Articles about ‘Internal Medicine’

JAMA Webcast Discusses New Research into Relationships between MOC, Health Care Quality, and Costs

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently published two new research papers (plus a related op-ed piece) investigating statistical relationships between ABIM's Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements and health care quality. On December 15, JAMA convened a follow-up webcast, featuring lead research authors Bradley M. Gray, PhD, [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2020-09-17T18:23:37-04:00December 30th, 2014|Internal Medicine|Comments Off on JAMA Webcast Discusses New Research into Relationships between MOC, Health Care Quality, and Costs

The Patient Safety Requirement

It’s a cold, clear morning in December. The lights in the operating room shine directly over your patient; there are no shadows. Sterile instruments line up at your fingertips, and your hands are scrubbed and gloved. Although you’ve performed this procedure a thousand times, a jolt travels through [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2020-09-17T18:24:52-04:00December 18th, 2014|Internal Medicine|1 Comment

Internal Medicine Textbooks and Board Review Books: Who Uses Them and Why?

We were slightly surprised to learn that in this digital era, many physicians are still turning to internal medicine textbooks to prepare for board certification and recertification. In a recent online survey of more than 900 Physicians’ First Watch readers, 56% of respondents checked the box for “textbooks” [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2020-09-17T18:25:25-04:00December 11th, 2014|Internal Medicine, Learning|1 Comment

ABIM Results Decoded

If you are taking or have recently taken an ABIM Maintenance of Certification exam, you are probably spending a great deal of time thinking about ABIM results. Did you do enough to prepare? Did you study the right topics? How will your exam be scored? Is the process [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2020-09-17T18:33:04-04:00October 23rd, 2014|Internal Medicine|12 Comments

ABIM Pass Rates: Behind the Declines

Overall ABIM pass rates fell from 90% passing in 2009 to just 78% passing in 2013 for first-time test takers of the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) internal medicine board exam, according to statistics released annually by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The hard numbers from ABIM [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2020-09-17T18:34:00-04:00October 16th, 2014|Internal Medicine|20 Comments

How Do You Prepare for Your Board Exam? Survey Results

As part of our mission to provide the most efficient and engaging platform for continuous learning and board review, we spend a lot of time thinking about how to help you prepare for your board exams, board certification, and recertification. We recently surveyed readers of Physician’s First Watch [...]

By Ellen McCullough|2020-09-17T18:36:56-04:00September 26th, 2014|Internal Medicine|1 Comment
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