Medical Education Systems

New ABIM FasTrack System Goes Live July 2016

In July 2016, new enhancements to the ABIM FasTrack system for recording residents’ competency ratings, which help to determine eligibility for ABIM’s board certification exam, will go live. The ABIM FasTrack system was created at the request of the GME community, and this is the third year...
| June 30th, 2016| Learning| Comments Off on New ABIM FasTrack System Goes Live July 2016|

The Nature of the Beast — Resident In-Training Exams

What Are In-Training Exams? In-training exams have been designed to assess residents’ progress in training. Two such tests are the American Board of Family Medicine In-Training Examination (ABFM-ITE) and the Internal Medicine In-Training Examination (IM-ITE). The ABFM-ITE is given annually during the last week of October and...
| July 16th, 2015| Family Medicine| 2 Comments|

Adaptive Learning Makes Medical Board Review Time More Valuable

In Part 4 of our Q&A with Area9 Learning founder and CEO Ulrik Christensen, MD, we learned about specific Area9 innovations aimed at more effective learning and long-term retention of information. Here in our final installment, Christensen discusses how medical professionals can expect to benefit from adaptive...
| June 5th, 2014| Learning| Comments Off on Adaptive Learning Makes Medical Board Review Time More Valuable|

Physicians Forget: How Adaptive Learning Aids Physicians’ Long-Term Memory

In Part 3 of our Q&A with Area9 Learning founder and CEO Ulrik Christensen, MD, we focused on how and why Area9 has modified its technology to fit lifelong medical education, Maintenance of Certification (MOC), and board review. Here in Part 4, we learn more about specific...
| May 29th, 2014| Learning| 5 Comments|

Modifying Adaptive Technology for Medical Education

In Part 2 of our Q&A series with Area9 Learning founder and CEO Ulrik Christensen, MD, we learned what makes the company’s technology stand out in the field of adaptive learning systems. Here, in Part 3, Christensen describes how and why Area9 has modified its technology to...
| May 15th, 2014| Learning| Comments Off on Modifying Adaptive Technology for Medical Education|