Internal Medicine

Reviewing the ABIM Tutorial Will Help You Become a More Efficient Exam-Taker

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) exam can seem like one more stressor in your already busy life, but taking 30 minutes to review the ABIM tutorial and taking a practice exam in advance may greatly improve your efficiency and will probably decrease your overall stress...
| March 24th, 2016| Internal Medicine| 2 Comments|

Elimination of ABIM Practice Improvement Modules: How it Affects Physicians

ABIM has made some changes to the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process recently, and physicians may be wondering how these changes will affect them. One significant change that diplomates should be aware of is the elimination of practice improvement modules. The goal of ABIM is to continuously...
| February 25th, 2016| Internal Medicine| 1 Comment|

ABIM Exam Results — How Did You Do?

By now, any clinician who took the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification Exam in October 2015 will have received his or her exam results. Based on ABIM’s typical time frame, results for the fall exam were made available by mid-January, which is also...
| February 4th, 2016| Internal Medicine| 1 Comment|

Taking an ABIM Practice Exam Will Help You Feel Better About Taking Those Boards

The complex questions that appear on medical board exams pose challenges for every test taker — even those who are highly experienced. There are up to 70 questions in each 2-hour segment of an American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) exam, so you need to make the...
| January 28th, 2016| Internal Medicine| 1 Comment|

Perfect Storm Drives Big Slide in Commercially Funded CME for Physicians

Regardless of where one stands in the debate around commercially funded CME for physicians, there is no question that industry support for CME has been falling over the past seven years. Statistics tracked by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), show a dramatic decline in...
| January 14th, 2016| Internal Medicine| 3 Comments|