Musings in the life of an internist, cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist.
Friday, February 12, 2016
The American Rebellion is Hitting the House of Medicine
From Peggy Noonan : We’re in the midst of a rebellion. The bottom and middle are pushing against the top. It’s a throwing off of old claim...
Monday, February 08, 2016
On the Anniversary of the ABIM's MOC Mea Culpa
Happy (belated) Anniversary, ABIM! It's been over a year since you told us your now famous mea culpa message that said you "got ...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Love, Ethics, and the Quality Assessment Industry
"I think that commercialization of care is a big mistake. Health care is a sacred mission. It is a moral enterprise and a scientific ...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Are ABIM-certified Physicians Research Subjects?
I logged on to the ABIM website last evening and was greated by this pop-up screen. It seems the ABIM is in the business of "researc...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Archived ABIM Website Disappears
Anyone who has followed this blog for some time knows that much of my research on the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the ABI...
Sunday, December 27, 2015
The Maintenance of Certification Controversy 2015: The Year in Review
With so much controversy surrounding the American Board of Medical Specialties' (ABMS) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program in 201...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
The ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Controversy a Year Later
It has been one year since the story of the ABIM Foundation, Choosing Wisely, and the $2.3 million Condominium appeared on this blog. It ...
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