Maintenance of Certification

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...
| January 3rd, 2019| News| 4 Comments|

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in the UK

Training to be a physician in the UK is a somewhat different process than in the United States. Through assessments and the ever-changing certification process, physicians are reaching new levels of standardization in medicine. CPD in the UK is required for revalidation and is a large part...
| April 26th, 2018| Learning| 1 Comment|

Internal Medicine CME: Lifelong Learning for the Busy Internist

Internists want to stay up to date on medical knowledge, and they need to meet state licensing requirements — this is where continuing medical education (CME) comes in. But between practice, research, and the many other duties of a practicing physician, where exactly does internal medicine CME...
| January 26th, 2018| Internal Medicine| 6 Comments|

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in Australia

NEJM Knowledge+ is not just in use in the United States; physicians and PAs all over the world benefit from using our adaptive learning platform for maintenance of certification and board review. Although we developed NEJM Knowledge+ content to align with U.S.-based medical board blueprints, learners in...
| April 20th, 2017| NEJM Knowledge+| 1 Comment|

The New ABFM SAM: a Look Under the Hood

Effective July 2016, the ABFM SAM (American Board of Family Medicine Self-Assessment Modules for Maintenance of Certification) have undergone important changes. The ABFM Family Medicine Certification process is designed to measure physician performance, enforce a standard of quality health care, and encourage physicians to develop a habit...
| September 22nd, 2016| Family Medicine| 9 Comments|