ABIM Recertification

ABIM Changes MOC, Extends Suspension of Requirements

ABIM is changing MOC and will not require Practice Assessment, Patient Voice, and Patient Safety in its Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program through December 31, 2018. Earlier this year, ABIM announced that they would be suspending these requirements for 2 years, and it was not clear what...
| December 18th, 2015| Internal Medicine| 2 Comments|

How to Meet ABIM’s December 31 Deadline for Your MOC Points

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program has made a lot of changes in the past few months, but it still requires that you earn some MOC points every 2 years — and those points are due at the end of December....
| December 3rd, 2015| Internal Medicine| 0 Comments|

ABIM Assessment 2020 Task Force Recommends Dramatic Changes to MOC Exam

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) released a report [PDF] yesterday from its Assessment 2020 Task Force that recommends replacing the 10-year MOC exam with “meaningful, less burdensome” assessments that physicians could take at home or at the workplace. In addition, the panel recommends new assessments...
| September 17th, 2015| Internal Medicine| 2 Comments|

ABIM Teams Up with ACCME, Allows You to Use CME for MOC

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) announced on August 12, 2015, that they will collaborate to simplify and integrate Maintenance of Certification (MOC) and accredited CME. As a result of this collaboration, physicians will be able to...
| August 14th, 2015| Learning| 1 Comment|

ABIM Changes MOC Requirements

“We got it wrong and we’re sorry.” Yesterday, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) announced on their website and via an email to their diplomates that they are making immediate and substantial changes to their MOC requirements, including the suspension of Part 4 (practice assessment requirement),...
| February 4th, 2015| Internal Medicine| 29 Comments|