Articles about ‘Internal 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 Kristin Burati|2024-04-30T14:53:00-04:00July 25th, 2022|Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Residency|Comments Off on The Nature of the Beast — Resident In-Training Exams

Changes in ABIM Maintenance of Certification: What Does It Mean for You?

If you’re a board-certified internist, you’re probably quite familiar with the controversy surrounding the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) 2014 changes to Maintenance of Certification (MOC), as it sparked an outcry that has since led to a succession of reforms. You may also have found yourself frustrated [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2023-09-13T15:48:52-04:00April 19th, 2022|Internal Medicine|1 Comment

How Do You Approach a Patient with Suspected Bacterial Meningitis?

In NEJM Knowledge+ Internal Medicine Board Review, we have a number of questions about managing patients with suspected bacterial meningitis, and these tend to generate comments from our learners. How do you balance the need to give antibiotics rapidly with the time needed to obtain required diagnostic studies? [...]

By Ole-Petter Riksfjord Hamnvik, MB BCh BAO, MMSc|2018-07-26T09:00:05-04:00July 26th, 2018|Internal Medicine, NEJM Knowledge+|7 Comments

Are Internal Medicine Board Questions Relevant to Medical Practice?

On June 13, 2017, a study to determine the relevance of internal medicine board questions was published by JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association. The study, entitled “Comparison of Content on the American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification Examination With Conditions Seen in Practice [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2017-07-13T09:00:28-04:00July 13th, 2017|Internal Medicine|3 Comments
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