Maintenance of Certification

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| 1 Comment|

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| 8 Comments|

Across the Board: Changes to Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) has been controversial, but most physicians agree that it is important to participate in continuous learning as evidence-based medicine, drugs, and technologies are innovating rapidly. Feedback from physicians in practice is driving adjustments to MOC programs in the American Board of Internal Medicine...
| August 18th, 2016| Family Medicine| 5 Comments|

PI-CME: Matching Your Needs to Your Project

In 2014, newly certified PAs and practicing PAs who had completed their 6-year certification maintenance cycles began transitioning to the new certification maintenance cycles established by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Under this process, PA certification maintenance takes place over a 10-year...
| May 13th, 2016| PAs (Physician Assistants)| 0 Comments|