Standing up for the practicing physician
Friday, July 05, 2019
Subject of Major Lawsuit, ABIM Struggles to Fill Positions
Seventy-three positions are needed for the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) to fulfill "a new governance structure," the...
Monday, July 01, 2019
MOC's Incredible Price Growth
The chart above by Mark J. Perry, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and professor of economics and finance at the University o...
Friday, June 28, 2019
The ABIM Tax Man Commeth... Again
Yesterday, lots of busy internists received email notices of another $140 check due to the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). Physi...
Monday, June 24, 2019
Re-Defining Medical Professionalism
In 1999 we were told a new organization was created by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) to " improve healthcare through t...
Saturday, June 15, 2019
"Nothing Else. Promise!"
From Sermo : There is no evidence that recertification makes better doctors. All evidence points to a process that merely enriches the board...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
More Legal Trouble for ABIM
Last Thursday, US District Judge Katherine Hayden ruled in favor of Jaime Salas Rushford, MD's motion to sever and transfer his counter...
Monday, June 10, 2019
Plaintiffs Respond to ABPN's Motion to Dismiss
The recently-filed plaintiffs' Opposition to the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology's (ABPN) Motion to Dismiss concisely su...
A True Story
From the front line of health care in South Carolina: It had been a long week of consults and surgeries when he received the call. "...
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