Musings in the life of an internist, cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
The ABIM, Its Finances, and the Great Collusion
Yesterday, Newsweek Pulitzer-prize finalist and reporter Kurt Eichenwald pulled back the curtain on the Great and Powerful Oz of medical ...
Saturday, May 16, 2015
The American Board of Internal Medicine's Land of Make Believe
Hi boys and girls! My name is Christine Casell, MD. I was once the President and CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine, the ABI...
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Maintenance of Certification Controversy Dominates Day One of the 2015 Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions
"… This debate addresses whether ABIM's Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program contributes meaningfully to the practice of qua...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Today in JAMA: ABIM MOC Program's Evidence Base Gets Destroyed
Paul Tierstein, MD and Eric Topol, MD critically review the evidence base for the American Board of Internal Medicine's Maintenance of C...
EP Lab Activism
Getting ready for the 2015 Heart Rhythm Society Meetings in Boston later this week. Looking forward to seeing everyone there! -Wes
Friday, May 08, 2015
What Happens to Doctors Who Fail Their Maintenance of Certification Examination?
What is it like for physicians to fail their ABMS Maintenance of Certification® (MOC) program examination? How does the largest member boar...
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Why Electrophysiologists Need to Flood the MOC "Debate" at HRS2015
Anti-MOC Buttons Click image to order yours On 13 May 2015 at 8 am in Room 162A of the Boston Convention Center, a session called "...
Friday, May 01, 2015
Friday Read: The Not-So-Simple Pacemaker Check
Her breathing had never taken a second thought, except for the past several months. Slowly, gradually, her breathing became work so she cam...
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