Musings in the life of an internist, cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist.
Friday, April 04, 2014
The Business of Testing Physicians
If you want to understand the world of professional board certification, it is important to understand the business and politics of testing ...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Mandrola: A Time-Out for ABIM MOC Mandate
From theheart.org (registration required), John Mandrola, MD calls for a "time-out" for the American Board of Internal Medicine...
Monday, March 31, 2014
ACC14: The Quickening Pace of Change
I just returned from the American College of Cardiology and wanted to write down a few of my 50,000-foot impressions from the meeting for, a...
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Is Maintenance of Certification Our Next Tuskegee?
“An experiment is ethical or not at its inception, it does not become ethical post hoc – ends do not justify means. There is no ethical dis...
Friday, March 28, 2014
Social Media at Scientific Sessions
More and more physicians are entering the social media space - so much so that even our more classic academic physician colleagues are joini...
Why Do Most Medical Professional Societies Call Chicago Home?
Professional medical societies "concerned" about physician education, advocacy and quality appear to have multiplied at an alarm...
Saturday, March 22, 2014
ACC's 2014: What's Out There That's New?
I will be attending the ACC 2014 Scientific Sessions this year in Washington, DC. Theheart.org has a nice post covering some of the early ...
Monday, March 17, 2014
Doctors as Drug Reps
There's a new gig for doctors - as drug rep : Because they will be employees of Glaxo, the company won’t have to report payments to do...
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