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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Resources from NEJM Group and the Massachusetts Medical Society

These are unprecedented times. The Coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic is upending personal and professional lives, and the impacts on health care systems and clinicians are profound. Both NEJM Group and our parent organization, the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS), are offering a number of resources to help you stay informed. If [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2020-10-06T22:52:07-04:00March 17th, 2020|News|35 Comments

Scoring the USMLE – where to next?

Since the inception of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) in 1992, sitting for this multi-part examination is a rite of passage for all physicians wishing to practice medicine in the United States — but has it become too important? Sponsored by the Federation of State Medical [...]

By Ole-Petter Riksfjord Hamnvik, MB BCh BAO, MMSc|2020-09-21T16:26:18-04:00June 27th, 2019|Learning, News, Residency|1 Comment

Draft Recommendations to ABMS on Expectations for Continuing Certification Programs — Out for Public Comment

The commission members of the Continuing Board Certification: Vision for the Future Initiative released their draft recommendations for the future of maintenance of certification (MOC) on December 11, 2018. The commission, initiated by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), is responsible for “assessing the status of continuing [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2019-01-03T14:00:10-05:00January 3rd, 2019|News|4 Comments

Knowledge Check-In: ABIM MOC Changes Mean More Choices

Recently, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) announced a significant change in their requirements for maintenance of certification (MOC). This came in response to long-standing dissatisfaction expressed by MOC candidates. Feedback from physicians indicate they felt that requirements were confusing, irrelevant, and borderline punitive. They asked for [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2017-04-27T12:03:39-04:00April 27th, 2017|News|18 Comments

UVM Medical School Aims to Eliminate Lectures by 2019

A recent Boston Globe article highlights an innovative, interactive group-learning approach now under development at the University of Vermont’s Robert Larner M.D. College of Medicine, which could eliminate traditional classroom lectures at the school by 2019. To replace lectures for first-and second-year medical students, UVM is adopting multiple [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2017-02-23T10:15:52-05:00February 23rd, 2017|Learning, News|3 Comments

NEJM Resident 360: Landmark Articles, Professional Development Advice, and Community

Residency isn’t easy. But it doesn’t have to be quite so hard with NEJM Resident 360. Designed specifically for residents, the latest initiative from NEJM Group gives residents the foundational information, resources, and support they need to approach their rotations — and life as a resident — with [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2016-06-23T09:00:48-04:00June 23rd, 2016|Learning, News, Residency|2 Comments