family Medicine, Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|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 of [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2016-09-22T08:00:47-04:00September 22nd, 2016|Family Medicine|9 Comments

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

ABIM 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 [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2022-05-16T15:15:41-04:00August 18th, 2016|Family Medicine, Internal 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 and [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2016-08-11T12:02:13-04:00August 11th, 2016|Family Medicine, Learning|5 Comments
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