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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Fake News: Annals of Internal Medicine's Disclosures
On 15 Aug 2017, the editors of the Annals of Internal Medicine published the Study " Effect of Access to an Electronic Medical Resour...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Texas to JAMA: A Lesson on Self-Regulation
Texas Medical Association (TMA) spent no time responding to David H. Johnson, MD's veiled threat of loss of self-regulation with the pa...
Friday, August 11, 2017
MOC and Recertification - As Predicted
David H. Johnson, MD, former board member of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), authored an opinion piece entitled " Maint...
Sunday, August 06, 2017
ABMS Reacts to JAMA MOC Financial Study
It didn't take long for the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) to issue a statement via MedPageToday on the ABMS member bo...
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Direct Adverse Effects of MOC® on Patients
The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) successfully lobbied to have their proprietary Maintenance of Certification® (MOC®) progra...
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
JAMA: The Certification Fees and Finances of US Medical Specialty Boards
Today in JAMA, a partial list of the fees and finances of the ABMS member boards were disclosed in a research letter to the editor from Bri...
Thursday, July 27, 2017
MOC® and Academic Medical Centers' Reliance on Pharmaceutical Funding
Recently, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) has touted its evidence base for the need for Maintenanace of Certification® on the...
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