Musings in the life of an internist, cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist.
Thursday, October 08, 2015
Every 10-year ABIM MOC Exam On It's Way Out? Careful What You Wish For
According to MedScape : The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) has announced that it will consider replacing its 10-year maintena...
Monday, October 05, 2015
Heart Rhythm Society and ABMS: Friends for Life
Patients are dropping like flies in Electrophysiology Laboratories across the country. Death and destruction everywhere. Poor quality. Unsaf...
Sunday, September 27, 2015
ABIM Maintenance of Certification: The Gift That Keeps on Giving
The incredible growth in American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) fees from 2000 to 2014 in one graph: ...
Friday, September 25, 2015
ABIM First-Time MOC Pass Rates 2000-2014
I reviewed the past 15 years of first-time pass (and therefore failure) rates of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) MOC secure e...
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Pulling the Plug on ABIM; Pulling the Plug on MOC
Kurt Eichenwald in Newsweek strikes again : Dr. Jones has been a physician for decades. His hundreds of online patient reviews are consis...
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Maintenance of Certification's Real Problem: The Four Deceptions
By now, most specialty boards in medicine appear to have "heard" practicing doctors over their displeasure over the American Board...
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
The ABIM and Big Tobacco - A Love Story
Some of us were shooting spitballs in class in 1963, more interested in the political machinations of the playground than we were with those...
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