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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...
| April 27th, 2017| News| 8 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...
| February 23rd, 2017| Learning| 5 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 —...
| June 23rd, 2016| Learning| 2 Comments|

NEJM Knowledge+ Offers More MOC, Automatically!

We are making some important changes to NEJM Knowledge+ Internal Medicine Board Review to enable you to earn many more MOC points. Many of you are aware of the changes that the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)...
| June 16th, 2016| Internal Medicine| 1 Comment|

FIRST Trial on Surgical Resident Duty Hours Sheds Light for Educators

It is exciting to see this landmark study about resident duty hours in the New England Journal of Medicine. The FIRST Trial studied the impact of altering duty hours in surgical trainees on patient care outcomes and resident satisfaction. Researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine,...
| February 2nd, 2016| Learning| 3 Comments|